An otherwise ugly and outdated coffee table gets a fresh new look with a little bit of elbow grease and some paint!Finally! The coffee table makeover is complete! I had some set backs that prevented me from completing it as quickly as I thought. Who would have thought I would have to wait for it to warm up in TEXAS to be able to finish painting? I certainly didn't! But after 3 weeks I finally have a finished product to show you.Because I tend to ... Read More about Coffee Table Makeover–the Finished Product
Learning how to keep cilantro fresh in the fridge isn't hard. Follow these simple steps and your leafy herbs and vegetables can stay fresh for up to 3 weeks! If you're like me, you love any kind of Mexican cuisine. Especially homemade guacamole and Salsa! And you can't have either of those without fresh Cilantro. Unfortunately Cilantro is such a sensitive little herb that I haven't perfected growing it yet. Luckily here in Texas there is an abundance of the stuff at the grocery store--and ... Read More about How to Keep Cilantro Fresh in the Fridge
Happy New year everyone! We had a pretty uneventful NYE that ended up with both of us in bed by 10:30. Couldn't even stay up long enough to see the our former time zone ring in the new year. Oh well, such is adult life right?We had a very cheese themed meal for dinner last night. We still had a frozen stuffed crust pizza in the freezer and along with that I made a Cheeseball and some Cheesy Breadsticks from a recipe I found on Pinterest and this awesome blog. They were super easy to make and ... Read More about Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014!
My usual go-to method for cooking pork chops is cooking them with a can of cream of mushroom soup. Well, not only do I not have any of the stuff, but we are trying to get away from using any of the "cream of ..." soups. Have you read the ingredients on them?! Since I didn't have any of the soup, and I really didn't feel like trying to make some from scratch, I let my hubby decide between grilling them, or baking them. Since anytime we use the grill he is usually the one doing ... Read More about Baked Breaded Pork Chops
You can get all the flavor of Rotisserie Chicken without the hassle! Try this slow roasted rotisserie style chicken for your next family dinner. For Christmas dinner I decided to make a rotisserie style chicken. Even though both of us were sick, and my husband wasn't really in the mood for a big fancy meal, I went ahead and made my favorite chicken dinner. This Rotisserie Style Chicken is SOOOO easy to make, and turns out juicy and tender every.single.time. I actually got the ... Read More about Rotisserie Style Chicken