Sunday’s Family Cookout

“it’s the simple things… that make life so beautiful” Another great Sunday spent with my family. It was a day filled with good food, fun times and family that we haven’t seen in years; yet when we get together it’s like no time has passed. We had a great visit with our nephew and his…

Isaiah’s Ribs

“live for the moments you can’t put into words” Since Ronnie was helping Jonathyn build the fence, my son-in-law Isaiah made the ribs. They came out delicious! My kids will help out any chance they get. I’ve been blessed with these amazing kids. 2 racks of ribs olive oil brown sugar salt, pepper, garlic powder,…

Another Beautiful Weekend

“the best thing about memories, …is making them” What a weekend! The weather was perfect, and we got to spend time with our wonderful friends and family. It’s was a very low key weekend, but a full one. Saturday night we went to an amazing restaurant with good food and live music. The appetizer was…

Taco Sunday

“Sundays are made to be spent by the pool” My kids wanted something different for Sunday dinner, so I sent out a group text and they all decided that they wanted tacos and nachos. I was pretty excited because it was an easy dinner to make. I cut up all tomatoes, olives, lettuce, and scallions…

Sundays in the Summer

“paradise found” Another beautiful Sunday in my life, I’ve had the most relaxing morning sitting by the pond reading and thinking about what to make for dinner. I decided not to make summer food, I wanted a good old fashion Sunday dinner; I made ravioli and meatballs, homemade pizza, roasted veggies, and steak tips. The…

Mama’s Carrot recipe

“if God had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers” This is another one of my grandmother’s recipes with no measurements. It’s hard to make a recipe taste like my grandmother’s when she didn’t measure anything, so I just cross my fingers and hope for the best. It always comes out…

Summer vegetable Spaghetti Salad

“family gathers here” Another Sunday filled with food and family. Today is a hot one, so I decided to cook something light and easy. I started with making pizza this morning, than I prepared the spaghetti salad; I wanted to be able to hang by the pool with the kids. We made hot dogs and…

Stefanie’s Summer Corn Salad

“’cause a little bit of summer is what the whole year is about” john meyer While I was looking through my recipes, I found my families favorite corn salad. I wanted to make something refreshing and easy, There are many ways of making this , but this is my favorite. I hope you like it….

Countertop Tomato Sauce

“life is a combination of magic and pasta” federico fellini This is the easiest and most delicious recipe I make in the summer. You get to taste all of the summer grown vegetables and herb. It is definitely a “must make” in the summer. I knew that this Sunday wasn’t going to be with all…