Chocolate Balsamic Pancakes with Strawberries

by Nicole July 21, 2013
Chocolate Balsamic Pancakes with Strawberries

This is a  far reaching idea I know.  I was approached by Mandarano to try out their Balsamic Glaze and Sauce and come up with a recipe using it to share with all of you.  I was really excited and honored for them to contact me to highlight their product.  To be honest I have […]

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

by Nicole July 14, 2013
Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

Well I guess I got a little “out of hand” according to FB.   I was promoting the relaunch of FoodBlogLife along with the fabulous giveaway for a $50 Amazon gift card (run and check it out).  I thought I was being careful to avoid the “FB Police” but alas I was booted out and informed […]

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Eating Right When Your Budget is Tight

by Nicole July 7, 2013
Eating Right When Your Budget is Tight

I know money is always a factor in every household.  Most of us are also strapped for time to cook with so many other obligations in the day.  However, all of  us deserve to eat real and healthy food. Many of us have families we are trying to feed and feed well.  It can seem […]

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Sriracha Glazed Chicken Wings

by Nicole June 10, 2013
Sriracha Glazed Chicken Wings

This has been an emotional couple of weeks around the house.  We have changed our original decision about sending our Blueberry Girl to Kindergarten in the Fall.  Since she is a January 1st baby she is on the exact cutoff date for our area. At first we struggled with her being the youngest possible child […]

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Mango Upside Down Cake

by Nicole June 2, 2013
Mango Upside Down Cake

Wow! I have never had such a crazy time in the kitchen working on a blog recipe.  I set off the smoke alarm and had a very tiny fire (that was instantly put out) happen during the baking of this recipe.  It was admittedly “chef error.” :/ I will spare you the drama by giving […]

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Cashew Chicken Meatballs

by Nicole May 20, 2013
Cashew Chicken Meatballs

We have been some really busy Bees these days.  Taking on the community garden plot has been a lot of hard work.  However, it is finally starting to look  like progress is starting.  I am so happy that the lovies get so much pleasure out of just being out in nature.  The weeds have been […]

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