Make Ahead Appetizers Roundup

55+ Make-Ahead Appetizers Roundup | Perfect for the holidays or anytime you're hosting a party! | Find recipe links at MealPlanningMagic.ccom

Y'all if you haven't started your meal planning for the holidays, it's not too late! In my efforts to plan ahead though, I'm always looking for recipes that I can make ahead. I would much rather put in the time in the kitchen before my guests arrive so that no one has to do much and we can focus on enjoying each other's company and good food. So I looked to some fellow food bloggers for some inspiration and, including my own recipes, got over 55 recipes for this Make Ahead Appetizers Roundup! Some you can make ahead and freeze, others are just make ahead the day (or two) or even just a few hours ahead. Either way, I know your holiday table will be a hit with a few of these dishes on them. I love a good finger food buffet too so who says you only have to make one or two? 5 Ingredient ...

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Weekly Menu Plan {November 9, 2015} | Recipe ideas and dinner inspiration at

Weekly Menu Plan {November 9, 2015}

Just when I thought that only if I could get through our busy weekend hosting company and going to lots of different activities, this week is shaping up to be another busy one with some new company coming to visit and meeting up with old friends. I've had to switch around some of my menu plans to ...

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Weekly Menu Plan {November 2, 2015}

Weekly Menu Plan {November 2, 2015}

Y'all, it's November! My head can't quite wrap itself around that yet. Maybe it has to do with the fact that the high temperatures are still in the 80s most days here in our part of southeast Texas. At least the lows are getting cooler--upper 50s this week. We've got a crazy busy end of the week ...

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How to Organize Your Refrigerator - Six Tips to Help! | Find them at

Six Tips to Organize Your Refrigerator

If you ask me, one thing that helps you save time and money in the kitchen is to keep things organized. And when it comes to organizing in the kitchen, at the top of most people’s list is pantry or cabinet organization. But don’t forget one of the most used areas in your kitchen and that is an ...

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Weekly Menu Plan {October 26, 2015} | Find recipe ideas and inspiration at

Weekly Menu Plan {October 26, 2015}

How did we get to the end of October already? Seems like it has just flown by although we have filled it up with lots of fun activities too! This week I'm keeping my Weekly Menu Plan post pretty simple. After sitting down a few weeks ago and planning a few weeks' worth of menu plans, I finally came ...

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Who needs to go out to eat when you can make this delicious Bistro Style Steak and Onion Sandwich in under 30 minutes? Balsamic vinegar and blue cheese add a tasty punch of flavor to this simple meal. |

Bistro Style Steak and Onion Sandwich #WeekdaySupper

When it comes to weeknight meals, I try to keep things super simple! Even if we don’t have a ton of activities going on in the evenings (although, many days we DO), it’s nice to be able to enjoy our time together around the table with a homecooked meal. I try to create a balanced plate that very ...

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Weekly Menu Plan {October 19, 2015} |

Weekly Menu Plan {October 19, 2015}

This week's post for my weekly menu plan is going to be short and sweet. We're running in lots of different directions this week so I'm so glad to have my dinner plan to fall back on for healthy, at home dinners this week. The weekend is a bit busier so you'll see I've got leftovers or out to eat ...

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BLT Egg Salad Sandwich ~ A mashup of your favorite flavor combinations all in one sandwich! | Recipe at

BLT Egg Salad Sandwich #LoneStarEggs (Ad)

I’ve partnered with #LoneStarEggs through Acorn Influence for this post. All recipes and opinions, however, are my own! Y’all may remember my mini-quiche recipe that I shared a few weeks ago telling you about Lone Star Eggs. Well, I’ve got a new recipe for you today and it’s actually one I’ve ...

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