Pepperoni Pasta

Pepperoni Pasta

  • 1 box of rigatoni noodles (however many noodles as you’d like) • 1 jar of pasta sauce (whichever is your favorite) • 1 cup of mozzarella cheese • 1 cup of cheddar cheese • 1 package of pepperonis … Continue reading



  • 1 1/2 cups of creamy peanut butter • 1/2 cup of butter (softened) • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract • 1/2 teaspoon of salt • 3 to 4 cups of powdered sugar • 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate … Continue reading

Spinach and Goat Cheese Pizza

Spinach and Goat Cheese Pizza

So I stole the original recipes from Sam the Cooking Guy with a couple minor tweaks; instead of feta, I used goat cheese with caramelized onions. And since Mr Marine thinks serving him something vegetarian is cruel and unusual punishment, … Continue reading

Freecycling 101


Freecycling is actually a network of connecting people with things to give away with a community of people wanting that exact thing. As of the date of this article, there were 9 million members around the world. It’s completely free … Continue reading

Banana Nut Muffins

Banana Nut Muffins

So I made these tonight by accident. We had a couple old, mushy bananas and saw the perfect opportunity to make banana nut bread. Unfortunately (or fortunately) after making the batter, I couldn’t for the life of me find a … Continue reading

Spicy Italian Cream Pasta

Spicy Sausage Pasta

A friend’s husband is an avid deer hunter. He spends nearly every weekend of hunting season in his stand a couple towns away. He shoots them, cleans them and packages them himself. She recently told me he had so much … Continue reading

DIY Terrariums – Harder Than I Thought!

Terrarium - After

When I saw a DIY Terrarium on Pinterest I thought, “What a great idea for Christmas gifts! And so easy!” Wow was I wrong! Terrarium – Before I figured you just thew some rocks, soil and some plants in a glass container … Continue reading

Tyler’s Guacamole


Serves 8-10 people This guacamole recipe, which I always get rave reviews on, comes from an unlikely source: my cousin Tyler. I hate to admit it; but he’s a genius. And not too shabby of a cook, either. Enjoy! 5 … Continue reading

Dried Herb Pork Tenderloin

Pork Tenderloin

A 1-pound tenderloin will serve 2 people, a 2-pounder will serve 4 Pork Tenderloin (1.5lbs – 2lbs) Varied Spices such as: Salt Pepper Garlic Powder Chili Flakes Cumin Paprika Cinnamon Rosemary Italian Herbs Dijon Mustard 2 tbsp olive oil Preheat … Continue reading