After we got engaged Colm and I talked a lot about where to get married. We had no family in Connecticut (we didn't move to North Carolina until much later) and I really didn't want to go back to Iowa to get married when most of our friends were out East. Colm joked that we should get married in … [Read more...] about Carolina Sweet Tart
These little Jalapeno Popper Burger Bombs have a great big taste and IMHO are... da bomb! I love how simple they are to make and you can customize them for everyone in the family! My take on a jalapeno popper was a big hit with my family. The few that don't like spicy (these were only mildly … [Read more...] about Jalapeño Popper Burger Bombs
Do you or someone you know suffer from Oreo addiction? Then this Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cake with Oreo Buttercream recipe is for you! Now, to be honest, I don't LOVE Oreo cookies the way most people do. Occasionally, I will get a craving, but honestly I'd rather have a homemade cookie. But I … [Read more...] about Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cake with Oreo Buttercream
I love to bake. I don't do it as much as my kids would like, but when I do bake, I do it well! (Bread and cookies are my specialties, they never last longer than a few minutes in the house unless I bake when the kids aren't home, lol). This is my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe of all time. … [Read more...] about Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ever!
Put the mm in your summer with this yummy frozen Strawberry Starburst cocktail! I "invented" the Frozen Strawberry Starburst a couple of years ago after a particularly bad day. Everything that could go wrong, did; and then to top it off our A/C stopped working! I needed something to cool me … [Read more...] about Put the MM in Summer with my Frozen Strawberry Starburst
I'm not a big drinker--I do love me a margarita now and then and nothing beats an ice cold beer in the summer. I tend to like lighter, refreshing drinks. And I'm not big on beers with anything added into them (like oranges, lemons). So I was skeptical when my neighbor handed me … [Read more...] about Summer Shandy Strawberry Lemonade Punch