blueberry fizz vodka lemonade

blueberryfizz

While Jeff was mowing the lawn, Grace and I decided it would be fun to head outside and lounge on the deck. I sat at the umbrella table and started reading this amazing book that my friend lent to me. It’s set in northern Minnesota in various areas that are familiar to me. I always…

peppermint bon bon & oreo ice cream pie

bonbonpiefinal

Our summer is off to an awesome start. My birthday week always marks the beginning of summer for me. The kiddos are out of school, the days are long and hot, and we eagerly anticipate the weekends that quickly fill up with all of the things we want to enjoy and accomplish during the warmest…

buddha bowl

buddhabowl

We’re on a bowl kick! We can’t seem to get enough of them. Grain and protein bowls are a great way to incorporate lots of fresh vegetables and lean protein into your diet. You can choose your favorite grain or pasta, your favorite lean protein, and jazz it up with a yummy sauce. The possibilities…

easy oven baked burritos

bakedburritos

I cooked for the first time in 3 days last night. I was busy getting spoiled with fabulous restaurant meals for my birthday weekend. Lobster rolls, Rachel sandwiches, Jamaican jerk chicken… ahhhh…. I love going to our favorite places where lovely people cook food for me and bring it to our table along with a…

15 minute potato salad

15minposld

This is an awesome recipe to have when you want picnic potato salad at a moment’s notice. I’m not kidding, this is delicious and it’s FAST. Ready? 6 medium potatoes, unpeeled 3/4 cup real mayonnaise 1 heaping Tablespoon Dijon or yellow mustard 2 Tablespoons smoked paprika 1 Tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons white or cider vinegar…