Easy Dinner Idea from Manwich {faster than takeout}

easy dinner idea faster than take out

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If you are a busy mom like me, you don’t always have time to make dinner. With after school practices, games, and lessons, sometimes there is not enough time to make a big meal. For those nights I need to make something fast and try to get a well rounded meal. Manwich is a great solution to those super busy nights. Eating Dinner as a Family Is Important We chose to make Manwich sliders for Easy Weeknight Meals. These are perfect for my little guy to […]

3 2 1 Ribs: The Secret to the Best BBQ Rib Recipe

The secret to 3 2 1 Ribs

It has been with some trial and error, but I think my husband has mastered bar be queing ribs. Ribs have to be one of my favorite items he smokes. They turn out perfect every time. Now I am going to share with you the secret to making these perfect smoked ribs. These ribs come out tender and full of flavor every time. The 3 2 1 method ribs will produce the best tasting and the best texture for ribs. Today we are using a secret ingredient, wine. How to Make 3 2 1 Ribs Ingredients for the perfect BBQ Rib Recipe BBQ Rib Dry Rub: 1 […]

How to Create the Ultimate Hot Dog Bar – Summer Dishes

The Ultimate Hot Dog Bar

I am a member of the #CollectiveBias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. It is now summer time here in Texas and that means hot dog bar summer dishes time. We love to entertain around the pool during the summer. It is just too hot to cook anything inside this time of year, so we fire up the grill and cook our meals outside as much as possible #startYourGrill. Having a hot dog bar for our guests outside is so easy to whip up a few items for a simple […]

Packing School Lunches for Kids

How to make a dinosaur lunch

Thank you to Fruit Shoot for sponsoring today’s post and encouraging me to share creative ways how packing school lunches for kids can be nutritious and fun for kids! All thoughts, opinions and pictures are my own. Sometimes packing school lunches for kids can get a little boring if you keep packing the same things everyday. I try to make school lunch fun by packing lunches for kids that is a little different. The food may be the same in the lunch box, but once you cut it up in to a different shape that makes lunch fun. Try thinking outside of the lunchbox. Today […]

Make Quick Healthy Recipes for Any Budget { Linky Party }

Healthy Recipes

If your house is anything like our house, you are always on the go. Making meals is sometimes difficult, even with a meal plan. Last week we had some fabulous recipes submitted for quick healthy recipes to help you when you need a meal or snack in a pinch. Anyone can make these easy, quick healthy recipes for any budget . Easy meal ideas, snack ideas and treats can be whipped up in just a few minutes. Quick Healthy Recipes Cherry Pie Larabar Recipe brought to you by Deep Roots At Home Karen’s Easy Tortilla Soup brought to you by Adorned from Above DIY Taco Bar idea […]

Homemade Fresh Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe With Semolina

Homemade Fettuccini

I have dreamed of making my own pasta for a long time. I was thrilled when I purchased my own homemade pasta machine with a spaghetti and fettuccine attachment. My husband was very excited too. He remembers when he was young his grandmother making homemade pasta. Now he knows why it takes so long, but it is so worth it. You will not get the same flavor and texture from boxed pasta as you will with fresh homemade whole wheat pasta. This is truly amazing. I have provided affiliate links below so you can purchase the necessary items to make this fabulous dish. (I may […]

Ham and Pineapple Sauce with Sriracha Chili Sauce

Pineapple Siracha Sauce2

Disclosure: A free ham was given as compensation for this article. All thoughts, opinions, pictures and recipe are all my own. Do you like to eat spiral ham for the holidays? I love spiral ham, since it is already pre-sliced that makes it so easy serving. Petit Jean has smoked spiral sliced ham to order for the holidays. This even makes it so easy to make sandwiches for the next day. I love having leftovers after a big meal. Don’t you? We had a lovely spiral sliced ham from Petit Jean Meats. Both my husband and I are addicted to Sriracha chili sauce now. I […]

Easy Dinner Ideas – Tamale Chili Cups {Made with Wolf Brand Chili}

Tamale Chili Cups Easy muffin Tin meal in minutes

Disclosure: This is a sponsored recipe post by Wolf Brand Chili. All thoughts and opinions expressed in the article and about this brand are my own. One of my fondest memories growing up in Texas is sitting down to watch football with a big, hot bowl of chili. Besides my dad’s chili, my favorite chili has always been Wolf Brand Chili with no beans. Real Texans do not put beans in chili. Chili can be eaten in so many different ways.  I love to eat chili and corn bread. I am always trying to find easy dinner ideas, so I came up with a recipe that […]

The Best Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Recipe with Pasta -Over

Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

Disclosure: I was sent a box full of several types of pasta to try for this article from The Pasta Shoppe. All thoughts, opinions and pictures are 100% my own. You may not be able to believe this, but I am 40 years old I have never been on a girls weekend until recently. I made the Girlfriend pasta from The Pasta Shoppe for my girl’s weekend get away. I wanted a fabulous pink sauce to go with the cute shaped pink pasta. I made my famous Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Recipe to go with the purse and cell phone shaped pasta. I have to […]