Love Christmas time and all the fun Christmas decorations for your home?  I usually wait until the day after Thanksgiving to decorate.  This year though I just couldn’t help myself, I turned on some Christmas music and went to town decorating the house!  Those of you that know me, are probably thinking to themselves “What? Christmas music, Tara hates Christmas music!”  Yes, this is true but those that know me, also know how much I love Kenny Chesney. And Kenny… Read more »

When I saw DIY projects on transferring photo to canvas, I thought “oh I have to do this.”  I tried a few of the methods that I found, but was never happy with the outcome.  In one of the methods, the photo was pretty much just mod podged to the top of the canvas.  The other method left a white residue from the photo paper all over your picture.  Additionally, both methods resulted in the photo basically laying on TOP… Read more »

Do you have the Thanksgiving dessert assignment?  If so, check out my 10 Thanksgiving Pie & Dessert round-up!  I searched the web and Pinterest looking for delicious treats for Thanksgiving, and wanted to share what I found with all of you!  They all look so yummy, can’t wait to try them myself. Pumpkin Coconut Pie Cream Cheese & Butterscotch Pumpkin Pies with Gingersnap Streusel Topping Oreo Truffles Graham Cracker Pecan Sweet Potato Pie Amazing Pumpkin Pie Streusels  Pumpkin Swirled Brownie… Read more »

This is the ultimate tailgate/party dip!  Everywhere I take it, people ask for the recipe.  The last time I made this dip for a party, it was seriously gone in 10 minutes!  I don’t think I even had the chance to have any :(.  However I didn’t mind, since it’s one of our family’s favorites. I am ALWAYS making more. Enjoy! Buffalo Chicken Dip ingredients: 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened 1 can (10 oz) chunk white chicken, drained… Read more »

  This soup is so good!  With its lean meat, kale, vegetables, and brown rice it is a very healthy and hearty soup.  What I like is that you can also customize it however you want by using certain vegetables that you like, or whatever you have available at the time. Enjoy! Turkey, Kale and Brown Rice Soup 4-6 servings ingredients: 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 5 to 6 large shallots, chopped 3 medium carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces… Read more »

Mmm love when fall is in the air.  Soup is always on my mind in the fall/winter months.  This broccoli cheese soup is my favorite! enjoy! Broccoli Cheese Soup makes 4 to 6 servings ingredients: 1 medium head of broccoli or 1 bag of frozen broccoli 6 tbsp flour 2 cups chicken broth 2 cups half and half cream 1/2 tsp worchesteshire sauce 1/2 cup butter or margarine 2/3 cup minced onion 2 cups cubed velveeta directions: 1. cook broccoli… Read more »

With only three ingredients (yes, I said only three!), this recipe is fun, kid-friendly and easy to make!  Your kids will enjoy helping you roll the crushed Oreo’s into balls. These Oreo Truffles will please any crowd, even non Oreo cookie lovers will be coming back for more!  I make these scrumptious desserts all the time.  Not only because they are easy to make, friends and family are always requesting me to make them for parties etc.. enjoy! Oreo Truffles… Read more »

Announcing that you are pregnant is a very exciting time!  You just want to tell everyone right after you get that first positive test result.  But wait, wouldn’t you rather think of a fun and creative way to tell your friends and family?  That is exactly what my husband and I thought when we found out that we were pregnant.  We knew that we wanted to have our first child involved, when I say first child I mean our four-legged… Read more »