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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 [...]

Back to School Ideas

Kids are going back to school and that means families are go go going! Gone are the lazy days of summer. Here comes packing lunches, after school snacks, teacher notes and juggling it all with grace. Well, at least we try. Well, I am here to share some of my kids favorite snacks! This first [...]

Candy Bar Ice Cream Cake


News9.com – Oklahoma City, OK – News, Weather, Video and Sports | Candy Bar Ice Cream Cake 3 qt Braum’s ice cream, favorite 3 favors 4 XL Kit Kat bars 1 Braum’s chocolate fudge cake 2 cups whipped cream or Cool Whip 1 package M&M’s 1 Snickers bar, chopped Place your ice cream on the [...]

Brownie or Cookie?


I just have to share my best pal Mandy Heaston’s newest hit recipe, Gourmet Mom on the Go, Brookies. This treat is part Brownie part cookie. Crazy delicious chocolate yum in one bite. Make sure and go check out Mandy’s incredible site. She is so freaking creative with food. I once watched her make a [...]

Summer Fun


Are the kids driving you crazy with moans of, “Mom, I’m bored!” Well, leave it to my daughter and her best friend, Grace to come up with some silly messy fun! No fancy pools, water guns or waterslides required. You probably have it all in the house or it can be picked up at the [...]

Quest for the Best Doughnut


My job has me traveling a lot. I make it my unofficial “job” to scour each town or country looking for the “best” that they have to offer. I read all of the articles, lists and other bloggers opinions. Then like Mecca I make the trek to see what all the rage is about. Well, [...]