From Sand to Gemstones

Refining Life's Ragged Edges


Kitchen Nightmares

Kitchen Nightmares – Pigs In A Blanket

It's been a wild last half of the week so I didn't get to post the three blogs I was working on. It has also been forever and a day since I've done a post for this series. With the... Continue Reading →

Stuffed Nutella Hotcakes

Stuffed. Nutella. Hotcakes. I mean does this recipe really need anymore of an introduction? Seriously, you already had me at hotcakes. Most people do. Then you add Nutella and I think I've fallen in love.  I took a hiatus last... Continue Reading →


It goes to say that even if you move far away from home you still miss it on occasion. I think it's that time of the year where I sorely miss home. Even my subconscious is telling me my heart... Continue Reading →

Blueberry Croissant Puff

Last month I was invited to the "Secret Sister Reveal" for the ladies at church. It was so much fun. It wasn't about being able to open a gift. It was about being able to hang out with the ladies... Continue Reading →

No Boil Lasagna

Yesterday was a trying day. So, in search of comfort I made comfort food. There is something about making lasagna that makes me so keenly aware of how much I love being in the kitchen. Maybe it's the redundant process... Continue Reading →

Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

I am definitely not Rachel Ray. Or Gordon Ramsey. Or Giada De Laurentiis. If I had been I could have mastered the act of boiling the perfect hard boiled egg. You got me Kitchen Nightmares. You finally got me. Here... Continue Reading →

Prime Rib

Every Christmas Eve my husband and I make a prime rib in our NuWave. It has been where my family would celebrate Christmas on Christmas so we'd snuggle on the eve before making yums for our bellies and just having... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Pie

The hiatus is over. For the last month and a half (it's been that long right?) I've been collecting recipes but life got in the way for me to post them. At first I got sick and there was no... Continue Reading →

Walking Dead Party

It's that time again. Tonight is The Walking Dead premier. I don't know what it is about zombies but, I love them. They're gruesome and gross and totally dead but they just are so dumb. And so I partied like... Continue Reading →

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