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Potato Chip-Bisquick Oven Fried Chicken

Potato Chip-Bisquick Oven “Fried” Drumsticks

  These Potato Chip-Bisquick Oven “Fried” Drumsticks are crispy, crunchy and delicious without ever getting out the fryer. It’s delicious right out of the oven and throughout the week for leftovers. I have been working on trying to find the best ingredients it takes to make a crispy “oven fried” chicken and I think I’ve … Read More »»

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cake

Strawberry-Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cake

  I can’t think of a better party dessert! This Strawberry-Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cake is a cinch to put together and don’t even get me started on the delicious factor. I can’t think of a better cake to celebrate a special birthday. My family is kind of obsessed with ice cream cakes. I don’t … Read More »»

Açaí Smoothie Bowl

Açaí Smoothie Bowl

  Add this delicious Açaí Smoothie Bowl to your morning routine and you will look forward to your alarm clock going off every day! If you’re drinking your morning smoothie out of a glass, you’re doing it wrong. The first battle is learning how to pronounce “Açaí” correctly….ah-sah-EE. Now that your phonetic struggle is over, it’s time … Read More »»

ill Pickle Bacon Bloody Mary

Dill Pickle Bacon Bloody Mary

  When your dill pickle enthusiasm crosses over into your cocktail and bacon obsession, you make a Dill Pickle Bacon Bloody Mary and call it a day. I’m trying to recall when I had my first Bloody Mary…that I actually liked. I’ve always loved tomato juice so it seemed natural I would enjoy a Bloody … Read More »»

Grapefruit Cranberry Martini from

Grapefruit Cranberry Martini

  Refreshingly tart and delicious, this Grapefruit Cranberry Martini will have you in fun mode in no time. A few sips of this delightful cocktail and you will forget all about winter! I feel like I’ve served up WAY more cocktails than usual this time of year. Why you ask? Winter! This winter has been … Read More »»

Favorites From The Past


Sticky Asian Chicken Spaghetti

  Does your family prefer spaghetti noodles over all other kinds? I mean, there are so many cute and functional pasta shapes out there, but I find myself serving the same, plain and classic noodles the most. My family doesn’t care about how well some noodles hold the sauce better or have a slipperier mouthfeel … Read More »»


Butternut-Boursin-Bacon Soup

The weather has turned chilly and cold in Oregon. The mornings have been grey and foggy with misting rain. The afternoons are a mix of sun and clouds with an evening chill in the air. You can smell the burning fireplaces heating the homes in the country and the falling leaves are bright orange, yellow … Read More »»


Lemon-Salt Body Scrub

The perfect invigorating body scrub to brush away dead skin. This Lemon-Salt Body Scrub is the perfect addition to brighten your day and skin. It’s time to slough off dry-winter skin with an invigorating homemade body scrub! This is an easy, all-natural and really, really inexpensive way to pamper yourself.  Not to mention this is … Read More »»

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