Flaming Bananas and Netflix, a Family Obsession

Flaming Bananas and Netflix, a Family Obsession

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Netflix for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. 0 Ok, are you ready to hear about our family obsession? We are TV people. For me it is an escape from real life and some days a peek into others lives. Some days it is
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Pyrex Snapware Makes Storage Easy and Safe- A Giveaway and a Recipe

Pyrex Snapware Makes Storage Easy and Safe- A Giveaway and a Recipe

Have you seen the Pyrex Snapware Glass Storage in the stores? I was drooling over a set in Costco the other day. I LOVE that you can have safe (glass, not plastic) re-heatable storage that you KNOW is going to last for ages…AND now it has the leak proof, snap lids. I LOVE these. I
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Chocolate Masala Chai Concentrate. Heaven in Liquid Form

Chocolate Masala Chai Concentrate. Heaven in Liquid Form

  A few months ago, my husband clipped a coupon for chocolate chai concentrate. I was intrigued to say the least. Naturally, we could not find it ANYWHERE! THEN Starbucks started serving it and we finally found it at the store too. We bought the concentrate and went straight home to sample our treasure….(expensive treasure)
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Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls. I’m on a Roll. Get it?

Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls. I’m on a Roll. Get it?

I told you I’d be back quickly. Don’t you just want to LICK that??  That my friends, is SO gooey, sticky, intoxicating, and was SO easy to dump out of my Baker’s Secret pan!! As you know from the previous post. I have a giveaway thanks to that lovely company, and you KNOW I will
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Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread with Fresh Jalapenos

Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread with Fresh Jalapenos

I caught your attention. Didn’t I! This is some DAMN fine bread, and I’m pretty sure I would not have made it had I not been inspired by Baker’s Secret. They approached me and asked if I would do a sweet and a savory dish with the two pans they provide me. It was ON!
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Nachos….FOR BREAKFAST!!

Nachos….FOR BREAKFAST!!

I lost my SD card to my camera. I know I should have more than one. I am a bad blogger. Rather than make you suffer without this little piece of brilliance; I have decided to blog from my phone this fine, fine morning. Last time I was on KPAX Montana This Morning, I was
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Not ALL of My Awesome Recipes are on This Blog

Not ALL of My Awesome Recipes are on This Blog

As most of you know, I also develop recipes for Imperial Sugar. Usually it is around 3 a month. It is probably my favorite job in the whole world. (other than being a parent.) Anyhoo…these latest three are SO great. I am really, really proud that I created them. Let’s start with the picture above
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Another Bumper Crop Idea

Another Bumper Crop Idea

I want to be a gardener. I REALLY do. I, however have a not so green thumb. Plus with moving from rental to rental, it almost seems like a waste to invest so much time and money into a garden. Luckily I have good friends who DO have gardens. YAY! This past weekend my friend
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Cousin’s Jalapeno Chicken Bites

Cousin’s Jalapeno Chicken Bites

Everything is better with bacon. No. I do not exaggerate.  EVERYTHING. I just had to get that out in the open. I am a bacon addict. There. I’ve said it. Onward and upward. A few years ago, our family took a trip to California to visit my husbands side of the family. I truly consider
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Ooooh, It’s like Buttah!

Ooooh, It’s like Buttah!

I have not posted in quite a while. Once again, my life had turned into chaos. Once again, things are beginning to settle. A little. In the past month I have moved out of one large house into a small house. We had to have a huge garage sale to help downsize and we still
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Let’s Start a Strawberry Shortcake Party Craze!

Let’s Start a Strawberry Shortcake Party Craze!

Did you know when the first Strawberry Shortcake recipe was published, somewhere near the 1850′s, it caught on so rapidly that people everywhere started having Strawberry Shortcake parties? We need to start that back up again. How lovely would it be to sit around a table laden with fresh whipped cream, gobs and gobs of
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A Fun Mother’s Day Project for the Kids (and probably Dad)

A Fun Mother’s Day Project for the Kids (and probably Dad)

Mother’s Day is important. Moms work VERY hard, each and every day. There are no “days off”, “time off”, “vacations”. We don’t leave work. It is here all the time. The pay off? Those moments when the kids aren’t begging, complaining, arguing or pouting. Those shining moments when they say “I love you” and you
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Grilled ANYTHING is Pretty Much Awesome

Grilled ANYTHING is Pretty Much Awesome

I have never entered a cook-off. I have always thought about it, I have chickened out every time (is that offensive to chickens everywhere? I apologize if it is.) With the encouragement of a friend; I have decided to enter my first cook-off. The Dole California Cook-Off seems like the perfect place to start. I
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What Sweet Imperial Treats…

What Sweet Imperial Treats…

Oh, April for Imperial Sugar was a sweet one. I am SO happy to share these recipes with you! The Chocolate Tiramisu is PERFECT for a springtime treat or dinner party dessert. We DEVOURED it here at our house. The Strawberry Banana Parfaits have a fun twist. Those are banana bread CROUTONS on there! Another
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Easter Quiche or Any Other Day for That Matter

Easter Quiche or Any Other Day for That Matter

This morning I was on KPAX Montana this Morning again to share our special breakfast. Breakfast Quiche. Our family has been making it for over 20 years now and it was my breakfast the morning of my wedding too. It is good stuff. Print Breakfast Quiche Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted Butter 3 cups shredded hashbrowns
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