It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Am I the only one that dreads back to school time just a tad? You know, we have to get on a schedule and my older kids have to go back to college. That always tends to make this momma a tad sad. But I will tell […]


What are weekday meals like at your house? At our home, it depends on the time of year. Our craziest time is football season. For a couple of years, not only did we have practice every day of the week, but we had four football games every week. Ronnie played JV High School Football on […]


Have you ever tried a Pastel de Nata {Portuguese Custard Tart} ?  If you are Portuguese, you can’t imagine your life without one.  If you are not, you must try one immediately. I am not kidding, it is one of those delicacies that you must experience at least once.  This Portuguese dessert is to the […]


Can I tell you that there is a chance that we may never order pizza again.  I am not kidding. When we tried the French Bread Pizza Sanwiches with Hot Italian Sausage from Emeril’s new cookbook, we were hooked.  Remember I told you Reis and I were taking turns going through Emeril’s Kicked-up Sandwiches Cookbook and […]


Moist Pumpkin Bread Recipe by Reis It’s that time of the year where Orange is in the air.   Every year we carve our pumpkins and wonder what to do with the inside.  This year, Reis found a recipe and surprised the family by making Moist Pumpkin Bread.  Like his mom, Reis has a hard […]


I know, it is probably really obviously, I love any excuse to get together with family and friends.  Can you imagine how excited I was when girlichef  suggested a Mexican Fiesta for our Sunday Supper theme?  I was all in!  My boys actually love Mexican Cuisine and Reis was ready to help me in this challenge…. it […]


I have a secret. It’s a sauce.  One that every child loves!  I’m not kidding.  Not only that, they eat things that they would never, ever, ever eat if you tell them they can dip it in this sauce.  I’m not so sure that they even like the actual sauce as much as they like […]


The kitchen is such a special place in our home. It is the place where we gather, create, inspire and break bread Around the Family Table.  When Brenda from Meal Planning Magic  approached me about doing a Kids in the Kitchen #SundaySupper, I immediately loved the idea.   This week’s #SundaySupper invites our children into […]


Chicken Bruschetta Recipe #SundaySupper

May 6, 2012

I love waking up on Saturday morning and heading out towards the Farmer’s Market.  It is so much fun to walk around, taste new items and see what’s in season.   Most of all, I love talking to all the merchants and hearing about what inspires them.  I am so excited about this Chicken Bruschetta […]

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Pepperoni Pizza Dip and Football #SundaySupper

February 4, 2012

We love Super Bowl Sunday and Pepperoni Pizza Dip! I orginally posted this recipe during my boys Fall Football Season. I have had so many request for this recipe and thought I would repost in honor of Super Bowl Sunday! Have I told you we are a Football Family?  I may have mentioned it once […]

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