Sometimes Life Happens- A Special Occasion Meal at Home

When Ron & I started dating I was a single mom of 15 month old twins and to say that money was tight would be a gross understatement. Ron was a student, so his finances weren't any better. Most of our dates consisted of staying in and watching a movie after the girls went to … Continue reading Sometimes Life Happens- A Special Occasion Meal at Home

The Heat is on… Again- Parmesan Panko Chicken

As it turns out, we have traded a very hot and dry summer for a slightly less hot but humid summer. However, I'm not complaining. It's over 90 in Colorado, where we just left. And when the breeze blows, it's frighteningly similar to a convection oven.  I'll take 85 with humidity any day! But I … Continue reading The Heat is on… Again- Parmesan Panko Chicken

Summer Sucks XIII: No Panini Grill Required!- Pressed Sandwiches

It's been hot again lately. Really hot. Because the air conditioner is no longer functioning. And it's been in the high 90's outside again, therefore it's been in the mid-80's to low 90's inside. Sigh. Summer sucks. So I've been trying to keep meals on the cool side of the spectrum. But I also know … Continue reading Summer Sucks XIII: No Panini Grill Required!- Pressed Sandwiches

Summer Sucks VI: When it’s Too Hot To Cook- “Tea” for Dinner

It's almost scary to think about, but we are heading into the "dog days" of summer; the stretch of summer that is almost unbearable. It's also the stretch of summer that if you don't have air conditioning, the microwave seems like the only viable method of cooking anything indoors. We kind of have air conditioning. … Continue reading Summer Sucks VI: When it’s Too Hot To Cook- “Tea” for Dinner