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Breast Cancer Awareness and KitchenAid Giveaway

This time every year I love to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Not until I recently had to have a more advanced mammogram did I find out that my family in deed had a history. It was not spoken of and came as a shock to me. But thankfully the tests came back perfect and [...]

Perfect Fall Foods


Every weekend my kids love when I break out the crockpot and make up some sort of concoction they can eat on all day. Nothing better than watching football and eating all day. So, I get creative with my soups, stews and chili’s. This is a simple chili that is healthy as well as filling! [...]

First Day of Fall

This weekend I asked my Facebook followers, “what is your favorite Fall comfort foods.” All of the answers sounded incredible. My personal favorite is pumpkin bread! So, I took my Mom’s recipe and added a cheesecake center! Pretty good combination if you ask me! Then my next comfort would be a pasta casserole. Simple and [...]

Savory Fall Meal


Monday I focused on all of the sweets that apples make! But have you ever tried them in savory dishes? You will shocked at how versatile an apple can be in a salad or with a main dish. Today’s recipe is a busy mom’s way of getting a delicious meal on the table without a [...]

The Flavors of Fall


If you could make fall have a flavor then apples would definitely be a component. Last week we had an unusual cold snap where we found ourselves bundles up with gloves and hats only to have it change back by morning. That one snap propelled me to start cooking for Fall. Who would have thought [...]

Football Food Made Easy


This might be the best week ever! This weekend is Labor Day and the kickoff of college football! If the men in your house are not fired up then you might need to check their blood pressure. My family is already asking “what are you going to fix for game day?” Well, I need things [...]

Summer Side Dishes


Perfect Picnic Slaw 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon celery salt 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/4 cup cider vinegar 1 bag coleslaw mix 3 green onions, chopped 1/2 bell pepper, chopped In a large bowl mix together the coleslaw mix, green onions and bell [...]

These are a keeper!

Rarely do I come right out and say, “I nailed it.” Well, these recipes are keepers! I experimented last night and they worked! My family said this may be one of the best they have ever had! So, I am sharing these with you. The best part is that the spaghetti is cooked in 15 [...]

Robin Williams you are not alone…


I felt driven to publicly write about my battle after hearing the news of Robin Williams. His pain was mine too. No one on the outside would have said I was hurting. I was the life of the party. Funny happy Caryn to all. But my family knew. I knew. God knew. These last few [...]