My Rea Dunn Haul

I have recently started collecting Rea Dunn.  The only time I can get to a TJ Maxx opening is on a Friday.  That's when you find the good stuff!  So on Friday's I thought I would share what I found that week.  This week was rare.  Its hard to find Rea Dunn where I live,…

A well overdue fireplace makeover

Our first DIY project of the year.  A well over due fireplace makeover.  We have lived in this house for 17 years now, but somehow the fireplace kept getting pushed on the backburner. A new year, new look. The Before A dated mirror and fireplace insert. We where going to paint the insert, but decided…

Monday’s Muggings, Good Morning

I have recently started collecting Rea Dunn Dishes.  I thought I would share one of my mugs each Monday.  Today I'm starting with, "Good Morning."  In my mug this Morning, I had coffee with Coffee Mate's Funfetti creamer.  Don't judge, it was delicious! Good Morning and what's in your Monday's Mug? Follow me on Instagram…

Easy Instant Pot Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole

This recipe is fast and easy and you probably have everything you need in your pantry and freezer. The recipe:  2 Boxes of Chedder Broccoli Rice a Roni  32 oz. of Chicken broth  16 oz. bag of frozen broccoli  2 to 3 pounds of chicken.  I used boneless, skinless chicken thighs this time.  You could…

Rea Dunn Obsessed

After a really long and stressful year, (more in another post) "Dunn Hunting" has been my latest Preoccupation! I have had a few pieces over the years, but my collection has exploded over the last 6 months. After missing out on a lot of Halloween and Christmas, I really lucked out with Valentine's Day Dunn.…

Instant Pot pineapple and brown sugar Ham

I was wanting to try a ham in my instant pot.  I found a ham on the small side.  It was about 5 lbs.  It was sliced, which was a bonus!  It turned out great.  I'm certainly going to make my next holiday ham this way.   I used a can of crushed pineapple, a…

Chili Cheese Baked Potatoes

I made a huge pot of chili the other day.  I had so much leftover and wanted to use it up. Why not chili cheese baked potatoes? I baked some potatoes, split them open and put them in a cast iron skillet. I spooned some chili on the potatoes and topped them with cheese.  Put…

Instant Pot Baked Sweet Potatoes

I was never a fan of sweet potatoes.  I recently tried a baked sweet potato and yum!  I have been making baked sweet potatoes in the instant pot.  The easy and fast way.       Ingredients 1 Cup of water Sweet potatoes, I used 3 large sweet potatoes   Directions Place trivet or steam…

Baking Pantry Organization

I'm not the baker.  I will make the occasional birthday cake and will bake for the holidays.  So I don't have a lot of baking supplies. I have two cabinets, very small, above my cook top, I store all my dry baking goods, oils and vinegars. It was time to clean out the cabinets when…