I’ll be the first to admit to you that my pico de gallo recipe isn’t entirely traditional, but honestly, if it were would I really need to share it with you since you can find the traditional recipe just about anywhere. Traditional pico de gallo will have tomatoes, white onions, peppers (usually serrano or jalapenos),…
Being from Nebraska it might come as a shocker to you that I don’t follow football. I might be throwing him under the bus, but my husband doesn’t either. This is a big deal around here because during football season if you look down just about any neighborhood street it’s a sea of red, just like the stadium during game days. It’s odd to drive anywhere and not see at least a dozen or more vehicles demonstrating their love for our team in bumper stickers, personalized plates, or those little stick figure families in the back window.
My sister’s family and my in laws love the game and love our team. My sister was a high school cheerleader years ago and our hometown team has the same colors as our college team, so she’s taught my kids some cheers. I love seeing the kids connect with other family members in a way they can’t do with us.
A way I can connect with my football loving family is through food. I’m on team good food, and I don’t think anyone will ever argue with me on that one. My contribution to game day excitement is the food. This recipe is inspired by one my sister has been making for years and it’s great as a side dish for just about any game day spread.
One thing I want to work on this year is getting organized. There’s just too much stuff around here and my entire life is getting cluttered with excess things, thoughts, and activities that I don’t need. Between blogging, homeschooling, regular household duties, and trying to get my own personal interests in line, I have way…
I knew I needed to find the perfect ornament for her, so I went to the perfect Christmas ornament shop. Tannenbaum in the Old Market District of Omaha. This store is open year round and it’s always Christmas themed. In case you were wondering, many people think Tannenbaum means Christmas tree, but actually it just means fir tree. Weihnachtsbaum or Christbaum are both Christmas tree in German, however, common translation of Tannenbaum refers to Christmas tree, so we’ll go with that.
Gifts in jars help me with some fun, quick gifts that are easy to transport. Today I’ll be sharing recipes for Chocolate Cookies in a Jar and Easy Chili in a Jar. Plus, I’ll give you those cute instructional gift tags up there free in printable form to make your gift jar creation party even easier. Just print them out on cardstock, cut them out and you’re ready to go!
Wow, it’s been an amazing ride this year. I never would have guessed how much blogging would change my life, but it has. Sounds strange, but it’s true! Thanks to networking with some amazing bloggers, I’ve learned a ton about how to manage a blog, how to write a blog, how to tweak backend stuff….