Counterfeit Love Book Review + Giveaway

Recently, I read Counterfeit Love by Crystal Caudill. The story is about Theresa Plane and the secrets her grandpa has been hiding. She teams up with Broderick Cosgrove, her former fiance, from the Secret Service to uncover the truth of what is going on. Being from Ohio, the story is captivating and interesting to read […]

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Cowboy Casserole

Cowboy Casserole | Mini Van Dreams

Several years ago, I went to a picnic and made a Cowboy Casserole recipe that I found from an old cooking magazine. As soon as a very special friend tasted it, she claimed it was my “go-to recipe” from now on. Since then, I have made this delicious casserole every time I needed to bring […]

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Agony of De’Feet

Do you have a pair of go-to jeans? The ones that are as soft and broken in and have been with you through thick and thin? The jeans you immediately grab out of the drawer when getting dressed? A few days ago, a pair of Levi’s I have had for 10 years got a hole […]

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Classic Chili

Classic Chili | Mini Van Dreams

Now that it is getting colder here in Ohio, it is time to pull out the soup pot and make some classic chili. My family eats classic chili several ways – straight up, on spaghetti, with cornbread, and as a topping on potatoes and french fries. The best part is that it is even better […]

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