The dog days of summer are here, folks. Before it runs out, let’s get in a few more BBQs, a few more summer nights. With that in mind, I present my latest accidental recipe win! When trying to determine a good dish to bring to a Labor Day BBQ or just a refreshing meal during the hot summer days, look no further than this super simple Pesto Pasta Salad…. Continue Reading
As I understand it, there appears to be two schools of thought when it comes to cilantro – you LOVE it, or you HATE it. How is that possible?? Me personally, cilantro everything. CILANTRO EVERYTHING. I can’t get enough. I sprinkle it on salads and I live for Mexican dishes with heaping piles of pico de gallo. I’m constantly searching for cilantro related dishes to make. Now,… Continue Reading
So, I’ve recently gone on a reset. I took a month (ish) blogging hiatus. I’ve started a #30DayChallenge, a free program from Betty Rocker. I’m going back to a healthy, low carb diet. I need to work on the alcohol, I admit. I love me some whiskey or wine, depending on the occasion. But overall, I feel like I’m on a path to better choices. I opted to… Continue Reading
Happy New Year!! Yay for finally getting my first post up this year! Sadly, the Crafty household has been visited with sickness to kick off 2017 – my two year old ran into double ear infections plus a respiratory infection. YUCK! On top of sickness, it is FREEZING here in the Midwest! Yesterday’s temp was nine degrees. NINE. I don’t care who you are, that is COLD. Every… Continue Reading
Did any of you wonder if you’d found the right blog? Haha, no worries, I completely understand your confusion. As you know. . . I don’t post recipes. At least, I never really have, save for my one Chicago Style Pizza. After that monstrosity, it is no wonder I never posted another! You know, plus I’m not a food blogger, or really a cook. I mean, I cook. Same as any spouse/parent, I cook to feed my family. Sometimes I get creative, but mostly it is pretty mundane. So why am I changing it up now? Well, I’ve been doing a new diet with the hubs that has sort of got me back in the kitchen. We’ve been doing the ketogenic diet, and it has been going well!