Cream Cheese Coffee Cake


You know what I really love about coffee cakes? You bake them and they’re done. There’s no frosting or glaze needed, they are already perfect! This treat is a sour cream coffee cake with a filling of slightly sweetened cream cheese. So good, I’ve made three of them this week!

Ropa Vieja


Ropa Vieja is a crockpot Cuban dish, and you can make this as spicy or as mild as you like. Since it is a crockpot recipe, it is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner.

Army Wives–Misconceptions

There is a television show that I’m sure many people have heard of, called "Army Wives." I almost hate to admit it…because yes, it is totally a "girl show" …not what I usually watch…but I like it. I have watched it since it began. The newest season just started, and I have to say, I’m […]

Pantry Organization


I absolutely love using mason jars for storage in my pantry and cabinets. I use my label maker to make labels for the jars, unless their contents are clearly identifiable…like chocolate chips.