I admit that it’s only been of late that I’ve fallen completely and madly in love with parsnips. I used to lump them in with other categories of root vegetables, namely turnips, celeriac, and other knobby specimens. Which take some getting used to if you’re unfamiliar with their earthy taste ....more

Cranberry Pumpkin Cookies

Fall is my absolute favorite season. ...more

The Legacy: A Story of Family and Unfailing Love

I originally wrote this post a little over a year ago after visiting my grandfather for what turned out to be the last time. I’m so thankful I wrote it when I did because he got to read it before he passed away. Don’t wait to tell the important people in your life what they […] ...more

Pumpkin Banana Bread Recipe

Also known as, yuuuuuuuuuummy! And this chocolate chip pumpkin banana bread recipe is actually not just for a delicious recipe but to solve an irritation of mine as well. I could be the only one with this problem, or haunting, whatever you’d like to call it, but I’m rolling with it ....more

Apple Cinnamon Butterscotch Muffins

It has now been a few weeks since Dan and I went apple picking. Every year I get a little overzealous and pick way more apples than we could ever possibly need. But I hate to let anything go to waste so I try my best to eat/use as many as possible ....more

Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate Recipe

This simple hot chocolate recipe...more

Checking Out: Croatia

The longest part of my three week European getaway included Croatia, and thank goodness for that! Turns out Croatia is amazing, and I’m completely in love. We visited three different locations: Split, the island of Korčula, and Dubrovnik ....more

Ham and Cheese Casserole Recipe

Easy meals are my specialty. I love anything that has a working time of 30 minutes or less! Recipes that can be prepped and assembled ahead of time get an extra plus in my book ....more

Thrifty Thursdays - Day to Night

Day Look: ...more

New Morning Mercies by Paul David Tripp

I decided I needed to read this book just by looking at the title alone. Wouldn’t you agree?? New mercies, every morning? ...more