Archives for January 2014

Posh Mac

I am not sure you can really call this a recipe because it’s just that easy, but I have seen very renowned cooks publish recipes using boxed macaroni and cheese, so I figure if they can do it, so can I. I’ve explained before how important I think the family meal is.  It might be Continue Reading…

A Big Box of Birthday

My sweet little nephew AJ turned seven today.  AJ is the sweetest little boy and he is my son Luke’s best friend.  This is a picture of them finishing up baseball season last year. AJ’s favorite things in the world are his momma and his pajamas.  He also likes anything that sparkles or shines.  When Continue Reading…

Margherita Pasta Salad

When it comes to many things in life, including food, I have found that often times simple is best.  Margherita (not to be confused with margarita like the cocktail) pizza’s are known for their simplicity.  Authentic margherita pies are made of a simple salt dough, crushed tomatoes, mozzarella, olive oil, and basil. This dish that Continue Reading…

Life is Meant to be Lived

Today’s post is written by my dear friend Ginny, author of the amazing blog, Blueberry Bramble.  I am so honored that Ginny would write this amazing article just for Have Yourself a Time-she is a very talented writer.  Please stop by her blog, http://blueberrybramble.blogspot.com for a dose of inspiration. Life is meant to be lived.  Continue Reading…

Cincinnati Chili

There are some nights when all I can do is boil a pot of water and pasta and send it flying to the table by eight o’clock at night.  I really enjoy cooking even on most weekdays, but between long work hours and sports activities for the kids, there are those nights when Ramen noodles Continue Reading…

Finding Your Purpose

Boy did I have one of those days.  I have been working in public service for thirteen years-and it’s damn hard. Between managing the ever growing caseload, to making my numbers, to getting seventeen different answers to the same question, to juggling phone calls from those in society with the most difficult situations, it’s a Continue Reading…

Doonbuggy’s Healthy Turkey Wraps

I have called my friend Dawn “Doonbuggy” forever.  I have no idea why except that it used to bug the heck out of her.  I think I knew that she hated it when her grandma called her “Dew Drop”, so I had to come up with my own way to annoy her.  What else are Continue Reading…

Happy New Year Hangover Healer

So….had an amazing time last night with our buddies the Smuins.  At the inception of our evening, I wasn’t yet aware of the amount of alcoholic substances we were about to send coursing through our veins.  Below you will witness the carnage of our gluttony. We played Scattegories like a bunch of bosses-well, for being Continue Reading…