March IG Challenge, Desktop Wallpaper, Holidays, and Cooking Tips

Hey you! Yeah, you the one that’s wrapped in a fleece blanket with your heater cranked up and the news on (to see if your husband will be able to get to work tomorrow after the freeze). There’s hope that spring will eventually thaw this icy planet. I’ve got a few minor reminders and a […]

Taste of Spain – Easy Dinner Recipes for Entertaining


I’m participating in Carbonell Olive Oil’s #DareToCarbonell campaign – highlighting their three distinctive flavors of Spanish olive oil – number one in Spain since 1866, and sold in more than 50 countries. I used all three versions of oils in these recipes, and although I didn’t use the correct ones for the correct things in […]

Sprittibee’s Enchilada Soup


I got a recipe on paper passed to me by someone at an office I worked at back in the 1990’s. It was called “Chili’s Enchilada Soup”, and apparently, at some point, it sprung up as a copy-cat recipe for a soup served at Chili’s restaurants. Never having eaten the soup it purported to re-create, […]

Mushroom Zucchini and Chicken Pasta in Two-Cheese Alfredo


I love it when you need to empty the produce drawer before your groceries go bad and the recipe you come up with out of necessity ends up being something that you want to make over and over again. Last night I had that problem – and that awesome solution; and we now have a […]

Poblano Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This sounds a lot harder than it is to make, so please don’t let the few extra steps scare you off. Once you make it one time, you’ll keep it on your monthly menu plans! It is very good! We actually bought the 4 poblano peppers and only needed less than two of them for […]