Refreshing & Easy Shoe Peg Corn Salad

Refreshing & Easy Shoe Peg Corn Salad

Good morning! I'm veering away from fashion & beauty today to share a side dish I tried this past weekend. It's a Refreshing & Easy Shoe Peg Corn Salad and it's soooo good! I had to share it with you! We're heading into Memorial Weekend which is the unofficial start of summer. Cookouts are a big part of summer and this is a great dish to … [Read more...]

No Bake Energy Bites

No Bake Energy Bites

I shared with you a few weeks ago 3 Ways I'm Getting Healthy by exercising, cooking healthier and cutting out some sugar and caffeine. I wish I had started doing this when I was younger but I don't think it's too late to start. I've also found that I absolutely love coconut oil. I've been using coconut oil like crazy! I have one jar in my … [Read more...]

3 Ways I’m Getting Healthy!

3 Ways I'm Getting Healthy!

Today I'm sharing 3 Ways I'm Getting Healthy. One of the questions I get a lot is, "Do you workout and if you do, what workout do you do?".  I'm not sure if you've noticed but I've been avoiding this question like the plague! My desire it to exercise but unfortunately I sometimes put it last on my list of "to do's". I try to walk some, and I … [Read more...]

Delicious Cheese Danish

Delicious Cheese Danish

Good morning! I'm headed to the Bloggy Conference this morning but I wanted to share this delicious cheese danish recipe with you. It's now only delicious but it's easy and that's always a winner for me! Ingredients: 2 cans ready to use refrigerated crescent rolls 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese 1  cup sugar 1  teaspoon vanilla extract 1 … [Read more...]

Blueberry Greek Yogurt Banana Bread

Blueberry Greek Yogurt Banana Bread

Every once in a while I find a recipe I love and I want to share it with you. This Blueberry Greek Yogurt Banan Bread is that kind of recipe. Truthfully, any recipe that uses greek yogurt, I want to try. I love greek yogurt and it makes this bread so moist. I always want to give credit where credit is due and I found this recipe on the … [Read more...]

Chobani Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Greek Yogurt pancakes

I've been wanting to try a recipe for pancakes that I saw on the side of my  Chobani 0% Vanilla Greek Yogurt.  Colt Allen stayed the night with us on Friday night, so Saturday morning was a perfect time to try out these pancakes. I don't know if I've told you but I'm in love with Chobani greek yogurt! I can't get enough of it. I have to … [Read more...]

Easy Peasy Summer Dessert

Easy Peasy Summer Dessert

Okay, I have to confess, I don't spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Don't get me wrong, I love to eat, I just don't love to cook. There in lies the problem. When I grow up, I want to be The Pioneer Woman (well, I'm not sure I want to live on a ranch) but I don't think it's going to happen. My husband is keeping his fingers … [Read more...]

Summer Pasta Salad

Summer fun

Good morning! I hope you had a great holiday weekend. I say~~let summer begin! I'm ready!  We had a cookout at my Dad and stepmother's house yesterday and I took this delicious pasta salad. It's an easy and perfect side to all your cookouts during the summer months. Summer Pasta Salad   Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) package … [Read more...]

Yummy Pretzel Treats

pretzel treats

Good morning! We had a busy and beautiful weekend. The weather has been gorgeous! This time of year we watch a lot of basketball and we love cheering on our Kentucky Wildcats. Colt Allen got into the spirit too~~He loves those Cats! On Saturday, we were blessed to celebrate my mother-in-law's 84th birthday. We had a wonderful … [Read more...]

Yummy Appetizer~Mini Sausage Cups

Hey Friends! Today I wanted to introduce you to a blogger friend of mine. Amanda and I met last October and she is such a sweet lady that I wanted you all to meet her too! Hello! What an honor it is to be guest posting today at Walking in Grace and Beauty!  I'm Amanda from My Heart's Desire Blog where you'll find food, … [Read more...]

Not So Pumpkin, Pumpkin Muffins

Not so Pumpkin, Pumpkin Muffins

  Well, I finally tried this pumpkin recipe that's been floating around Pinterest and blogland. I have to say I was a little skeptical because you only need two ingredients. Yep, that's right, two! 1 Yellow Cake Mix 1 can of Pumpkin Mix the dry yellow cake mix with the can of pumpkin. Place in a greased bread pan, or muffin tin … [Read more...]

It’s Hot Chocolate Time!


Happy Friday! Here in the Bluegrass State we're suppose to have a pretty chilly weekend. That got me thinking about some of this........Hot Chocolate! {Photo Credit} It also made me think of my Mom. Several years ago she gave me her recipe for a low calorie hot chocolate. Mom often used weight watchers when she wanted … [Read more...]

Hershey Cookies-You Can’t Eat Just One!!


Okay sometimes I start craving something sweet and I have to have it! It usually has to do with chocolate. Who am I kidding it always has to do with chocolate. I absolutely love these cookies and I've made them several times over the last few weeks. I have eaten them until I've almost made myself sick (the truth hurts). Everyone who tries … [Read more...]

It’s Easy and Delicious!

Peanut butter cookies

A few months ago Janet, my Dad's wife, made these delicious Peanut Butter Cornflake Cookies. Everyone in our family loved them, especially my pregnant daughter and my husband. They couldn't seem to get enough of them! Janet told us that they were kind of healthy since they had peanut butter and cornflakes in them. Not that really … [Read more...]

Lovin’ Me Some Comfort Food!

My first birthday

It's funny how some birthdays stick out in your mind. You remember the food, or the cake or the presents you opened. This was a picture of me on my first birthday (the picture quality was poor in the 60's).......     Okay, I don't remember it but I bet I loved that tricycle! I remember my 18th birthday. Mom asked … [Read more...]

Yummy Strawberry Cake


Happy Friday!! This past week one of my friends shared this easy and delicious strawberry cake with me. I don't know about you but if a recipe has the words easy and delicious in them then it's right up my alley! It's a great summer time dessert and this is the secret ingredient that makes it super … [Read more...]

Wanda’s Kitchen….Yummy Biscuits

2 Ingredients=Easy and Delicious Biscuits

Happy Friday! I don't know about you but I've been attending a lot of wedding and baby showers. I'm having a baby shower for our Youth Minister's wife in a few weeks so I've been thinking about what I'm going to serve. I'm definitely serving these delicious and yummy biscuits. These biscuits are so easy--everyone will love them and they'll … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding

Okay this is a splurge!! If you're looking for something absolutely delicious...........this is it!! This bread pudding is out of this world! I made it for my family and everyone loved it!! Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce 1 loaf round Hawaiin bread1 stick butter (melted1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips2 1/2 cups fat free … [Read more...]

Wanda’s Kitchen….Blackberry Crisp

Blackberry Crisp

Wanda's Kitchen is a weekly post dedicated to my Mom. She was a contibuting foods editor to our local newsapaper and to HomeLife Magazine. Mom went to be with the Lord on September 22, 2009. Good Friday Morning!! The sun is shining (finally) and we have a busy weekend planned. I love this time of year and love having friends and family over for … [Read more...]

Wanda’s Kitchen..Peanut Butter Playdough

Shopping with Courtney

Today I have babies on my mind. Imagine that? If you've haven't heard my daughter is expecting and we are thrilled! I love that belly!!! Yesterday we spent the day shopping for baby stuff. We're not going too crazy yet.......but it's hard! Courtney and Chris have also bought their first home and they'll be moving in the next few weeks. I can't … [Read more...]