Baked Ranch Chicken Tacos

Crispy corn taco shells filled with delicious ranch taco chicken and topped with cheese, and then baked for the ultimate crispy and toasted taco. Top it off with the creamy ranch sauce & fresh veggies! I have another delicious dinner idea. I know it's Mexican food........ again. I posted these honey lime chicken taquitos last week. Have you tried them? You should, they are so good. Anyways, these tacos are just as delicious. I used to just serve the crunchy taco shells straight from the package and call it good, but then I tried a recipe, found on Pinterest, a … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Muffins

These muffins are loaded with sweet white chocolate goodness & sweet n' salty macadamia nuts. They are soft, fluffy, have a delicious white chocolate glaze, and are the perfect sweet muffin!  I have this cookbook, Taste of Home 'Best Loved Recipes', that is like 1,000 pages with hundreds, probably thousands, of recipes in it. I will look through a couple of the recipes when I have time, which between 3 overly demanding kids, that does not happen much :) The other night I had some quiet time to look through the book. It was one of those rare nights where the kids … [Read more...]

10 Easter Traditions with Jelly Beans

I love the Holidays. I am such a sucker for all the cute themed Holiday items in the stores; home decor, dinnerware, window clings, candy, toys, chocolates, books, tablecloths, baking supplies..... I mean the list could go on and on. The other day I went to Target to fill a $5 prescription and I kid you not, I came out with several bags, and $100 later, of cute Easter stuff. Target is always getting me in trouble...... I am not a huge fan of eating jelly beans. My kids and husband love them. I like them because they are so colorful and for some reason they … [Read more...]

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

Soft & delicate homemade shortcake with sweet, juicy red strawberries and freshly whipped cream. So light and delicious. The perfect dessert for anytime! A few weeks ago we took the entire family to Costco. I'm sure some of you know what it's like to take 3 kids, age 5 and under, to Costco. Seriously, one of the most stressful moments of my life. And just to add even more misery, we went on a Saturday! Carts everywhere, people everywhere, drinks spilling, greasy hands from the hot dogs, cinnamon & sugar churro crumbs all. over. everything!, my kids whining … [Read more...]

Weekly Menu Plan #3

Hello! I'm back with another weekly menu plan. Go check out the new recipes for this week. Don't forget to make your own menu plan to save time & money. Or, just use this one :) I don't mind! I always try to do easy, inexpensive (but still delicious), family friendly recipes. This week, I have added snack & dessert/treat to the weekly menu. Cause, honestly, who can go all week without a bite of dessert?! I am also only planning 5 meals because of some extra things happening with our evenings this week. Happy meal planning! Sunday: Chili Mac & … [Read more...]