Easy Skillet Shrimp Scampi

I can’t go to my in-laws without coming home with excess food. It’s a huge blessing and of course, it’s always the good stuff that we don’t usually splurge on. This time, we went to celebrate my mother-in-laws birthday and threw her a surprise party. Here’s a picture of the guys with the spread as…

Reeses Peanut Butter & Chocolate Filled Crescent Rolls

My friend was having a surprise birthday brunch for his wife, where we all brought something to share.  So I looked in my fridge. I didn’t have time to whip up anything from scratch and I didn’t want to just run to the store and buy something, even though I’ve done that plenty of times….

A Time to Speak by Nadine Brandes – A Book Review

I don’t always read for pleasure, but when I do, I read speculative fiction in the dystopian genre. That’s kind of a joke, but not really. The last series I read was The Hunger Games, which I really enjoyed. And so here I am with a new series in a similar style, but with a…

Fresh Basil & Quinoa Salad

I’ll be honest, I am not usually a big quinoa fan, but after doing a little experimenting, I have made this salad almost every week for the last month. There are times when I crave it. It is really fresh and tangy and delicious! It might just make a quinoa fan out of you too! It…