Pork Cordon Bleu

Pork Cordon Bleu

For those nights when you just need to give chicken a rest, this Pork Cordon Bleu with a creamy dijon and parmesan sauce is a quick and easy recipe you’ll turn to over and over again. Yay for pork! I don’t think I share enough pork recipes on my site, and that’s a shame, because I love pork. I actually have 15 delicious pork recipes in my cookbook that I seriously can’t wait for you guys to try. But for {Read More}

Sweet and Spicy Green Beans

Sweet and Spicy Green Beans

If you’re like me, always searching for a new and exciting way to eat your veggies, then you’re going to love these Sweet and Spicy Green Beans. They take just a few minutes to make, and are an excellent side dish you’re going to enjoy over and over again. Yesterday I took all 4 of my kids on a bike ride along the river on a smooth, paved path. The sun was shining, there was a cool breeze, and it was just {Read More}

KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway!


YOU GUYS!! Who wants to WIN a KitchenAid Mixer in your choice of color?!?!    Since it’s a Monday, and because I love you guys, and because I want you to have all the best things, I’ve teamed up with some amazing bloggers to give you the chance to win one incredible mixer! I love my KitchenAid Mixer, and think everyone should have one (or two). Enter here for several chances to win! Kitchenaid Stand Mixer Visit the participating bloggers for {Read More}

BlogLovin – it’s a thing.


Hey guys, so I just really quickly wanted to let you know about something that I am in love with right now. I am not sure if you heard, but Google Reader is going away on July 1st. As in, bye-bye, see you never again… so now what?! Well…I am totally crushing on this website called BlogLovin. It’s a fantastic way to keep track of your favorite blogs, not to mention they will automatically transfer your Google Reader list over so you {Read More}

A Day of Silence

National Blogging Day of Remembrance

Saturday Morning Roundup – Christmas Cookies!

Christmas Cookies

As promised, I have gathered a bunch of terrific cookies together for you just in time to deliver to neighbors and friends. I am a huge cookie lover. There are so many great cookie recipes out there, it was hard to narrow it down to just these few here. So if you have a great cookie recipe to share {and I know you do}, please leave it at the bottom of the post so we can all enjoy it! This first blogger {Read More}

FoodBuzz Fest in San Francisco 2012


One of my favorite things about being a food blogger is being able to attend Food Blogging Conferences. We are typically pampered with tons of delicious food and don’t feel judged when we pull out our iPhone to snap a few pictures of it. While I have had some hairy experiences with a past Foodie Conference {you’ll want to read that story sometime}, this conference was full of excitement, but no police involved this time. Last weekend I flew to {Read More}

Campfire Tarts

Campfire Tarts by @TartsOnFire - Such a fun way to switch up the whole campfire scene!

Let me paint you a picture… It’s a nice, {slightly chilly} fall evening, and the sun is just about to set off in the distance. You have a group of family and friends coming over and you are looking for a fun way to entertain them on this gorgeous night. Then it hits you! Campfire Tarts! You light up the fire-pit, crack open a few cans of pie filling, set out some whip cream and grab those ever-handy canned biscuits. {Read More}

EVO Conference 2012

Park City, UT

Oh boy, do I have a crazy story for you – one that involves Police, a city-wide black-out, and an iPhone. Yup, you’re gonna want to hear this one. My long vacation last week also included a trip to Park City, Utah where I attended EVO (Evolution of Women in Social Media), a conference for all sorts of Women Bloggers. It was a fun filled weekend with lots of CRAZY happenings. I arrived in Park City early Thursday, and quickly {Read More}

Camp Blogaway 2012


First off, THANK YOU! Thanks for all your wonderful comments about my Blogoversary, and entering into the giveaway! Sounds like everyone is going to have a great Mother’s Day! Here is the winner of $50 to Pier 1 Imports… via random.org Enter a lower limit: Enter an upper limit: Random Number: #61 is: foodnfocus who said: “…and on Pinterest.”Congrats! I will be contacting you to get your information! NOW…This past weekend I had an opportunity to go to an amazing conference held {Read More}