Simple Summer Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Simple Summer Salad—Using What You Have Some people refuse to eat leftovers, but I’m a big proponent of using what you have whenever possible. One of my favorite things is when my husband grills chicken and we have some left! My favorite recipe for grilled chicken is the Brown Sugar Chicken from Stolen Moments Cooking. They call it “Angel Chicken” and I absolutely agree! I’ve cooked it in the oven, but we like it best grilled. That brown sugar gives {Read More}

Do You Have a Summer Bucket List? (Here’s One Just In Case!)

It’s that time of year again–ah, sweet summer! It’s the time for vacations and fun and relaxation and a bucket list. If you have time off for relaxing and having fun, that is. Otherwise, it’s just another few months of work, sweat, and tears. (Did I mention sweat? It gets really hot and humid here in the summer.) Since our youngest just graduated, this is sort of a last summer to squeeze in some family time and do a few {Read More}

Chipotle Chicken & Sweet Potato Bake

Getting food on the table doesn’t have to be hard and this Chipotle Chicken and Sweet Potato Bake is proof of that!! For years and years, I cooked for a family of five. My oldest child now has his own place and my middle child works full-time and is constantly off doing his own thing. As a result, most nights it is just me, my husband, and our daughter eating dinner at home. She is a super picky eater and {Read More}