Have you done your Easter dinner shopping yet? Shopping Tips and Recipe Ideas! #HormelFamily

Disclosure: I am a Hormel Extended Family blogger. As a HEF blogger I receive promotional items on occasion, no other compensation is provided. Easter dinner!  I love the chaos that ensues when family gathers, the din of little cousins enjoying one another’s company (aka: running amok).   This weekend we’re headed to Texas to celebrate… [read more]

Mini Chicken Taquitos with Avocado Dipping Sauce – Perfect Snack for March Madness!

Now that your basketball brackets are all filled out and March Madness is in full swing what better way is there to watch all the fun basketball games than to enjoy them with some yummy food!  If any of you are having guests over for a big game or just sitting around the house with your spouse and… [read more]

Join me at Thanksgiving Point for the Really Big Cooking Show! Spring Edition! – #Utah

Does anyone remember “The Really Big Cooking Show” I went to back in November at Thanksgiving Point?  Well, it was an event that featured cooking demonstrations, recipes, other culinary helps and giveaways.  They had vendor booths featuring food, jewelry, kitchen products and more!  I had so much fun that I just had to go again when I found… [read more]

Valentines Day Popcorn Balls #Recipe

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For Christmas this year I received a popcorn popper and I was so excited.  We have been married for over 7 years and have never owned one!  I am always pining recipes that use popcorn and I can never make them, that is until now!  So I was very excited to try out a new recipe… [read more]

10 Delicious Soups to warm you from the inside out! #Recipe #HormelFamily

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The cold months of winter.  Don’t they make you just crave a blazing fire in the fireplace, a nice cozy blanket, and a bowl of warm soup? I’m always looking for delicious new recipes to try so I asked some of my blogger friends for their favorite soup recipes that they’ve made.  These recipes are… [read more]

Sunday Sweet Treats: Cake Mix Ice Cream Sandwiches! #Recipe

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Do you ever check out the recipes on the back of your food packaging?  I don’t know where I’ve been all these years, but I just discovered the yumminess of Cake Mix cookies! If you haven’t tried them yet, they are a MUST! The Husband is a huge chocolate fan so the other day I… [read more]

Homemade Creamy Potato Soup

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I love soup. Especially in the winter time. I love how it just warms me to the bones and it is such a comfort food for me. And this potato soup recipe is one of my favorites. It is just so creamy and delicious and my husband and kids just devour it! So I thought… [read more]

Need to spice up the holiday menu? Check out these #holiday #recipes! #HormelFamily

Chicken and Salsa Tortilla Bites

As I’ve mentioned in my post about fun traditions to start during the holidays, this will be our first year celebrating Christmas at our own home.  In years past we’ve gone to my parent’s house or to my in-laws’.  This year we’ll be staying at our own home.  Though we aren’t expecting any company, I… [read more]

Kids in the Kitchen–Candy Cane Chocolate Covered Pretzels!

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On Wednesday we invited a couple of the neighbor kids over for a fun little treat making! I’d just seen these cute Candy Cane Chocolate Covered Pretzels over at Cookin’ Canuck, one of my favorite cooking blogs.  –Just a little plug here–Dara, the author of Cookin Canuck, is wonderful, an amazing cook, great photographer, and… [read more]

Holiday Cooking! 6 Delicious treats your kids will love to help you make!

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There are very few kids who don’t love to get into the kitchen with mom and dad.  When they get to make something sweet they’re all the more excited.  Here are 4 treats that will have your kids licking their lips…and their fingers! Thanksgiving Pilgrims Hat Cookie  click the link above for the recipe With… [read more]

Homemade Apple Pie Caramel Apples #Recipe

A couple of months ago while enjoying a nice girls weekend my daughter and I stopped to get a caramel apple while doing some shopping. My daughter had never had one before and needless to say she is absolutely obsessed with them now! So my sister and I thought it would be fun to make… [read more]

Easy Cheesy Velveeta Queso Dip #Recipe

I love fall! I love when the weather starts to cool down, the leaves start to change colors, and I love watching football. What could better then spending a cool fall afternoon watching football? How about watching football while eating some yummy snacks! One of my favorite “get together” snacks is chips and queso.  Perfect… [read more]

Easy Cheesy Cheese Steak Pockets #Recipe

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I found a recipe a few months back and after I made it my husband said “those are like a cheesesteak sandwich.” Now I LOVE cheese steak sandwich’s so I altered the recipe and came up with this.  I call them Easy Cheesy Pockets! So first I cooked up some hamburger meat and added chopped… [read more]

Crock Pot Ranch Chicken

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I love cooking in my crock-pot.  It is so nice to throw ingredients in a pot on busy days and to not have to worry about dinner.  It’s just all ready when you get home.  And this recipe is so simple and easy!  I usually have all the ingredients on hand.  Oh and the chicken. … [read more]