McDonald's The STRAW Unboxing

McDonald’s “The STRAW” Unboxing

I am a brand ambassador for Central Arkansas McDonald’s. I love McDonald’s so it’s an easy job but I’ll be honest, it comes with some pretty cool perks. 

McDonald's The STRAW Unboxing

Today, I was given one of McDonald’s the STRAWs!

The STRAW was specially engineered by McDonald’s innovators and aerospace engineers to perfect the experience of drinking a McCafe Chocolate Shamrock Shake.… Read the rest

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Cast Iron Skillet Roasted Chicken

Cast Iron Skillet Roasted chicken is so simple and easy to make, I should probably be making it at least twice a month. Yet for some reason, I often forget about this delicious dish. 

Roasting a chicken is quick and simple enough that you can actually pull it off on a weeknight.… Read the rest

The perfect valentine's dinner

The Perfect Valentine’s Dinner For Couple or Family

I’m not one to shy away from cooking a “fancy” meal at home. Still, there is something about Valentine’s Day that always makes me want to kick it up a notch. Whether it’s just you and your significant other, or you plan to include the kids or even another couple, there is no reason not to make the meal special.… Read the rest

eight healthy snacks for the super bowl

8 Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

I watch the Super Bowl every year no matter who is playing, in part because I love Super Bowl Snacks. When the Patriots are playing, it’s even better!

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links or sponsored content. Links to recipes hosted on other sites may also contain affiliate or sponsored content. 

Even if you aren’t into sports, the Super Bowl is a fun excuse for a party.… Read the rest

How to fold wontons

Wonton Soup and How to Fold Wontons for Wonton Soup

I love Wonton Soup SOOOOOOOOOO much. I love Chinese food in general, but Wonton Soup is my go-to every time we get Chinese food. 

Wonton soup is also SOOOOOOOOOO easy to make at home.  It seems intimidating because you have to fill and fold all of those wontons but once you get the hang of it, you will be able to whip out a whole bunch in no time.… Read the rest

three 3 kitchen tools I can't live without

3 Kitchen Tools I Can’t Live Without

I spend a lot of time in my kitchen and have used a lot of kitchen tools over the years. There are a few things that I have grown to love that I could not imagine being without.  These three kitchen tools top my list of must-haves. 

three 3 kitchen tools I can't live without

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National Popcorn Day January 19 Nine recipes

National Popcorn Day – January 19th

Next week, celebrate popcorn! January 19th is National Popcorn Day!

I just love popcorn. I also love that popcorn is so versatile. It can be sweet, salty or savory. You can even sprinkle popcorn on soup! Seriously! Have you ever put cheesy popcorn on tomato soup?… Read the rest