3-ingredient Crockpot Sausage Dinner

3-ingredient Crockpot Sausage Dinner

Anyone else recovering from a busy week and feel like they just can’t on dinner?  I’ve got you.  This 3-ingredient Crockpot Sausage Dinner comes together with almost zero prep and cooks up all day in the slow cooker so it’s ready when you are plus it won’t heat up your kitchen.  Oh yeah ~ and […]

Blackberry Brandy Slush ~ No Blender Needed

Blackberry Brandy Slush is boozy perfection, especially when paired with champagne or Moscato.  No blender needed — just some freezer space — and you’ll be set up to serve boozy slush all summer long. My friend Reet got the ball rolling on this post by mentioning how her mom always had a freezer full of […]

toaster oven bacon

Toaster Oven Bacon

This Toaster Oven Bacon takes just 8 minutes and requires zero attention from you while it cooks up perfectly crisp in the toaster oven.  Perfect for low-carb breakfasts for busy mornings or for recipes that call for a few slices of crispy bacon. So I try to eat a fairly low-carb breakfast in the morning […]

beer battered shrimp

15-minute Beer Battered Shrimp

This 15-minute beer-battered shrimp recipe comes together quickly with baking mix and your choice of beer.  This is an awesome standalone recipe that won’t heat up your kitchen or as a great complement to steaks or burgers off the grill. This post contains affiliate links.  I was flipping through an old cookbook called Desperation Dinners, because the […]

Jello Watermelon Sheet Cake

This Watermelon Sheet Cake starts with a cake mix and a box of Jello and comes together in minutes using just one bowl.  Honestly, the longest part of it is the baking time!  A perfect crowd-pleaser for picnics, or just a fun summer dessert to have around at home.  This post contains affiliate links. Everything […]

no boil ravioli bake casserole

No Boil Ravioli Bake

This No Boil Ravioli Bake requires zero prep or planning on your part.  No pre-cooking, no defrosting, just grab, layer and go! Today brought a late spring snowstorm to the area and – because, kids – we also had to brave the icy tundra –AKA the interstate — to travel to Convenient Care.  It was […]

biscuit donuts

Easy Biscuit Donuts

These biscuit donuts are easy as they come.  Open a can of biscuits, and you’re 90% there.  Hot, fresh donuts with your choice of toppings are on the table in minutes. This post contains affiliate links. I do not really “rise and begin shining.” I pretty much just “rise.”  Especially with earlier and earlier call […]

crockpot taco meat

Crockpot Taco Joes

Crockpot Taco Joes are a staple in our house.  Dump everything in the crockpot in the morning, and flavorful crockpot taco meat is ready when you are!  Forget to defrost your ground beef?  No problem — this works equally well with frozen or defrosted beef. A lot of people have differing ideas about what constitutes […]

italian subs

Hot Italian Subs

These Hot Italian Subs are now a go-to meal at my house.  Meaty, cheesy, and full of flavor thanks to a buttered and seasoned bun, it’s also easy to customize for different tastes. Subs are one of those things where like, how could you go wrong?  Bread, cheese, meat, done.  But in my extensive sub […]

Grammie’s Make-ahead Barbecue

Grammie’s Make-ahead Barbecue is an easy, kid-approved meal that’s even better the next day.  Easy to freeze, and it comes together in no time. Hey, friends!  I’ve got an easy weeknight recipe to add to your rotation.  And this is the epitome of easy — some of the ingredients are measured in squirts and shakes, […]