Holiday traditions – Fruit Salad Recipe

Fruit salad - yummy yummy

I'm so happy to share one of my favorite holiday recipes with you in this year's "Bake, Craft and Sew-Along...hosted by Rachel at A Southern Fairytale My grandma's fruit salad is a holiday tradition for me and one I hope my boys will pass down. Along with the turkey and stuffing is one little bit of the past that carries on. Isn't that the best thing about family recipes? They keep our history … [Read more...]

Mexican Chicken Casserole

Mexican Chicken Casserole

Casseroles are such an easy way to get dinner to the table - this Mexican Chicken Casserole is one of my family’s favorite dishes~and my most asked-for recipe… Photo, courtesy the lovely Ali (now blogging at Jam hands)   [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:3] Enjoy! Post Sponsored by “Cans get you Cooking”, in an effort to show how versatile canned foods CAN be. You can learn more about … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Salsa

quick and easy salsa

This is one of the easiest and tastiest salsa recipes you'll ever come across! The fact that it comes from a can means you can have it all year round! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:2]  This quick and easy salsa keeps well too - I make a jar's worth at a time and it lasts a week or more (actually it usually gets eaten way before that!) Post Sponsored by "Cans get you Cooking", in an … [Read more...]

Summer Break Day One

Day at the Beach

Is Summer Break over yet?? Ok, I'm kidding...kind of. I'm looking forward to this summer break - I was so giddy yesterday waiting for the small dudes to get out of school it almost felt like *I* was getting out of school! We have grand plans, I tell you - the beach, bowling, skating, swimming lessons...I'm excited/tired/hopefully tan just thinking about it. I promised the boys Tuesdays and … [Read more...]

Five for Friday – what I’m reading now

the picky palate jenny flake

My name is Deanna, and I am a reading junkie... Thank goodness for kindle because my reading consumption would be nearing hoarding-level status without it. I am lucky that I have many talented friends who write fabulous books, and I am THANKFUL that so many cookbooks are now available as kindle books because as much as I love (LOVE) cookbooks, I am running out of room for them!! (ps - if I … [Read more...]