~ Mexican Monday and Tribute Tuesday ~ El Rancho Grande Chicken Enchilada Tribute!!!

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Mexican Monday and Tribute Tuesday ~ El Rancho Grande Chicken Enchilada tribute! When you say MEXICAN at our house and we start to talk about our favourites you will undoubtedly hear the words El-Rancho-Grande. A Tulsa and Family tradition, our family has been frequenting the best Mexican restaurant on the planet for decades and now […]

~ Midweek Makeover ~ Strawberry Shortcake Fudge!!!

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~ Midweek Makeover ~ Strawberry Shortcake Fudge!!! So the Dancing Daughter left today for a 3 day school retreat.  All the year 10 kids go before moving to another, and much larger, school for years 11 & 12.  There is A LOT of sugar involved in retreat and camps for these kids and the last […]

~Mid Week Makeover ~Ham and Cheese Puff Pies!

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~Mid Week Makeover ~Ham and Cheese Puff Pies! Well, I did it AGAIN and deleted photos that hadn’t been backed up  At least this time it was only a few and not a few week’s worth, but it still annoys me to no end. Today’s preparation pictures were deleted but this is so easy you […]

~Mid Week Makeover ~Corndog Mini Muffins and WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide and GF 4 Ingredients!!!

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~Mid Week Makeover ~Corndog Mini Muffins and WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide and GF 4 Ingredients! Corndogs……carnival food or breakfast of champions? I’ve shared with you my kids’ love of the corndog and the wager we placedone time prior to a trip to the US on how many the (then much smaller) Six Foot Teenager […]

~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Cheesy Sausage Panade and WIN a Cast Iron Skillet!!!

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~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Cheesy Sausage Panade and WIN a Cast Iron Skillet!!!   It’s Sunday again and, despite telling myself I wouldn’t make a “to-do” list that was unachievable……yep I did. I did however, manage to take a nap today after a 4am wake up so I guess I need to make allowances […]

~ Mid Week Makeover ~ Ham and Cheese Puff!

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  ~ Mid Week Makeover ~ Ham and Cheese Puff! It’s cold. It’s been raining. The sky is dreary. Everyone is tired…..Mid Week Makeover becomes Mid Week Madness to get a dish on the table! This is super easy to make, can be adapted to whatever leftovers you have, is warm and comforting. Enjoy! * […]

~ Throwback Thursday (Mid Week Makeover) ~ Easy Chicken and Dumplings!

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  ~ Throwback Thursday (Mid Week Makeover) ~ Easy Chicken and Dumplings! Brrrrrrrrr it is C-O-L-D outside and winter warmers are on the menu for Mid Week Makeover (or Wednesday Winter Warmers) as well as Throwback Thursday! I told you before that I have tried to come as close as I can to my Mother’s […]

~ Mid Week Makeover and Throwback Thursday 4th of July Test ~ Pigs in Blankets!

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~ Mid Week Makeover and Throwback Thursday 4th of July Test ~ Pigs in Blankets! Remember how I told you I used to pour over the  school cafeteria menu to choose the rare days I ordered my lunch through the cafeteria line?  Pigs in Blankets was always one of my favourites!  When I discovered you […]

Mid Week ~ Not What You Think……

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Mid Week ~ Not What You Think…… Mid Week Makeover! It’s ME!  Yep, time for a change.  I spent a heck of a long time at the hairdresser today trying to lighten my dark hair and return to blonde.  I was always blonde but went dark about 10 years ago.  Because I’m in a big CHANGE […]

~Celebrate Cinco de Mayo for Skillet Saturday and Roundup! Skillet Fajitas!

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo for Skillet Saturday and Roundup!   This is it, folks, for Cinco de Mayo from the SoS kitchen  Today has been a busy day baking for a potential cafe customer (yay!) so tonight I’m sharing a (pre Failsafe) Skillet Fajita night we had at our house. Now, ya’ll know that I ♥ Love ♥ my […]