Because I’ve Been There

February 2016, I started a journey to get heathy. Well let’s get real, I started a journey to look better. I was miserable and I was tired of looking and feeling bad. My husband kept asking me what I wanted for Valentine’s Day. What I wanted was to be a size 10 and to feel…

Brownies

It’s a honest to goodness brownie! A brownie I can have anytime without fixing a whole pan to tempt me.

Lightened Up Baked Spaghetti

I really like spaghetti! I think it’s because I remember my dad making big batches of homemade spaghetti sauce when we were growing up. When I say big, I mean big! We had a spaghetti feast, and then his friends and family were also treated to his famous sauce. I think you could talk to…

Cobbler for 1

It’s that time of year again. Our peach tree is bursting with beautiful peaches. First I have to tell you a little about the beloved tree. We planted this tree 20 years ago when we got our new camper. Our camper is parked at my happy place, the lake. What precious memories come from this…

7 Layer Salad

I have always loved 7 layer salad and it can be flipped around to suit your menu or your family’s taste. No peas for me please! It can even have more than 7 layers. I was so surprised when I discovered that this delicious side dish could actually fall in the healthy category . I…

Macaroni and Cheese

Who doesn’t love macaroni and cheese? When my kids had friends over, I always included mac n cheese in the menu because I knew I would have something everybody liked. I’ll have to admit, it was always out of a box. It seems that I attempt homemade mac n cheese every holiday and it never…