Tag: holidays

Loaded Roasted Broccoli

This post may contain affiliate links  Check out my entire collection of Broccoli Salad Recipes! Broccoli is becoming a good friend.  You see, I have been trying to eat healthier this season, and it turns out that a bag of steamed broccoli is filling and makes for a beautiful lunch.  […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

Brown Sugar and Butter Frozen Ham in the Instant Pot

As a child, I never liked ham.  I was actually traumatized by it.  Especially since there were several years where my family made ham instead of turkey on Thanksgiving!  Talk about the ultimate crime! But these days, ham might just be the most prevalent food around here.  My kids just love it.  […]

 

Instant Pot Peppermint Vanilla Latte

I have been super busy these past few weeks.  I have had sick kiddos, lots of freelance work to do, and lots of Christmas shopping/gift-wrapping and planning to do.   I am sure this will be my last post before Christmas. Merry Christmas Everyone! I thought it would be fun to make […]

 

20 Lazy Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Post Edit December 2018:  Hey guys.  I have photos up on my Instagram with my nightly elf set-ups.  Don’t forget to check them out! When my oldest son was a baby, and when Pinterest was new, I LOVED looking at all those Elf on the Shelf scenes!  I was so […]

 

Rosemary-Almond Crusted Salmon and getting vitamin D

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #NatureMadeVitaminD #CollectiveBias  In one month I am turning 35. During the past few years, my husband and I have become more health-conscious.   Instead of just eating foods that are ” low calorie” or […]

 

Lavender Hot Chocolate

I have received information and materials from ©Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. 2017.The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post. #ForBetterTomorrows #BetterTomorrows #FallBack #CollectiveBias Guys.  We need to talk.   It’s about the holiday season that’s coming up.   Thanksgiving and then the craziness of Christmas. I just have to […]

 

Sheet Pan Cauliflower Au Gratin and Video Tutorial

  today’s post is sponsored by Crystal Farms® Cheese.  #cheeselove  Oh my gosh, you guys.  This Cauliflower.    So amazing, and this reiterates why I have an obsession with pepper jack cheese.   This pepper jack cheese adds just a little kick to this dish.   Just enough kick to make the meal […]

 

Strawberry Cheesecake Breakfast Rolls

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #HallmarkForMom  #CollectiveBias Whenever I see grandparents show up at school pick-up, I get a small twinge of jealousy.   You see, here in Iowa, it is  normal for kids to have their grandparents […]