Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal-Mason Jar Recipe

Overnight refrigerator oatmeal - mason jar meal recipes featured

  A couple of weeks ago I did a Main Ingredient Monday on mason jar meals. I got really excited and had to try out one idea right away and this mason jar oatmeal was it. Our mornings are super crazy, but I am a stickler about eating a healthy breakfast. We all like oatmeal, ... continue reading

vanilla nut mocha sauce and a $100 giveaway


MMMMM, I love my coffee. I pretty much can't start the day without it.  There is just nothing that wakes me up, soothes me, and puts a smile on my face like a steaming cup of coffee first thing in the morning. Now that we are all so busy with family responsibilities, Saturday morning coffee ... continue reading

main ingredient monday-mason jar meals

20 mason

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I use mason jars for everything and from the looks of Pinterest everyone else does too! I have been using the tiny mason jars to hold my kids side dishes in their lunch boxes everyday and figured ... continue reading

Butternut Squash & Gruyere Pizza

Gluten free butternut squash and mushroom  pizza, pastry, or tart feature

This was comforting, filling, and super flavorful. It could be gluten free or not depending on the crust you decide to use. I used two 8 inch Udi's frozen g-free pizza crusts because I made a few and they were for a holiday party that I wanted to prepare quickly. But this would be good ... continue reading

Spaghetti & Meatballs Soup

Spaghetti and Meatballs Soup from too Much Time on My Hands Feature

It is no secret that my son's favorite food is meatballs. I am always looking for ways to change it up for us. This warm and comforting soup won over all of us and is now a part of our regular rotation. Print Spaghetti & Meatballs Soup IngredientsFor Meatballs 1 lb ground sausage 1 lb ... continue reading

BEST of 2013

Top 10 projects of 2013 from Too Much Time on My Hands Feature

I have had a fabulous year! While there are always struggles and trials, it has been pretty easy to focus on the positive blessings we have had in our lives. I had so much fun going back over the blog and choosing my Top 10 projects of the past year. It reminded me of how ... continue reading

Quick and Easy Appetizer

soprasetta bundles-quick and easy gluten free appetizer from too much Time on My Hands feature

Christmas Eve! YAY! All the presents are bought and wrapped, all the plans are made, then whooooops.....you forgot you were supposed to bring a dish to your Christmas Eve Party! Well, here I am to share a very simple and yummy appetizer you can throw together in no time at all! No measuring needed, just ... continue reading

My Picky Eaters


  I consider my kids pretty healthy eaters, but they can also be picky eaters. One day a plate full of broccoli keeps my four year old son happy and the next he cries when I set it in front of him. For two years he ate yogurt every day and then, all of sudden, ... continue reading

Bacon, Turkey, Apple Meatballs with Maple Stout Gravy

Turkey, Bacon, Apple Meatballs with Maple Stout Gravy 2

This was definitely not a quick and easy meal, but it was freaking delicious! This was sweet and savory at the same time. The comforting maple and dark stout gravy is perfect for Autumn! You could also omit the beer if you choose-I added it because my crazy kids don't even like gravy. If you ... continue reading

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting- Gluten Free

Gluten Free Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

I was DESPERATE for a sweet treat the other day and decided to break out my new gluten free all-purpose flour blend to give it a try. I am still trying to avoid making pumpkin pie for my son, so pumpkin cupcakes it was!  It says that is the best flour blend out there and ... continue reading