Pineapple Cake Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake with Vanilla Sauce @yourhomebasedmom.com

I was compensated for my work on this campaign in partnership with the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. All opinions are my own. Pineapple Upside Down Cake is the very first recipe I made in my first  home ec class.  I was in 7th grade and I remember that day pretty well.  Not because of the delicious pineapple upside down cake, which it was, but because I ended up in the emergency room. So I was pretty much a novice in the kitchen, not having spent much time in the kitchen [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff is a  simple and delicious solution to dinner! I love starting the week off with a good slow cooker dinner idea!  If you need a little help and inspiration for what to feed the family this week, here it is.  I always said that I don’t mind cooking, in fact I rather enjoy it.  What I don’t enjoy is having to decide what to cook every single night.  When my kids were younger and living at home I use to make each of them come up with [Continue Reading…]

Inspiration Monday Linky Party

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  We hope this past week has been everything you hoped it would be. We are excited to be hosting another Inspiration Monday party! Did you know that by linking up on one of our blogs means you are seen on all seven sites simultaneously?? How fun is that? I Should Be Mopping the Floor | Refresh Restyle Redhead Can Decorate| | Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom twelveOeight | What Meegan Makes | Your Homebased Mom As we browse through the party every week, it seems like it’s harder [Continue Reading…]

25 Citrus Packed Sweets

25 Citrus Packed Sweets perfect for the warm Spring days!

If you’ve read this blog for any period of time you know how I feel about lemon.  I love it!  I am also a big fan of other citrus flavors like orange and lime.  We’ve got an amazing citrus round up for you today including all the citrus flavors! We rounded up 25 of the best sweets that are just packed full of everything from lemon to lime to tangerine to help you fill the warmer days with lots of citrus love!   The Best Key Lime Bars from Your [Continue Reading…]

Gluten Free Flourless Almond Honey Cake with Berries

Gluten Free  Almond Honey Cake with Berries

No one is going to believe this cake is gluten free!  This Flourless Almond Honey Cake with Berries is divine. When I need to earn a few brownie points with my husband I make a yummy gluten free treat. Let’s just say I may or may not have been a little onery this weekend so I thought a few brownie points were in order. I know you are probably shocked, Leigh Anne, onery?  Well, it happens now and then. Jim has been eating gluten free for over a year now and [Continue Reading…]

Teacher Appreciation Giveaway

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Today I am over at Skip to My Lou as part of a fun Teacher Appreciation Series.  Be sure to go over and see what fun idea I’m sharing.  It’s yummy! Teacher Appreciation Week is the first full week in May. I am work with some of the most talented bloggers to bring an entire month of amazing teacher appreciation gift ideas your teacher will love. Please skip on over to Skip to my Lou to see how we celebrate our teachers! We love our teachers and YOU so much [Continue Reading…]

Homemade Pita Chips

Pita Chips

Homemade Pita Chips are the perfect accompaniment to hummus or any other yummy creamy dip. Having the right chip for your dip is important.  You need to make sure your chip is sturdy enough to hold and support your dip without breaking into pieces when you dip in!  There is nothing worse than leaving half your chip behind in the dip! Homemade Pita Chips are a nice sturdy, hold anything, kind of a chip.  They are the perfect thing to use for hummus but work well for whatever your favorite [Continue Reading…]

Chipotle Lime Chicken Tacos

Chipotle-Lime Chicken Tacos

Enjoy these flavorful and easy to prepare chipotle lime chicken tacos for dinner this week. We still subscribe to the newspaper.  I know it may soon be a thing of the past but I still like a real newspaper.  There are two main reasons why I subscribe to the newspaper.  One is for the Tuesday FoodDay section  and the other is for the Friday Arts & Entertainment section and their restaurant suggestions.  You see, the newspaper is all about food for me, not news! Over the years, I’ve gotten a lot [Continue Reading…]

Inspiration Monday Linky Party

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Happy Easter! We hope you’re enjoying a lovely weekend full of fun and memories (and good food!). We’re kicking off the week with a lovely party full of spring time inspiration! Linking up on one of our blogs means you are seen on all seven sites simultaneously. I Should Be Mopping the Floor | Refresh Restyle Redhead Can Decorate| | Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom twelveOeight | What Meegan Makes | Your Homebased Mom As we party on every week, it seems like it’s harder and harder to choose features. This week, all of these beautiful [Continue Reading…]