Dairy Delights

Today in honor of summer and it being National Dairy Month, I thought I’d share some drinks, snacks and desserts made with dairy!


Cheddar bits

Macaroni and cheese

Goat cheese pastry rounds

Hot broccoli and cheese dip

Popcorn with herbs de Provence and Asiago cheese

3 cheese hot artichoke dip


Peanut butter and banana smoothie

Berry dairy dream

Orange yogurt drink

Grasshopper ice cream cocktail

Ice Cream:

Coffee and mint chocolate ice cream sandwiches

Green tea ice cream

Peppermint dream ice cream sandwiches

Blueberry ice cream pie

Cookies and cream ice cream bars


Orange and yogurt tart

Frozen yogurt pops

Chamomile and yogurt panna cotta

Yogurt marinated swordfish kebabs

Cucumber mint yogurt dip

Yogurt and banana frozen dessert

What are your favorite recipes to make with dairy?

I Love Lobster

Lobster is a favorite of many seafood lovers, and since this month we celebrated National Lobster Day, I thought I’d share some yummy recipes!

Lobster shepherd’s pie

Open-faced lobster rolls with avocado spread

Lobster rolls

Lobster and corn chowder

Lobster bisque

Penne with lobster, corn, zucchini and arugula

Pasta with marinated tomatoes and lobster

Lobster ravioli with crabmeat and cream sauce

Linda’s spicy lobster linguini

Lobster mac and cheese

Lobster and soba noodle salad

Lobster newburg

Brown butter risotto with lobster

Easy lobster paella

Grilled lobster tails with lemon-red Fresno butter

What are your favorite ways to cook and eat lobster?

Summer Fun

Today we’re starting off summer a few days early with fun activities and crafts!


Speedboat relay



Splash and score

Beach bowling

Water balloon catch

Got your back

Sponge brigade


Tie-dyed t-shirts

Thumbprint garden t-shirts

Cute cover-up

Spaghetti yarn bowl

Pierced sun catcher

Cardboard boomerang

Bubble wands

Sponge ball

Garden stools

Decorate a kite

What fun things will you be doing and making this summer?

Father’s Day Favorites

On Tuesday I shared some crafts and cards you can make to celebrate the Dad in your life, and today I’ve got some yummy dinner and dessert recipes!


Mini football subs

Spice rubbed pork tenderloin

Sam burgers

Paul’s grilled fajitas

Whole wheat pizza

Hot soft pretzels

Honey chipotle glazed ribs

Roasted buffalo shrimp

Sweet and sour chicken wings

Crisp chicken wings with chili lime butter

Sloppy joes with maui onion straws


Jam filled coffee cake muffins

Football cupcake

Baseball cupcake

Tee time cupcake

Root beer float cupcake

Clicker cake

Blackberry swirl pie

Rocky road brownies

Pass and punt cookies

S’more pizza

Chocolate coconut bars

Pretzel shortbread bars

Coconut ice cream

Chocolate banana pudding

Mini chocolate chip ice cream sandwiches

What are you cooking this Father’s Day?

Candy Creations

It’s Candy Month in the USA, so I thought I’d share a few recipes you can make at home to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Coconut almonds

Coconut candy bars

Chocolate dipped coconut macaroons

Thousand dollar bars

Choco mallows

Toasted coconut marshmallows

Pecan and salted caramels

Nutty caramels

Mixed nut and thyme caramels

Orange espresso caramels

Sesame ginger caramels

Chocolate coconut caramels

Maple walnut spice caramels

Fleur de sel caramels

Dark chocolate buttercrunch


Pine bark

Slow cooker chocolate candy

What’s your favorite candy?