Beef Noodle Stir Fry

This beef noodle stir fry can be made in under 20 minutes and is always a hit with the family. It is another one of those recipes I like to whip up on those busy nights when I just need to get dinner on the table fast. I also love that everything is all mixed … [Read more…]

The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide 2015

We have spent HOURS researching the top trends of 2015 (and talked to real kids/teens/students about what they want this year) to bring you this ultimate Christmas gift guide. We did all the work so you don’t have to! We broke down all the gift ideas into specific age categories (including a book idea for … [Read more…]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Swirl

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge swirl is quite possibly heaven on earth. Think Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup in fudge form. At first glance, I know this looks like a complicated recipe but it is actually SUPER easy. It is a variation of our See’s Fudge Recipe, HERE. It can be made in less than 20 … [Read more…]

How to Can Diced Tomatoes (or Crushed Tomatoes)

I don’t know about you, but I have been canning tomatoes like CRAZY this summer! Between spaghetti sauce, salsa, and tomato juice my pantry is overflowing with tomato-y goodness (you can find ALL those recipes HERE). With these last few good tomato pickings I am sticking to diced and crushed tomatoes because they are just … [Read more…]

Easy Stovetop Rice Pilaf with Orzo

This stovetop rice pilaf is the perfect side dish for just about any meal. It complements pretty much everything! Even in restaurants your side-dish choices are usually potato, steamed veggie, or rice pilaf (am I right?). My very favorite to pair it with is fish. On those nights when I just want to keep things … [Read more…]

15 Minute Beefy Noodle Skillet

This 15 minute beefy noodle skillet is perfect for those busy nights when you just need to get dinner on the table fast. It is a quick, delicious meal that the whole family will enjoy! This is actually a recipe that has been in our family for generations. Our family calls is “Congooliami” (kon-goo-lee-ah-mee … … [Read more…]

Our Version of The Bleubird’s Turkey and Brie Sandwich

I was first introduced to the Turkey and Brie sandwich at the beginning of the summer when my husband took me to “The Bleubird”, a chic (and extremely popular) sandwich place here in downtown Boise. It may quite possibly be my favorite sandwich ever, and I don’t say that lightly. The combination of ingredients sound … [Read more…]