Welcome to The Hot Mess Kitchen. Come on in and make yourself at home. My name is Sarah and I burn, eh.... run things around here. The main purpose of this website is to share my recipes for you to enjoy with your family. But just like any kitchen I've come across, there's bound to be a need to talk about more than recipes. You'll find three other categories of posts so let … [Read more...] about Start Here
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We just got back from Disney World in Orlando, Florida and I am already missing it so much! The food, the experiences, the character meets and the rides. Disney World truly is the most magical place on earth to me. This was our second trip with the kids and we were a lot more prepared this time around. To be honest, I had micro-planned every part of this trip just to keep us … [Read more...] about We Went To Disney World!
There are only a few things in this world that I truly dislike. Things that give me that gut punch feeling when I hear the words and a desire to wish it away as quickly as possible. How could I have such hate in my heart for something? It does not seem right. But, when it comes to this very something that has affected my family directly having seen my own family members … [Read more...] about Journaling through Cancer
Struggling to plan meals from night to night? Not sure what's in the pantry to cook with? I've got the perfect solution to help you keep track of what's in the pantry and freezer AND plan ahead for the next weeks meals. Knowing ahead of time whats for dinner will keep your money in your wallet and reduces unnecessary spending on takeout. It's a common problem for most … [Read more...] about Printable Inventory Meal Planner
At The Hot Mess Kitchen, we are slowly watching fall approach as this summer nights get shorter and we prepare for Halloween. If you were to give me all of the seasons to pick from and cook for I would have to say that Halloween would be first followed by Christmas. Something about the spooky treats and ghoulish drinks that you can serve up to a party of Halloween guests that … [Read more...] about The Ghoulish Gourmet by Kathy Hester
As a mom, I rarely wish for much. In fact, my wish list for making life easier is pretty short. It includes a need for a dryer that dries and folds laundry, bedrooms that clean themselves and travel cups that travel well in the car without spills. Am I asking for too much? I don't think so. The unfortunate thing is that technology has failed me so far on two of the three things … [Read more...] about Snackeez Cup
How much time do you spend wondering what's for dinner? How about the sporadic spending because you are just too tired to cook? I've been there too many times to count and declare that this must stop! No more last-minute dinner decisions when you plan your meals using an inventory meal planner! ...did I mention it is a free download. … [Read more...] about Inventory Meal Planner with Free Printable