• Italian Beef Stew

    March 21, 2016Danita

    .   Wanting to get a little more practice, my daughter has been cooking about once a week.  I enjoy cooking our old favorites (which sometimes makes me feel like I’m in a rut) but she enjoys finding new things for us to try.  That’s how we ended up having Italian Beef Stew.  It looked…

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  • Crock Pot Beef Stew and Calphalon Cutlery Giveaway

    October 30, 2015Danita

    I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Calphalon. I received product samples and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. A couple of weeks ago I ran into my dad at the grocery store.  (One of the wonderful things about having your parents close by)  I helped him…

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  • Four Bean Texas Chili

    February 24, 2015Danita

    WAA-HOOO!  It’s finally here!  Our SNOW DAY!  That’s right, after weeks of seeing and hearing on TV, Facebook, and radio about all the snow, ice and cold temps around the country, we are finally getting our SNOW DAY here in Texas.  When I say snow “day” that’s exactly what I mean…ONE day, which is why…

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  • Texas Burgers

    February 6, 2015Danita

    A couple of months ago we celebrated our nine-year anniversary as Texans.  It seems as though we’re still unpacking and at the same time we feel like we’ve lived here most of our lives.  Well, for some (my son) it actually has been most of his life.   There are many things we love about…

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  • French Dip Sandwich

    December 26, 2014Danita

    I first shared this French Dip Sandwich recipe at Just Us Four. Thank you Arby’s for introducing me to my good friend the French Dip Sandwich!  As a picky teen, I didn’t like hamburgers…I know “teen” and “didn’t like hamburgers” don’t normally go in the same sentence….but it was nevertheless true. For that reason, I…

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