Homemade Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

chicken wild rice soup

On a cold winter day, nothing warms me up like a bowl of soup. When fall hits I’m always excited to be able to start making soup again for my family, like our favorite Hearty  Italian Soup. Delicious one pot meals make preparing and clean up a breeze. They also are perfect for feeding a… 

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Slow Cooker Spiced Cherry Apple Cider

Spiced Cherry Apple Cider Recipe

When entertaining during the holidays, nothing beats a warm cup of apple cider spiced with cinnamon sticks and fresh orange slices. I grew up with this combination at almost every winter celebration. My mom would mixed these three items together and warm it up in her slow cooker. It was easy and always a hit… 

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Mixed Berry Galette with Dole Frozen Fruit #GetFrozen #TeamDole

Mixed Berry Galette Recipe

This post was created in partnership with Dole. I have received compensation for this post. When I think of holiday desserts, my mind always goes to pie. Nothing beats a fresh pie from the oven. The wonderful aroma is certainly intoxicating. But I’ve always struggled a bit with certain pies. For starters, I’m not an expert… 

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Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Toasted Walnuts #ComeBackNew

Glazed Sweet Potatoes for Thanksgiving

Inspired by my recent media trip with Princess Cruises, last week I shared with you a recipe for Bacon Spinach Salad from a cookbook I received on the  Caribbean Princess ship. After experiencing some amazing food and service on board, I wanted to try to a few recipes from the Princess Cruises chefs. While a lot of dishes… 

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Bacon Spinach Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette #ComeBackNew

Spinach Bacon and Tomato Salad

Last month my husband and I were literally whisked away by Princess Cruises for an amazing 5 day Caribbean  vacation. We didn’t have a lot of time to plan, but we didn’t hesitate when asked. Our honeymoon was a week long Caribbean cruise, and we couldn’t wait to go back. We loved our trip! It… 

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Oreo Penguin Cookies from Woman’s Day

oreo penguin cookies

I’ll admit that I don’t buy magazines as often as I did in the past. With so many ways to get great recipes online, it is easy to see why. I typically can browse Pinterest and find several ideas. The unfortunate part about Pinterest is I don’t always know where the link is leading me…. 

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