Tag: christmas

DIY Brunch Gift Box

This post may contain affiliate links  I know we’re a few months from and after Christmas, but I know that mothers day/fathers day and graduation will be coming up in the coming months and I wanted to share this gift idea for you. About two years ago, I started getting […]

 

Roasted Broccoli Salad

Check out my entire collection of broccoli salad recipes! Hello!  I have another awesome recipe combo for you today!  Some of my favorite recipes on this website are combinations of my favorite things.   A few years ago, my love for minestrone and Chili bore my Minestrone Chili.  Last week, I combined […]

 

winter broccoli salad

This post may contain affiliate links Check out my entire collection of broccoli salad recipes! There is nothing that I love more than a well-balanced crunchy salad.  So this E coli and lack of romaine lettuce have got me down just a little bit.  Last spring when we had this romaine […]

 

Made in Iowa Holiday Gift Guide

This post is sponsored by the Iowa Department of economic development.   All opinions are entirely my own. #madeiniowa I have spent most of my adult life living in Iowa.  The nicest people in the world live here and are a constant reminder to why I know that I am raising my […]

 

Minted Carrots

Thank-you to Sugar In The Raw® for sponsoring today’s post #intheraw.  I have been compensated for this post.  All opinions are entirely my own.    Carrots. Such mundane food, yet some of my very favorite things to eat are made from carrots.  My favorite gingery soup is made from carrots, my […]

 

Pressure Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower

This post contains affiliate links.  Abruptly, This fall, all three of my sons started loving and gobbling up cauliflower with cheese.   Sometimes I make a cheese sauce, and sometimes I just top the steamed cauliflower with shredded cheese.  My middle son, who has never been very excited about eating will […]

 

Sausage gravy green bean casserole

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #CookingWithOdoms In my house, we love green beans all year round.  We have two vertical garden boxes devoted to just green beans every summer, we enjoy canned green beans for a quick side […]

 

twelve practical holiday gifts for anyone

This post contains affiliate links.  The holiday season is almost here!  I have a love/hate relationship with the holidays.  ( when is it acceptable to start listening to Christmas music?)  I love the gatherings, the cookie decorating, the music, the lights and all of the family memories ( doing jigsaw […]

 

Ham and Cheddar Stuffed Dates

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InspireWithCheese When I host Thanksgiving in the fall my family members help out by bringing amazing side dishes and appetizers, and it really helps keep the stress level down when trying to host […]

 

“Elf Sized” Hot Chocolate

  As a child, I always had a mug of Hot Chocolate after a day of playing in the snow or selling Christmas trees at the YMCA.  I would run into the house and rip open a packet of Hot Chocolate when I wanted to warm up.  A least a […]

 

Chicken Cordon Bleu Ham Cups

  #cheeselove Christmas Eve at my parents house is perfect.  I look forward to it every year.   Sometimes they have a big crowd, sometimes it’s a quiet gathering.  It doesn’t matter which way it goes.  I love it all. My dad plays the perfect Christmas playlist- one that he usually […]