From the Kitchen

Pinned. Made. Yum. White Chicken Chili Recipe.

Recipe here on Giver’s Log.

From the Kitchen

What’s For Dinner: Taco Stuffed Shells

Love tacos?  And pasta? Here’s the best of both worlds. Taco Stuffed Shells from Blog Chef I strayed from the recipe just a bit and used a whole box of Barillla “large” pasta shells (instead of only 12) and a jar of Ortega taco sauce (rather than just a cup). Yum. Jake approves. This one’s […]

From the Kitchen

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you know I tried a new cookie recipe the other night. I promised to let you know if they were good or not. I have one word for you…YUM. This recipe is for soft/chewy cookie lovers and not those of you who like a crispier cookie. The […]

Food, From the Kitchen

Pantry Organization

Our pantry is now prettier…and a bit more organized, too. One of my favorite pantry organizing tips is to use Lazy Susans (turntables) wherever you can. I use three in my pantry right now. You can see two of them here. They’re perfect for corners because with one quick spin you can see what you […]

From the Kitchen, Organization

Pantry is Prettier

Before pretty paint: After pretty paint: So much better! There is nothing like a fresh coat of white paint to make a space feel bright and clean. And the edge detail? I say why not add a fun punch of color wherever you can. And adding the paint was easy. I picked up a pre-tinted […]

From the Kitchen, Home Improvement

This is How I Caulk

Before I could paint the inside of the pantry, some major sanding and caulking was necessary. I wanted to share with you my favorite product for caulking and the best tool I think there is. I found this at Home Depot quite some time ago, I hope they still carry it. The tip is perfectly […]

From the Kitchen, Home Improvement

Prettying Up the Pantry

In this home, we are fortunate to have a pantry in the kitchen with plenty of room for food storage. However, aesthetically speaking, opening this door 5-10 times a day left a little to be desired. A bit dingy, unorganized and just not-so-great. Time for a makeover. And just in case you’re not convinced, here’s […]

From the Kitchen, Home Decor, Home Improvement

Loving These Links: Cake Making

Prudent Baby shows us all how to ice a cake in this fabulously detailed tutorial. This gorgeous pink ruffle cake created by Melody at My Sweet and Saucy catches my eye every-time I see it A rainbow cake feeds 200 people – 6 inches wide, 6 inches high, and about 40 inches long – that’s […]

From the Kitchen, Loving These Links, Parties

Go-To Meals

Working full time and keeping up on cooking healthy, wholesome dinner every night (not to mention lunch so your husband doesn’t eat McDonald’s) is hard. I give major props to anyone who has figured it out, because I have not. I have good weeks and bad weeks (mostly bad weeks). One area of struggle for […]

From the Kitchen

One Fun Thing: Elephant Drink Charms

What’s cuter than an elephant trying to sneak a drink from your glass? I just can’t think of a thing. Buy them here. Found via {ritzy bee blog}. Photo via Martha Stewart Weddings.

From the Kitchen, Parties