Oven Fried Chicken

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Oven Fried Chicken is an easy dinner that’s a taste sensation.  Basically if you can shake chicken in a bag and have a working oven, you’re about 90% of the way the way to enjoying a delicious fried chicken dupe. After having kids, I hit the lowest of low levels with want/ability to make dinners.  […]

Crockpot Brats

Crockpot Beer Brats Recipe

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Crockpot Beer Brats are an easy weeknight dinner that is ready to eat when you are.  Perfect for busy weeknights! Last year, we moved into an older house that I LOVE.  And part of the charm for me is the kitchen ~ which has carpet, which is not counted as part of the charm.  Not […]

Barbecue Chicken Nachos #nachosrecipe #easynachos

Barbecue Chicken Nachos

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Before you had kids, did you ever think, “I’ll never …”  Literally insert anything  here and I’ve probably done it.  Like before I had kids I thought I’d really make my kids tow the line, but in reality — meh, sometimes.   The other day my husband took the boys out to eat while I was at […]

Toasty Sandwich Roll

Turkey & Cheese Toasty Sandwich Roll

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Cooking when your audience is children is high highs and low lows.  It’s like sometimes (let’s be honest, few an far between) they’re scraping the plate, and sometimes they’re rejecting your dinner for literally no reason.  Primo example: I served popcorn shrimp the other day and my 5 year old hated it.  He carried on and […]

Captain's Soup - Easy Crockpot Soup

Captain’s Soup

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Captain Soup is an easy peasy cold weather dinner that cooks up in the slow cooker and is ready to go the moment you hit the door! One phase I’m pretty ready for my children to grow out of is wanting to eat within five seconds of arriving at our door.  I’ve tried snacks right […]

Easiest Thanksgiving Dinner #thanksgiving

Easiest Ever Thanksgiving Dinner

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This Easiest Ever Thanksgiving Dinner is — you guessed it — as easy as they come.  If you’re barely hanging on stress level wise, or if you just want a quick but still super delicious semi-homemade Thanksgiving dinner, you’re in the right place!  This post contains affiliate links. So this Easiest Ever Thanksgiving Dinner was […]

Crockpot Sausage Corn Chowder #crockpotmeals 

Crockpot Sausage Corn Chowder

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Need an easy and hearty soup that cooks while you’re away and is ready when you are?  Crockpot Sausage Corn Chowder is one of our dinner faves and is a go-to busy weeknight meal! This post contains affiliate links. So a quick Halloween confession: I’m a 100% store bought costume mom.  My older son’s second […]

Easy Tortellini Soup Recipe #soups #easydinner

Easy Tortellini Soup

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Easy Tortellini Soup is a family favorite dinner recipe!  Rich and hearty with a tomato-based creamy broth that will practically make you want to lick your soup bowl.  It’s finally soup season!  Well technically it is — it’s actually in the 80’s here, but we can enjoy our soup in the air conditioning I guess!  […]

Sausage Apple Pita Pizzas #easydinner

Sausage Apple Pita Pizzas

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Pita Pizzas are one of our family favorites! You can easily use pita bread to make pizzas that are easy to customize and practically foolproof – nothing to prep or flip! This is also a great meal idea if you have lots of different pizza topping lovers in the family — you can whip up […]

Easy Shepherd's Pie Recipe #easydinner #dinnerrecipes

Easy Homemade Shepherd’s Pie

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Easy Shepherd’s Pie is a go-to dinner recipe that’s packed with veggies and is a family-favorite, kid-approved dinner.  This Easy Shepherd’s Pie comes together fast and will be gone in minutes!  For anyone not familiar with a Shepherd’s Pie: take all delicious savory things: meat, veggies, gravy and mashed potatoes and bake them up toasty […]