Lasagna in a Soup Bowl from the new Recipe Book: Stock the Crock

Affiliate links are used in this post.  A media copy of this title was received at no cost to myself from Time Inc. Books.  I don't know about you but the Fix-It and Forget-It slow cooker recipe books, by Phyllis Good, have been a staple in my … [Read more...]

Apple Cider Martini with Khortytsa Vodka

Hey everyone!  We're kicking off our annual Holiday Gift Guide this year with a "Gift for the Foodie."   Let’s face it, if you know someone drinks .. you really can't go wrong with alcohol ;)  As a matter of fact it's probably one of the more … [Read more...]

Easy Fancy Matcha Donuts

Matcha, the major industry trend, is here to stay! With benefits including a sustained energy boost, loads of antioxidants, a "calm-alertness" thanks to an amino acid called L-Theanine, increased metabolism, and a caffeine hit without the jittery … [Read more...]

6 Unexpected Infused Water Ideas for Gorgeous Skin

While most dermatologists and doctors preach the benefits of drinking more water, water gets boring. Perhaps you’ve done just about everything to make your plain glass of water more enjoyable. If you’re running out of ideas and are tempted to reach … [Read more...]

Turkey Cubano Burgers & CK Mondavi and Family American Wines for Your 4th of July!

Disclosure: I am a #CKMondaviAmbassador and #CKMondaviandFamily has sponsored this post.  Any opinions are my own. How do you celebrate the 4th of July?  Do you get together with friends and family and have a big BBQ or picnic?  Herd the family to … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to Love an Indoor Electric Grill

Meal times should be quick and easy -- and with an indoor electric grill they can be! We love using our indoor grill -- it is a staple in our kitchen. For the busy home cook, or those with limited space or no yard, it offers the taste that you love … [Read more...]

Maple Cranberry Granola Pancakes – Mother’s Day ~Breakfast in Bed~ Recipe

Nix the stereotypical flowers this Mother's Day and delight mom with a homemade breakfast in bed!  Pamper mom with a plate of Viki's Granola Maple Cranberry Granola Pancakes, for a nutritious and delicious breakfast selection for mom. Made with … [Read more...]

BBQ Beef Nachos Paired With CK Mondavi for Game Day Parties!

Disclosure: I am a #CKMondaviAmbassador and #CKMondaviWines has sponsored this post.  Any opinions are my own. It’s nearly that time when 'dribbling and hoops' take over March ;)  Despite my minuscule size (I'm only 4'9"!!) basketball runs deep in … [Read more...]

Holiday Entertaining with CK Mondavi & a Festive Turkey Florentine Lasagna Recipe

Disclosure: I am a #CKMondaviAmbassador and #CKMondaviWines has sponsored this post.  Any opinions are my own. Tradition is something that truly makes Christmas special to me.  My husband and I have each brought some holiday traditions to our … [Read more...]

Strawberry Chocolate Shortcakes for Merlot Month

October is International Merlot Month! Merlot Month unites passionate wine lovers in a worldwide movement to celebrate this lavishly textured, dazzlingly versatile noble red grape varietal. More than 100 Merlot producers, wine merchants, … [Read more...]