Monday, December 3, 2012

Popcorn Party Mix

Popcorn Party Mix

Things I love: snacks, holiday favorites, classic favorites, popcorn. (Not limited to, and not in that order.) You know what this Popcorn Party Mix is?  It’s all four of the above-named favorites.  I posted my recipe for Classic Party Mix last year and in that post, I mentioned that it’s...

Friday, November 30, 2012

Burnt End Grilled Cheese

burnt end grilled cheese

A few weeks ago I shared a simple recipe for BBQ chicken nachos and in that post, I shared that my dad owns and operates a BBQ restaurant in my hometown.  I started thinking about how few BBQ recipes I have shared here, though.  And honestly, there is no...

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Harry & David Giveaway

Harry & David Wonderland Gift Box

Do you have any amazing memories with Harry & David goodies?  Unfortnately, I really don’t have many.  I didn’t discover Harry & David until just a few years ago but immediately, I was hooked.   From their beautifully grown pears to chocolate covered blueberries (oh my goodness!) you are...

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Wednesday Ramblings

five things

I think it’s a good day for a five things post, yes? 1. Jackie.  You know, the one who cooks with beer?  The rockstar writing a cookbook?  The one with whom I’m sharing a hotel room in April at the Big Traveling Potluck?  Yes, her.  Let’s talk about Jackie.  I...

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Toasted Walnut Quinoa Spinach Salad

Toasted Walnut Quinoa Spinach Salad

I am sure that your holiday season has some similarities to mine – parties, cookie exchanges, baking, gift-buying, travel plans, church plans, volunteering, etc.  Your evenings are probably jam-packed and your weekends even more overflowing.  Trust me, I can relate. Lately I have let some of my healthy habits...

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Ninja Cooking System Giveaway

Ninja Cooking System Giveaway |

You might be looking at this thinking “why would I need another slow cooker?”.  But don’t go away yet.  Let me tell you about this one.  This is absolutely not your ordinary slow cooker.  This is a Ninja Cooking System and while I was in Portland at IFBC in August, I...