Slow Cooker Garlic Mushrooms

Slow Cooker Garlic Mushrooms are sure to become one of your must makes recipes!

Slow Cooker Garlic Mushrooms are an easy to make, delicious side dish combination of button mushrooms with white wine, garlic, and fresh herbs! My obsession with mushrooms is alive and well.  There was once a time when I really really didn't like mushrooms.  Scratch that.  I downright hated them.  My excuse was always that it was a texture thing, but the truth is, I never … [Read more...]

Grilled Corn with Honey Chili Lime Butter

Grilled Corn with Honey Chili Lime Butter | Real Housemoms

 Grilled Corn is the perfect summer side dish and when you top it with Honey Chili Lime Butter it will become your new favorite summer treat. Corn on the cob is a summer barbecue requirement.  When I think of summer I think of grilled burgers and dogs, cool fruity drinks and corn.  Growing up we always just boiled it on the stove.  It wasn't until I was older that I learned … [Read more...]

EASY NO BAKE Cookie Bars

EASY NO BAKE Cookie Bars

I needed to go into the grocery store the other day for two things, but as it often goes, two things turn into about twenty.  I had my kids with me this time and they know that the basket, and sometimes unplanned cart, will end up quite full, no matter what I need to buy.  When I do take my kids, they always want to buy a few special treats or yummy snacks.  Even when I go by … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Oh my goodness! Cinnamon Roll Pancakes are amazing!  I have made them many times for my family and they are always a huge hit!  They are one of our favorite ways to start the morning!  It is like eating dessert for breakfast and that is pretty awesome! I was very thankful when I found this incredible recipe at The Baker Chick!  Many kids (and husbands) love pancakes, and when … [Read more...]

Wreath Cookies

Wreath Cookies

Christmas is full of traditions, spending time with family, and creating beautiful memories!  One tradition that I will always cherish is the time I spent making Christmas cookies with my mom.  We would make the same delicious cookies each year and occasionally add a new cookie.  Wreath Cookies were always one of my favorite treats and until I made them this year, I forgot how … [Read more...]

Grandma’s Potatoes

Grandma's Potatoes

Every year while I was growing up, we celebrated Christmas Eve with family at my parent's house.  It was always a beautiful night of making memories and spending time with our loved ones, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.  Along with the amazing tradition of seeing family, came the delicious food that we enjoyed year after year.  Grandma's Potatoes were always … [Read more...]

Pineapple Casserole

Pineapple Casserole

Who loves pineapple?  My family and I sure do, and Pineapple Casserole is a perfect side dish, especially with ham!  When I spent an Easter with my husband's family years ago, my mother-in-law introduced me to this super yummy casserole.  I kept going back to the table to get another piece.  It has been at many family gatherings since then and I enjoy it every time! My … [Read more...]

Cranberry Apple Pie

Cranberry Apple Pie 3

I think everyone would agree that pies are a necessity on Thanksgiving.  While growing up, we always had pumpkin and apple, with whipped cream on top, and they were perfect and delicious.  Well, my husband's family takes Thanksgiving pies to a whole new level.  The first time I spent Thanksgiving with them, I was shocked to look at the huge table of pies.  There must have been … [Read more...]

Brown Sugar and Maple Sweet Potatoes

Brown Sugar & Maple Sweet Potatoes

We are back with a delicious side dish for our 10 days of Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is first and foremost about being thankful for all of the precious, important, and lovable blessings in your life! Also, Thanksgiving is about teamwork and coming together to make a special day and an amazing meal for family, friends, and loved ones to enjoy! There is so much going on in the … [Read more...]

Apple Dumplings

Apple Dumplings

I have a new favorite dessert!  Apple Dumplings are phenomenal and I am definitely going to be making many more!  I was surprised when I first saw the little secret ingredient that is poured on top, but it adds to the outstanding flavor.  The secret ingredient is...Mountain Dew!  Apple Dumplings are really easy to make and are ridiculously delicious!  I want to thank my friend … [Read more...]