Vegan Chili Nachos

Whenever I was younger I would come straight home from school and head into the kitchen. I would make a plate of nachos almost everyday and hang out snacking on them while watching tv and avoiding homework. I was nacho obsessed ....more

Curtains Up!

 No white after Labor Day; no patent leather before Easter; never leave home witho...more

Pasta Aglio e Olio {Pasta with Garlic and Oil}

Has a movie ever inspired you to buy a cooking utensil? The movie Chef made me buy a carving fork, but not for the traditional use. I watched Jon Favreau use one to twist pasta into a gorgeous spiral,...more

DIY Nautical Wood Sign – Reader Feature

Today’s reader feature was submitted by Anny, who shared her DIY Nautical Wood Sign. After deciding on a nautical themed nursery, she wanted to make some art to go along with it. Using a slab of wood, she painted it with acrylic and chalk paints ....more

September recap and October goals

I don't have much to write about, but I keep forgetting to recap my September goal and set a goal for October! So here goes...In September, I had a goal to ride 100 miles on my bike. Since I was doing the Tour de Troit ride, which is 30 miles, I figured I'd have to do 70 on my own ....more

More Fall Shots Around the House

Let me just say if the sun doesn't return soon I'm going to scream! I can handle a couple days of clouds and rain, but days and days of it make me crazy. I love bright sunshine and am longing for.. ....more

and in first grade, we wear skirts

I kind of missed the whole "first day of school" hoopla this year....more

My Favorite Things-Inspiration and Dinner Ideas

There are so many things I find across the vast world wide web that I love. Things I want to share with you, that don’t really fit into a recipe post. Here is where I get to share those things ....more

Things I See In Public

 Today is Saturday here in Tennessee. It is cloudy, damp and rainy.  ...more

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Gingersnap Crust

If you’re a fan of pumpkin pie, you’re going to love these mini pumpkin cheesecakes. They are super creamy and packed with pumpkin flavor...more