My Favorite Recipes

Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars on Whisk Together
Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna_3 on WT
Lasagna Soup_6 on Whisk Together
Cheesey Spaghetti Squash and Spinach on WT
trail mix barsCR
Apple Cream Cheese Cake_1CR

Recent Posts

Citrus Thumbprint Cookies on Whisk Together

Thumbprint Cookies

Summer is my favorite time for citrus.  This cookie can be anything you want it to be – fall, summer, spring or winter.  You can use a seasonal jam like I did here with strawberry-rhubarb, or try these around the holidays with blueberry or a more traditional apricot.  If you are interested in a great […]

Homemade Star Crunch_4 on Whisk Together

Homemade Star Crunch Bars

Book Update:  No books.  I did watch “Saving Mr. Banks”.  Such a great movie!  Emma Thompson was sooo good.  Tonight, I saw “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” because my friend John was in the musical.  Here’s my new lunchbox though!  I can’t wait.  I wish I was teaching school just to put it on my desk. Recipe: So […]

Lime Sherbet on Whisk Together

Lime Sherbet

HAPPY NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Funny story.  I made this sherbet for my kids and they couldn’t understand why it wasn’t green.  I asked, what do you mean?  They said, why isn’t it green like the stuff at the store.  Well, this is what ice cream looks like before the manufacturers add artificial food coloring. […]

Mini Fruit Pizzas_8 on Whisk Together

100 Calorie Fruit Pizza Bites

 I am so encouraged and inspired by all the wonderful readers on Whisk Together and Money Saving Mom following my How I Lost 33 Pounds and Kept It Off for 3 Years.  A lot of great ideas in the comments as well.  I tried to keep the blog post down to the essentials.  Everyone is […]

Lose 30 pounds

How I Lost 33 lbs… &

The main goal of this post:  Yes, you CAN lose the baby weight.  And more importantly, you CAN keep it off.  You CAN do it for less than $30.  You CAN do this with a toddler in the house.  I’m not a superwoman.  I’m not an athlete.  I’m not someone who can do 10 reps […]

Summer Vegetable Tian on Whisk Together2

Summer Vegetable Tian with

*Book Update*  I finished “Before Happiness” by Shawn Achor and find it even better than his first book, “The Happiness Advantage.”  The problem with a lot of these college studies is their sample source:  young college students.  Most of us aren’t young college students and most of us were not privileged to attend Harvard, Yale […]