Best BBQ

Today, we’re starting off the summer with some delicious BBQ ideas.  There will be more in the summer, but just to get us all in the summer mood, here are 25 ideas to get started.


Armadillo potatoes

Honey pepper drummettes

Corn, avocado and tomato salad

Lemon pasta salad

Tomato and basil pizza

Main dishes

BBQ pork sandwich

Foil feast

Grilled shrimp gumbo

Fiesta fajitas

Margarita chicken

Finger lickin’ ribs

Black bean and goat cheese quesadillas


50 burger recipes

Veggie patties

Basil chicken burgers with pesto mayo


Smoky cedar planked burger

Cheese stuffed burgers

Vermont burgers

Tex-mex turkey burgers with zucchini salad


Cherry hand pies

Strawberry shortcake

Grilled pineapple with coconut sorbet

Chocolaty gooey butter cookies

Grilled plum kabobs

What will you be grilling this summer?  Share your recommendations below!

Scrumptious Strawberries

May 20th is pick a strawberry day, and while I don’t have any strawberry plants to pick off of in my neighborhood, I love them anyway!  Today I’m sharing some delicious and refreshing strawberry recipes.

Quick strawberry jam

Strawberry basil fruit leather

Berry dulce de leche mini pizza dessert

Strawberry and apricot crisp with pine nut crumble

Fresh strawberry and almond bars

Strawberry shortcakes

Strawberry jam hand pies

Strawberry pistachio tart

Strawberry oatmeal bars

Strawberry jam cakes

Wonton dessert stacks

Strawberry cake

Strawberry cupcakes

Strawberry souffle

Strawberry chiffon pie

Strawberry margarita mini cheesecakes

Strawberry cream cheese stuffed french toast

Strawberry ice cream

Strawberry pops

Strawberry slush

Strawberry and ginger caipirosca

Sparkling strawberry ginger lemonade

I can’t wait to go out and buy some strawberries! What are your favorite strawberry recipes?

Celebrating Chocolate Chips

May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Day!  I have to admit that I love a good chocolate chip (or two or three), so I’m sharing some of my favorite recipes with you!


Grandma Weld’s

White chocolate and cranberry

Crunchy whole grain

Take 10 super cookies

Orange with chocolate chunks

Chocolate chip cookie dunkers

Mexican chipotle bites

Loaded oatmeal

Chocolate peanut blowouts

Peanut butter and banana


Chewy chocolate chip bars

Gluten free dream bars

Rocky road bars

Coconut caramel bars

Chewy chocolate chip cookie bars

Caramel nut bars

Muffins, Cupcakes and Cake

Chocolate chip cupcakes

Chocolate chip icebox

Banana chocolate chip muffins

Chocolate almond coffee cake

Simply perfect chocolate cake

Chocolate lava muffins




Mint chocolate chip gelato

Cookie dough bites

Ice cream cookie cups

Chocolate tart with chocolate chip cookie crust

What are your favorite chocolate chip recipes?

Many Thanks for Mothers

Sunday is Mother’s Day in the USA, and to celebrate I’ve got some fun and cute crafts and gifts, and delicious brunch ideas and treats for your special celebrations!

Crafts and Gifts

Book of love

Spa door hanger

Painted paper bouquets

Tulip card

Here are one, two sets of cute cards you could make for mom

Peekaboo gift card

Mom happiness is… card

Purse greeting card

Iron-on kids tote bag

Body scrub

Bath fizzies

Fragrant tea balls

Crochet mother and baby fox

Handprint bouquet

Needle-felted flower pins

Brunch and More

Lemon breakfast parfaits

Mother’s day breakfast toast

Spinach and Gruyere quiche

Sauteed shrimp with arugula and tomatoes

Apricot basil chicken salad

Strawberry and apricot crisp with pine nut crumble

Queen of the day cupcakes

Mother’s Day truffles

Slipper cookies

Chocolate peanut butter tart

Raspberry almond financiers

Lemon pudding cake with fresh mixed berries

Lemon bars

Raspberry coolers

How are you celebrating the moms in your life this Mother’s Day?