How To Throw A Game Day Party On A Budget + Homemade Potato Skins Recipe

There is a buzz in my house. It is palpable. If you didn't know us, you would think we were a bunch of agitated folks. In reality, we are a bunch of football fans who are anticipating the big game. We are a house divided on which team we support, hence the agitated feel to the buzz. In a few weeks, … [Read more...]

Let Kaspersky Lab Online Security Keep Your Family Safe

Not only does my family function one income, we are a one car family as well. My husband's office is a 15 minute drive from our home and my daughter's school is just 10 minutes away. This makes carpooling easy! It also means I am without a car during the day. Thank goodness I was able to do much of … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pork Loin With Cranberry Walnut Relish

I love to cook, especially during the holidays. Between family get togethers, my husband's office party and my daughter's school functions, I have a lot of folks to cook for. Over the years, I have learned to take the stress out of my holiday cooking by finding home-cooked recipes that don't take … [Read more...]

Make Ahead Southwestern Shepherd’s Pie Recipe + $25 Save-A-Lot Gift Card Giveaway

I have a love-hate relationship with the holidays. I love the twinkle of the lights on the tree. I love scoring the perfect gift at a discount. I love having my family around me on Christmas morning. What I don't love is being torn in a million directions. There doesn't seem to be enough time in the … [Read more...]

Mini Honey Balsamic Berry Cheesecakes Recipe + Reader Giveaway

My husband calls Pinterest the Bermuda Triangle for women. I will admit, I have been sucked into the magical world of Pinterest a time or two (or ten, or a million) before. You cannot help but browse through the thousands of enticing recipes and DIY projects. You can learn to bake a cake, plant a … [Read more...]

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How To Host A Sleepover Without Losing Your Mind

"Mom, can I have a sleepover?" These six words can send fear through even the most seasoned parent. One of the only times I ever remember seeing my mom's feathers ruffled was when my sister and I spoke those six words. Mom had raised three boys before she had us girls. She said boys were so much … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate and Banana Quesadillas Recipe

Have your kids gone back to school yet? We are officially ending week two here in Knoxville. I am happy to report things are going very well. With Caitlin in high school, I was uneasy about how difficult her senior year would be, but she is doing great! With my homeschooling Henry, we have our daily … [Read more...]

Spicy Cheeseburger Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Spicy Cheeseburger Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe How do you like your burgers? I love mine nice and medium rare...not a second over or they are too done for me. I absolutely love my burgers cooked on the grill, don't you? There is the amazing smell and the sound of the sizzle and popping when the … [Read more...]

Olympic Rings Beaded Stretch Bracelet Craft

I can remember when I was a kid watching the Olympics with my parents. My dad was all about track and field in the summer and hockey in the winter. For mom (and me), gymnastics and diving were the preference in the summer and ice skating in the winter. I was fortunate enough to be living in Atlanta … [Read more...]

Cheese, Bacon and Potato Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Which meal of the the day is your favorite? Mine has always been breakfast. Growing up in a family with 6 kids, mom had her hands full! She usually made eggs or cereal for breakfast during the week, but on the weekend, she went all out! She would make cinnamon rolls from scratch, hash browns, fried … [Read more...]

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