Sunday Supper {Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Casserole with Garlic Butter Pretzels}

My family loves the broccoli cheddar soup in a bread bowl from Panera SO much! For about a decade it has been our road trip meal any time we head South. We stop in Macon at Panera and indulge in this cozy, filling comfort food. The funny thing is that my boys had no clue… Read More

Making Halloween Happy {Eye Love Halloween Dinner}

This fun dinner turned out even even better than I’d imagined. I love taking a favorite meal and adding a little something extra to make it holiday special. And so, tonight we dined on Meatloaf Eyeballs and Brow-eye Pie. I used my favorite meatloaf recipe (for over 20 years!) and formed them into balls rather… Read More

Making Halloween Happy {Mummy Dogs & Graveyard Brownies}

It wouldn’t be Halloween around here if I didn’t serve up our long time seasonal fave – Mummy Dogs and Graveyard Brownies. As the boys have gotten older, they certainly appreciate an elevated meal. But they haven’t outgrown the classics! Mummy dogs are simply hotdogs wrapped in crescent dough. I bought the sheet this year… Read More

Making Halloween Happy {Soup & Spooky Season Kick Off}

It’s October and that means my favorite food season of all – SOUPS! We enjoyed a cozy and delicious meal of Cheeseburger Soup and my annual Haunted House pound cake to kick things off. I’ve shared these recipes before, but they are favorites here and worth sharing again. Cheeseburger Soup Slightly modified from the last… Read More

Family Pasta Nights

Since our pasta making class in Italy, we have had THE BEST time gathering around the kitchen island to make pasta and memories on a regular basis. This has proved to be a wonderful weekend activity and something I can even get the elusive senior home for. :-) We always start with the appetizers we… Read More