German Potato Soup

  When we lived in Germany many years ago, my husband had been visiting with the neighbors, when the neighbor came to see me. The smell wafting from her apartment was incredible, and my hubby had tasted the source of that heavenly scent. It was German Potato Soup. She had come to give me the…

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Kitchen Tip: How to Cut Up a Bell Pepper

Here’s a quick and easy way to cut up your bell peppers. You notice when you stand it on end, and look down at it, your pepper has 3 or 4 distinctive sides.

Army Wives by Tanya Biank

Army Wives – The Book

About a year and a half ago I got a copy of the book, “Army Wives” by Tanya Biank. Being an actual Army Wife, I had heard mention of this book from all over the place, but I didn’t really know a whole lot about it other than it was the inspiration for the TV…

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Crunchy Chicken Casserole

Crunchy Chicken Casserole

Casseroles aren’t something I make very often, but they sure are a lovely “comfort food” that we enjoy sometimes!


Traditional Lasagna

There are many ways to make Lasagna out there. But I think my favorite will always be traditional.

Cheddar Chicken Pasta

Cheddar Chicken Pasta

This cheddar chicken pasta dish is made complete with some smoked cheddar cheese. Simply delicious!


DIY: Camera Case Insert for Your Purse

I don’t do DIY posts very often, because I honestly don’t enjoy sewing. I can sew, but it isn’t something I take tremendous pleasure from. However there are times that I want something that I refuse to fork over a fortune for when I know I can make it myself. So after I received my…

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Nutella-Filled Pastries

Crispy puff pastry, with Yum-Yummy Nutella on the inside. This is so simple, it is done in minutes. Make some now!

Classic Meatloaf

Classic Meatloaf

In my house, when I announce “Meatloaf for dinner!” I am met with a hearty round of “YES!” and “YUM!!!”


Lemon Coffee Cake Muffins

There’s just something about lemon treats that I love lately. Maybe because they just taste so light and “Springy” and remind me that Winter is ending and the sun has returned. These muffins have a special treat of some Lemon Curd hidden inside. Mmmmm.