How to Make Tender Beef Shish Kebabs Every Time

Have you ever wondered how to make tender beef shish kebabs? I’ll let you in on my secret. Shish kebabs are so much fun to make and eat, but if not done correctly, the meat can be overdone and tough. Ideally, you want the meat to be tender and full of flavor when you cook […]

Healthy Drinks For Kids That Aren’t Water [20+ Recipes]

I try to keep on hand a variety of healthy drinks for kids that aren’t water.   When I was younger, my mom’s response to my asking for something to drink was to tell me to drink water. While that’s definitely a great choice, there are times the kids want something else. There are a […]

Beef Grilling Tips and What Cut to Buy for Best Results

I’m sharing these beef grilling tips so you can get the best results from your outdoor grilling this year. Last week, I went to Kansas and Oklahoma as part of a blogging trip for Certified Angus Beef® Brand. I learned so much about how to cook beef and what cut to buy that I wanted […]

Healthy Greek Yogurt Parfait with Summer Fruit

This healthy Greek yogurt parfait is the perfect summer treat! I love summer fruits like strawberries and blueberries so we add them to a lot of summer desserts. Sometimes, we pick fresh berries at our local berry patch. Other times, we buy them from the farm stand or the grocery store. This post contains affiliate links, […]

Make Your Own Flavor Infused Beverages [20+ Recipes]

Wondering how to make your own flavor infused beverages? Flavor infused beverages are a great alternative to sweetened summer beverages. It’s really easy to pack on the extra weight by drinking sodas, sweet teas, and other flavored beverages. Since I’m trying to keep the weight off this year, I wanted to share some of my […]

20 Quick Picnic Recipes Because It’s a Beautiful Day for a Picnic

These quick picnic recipes are perfect for our next picnic! Beautiful weather has returned to Vermont. It’s a gorgeous sunny day with blue sky and fluffy white clouds. There’s a very gentle breeze and temps are right around 68F. Humidity is practically non-existent. Summer is here, and I want to celebrate! This post contains affiliate links, and […]

5 Safe Summer BBQ Tips You Need to Know Now

It’s summertime, and I wanted to share these safe summer BBQ tips to make your next cookout a success. My father is the BBQ king of our family. If there is a get together in the summer, you’ll find my father behind the grill. While the meat preparation is all his responsibility, everything else falls […]

Summer Things to do in Vermont This Year

There are so many summer things to do in Vermont. I’m very lucky to live in such a beautiful state. Vermont has a little bit of everything for everyone. The area that I live in is located in Central Vermont and while we have a few small cities, most of the area is fairly rural. […]

Carrot and Bok Choy Slaw Recipe & 13 Slaw Recipes

This post has been sponsored by Foodie.com. In the summer when there are a lot of fresh vegetables in our garden and at the farmer’s market, one of my favorite ways to enjoy fresh summer vegetables is in a vegetable slaw. Many times when you hear “slaw recipe,” you automatically think of coleslaw drenched in […]

How to Make Iced Coffee at Home That Tastes Amazing

Wondering how to make iced coffee at home? If you have been reading my blog for a while, you’re probably aware that I’m a coffee lover.  Before I even wake up in the morning, my husband has loaded my Keurig with my favorite coffee and turned it on. When I stumble down the stairs at […]