• Blueberry Banana Pancakes
    Breakfast,  Recipes

    Blueberry Banana Pancakes

    This morning I really wanted to make pancakes and I had blueberries in the freezer. But then I also noticed that I had 2 ripe bananas that were starting to get brown and I knew they wouldn’t make it much…

  • Lasagna soup with veggie rotini
    Recipes,  soup,  stove top

    Lasagna Soup

    We love lasagna here in our house and I thought why not try to make lasagna soup? It was a cold night and we were in the mood for soup. I know when you see the picture you are probably…

  • cast iron,  Recipes

    Cast Iron Boneless Chicken Thighs

    Cast iron boneless chicken thighs are a dish that everybody loves here. No worries, they are easy to make. They have crunchies to add a great flavor to the top of them, but you do have to do them in…

  • Instant Pot,  meat dishes,  Recipes

    Easy Instant Pot Beef Stew

    A couple weeks ago I felt intimidated by this kitchen gadget called the Instant Pot. I was putting off cooking in it since it seemed overwhelming at the time – like in my post Getting the Instant Pot. Wish I…

  • Family,  marriage

    Planning Your Own Wedding

    Did you get engaged this Valentine’s Day? Congrats and we wish you a happy marriage! It is a big day for engagements and other amazing things. No matter what day you get engaged, planning your wedding can be fun and…

  • meat dishes,  Recipes

    Dawn’s Amazing Meatloaf

    Meatloaf is something we enjoy here in our household when it is homemade. I don’t eat it out tho and probably never will. It is easy to make and is a flavorful dish that everybody looks forward to. But the…

  • Instant Pot

    Getting the Instant Pot

    I have been playing with the idea of getting the Instant Pot since Christmas 2017. Yup for a little over a year I have been debating. We had just got the Ninja Auto IQ multi cooker around then and figured…

  • Italian Chicken and Pasta
    Ninja Auto IQ,  Recipes

    Italian Chicken and Pasta

    So last night we were going to have a dinner that is pre-programmed into our Ninja Auto IQ – it is one that we have the recipe for in the book it came with.  Problem was that I realized I…