Kelly  Reci

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Chicken and Broccoli Casserole Recipe

Casseroles are the classic American meal and I couldn’t be happier. The idea of throwing around your favorite ingredients and allow them to bake with …

Ideas for Vacation Destinations

Not sure where to go this summer? Sometimes, it’s good to think outside the box and try something different. Here are some tips and ideas on vacation …

Wine Country Offers Great Family Fun

If you are planning a visit to San Francisco and you love wine, you might seriously wish to consider taking a day trip to one or more of the many …

Tips for Traveling By RV with Children

Are you in the process of planning an RV trip? If you are, it is important to take a close look at your traveling party. If you are a parent, will …

Kids

Whether you are going for a day trip, weekend trip or a full-blown vacation, traveling with kids can be challenging. One of the biggest challenges is …

A Guide to Great Smoky Mountain Vacations

The Great Smoky Mountains are two of the biggest tourist draws in the southern United States. This majestic area is considered to be a part of the …

Prosciutto Baskets with Whipped Goat Cheese Filling Recipe

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.<p>Cut prosciutto slices in half lengthwise to create 24 long, thin strips.<p>Spray a 24-cup mini-muffin tin with non-cook …

Crispy Fresh French Fries Recipe

Crispy fresh french fries, right from your own stove. It is possible, and the secret, which actually isn’t much of a secret anymore but you may not …

Creative Ways to Travel With a Disability

Traveling is never easy. Traveling with a disability requires extra planning. Here are some ideas to make your next trip smooth sailing.<p>Consider …

Easy, Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.<p>Cut ciabatta loaf in half lengthwise and arrange on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper.<p>In a small saucepan, …

A DISNEY CRUISE – THE PERFECT COMPROMISE

Many parents of small children find that their idea of a dream holiday differs somewhat from that of the children. For kids from tiny babies up to …

White Bean Dip with Seasoned Pita Chips Recipe

This delicious white bean dip is a great addition to any party menu. It is quick and easy to make – and your guests are sure to love the subtle …

Best Cities to Visit in the Winter

I am lucky to have been given so many opportunities to go on many, many trips and vacations. I consider myself to be a seasoned traveler. I think …

Springtime Deviled Eggs Recipe

With Easter rolling around, I’ve already got my pen and notepad out… I’ve got some brunch plans to make!<p>Easter is a big thing in my household. I …

Cruise Tips For The First Time Cruiser

I am lucky enough to be considered a seasoned traveler. I have had plenty of opportunities to travel the world, and it’s been such a blessing.<br>Some of …

6 Ways to Save Money on Food While Traveling

‘Vacation’ should be my middle name! What can I say? I love to travel. Lucky for me, so do my husband and kids. There’s nothing more adventurous than …

Easter Jell-o Nests Recipe

When I hold parties, I like making my dessert table as colorful as possible. I’ve got quite the sweet tooth and my friends know me for going all out …

Garlic Garlic Bread Recipe

I often talk about pasta being an extremely popular dish in my household. It’s easy to prepare and very good on our grocery budget.<p>Sometimes, it’s …

Blackberry Spritzer Recipe

Mardi Gras is a fun, bright celebration. Although we don’t live in New Orleans, we still like to celebrate and party during the colorful holiday.<p>If …

Mardi Gras

Valentine Cereal Bars Recipe

Can you believe that Valentine’s Day is already around the corner? This time of the year gets a little hectic for me. I’m still recuperating from the …

Dessert

Blush Rose Valentine Crinkle Cookies Recipe

Valentine’s Day involves many of my favorite colors. I love the feminine touches of pink, red and purple within Valentine décor and baked goods.<p>The …

6 Great Valentine's Day Crafts

Who doesn’t love getting creative? There’s just something so satisfying about making something out of different materials!<br>My kids and I love …

5 Great Valentine's Day Home Decor Ideas

It’s the season of love. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I can’t wait to get festive.<p>One of the ways I get into Valentine’s Day is by …

Homemade Non-Alcoholic Eggnog Recipe

If you love the rich, creamy taste of classic eggnog, but don’t like the idea of using raw eggs, this recipe is for you. For an adults-only version, …

Brownie Chocolate Pudding Recipe

I often create heavy desserts like cakes, brownies, breads, etc. I can never resist a slice of devil’s food cake (topped with lots of chocolate …

Halloween Candy Alternatives

I love that my neighborhood is full of trick-or-treaters every year. Our area never fails to have children coming up to our doorstep, decked out in …

Kids

Best Vacation Spots For Food Lovers

Are you planning a vacation? Are you a food lover? Then check out these great food spots from all around the world?<p>Most of the time when people go on …

New Orleans

Kids Crafts for Father's Day

One of the best parts of summer is being able to commemorate dad so early on in the season. Kicking off the month of June with an outdoor BBQ dinner …

Crafting

Getting Active With Advil® #ad #ActiveWithAdvil

<i>I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by Advil®. I received compensation for this post. All opinions stated are my own.</i><p><b>Advil® can relieve</b> …

Pain

13 Easy Dutch Oven Recipes

Using Dutch ovens in the kitchen makes cooking a really enjoyable task. Dutch ovens, which are known for its high-quality grade cast-iron, seem to …

Cooking