Easy Sausage Rolls

Happy Friday! Are you going to any brunches this weekend? If so, these easy sausage rolls are a fabulously easy dish to add a little savory to a traditional breakfast spread of sweet muffins, donuts and danishes. I discovered these yummy sausage rolls (or pinwheels as called on some sites) when I was invited to […]

5 Tricks To Pack A Lunch In Less Than 1 Minute

Do you dread packing lunches in the middle of the morning rush as much as I do? Today, I have 5 awesome tricks to create a speedy and simple fail-proof lunch-packing routine. This will be my 5th year packing lunches and I finally feel like I have a system that works well for me and the kids. […]

A Beautiful Way To Prevent STANDING WATER In Your Yard

Bird baths, fountains or decorative statues may have been a beautiful way to add visual interest to a garden in the past, but standing water is the LAST thing you want in your yard with the very real threat of mosquito-borne illnesses, like Zika. Our new house came with a two-tiered fountain that featured cascading […]

Baked Eggplant Parmesan (325 Calories)

I’m back in the kitchen and it feels so good! Now that our kitchen renovation is complete, I plan on posting many more “dishes” here on Jane’s Dish.  Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite Italian meals –  health-ified baked eggplant parmesan. First, I love a tasty meatless meal. I’ve never been a vegetarian – and […]

The BIG Kitchen Reveal!

First, I’m alive! Yay! I know some of you have been holding your breath and imagining that our home renovation came to a screeching halt because the roof caved in…or something like that. But no. We finished our major renovation in the planned six weeks and we moved into house mid-July. Since then, we’ve been […]

The Renovation Report: Week 3 & Week 4

During week 3 and week 4 of our renovation….it snowed! Just kidding, of course. These last two weeks included LOTS of painting. First, we had a professional painter come in and spray the ceilings. Ross and I are doing 90 percent of the painting project ourselves, but painting 2,700 square feet of ceiling was a project […]

What Nightmares Are Made Of…(What I Found In The Garage)

A 70’s renovation wouldn’t be complete without a few surprises, right? Ross and I made one last trip to the new house on Sunday to check on drywall work and drop off materials in the dumpster. While Ross unloaded the truck, I went through the front gates to unlock the house. I had not been […]

The Renovation Report: Week Two

Week two is in the books! If you’re stopping by Jane’s Dish for the first time, you can read about our fixer upper here and catch up with our first renovation report here. This week was all about drywall. First, we had over 2,500 square feet of popcorn ceiling scrapped. Glitter popcorn ceiling. Okay, the previous owner […]

How I Cheated In The Garden Before Moving

I like to be honest here on Jane’s Dish. If you can’t trust me, why would you keep on stopping by? 🙂 That’s why I’m coming clean today to let you know how I cheated in the garden before moving. I found an amazing no-fail option to speed pass the first 4 to 6 weeks […]

Week 1: Renovation Report

Whew! It’s been a wild week. After closing on our old house and buying our new house, my family came down to visit. It was great to see everyone and take a much needed mental break from all the selling and buying and packing and moving. On June 1, we jumped back into reality and […]