~ Mid Week Makeover ~ Rigatoni Pie and WINNER of the EasiYo giveaway!

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~ Mid Week Makeover ~ Rigatoni Pie and WINNER of the EasiYo giveaway! So I’ve shared with you many times my love of cooking up chicken and storing in the freezer until needed for those quick fix dishes.  But last weekend I cooked up some bolognaise and stored it flat in the freezer in a […]

~ 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 […]