Portland Breeze Rum Cocktail

Portland Breeze Rum Cocktail

Many of you know, if you follow Real Housemoms, that I moved to Portland a few months back.  We're all really loving it so far!  The people are incredibly nice, it's beautiful and green and amazing and everyone in my clan seems to be settling in really easily.  One thing that I'm crazy excited about is berry season.  If you aren't aware, Oregon has wild berries everywhere.  I … [Read more...]

Sweetheart Black Cherry Mimosa

Sweetheart Black Cherry Mimosa_Real Hosuemoms

  Happy Valentine's Day!  How are you celebrating?  I'm going to be making some heart shaped pizzas for my little sweethearts and for my main squeeze too. ;)  Does anyone still say main squeeze?  I think they stopped before I was even born but I'm an old soul so I"m gonna say.  My main squeeze has a big work day, then his birthday is next week and my follows just after that … [Read more...]

Super Easy Chocolate Cream Puffs

Cream Puffs

What's better than a cream puff for Valentine's Day?  A Super Easy CHOCOLATE Cream Puff.  I always thought making cream puffs was hard.  Stacey made these traditional cream puffs a while back and they use a pudding mix.  I thought sure that part is easy but making the puff has to be time consuming.  I'm not sure what made me think that but then at Christmas a friend of mine … [Read more...]

Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay

  When I was out in California last month my Mom and I went through some old recipes that she made when I was growing up.  I remember her making chicken satay from a Cooking Light magazine and it was so good.  We sort of made it while I was out there and I remembered how good it was.  Yesterday I decided to make some more but realized I didn't get the recipe before I left. … [Read more...]

Strawberries & Cream Scones

Strawberries and Cream Scones

  I didn't try scones for a while because they always looked kind of dry.  They reminded me more of a biscuit.  I was so wrong.  Scones are one of my favorite breakfasts.  They're so easy to make, and so moist and delicious, plus, everyone is always way more impressed by a scone than a biscuit.  When I was trying to think of a breakfast to make for my sweethearts this year I … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Taco Chili

Slow Cooker Taco Chili

    When I think about feeding a crowd during the winter the first dish that comes to mind is chili.  It's so easy to make a lot, it's pretty inexpensive and it's so filling!!  It's also one of my favorite dishes to have in the freezer for go to meals on busy (or lazy) nights.  While my cousin was out visiting this past fall I decided to make chili for dinner.  She … [Read more...]

{Skinny} Philly Cheesesteak Dip

{Skinny} Philly Cheesesteak Dip

{Skinny} Philly Cheesesteak Dip is really delicious, addictive, and a definite crowd pleaser! Our friends had us over for a holiday party and the entire kitchen was filled with yummy food. It was amazing! Everyone LOVED this dip and I couldn't believe how quickly it disappeared. People were piling it on their plates and could not walk away from it! My husband loves Philly … [Read more...]