Author: mk

Easter Recipe Round Up!

A sweet round up of Easter recipes

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Key lime pie cookies

There are desserts that should have babies. Pie meets cookie at the social distancing dessert club during thanksgiving (remember my pumpkin pie cookies?) and eventually they stop social distancing… so here comes a slew of cookie pies, errrr- Pookies ? So far I’ve got all the pie flavors, and maybe some pop tart…

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family update

We started 2021 with four new additions to our family. Yes, FOUR. (No, they aren’t all puppies. ) Two puppies and a toddler, and a blue and gold Macaw rescue.  We decided to take in a stray pup that we had found , after nobody came forth to claim it at the shelter;…

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spicy shrimp air fried egg rolls

Y’all. Remember when you found out chocolate is good for you? Or that avocados are healthy? Oh yes. Meet the appetizer vision of that feeling. Instead of taking the usually deep fried technique for these spicy gems, I placed them in my air frier. The results? Crispy, crunchy “I can’t believe its not…

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breakfast air fried egg rolls

When I was a kid, I always thought egg rolls were breakfast food. It wasn’t until I actually tried an egg roll that the light bulb went on, and I realized they were not, in face “breakfast food”. However…. if pizza can be breakfast, why not egg rolls? I recently entered in the…

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surf and turf revisited: lemongrass basil hearts of palm noodles with savory shrimp and steak burgers featuring Kevins naturals foods sauce

A month or so ago, I was given the opportunity to create some recipes with Kevin’s Natural Foods sauces. To be honest, I had never tried or even heard of them- however, now that I have: they will be part of my pantry staples from now on. First of all, they are delicious,…

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blueberry cobbler and a growing family (again)…

Summertime… and this is one of my absolute favorite things during this time of year. As I’m typing this, I’m dying my hair red. Of course, blue would be a much more appropriate shade for this post- but: red it is. I was borderline going blonde again, my my husbands ex wife was…

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before and after …and in-between

I am so bad, y’all… I used to write here every single day… it was my outlet. Then, life happened literally. New babies every few months for four years straight took a toll on my priorities here with this little blog. And, this “little” blog has seen me through a lot, good and…

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comfort and joy in fear and loathing

“We’re all in this together” is something you’ve heard at least ten times already today. Some are “in it” more than others, and some worse than others. There are mothers and fathers, who are on the front lines of this virus war; intentionally removing themselves from their children, in order to protect them……

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Life today

Nowadays, everyone is living my norm. Homeschooling, hand washing and living paycheck to paycheck… Welcome to my world. Here’s what you need to know. Homeschooling: STOP! Now is NOT the time to try to do something you never really wanted to do in the first place. It’s only going to stress you and…

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elderberry gummy bears

I have a confession: I’m a germaphobe in recovery. I know it sounds funny… but I have struggled ever since I was in third grade, with germs… I’m not sure if it started as a post traumatic stress disorder when my mother was raped and left for dead when I was eight. I…

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overcooked and underfed

I have a story for y’all. It’s a story about being tired, and waking up. You see, I got stuck. I got stuck in a pattern of catching up, which made me fall behind. Not making sense? Let me explain… When I first began this blog, things like Instagram and Pinterest didn’t exist….

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