America Doesn’t Suck.

Doctor? Dennis Leary. Is that right? Sure is. This book is great for anyone who loves politics. It can be a funny gift for someone who is a liberal or conservative. Even someone who does care about politics can get into this book. Some people don't know that Mr. Leary wrote another book along these … Continue reading America Doesn’t Suck.

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2017. Where did you go.

I'm sure the fact I havent been cooking much at all during the past few months may have played a bigger part of no posts than I thought. So come 2018 I'm sure there will be many more updates and revamp to the sites. ūüôā Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!!     xo Jo

TGIF: Taco Bake

Taco's are a staple in our house. Instead of having taco night every single week, I attempt to find taco dishes that still give the great taco flavor but add in some extra flair. Check out¬†GOODEness Gracious¬†to find tons of great ideas for slow cooking & to see the recipe I adapted this from. If … Continue reading TGIF: Taco Bake

Tasty Thursday: Cider Braised Pork Chops

If I can involve cider in any aspect of my life I will. I found the recipe on William Sonoma's blog. I did change a few things, but tried to stick to the same process. I suggest drinking a cold glass of cider while cooking this. I didn't have any type of 5 spice blend … Continue reading Tasty Thursday: Cider Braised Pork Chops

Hump Day: Swiss Cheese Chicken

Happy Wednesday. Half way to the weekend. I didn't have a lot of time for dinner this evening, I had to be at a training at 6pm. Thankfully this dish can be tossed together and placed in the fridge to cook when ready. Lilluna's¬†recipe for this Swiss Cheese Chicken is absolutely delicious and easy to … Continue reading Hump Day: Swiss Cheese Chicken

Tuesday Tacos!

When I found this gem on¬†Food Pins Now¬†I was a bit skeptical. I wasn't a fan of putting tacos in the oven, let alone hard shell tacos. They were surprisingly good. The version on the website is filled with healthier options, fat free, low fat, ect. I didn't do that at all. I had a … Continue reading Tuesday Tacos!

Manic Monday: Upside Down Meatball Casserole.

Today¬†is the start of a small change in our lives, Ricky will be home almost every evening. Almost a normal 9-5 schedule. Almost being the key word. Now that he will be home for the¬†dinners, he will have to eat whatever is made. It could get interesting. I think it will be great not only … Continue reading Manic Monday: Upside Down Meatball Casserole.

Hello Friday!!! Balsamic Pork Chops.

Hello weekend. ¬†I am currently enjoying ¬†a delicious mix of champagne and cider. It taste like a rainy autumn day. So good. These pork chops were easy to make. I would make sure you let them get a big crusty on the outside. It's where the flavor is being held. I found the recipe on … Continue reading Hello Friday!!! Balsamic Pork Chops.

Hump Day: 1 pot spicy chicken pasta.

Half way to the weekend! It's been a 1 pot week this week. Here is the 3rd one pot dish. Its one from a few weeks ago, but is perfect for a spring day. It does have a little kick to it, but you can modify that to your prefrence. Ingredients: 1 box Campanella noodles … Continue reading Hump Day: 1 pot spicy chicken pasta.

Tasty Tuesday: 1 Pot Lemon Pasta.

Tuesday is here, and hopefully some housework will get done. I've only complained for two years about changing/ getting different lights in our kitchen. It's been an issue for me. There is no light at all over our stove. Which makes everything look dark when cooking. Our big kitchen light is above the middle of … Continue reading Tasty Tuesday: 1 Pot Lemon Pasta.