Vanilla Iced Coffee with Java Rocks #IcedDelight #sponsored

What is it about 3 o’clock that makes me want a nap? Or a jolt of caffeine? Hello, Sweet & Creamy Vanilla Iced Coffee served over Java Rocks. And no, it’s not from the coffee shop. It’s straight from my refrigerator and freezer! I’ve never had much luck making my own iced coffee. It’s always […]

Maple Nut Goodie Toast and 30+ Quick Breakfast Recipes

Lately, I’ve been into sharing recipes that really aren’t — dishes that require minimal ingredients and cooking time but that are still super tasty. It might have something to do with the lazy days of summer… ..but those lazy days are winding down more quickly than I would like. The countdown to school is on. […]

Delicious Candied Bacon Recipe: Great for salads, sandwiches or as a snack. Click for the recipe at

If you think bacon tastes good straight out of the frying pan, wait until you try this candied bacon recipe. OMG! They say the simple things in life are the best, and after tasting this sweet and spicy treat, I can’t argue. A little brown sugar and pepper are all you need to transform breakfast […]

Patriotic Mini Fruit Pizza Recipe

What do you want? A cookie? Or how about some cake? Or maybe you prefer a healthy dessert, like fruit. Well, I’ve got you covered with this easy mini fruit pizza recipe that’s perfect for your 4th of July parties and barbecues. And did I mention they were easy to make? No need to sweat […]

Easy homemade potato salad recipe packed with summer vegetables. Great for hot weather and potlucks because there's no mayonnaise in it!

My parents came over on Memorial Day for a patriotic picnic on the front porch. We had falling-off-the-bone baby back ribs and my Grandma Joyner’s blue-ribbon baked beans and homemade potato salad — but not the traditional kind. This easy homemade potato salad recipe is one of my favorite things to take to summer potlucks. […]

Mason Jar Recipes: Sunshine S'mores

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so it’s time to start lobbying for that “Best Mom” coffee mug. Here’s a little something you can use to bribe the voting committee. If you’ve ever tried to fry an egg on the sidewalk on a hot summer day or made a solar hot dog cooker in […]

Best Pork Tenderloin Recipe: 4 ingredients and cooks in less than 20 minutes

Whenever my in-laws come to visit, we face a real  dinnertime dilemma. My father-in-law won’t eat poultry, my husband doesn’t like steak, my mother-in-law thinks shrimp are slimy, I’m not a fan of seafood — and we won’t even address all the foods Jackson won’t eat. So, it’s normally tacos or burgers or Chinese takeout […]

Caramel Chocolate Easy Monkey Bread Recipe #EatMoreBites #CollectiveBias

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #EatMoreBites #CollectiveBias Forget Easter egg hunts and chocolate bunnies. There’s only one thing I want to wake up to on Easter morning. This Chocolate Caramel Monkey Bread. […]

Spring Vegetable Grilled Flatbread Pizza Recipe

I love wood-fired pizza, and I’ve always wanted to make it at home. But my visions of dough stuck to grill grates and toppings sliding into the fire have prevented me from giving it a try. After all, who wants to risk a dinner fail? Today I’m sharing a grilled flatbread pizza recipe that is […]

Dinner Simplified with Relished Foods Meal Delivery

Disclosure: Relish provided me with three meals and asked me to share an honest review of its meal delivery service. All opinions are my own. View my full disclosure policy here. For me, it’s not cooking dinner every night that’s the hard part. It’s the planning and the grocery shopping and the prepping that stands […]