Boozy Watermelon Pops

Boozy Watermelon Pops are sweet adult-only watermelon popsicles spiked with watermelon flavored vodka!

Boozy Watermelon Pops are sweet adult-only watermelon popsicles spiked with watermelon flavored vodka! One of my very favorite things to make for the kids in the summertime is popsicles.  The prep is quick and easy and the kids love them! We eat a lot of fruit, but occasionally the kids will only eat half of their apple, leave a few bites of their banana, or not finish … [Read more...]

Orzo Pasta Salad

Orzo Pasta Salad is so easy to make and tastes amazing!!! It will be at my next BBQ for sure!

ORZO PASTA SALAD is one of the tastiest and easiest summer sides! I love the color and fresh veggies mixed together with the little grains of orzo pasta! It's always a hit! My son's school has a big potluck dinner at a park to celebrate the end of school.  He went to a really amazing co-op school, so all the families got to know each other really well and became friends. The … [Read more...]

Spinach and Artichoke White Bean Dip

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Spinach and Artichoke White Bean Dip is a flavorful crowd pleaser you can whip up in 5 minutes or less! I love an easy party dip and this one just became my new favorite!  It's like an unbaked spinach artochoke dip that's nice and light for summer.  How awesome is that?!  If you like your dip a little more chunky, you can use a potato masher to cruch the beans and then … [Read more...]

Strawberry Lemonade Sangria

Strawberry Lemonade Sangria is super tasty, easy to make and my favorite summer BBQ drink!

STRAWBERRY LEMONADE SANGRIA is very refreshing and super tasty! Pitcher drinks are the best for entertaining!!! When summer rolls around and the temperatures rise we start to entertain more.  I think it's because we have so many projects we're working on in our house but our backyard is awesome!  It feels secluded and amazing!  It's filled with tall trees and looks like a … [Read more...]

Cheesy Bacon & Egg Muffins

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Cheesy Bacon & Egg Muffins are a quick & easy breakfast recipe for busy mornings! Grab and go egg muffins loaded with cheese and bacon! Last summer my work decided that we would start a new thing called "summer hours". This means that we start the day a 1/2 hour earlier Monday - Thursday and work a 1/2 hour later Monday - Thursday. This results in us being done at … [Read more...]

Banana Zucchini Bread

Banana Zucchini Bread is the best breakfast and my favorite way to use my zucchini!

BANANA ZUCCHINI BREAD is a great way to use your zucchini harvest! When you combine banana break and zucchini bread you end up with awesomeness!!! The other day my husband came home with a massive bag of zucchini!  I'm not sure why he went so crazy with it.  Maybe he missed the days in Arizona when we had a home garden and more zucchini than we could handle.  What I do know … [Read more...]

Tomato and Asparagus Salad

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Tomato and Asparagus Salad is not only refreshing and delicious, but it is also a healthy dish that's perfect for the summertime! Quick fix meals with tons of flavor is exactly what summer is all about!  This healthy dish only takes 15 minutes to prepare and is bursting with a lemony flavor that is perfect for family picnics.   Aren't the bright red and green colors so … [Read more...]

Red, White & Blue Berry Frozen Dessert

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Red, White & Blue Berry Frozen Dessert is a patriotic no-bake dessert that you can throw in your freezer and enjoy on a hot summer day! With the 4th of July right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about what you will be cooking. I mean, food really is the most important part about any holiday, right?! Whether you are heading to the lake or barbecuing in … [Read more...]

Blackberry, Lime, and Mint Sun Tea

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Blackberry, Lime, and Mint Sun Tea is a natural and refreshing summertime beverage! One of my favorite things about summertime is sipping ice cold sun tea. I just started making naturally flavored sun tea. Sure, I have made different varieties of lemonade. But I had never thought to flavor my pitchers of sun tea until recently. Thank goodness I gave it a try. This … [Read more...]

Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Mushrooms

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Who doesn't love jalapeno poppers? What's not to love? Spicy jalapenos stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon! It's love at first bite, but I've got something better for you today! A twist on those spicy, cheesy poppers, and you just might love these Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Mushrooms even more! My daughter recently graduated from college. I can't even believe it … [Read more...]