Festive Fun Holiday Recipes With Shamrock Farms Foods

Eggnog peppermint cheesecake anyone?  How about an eggnog latte with extract made of rum?  Yum! And here is a fun and tasty idea…peppermint eggnog punch for kids of all ages!  It is all here plus I also share a quick tip that will spice up your mashed potatoes that is super simple. Plus sour cream […]

An Eye Opening Experience

Since 1 in 4 children and 1 in 5 Arizonans live in poverty and go hungry, I joined forces with Shamrock Farms and St. Mary’s Food Bank to raise awareness about this very serious issue.  Our experiment was eye opening. Take a look and then consider helping out since only $5 goes a long way […]

The Missing Milk Element & How We Can All Help

September is Hunger Action Month and my family and I have been discussing how to help out in the community more.  So I got to thinking about the food that we have donated before to the wonderful St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance.  And it dawned on me that we always give non-perishable food items.  I […]

Easy Enchiladas Made With A Little Holiday Flair

Had a ball shooting this video in my kitchen to show you how to make these Green Chicken Chile Enchiladas that are a crowd pleaser.  Plus we add a little red and green to the mix to give this dish some holiday color, so take a look and make this recipe for your holiday company. […]

4 Delicious Ingredients that Multitask for Easy Holiday Cooking

Manic:  Figuring out how to cook smart when making the big holiday meal so that we can get out of the kitchen to spend precious time with family and friends. Managed: Using these four ingredients that include Shamrock Farms Half & Half, Zesty Jalapeno Sour Cream (yum), Shamrock Farms Calcium Plus Milk and eggnog to make […]

Keeping Kids Entertained At The Holiday Table

Manic:  Restless kids at the big holiday table resulting in stressed parents, bored kids and chaos. Managed:  Brainstormed with the folks from Shamrock Farms and one of my gal pals about how to keep kids entertained at this holiday season’s big meal and we came up with some good stuff for parents everywhere. It’s hard […]

Sour Cream Banana Bread, Pumpkin Supreme & More Delicious Holiday Recipes

Three of my favorite recipes are featured in my most recent Shamrock Farms video that we filmed in my very own kitchen, so take a look to learn about Sour Cream Banana Bread, Pumpkin Supreme (my sister-in-law Stephanie’s amazing recipe from her South Texas family cookbook) and a super simple and smart breakfast idea called […]

Simple & Scrumptious Holiday Recipes

Manic:  Coming up with new and unique recipe ideas every holiday season.  Hard to believe that the holidays have rolled around again. Managed:  Worked with wonderful Shamrock Farms to share some terrific holiday recipes from our family and friends’ cookbooks using yummy Shamrock Farms ingredients like festive eggnog, creamy half and half, the irresistable Shamrock […]

No More Hectic Holidays: 4 Things You Can Do Now to Streamline the Season

Manic:  Holiday planning!  Be honest: How often do you actually sit back and kick up your feet between November and January? Does the “most wonderful time of the year” feel more like a nonstop cycle of bake, clean, shop, wrap and repeat?!  Most years it does for me, especially since I had kids! Managed:  These four […]

Ideas For Welcoming New Family Into Holiday Traditions

Do you remember when you celebrated the holidays at your new husband’s family home?  Or how about when your younger sibling brought her new spouse to your home for the holidays?  I recently had a friend ask me for ideas to integrate new family members into old holiday traditions and how to best make them […]

Hot & Cool Coffee Bar Ideas To Entertain Holiday Guests

In the morning or after a nice dinner, a cup of java always sounds good and is a nice beverage to have on hand for your holiday guests.  So take it up a notch and create a festive holiday coffee bar that is inviting and relaxing.  Mix in decaf for your guests that may want […]

Easy 6 Ingredient Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

The creative team from Shamrock Farms met me in my kitchen to help me share my family’s favorite super quick and easy chicken pot pie recipe that my gal pal gave me years ago.  This is a perfect quick fix dinner, especially during the hectic holiday season and this is the dinner that my family requests […]

Excellent Eggnog: Ten Ways to Enjoy the Nog!

Manic:  The official holiday season has arrived!  Are you ready? Managed:  Made a decision to relax and go with it this year.  I’m going to stress less and enjoy the holidays this time around, so I’m kicking off the season with today’s article about experiencing festive and tasty eggnog ten different ways. Read on for […]