Month: February 2014

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Crockpot Shredded Pork Tacos

The boys don’t mind Crockpot meals, but every once in a while they are in the mood for something different. That is when I try to take a Crockpot meal, add in some fresh ingredients and fix them something that has the feel of fast food with the convenience of cooking in the Crockpot. These […]

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Mardi Gras Candy Coated Popcorn

This weekend we are at Family Gras in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. Before we left home to head out here yesterday, I made a special Madi Gras themed treat for the boys. This Mardi Gras candy coated popcorn is incredibly easy to make and is a great snack with a mix of sweet and salty. Ingredients: […]

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10 St. Patrick’s Day Treats!

St. Patrick’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. I am named after an Irish song after all. My dad was a true Irishman, and I grew up listening to Irish classics like “My Wild Irish Rose” and “The Unicorn Song.” Now that my dad has passed away, St. Patrick’s Day is as much about […]

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Crock Pot Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork

I used to be a little wary of putting soda into a main dish, but then a while back I tried a crockpot root beer pulled pork and it is one of our favorite meals. So, using Dr. Pepper for a new crockpot pork recipe seemed like a no brainer. This crockpot Dr. Pepper Pulled […]

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Mind Blowing Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

This week in our homeschool geography class, we are studying Massachusetts. Massachusetts is nicknamed “The Bay State,” was part of the 13 original colonies, was named the 6th state on February 6, 1788, and it is home of the Boston Cream Pie. This delicious morsel of goodness, was invented in 1856 by Chef M. Sanzian. […]