Chicken Asparagus Roll-Ups

Let me tell you what. . .it’s been a stressful last few weeks. I’ve had a lot going on personally, so my blog has suffered. I apologize, but when it rains, it pours. Last Sunday my husband’s great-grandmother passed. Yes, you heard me right. GREAT-Grandmother. It’s been such a blessing to have her in our lives. There aren’t many that can say they had the pleasure of meeting, let alone growing up with their great-grandmother. Our children will be able to {Read More}

Ultimate Chopped Salad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturallyClean #CollectiveBias I LOVE summer. You’re going to hear me say it again and again because it’s truly my favorite time of year. One of the things I enjoy most on a warm, summer day is a fresh, crisp salad. While all of the veggies I have growing in my patio garden aren’t quite ready yet, I am taking advantage of some of {Read More}

The Best BBQ Chicken

Today, let’s talk chicken. Not just any chicken. Let’s talk about THE BEST BBQ CHICKEN! Why is it the best? Well, you’d think the secret would be in the sauce, right? Not this time. No sir. The secret is in. . .the BRINE! Let me explain. How many times have you gotten excited about throwing chicken drumsticks on the grill, lathering them up with that delicious BBQ sauce, timing everything just right so you didn’t overcook them. . .only to take the {Read More}

Chicken Garlic Ranch Tortilla Pizza

Summer is here {thank goodness} and life has been busier than ever! The kids are spending time at camp during the day, and when they come home, they’re exhausted after hours of running, swimming and playing in the fresh air. However, even though that’s the case, they expend what little energy they have left, riding their bikes and and chatting with their friends in the neighborhood at the end of the day. We’ve been spending much of our time outside {Read More}

Ritz Cracker Chicken

My son’s last day of Kindergarten is tomorrow! Where has the time gone?! He’s super excited to be moving on to 1st grade in the fall, but for now, he’s looking forward to summer break! Heck, we’re all looking forward to summer around here. The past few weeks have been rainy and cooler and I’m ready for those hot days and warm summer nights. I say, “BRING IT ON!” We spend most of our time outdoors in the summer. We {Read More}

Lemon Baked Cod

Happy Friday everyone! Even though this was a shorter week because of Memorial Day, it still felt long. Was it long for you, too? Regardless, here we are, and it’s Friday. YEAH for Friday. Fridays here in Wisconsin are awesome especially when it comes to eating. Whether it’s Lenten season or not, every restaurant around has Friday fish specials. That’s just the way it is around here. . .fish fry Friday. So, I thought it was quite appropriate to share {Read More}

Grilled Honey & Lemon Chicken Kabobs

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and NatureRaised Farms, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #SCNRF  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Well, the grill on the deck is uncovered and we’ve been giving it a run for its money already this spring. There are so many things I love about grilling. . .the flavor of the food, the camaraderie with friends, the smell that emanates through the entire neighborhood and, of course, the {Read More}

100+ Delicious Summer BBQ Recipes

Here in Wisconsin we’re having such beautiful weather this weekend! Today, it’s supposed to be in the high 70’s! Our family is spending time up north at our lake cabin, putting the dock in, planting flowers and getting things ready for Memorial Weekend. It’s the beginning of my favorite time of year. I love the warmth, the longer days and all the fun that summer brings. . .not to mention the delicious food! That’s why today I’m sharing my ten {Read More}

A Spring Baby Shower and KitchenAid Blender Giveaway!

There’s so much to love about spring! Birds chirping, flowers growing and babies being born! Today, I’m so honored to be part of a virtual spring baby shower for one of our best blogging buddies, Michelle, from Healthy Recipe Ecstasy! She just brought the sweetest baby boy into this world and it’s certainly a wonderful reason to have a party! Showering Michelle, Alasdair & Baby Alexander We’re bringing you an entire menu of yummy, healthy recipes to celebrate her and her husband, Alasdair’s, newest {Read More}

Family Pasta Bar #Saucesome

Our weekdays and evenings are busy. Right now I’ve been getting ready for a big conference my company is putting on in Chicago at the end of the month, my husband just got home from a work trip to San Francisco and the kids have spring fever and, well, have been all over the place. We always think that life will start to slow down. . . and then it never does. Do you feel like this sometimes, too? Of course {Read More}