Archive for October, 2012

Grilled Mozzarella Sandwiches with Marinara

This grilled cheese is just different enough to be interesting.  Use the fresh mozzarella for ultimate gooeyness.  We give this super quick dinner 5 thumbs up!   And now I’m going to tell you how… Read more »

October 30, 2012 | Sandwiches

NWA Boutique Show Giveaway-Closed

*****************The winner is Christi Barrier. Congratulations, and have so much fun shopping!************************     It’s my favorite time of year! It’s fall, yes, but also it’s time for the Northwest Arkansas Boutique Show.  It’s like… Read more »

October 27, 2012 | Miscellaneous

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

My friend Jessica is famous for 3 dishes: Chicken and Dumplings, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Beef Stew.  I’m sure she cooks other things well, too, but when I hear any of these are on the… Read more »

October 25, 2012 | Soup and Salad

For Better or For Worse Steak

My girl, Paige, is goin’ to the chapel next week, y’all! So we’re having a little virtual wedding shower for her today.   First, let me tell you a little bit about Paige.  I first… Read more »

October 23, 2012 | Main Dishes

Autumn Chicken Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

My kids won’t touch a salad for dinner, but if I separate all the parts, they like it just fine!  And I go light on the green stuff.  Oh, and no goat cheese.  I think… Read more »

October 22, 2012 | Soup and Salad

Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

You won’t believe how good regular ol’ pinto beans are cooked this way.   If you don’t like beans because of the texture, try this recipe.  It takes a long time and some pre-planning, but… Read more »

October 18, 2012 | Main Dishes, Soup and Salad

New Series: What the Kids Ate

I typically show you a picture of what John and I ate for dinner.   The kids almost always eat what we eat, but either cut up, or in some other form, or with barbeque… Read more »

October 17, 2012 | Main Dishes

Coffee with Ree, The Pioneer Woman

Remember a few months ago when I told you about The Day I Hung Out with The Pioneer Woman?  Well, that was a teaser title because that day was just a photo op for about… Read more »

October 16, 2012 | Miscellaneous

Silent Auction for the Turner Family

Tomorrow I am participating in a day of blog silence in remembrance of our friend, Matt Turner, who was killed in a car accident on Saturday.  But today, I want to tell you about something… Read more »

October 9, 2012 | Miscellaneous

Frito Chili Pie: A Blast from the Past

One of my main problems with Junior High (aside from not being able to open my combination locker and my hair) was the food.   The cafeteria food was inedible, bringing your lunch was dorky… Read more »

October 8, 2012 | Main Dishes