Pineapple Lemonade Punch
Fresh Cherry Smoothies
Cinnamon Crown Cake
Wake Up Wednesday
Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Dressing
Lobster Bisque
Ham and Potatoes au Gratin

Pineapple Lemonade Punch

Pineapple Lemonade Punch

Only 3 ingredients come together for this kid friendly party punch. Do you make punch for your gatherings? My mom used to make punch for all of our parties. I loved having something special..more than just a juice box or a can of soda. Of course my mom would serve it in a giant punch […]


Fresh Cherry Smoothies

Fresh Cherry Smoothies

I love cherries…and in Michigan they take over the town of Traverse City. This is the cherry hub and anything you can think of doing with cherries is available during the first week of July. We like to go there for the small town atmosphere even though it is a larger town. The Red Wings […]


Cinnamon Crown Cake

Cinnamon Crown Cake

There aren’t many recipes easier than this one. The added bonus is that the appearance of it makes it seem much more difficult than it really is. My only word of caution is to be sure your Bundt pan is very well greased/sprayed. This one likes to hang on to the pan a bit. This […]


Wake Up Wednesday #12

Wake Up Wednesday

Tweet #wakeupwednesdaylinky                Welcome to the 12th week of   Wake Up Wednesday “Linky”  27 Blogs  -  1 Party &   Giveaway We are so excited to have you all party with us. Thank you so much to all those who participate in our party. Last week we had  308 awesome linkups!     Wake […]


Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Dressing

Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Dressing

This recipe was inspired by the popular Thai Crunch Salad served at California Pizza Kitchen. It’s made with crisp Napa cabbage, crunchy vegetables and edamame but it’s the creamy peanut dressing — flavored with ginger, garlic, lime and honey — that makes it so good. I guarantee you’ll want to put it on everything! You […]


Lobster Bisque

Lobster Bisque

The best of the ocean — and the kitchen — fits in one little bowl. As rich and delicious as lobster bisque soup can be, it’s a lobster bisque recipe that beats all. And best of all, it’s a Red Lobster knockoff


Ham and Potatoes au Gratin

Ham and Potatoes au Gratin

This classic, cheesy potato bake becomes a crowd-pleasing main dish when you stir in ham and roasted red peppers.


Pineapple-Glazed Ham

Pineapple-Glazed Ham

Pineapple, dark rum, and dry mustard create a tantalizing, tropical-inspired glaze for baked ham.


Wild Rice-Ham Soup

Wild Rice-Ham Soup

This comforting slow cooker soup is a mouthwatering way to repurpose leftover ham. Plus, it’s brimming with warm, tender veggies that offer a delicious fix of fiber.


Brown-Sugar-Glazed Ham

Brown-Sugar-Glazed Ham

This four-ingredient ham is a party staple you’ll make again and again. All you need is ham, brown sugar, red wine vinegar, and fresh mint sprigs.