Tag: kid friendly

Easy Chicken Recipes

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf. Starting this blog years ago was one of the best decisions ever. I have made so many recipes over the years, and it is excellent that there is one place where they can be found at any time.…
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Throwback Feel-Good Movies

No matter what time of year it is, nothing is better than cuddling on the couch with a blanket to watch a good movie. With so many series to binge-watch and new movies coming out, an oldie will always be a goodie. Here is a list of some of my favorite throwback feel-good movies. Which…
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Crab Fried Rice

Remember my Health Chicken Fried Rice recipe (search my Food tab)? Well, I put a spin on it with this Crab Fried Rice creation. It is super easy for seafood lovers, and it is definitely a hit for my family. This also makes the perfect leftovers. Ingredients Directions

Yummy Pumpkin Cookie Cakes

I heard a pumpkin a day keeps the goblins away. Changing leaves and cool air calls for some warm, delicious cookie cakes. Make these yummy pumpkin cookie cakes with your family this week. They are calling your name. Ingredients: Directions:

Red Thai-Curry Chicken

My family loves chicken thighs. I like marinating them in homemade jerk, Korean, BBQ, lemon pepper, or a southern seasoning. I also like them fried, baked, grilled, and pan-seared. While at Walmart one day, I saw this Red Thai Curry Asian packet. It looked interesting, so I tried it. I added green beans and water…
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Peanut Butter Balls

These yummy energy balls are a must in the Phillips household. I found this recipe online last year and have made them a few times a month. Each time we make them, we add something different. We add mini M&M’s, raisins, or nuts instead of chocolate chips. I also put one cup of oats instead…
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Homemade Sticky Sweet Treats

Yummy, simple, and sticky. MJ and Khaleb helped me make this twist on our monthly energy balls. These are easy to make and make great snacks when refrigerated. Add these Sticky Sweet Treats to your weekend plans. Ingredients: Directions: 1. Combine all listed ingredients into a large bowl. Ensure ingredients are well combined. 2. Use…
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Family Fun Staycations

Have you ever wanted to get away for a family vacation, but either time or money would not allow it? What about some fun staycation ideas that make your family feel like they are getting away?  Indoor Activities How can we bring the fun inside if the weather is too hot or cold? Easy, you…
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Homemade Shredded Chicken Chili

No matter what season, I could make this delicious chili year-round. Add some fresh ingredients like avocado, cilantro, or sour cream, and my goodness. You have some yummy, cozy, flavorful chili that is sure to have leftovers. Ingredients: – 1 cooked rotisserie chicken, shredded without skin (I picked up one from Walmart, which was really…
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Sweet and Spicy Sticky Shrimp

Any seafood lovers out there? This is a super easy recipe that is sweet and spicy. I was looking for something to do with the large shrimp we had leftover and with minimum ingredients. BAM, a yummy lunch. The boys enjoyed it, and needless to say, I had to make another batch. Ingredients: 1 lb…
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Bacon Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are such a yummy side. When I make them, I know for sure that I need to put at least 5 aside for myself because there won’t be any left. I’ve made these for years and decided to switch it up and add some crunchy maple bacon and chives on top this time.…
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Taco Bell Copycat Crunch Wrap

Over the years, we’ve weaned ourselves from fast food places. One breakfast we really enjoyed was Taco Bell’s AM Crunch Wrap. We no longer eat Taco Bell, but wanted to recreate the Crunch Wrap whenever we want. I’ve been making this for my oldest son at least twice a week for the past 3 months.…
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