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chicken taco casserole in a white casserole dish

Chicken Taco Casserole

This chicken taco casserole is creamy and crunchy! Layers of Doritos, cheese, chicken, and beans along with your favorite taco toppings for the perfect dinner. Casseroles are easy dinner recipes. Easy dinner recipes are my favorite. My college philosophy professor would follow these statements with “Casseroles are your favorite” and he’d probably be right. I …

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Make Your Own Vanilla Extract

Making vanilla extract is one of the easiest kitchen DIYs. It is a great, quick afternoon project. I don’t know if it’s kid-friendly but that’s up to you. I couldn’t resist adding another DIY gift to my blog.  My first DIY gift was this melt and pour soap tutorial which, thanks to Pinterest and Mashable, …

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two glasses of berry rosé sangria

Berry Rosé Sangria

This berry rosé sangria is super fruity and super delicious. It’s made with strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and rosé and is easy to make! I’m a sangria girl no matter the season but especially in the summer. There is something so refreshing about a cold glass of sangria when it’s hot and sticky outside. Chicago summers …

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5 assembled candy kabobs on wooden skewers

Candy Kabobs

I don’t know if you’ve seen Candy Kabobs floating around or not, but we can all agree they are adorable. Spend some time making these Candy Kabobs because they are pretty sweet!  Candy Kabobs are great for making for a party, event, or for an everyday adventure. Kids love to help their parents put these …

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shirley temple garnished with a maraschino cherry, blue straw, and multicolored candy skewer

Shirley Temple Drink

Do you want to make a pretty drink that’s also tasty? This Shirley Temple Drink is a recipe that is honestly so easy, you’ll wonder why you haven’t made it before. You can describe this drink as being pink and fuzzy, but very delicious.  Some of you have enjoyed a Shirley Temple drink by yourself …

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forward facing photo of grapefruit mimosas garnished with fresh grapefruit

Grapefruit Mimosa

If you’re looking for a refreshing twist on your favorite drink, then this Grapefruit Mimosa is just what you need. You can make this mimosa for a fancy festivity or for enjoying on your own couch, there are no limits.  You may think that this drink is supposed to be fancy, but in all reality, …

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closeup photo of Mother's Day brunch board

Mother’s Day Brunch Board

This epic Mother’s Day brunch board is full of your favorite breakfast and brunch ideas all on one charcuterie board. It’s easy to make for all holidays – includes waffles, fruit, and more! When it comes to honoring mom, it’s time to get a little creative. As Mother’s Day approaches, putting together a brunch board …

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Recipes using Canned Tomatoes - great dinner and lunch recipes using all varieties of canned tomatoes.

13 Ways to Use Canned Tomatoes

If you’re looking for ways to use canned tomatoes, you’ve come to the right place. These recipes using canned tomatoes are great dinner and lunch recipes! Canned tomatoes are a great pantry staple item; I always have canned diced tomatoes and crushed tomatoes on hand. So many of my favorite recipes include canned tomatoes that …

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