Making Lunch Fun: Valentine's Day

How was your Valentine's Day? And your Thanksgiving? Christmas?...more

Holiday Appetizer: Pecan Cream Cheese Ball

Do you always buy your cheese balls from the store?STOP IT!...more
Karen Ballum That sounds REALLY good right about now :)more

Thanksgiving Favorites: Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Few flavors epitomize the Fall season quite like pumpkin.  It's E-V-E-R-Y-W-H-E-R-E right now: Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Pumpkin Bars, Pumpkin Rolls, Pumpkin Bread. This pie is a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving spread, topped with whipped cream.  Ditch that canned pumpkin, roll up your sleeves, and let's start baking! ...more

Cookie Perfection: Chocolate Crinkles

The holidays are quickly approaching and I'm SO excited to start baking! A couple weeks ago, Jhanis teased her fellow Instagram followers with a pic of some Chocolate Crinkles.  She totally sold me, once she explained that were soft, chewy chocolate cookies, covered in powdered sugar.  ...more

Don't Be That House: A List of the Worst Halloween Candy Ever

If your usual Halloween candy purchase includes *any* of the following treats crimesagainsthumanity, STOP IT.  Shut.  It. Down.  This Public Service Announcement is for you.  Listen.  ...more
amanda75 I have a friend whose kids LOVE those gummy hamburgers! Haha!  I can only imagine the ...more

Easy DIY Halloween Crafts

Halloween is almost here!  I love scoping out clearance sections for deals on seasonal decor.  My favorites are Target, Williams-Sonoma, Bath & Body Works and Kohl's - unfortunately, it can be hit or miss at times.  Sometimes, stores will have great looking decor at winning prices, and other times, they seem to market cheaply made or too-trendy items that aren't even worth purchasing at 90% off.  An easy way...more

Lemon Bundt Cake with Citrus Glaze

Y'all, I made my first Bundt cake {and it turned out pretty well}!  It was surprisingly difficult to find a recipe with actual lemon in it.  I kept finding ones with lemon flavored soda, lemon flavored pudding, lemon flavored cake mix <-- GROSSThen I found this one.   ...more

Buffalo Chicken Dip

If you're looking for a Game Day appetizer, this is the mother of all meaty dips.  The added chicken essentially turns it into a meal, so don't feel bad about eating too much.  The creamy cheese and satiating chicken are polished off with a spicy bite, making this one addictive football game snack....more

Creamy Jalapeno Cilantro Ranch Dip

This zesty, creamy dip | sauce | dressing is so versatile.  We dip our tortilla chips and vegetables in it, and I've even poured it over my fajita salad and various BBQ meats.  If you love Chuy's Creamy Jalapeño Sauce, you will LOVE this!   ...more

Favorite Fall Snacks: PayDay Mix

Today, I turned a Candy Corn hater {my husband} into a fan.  This is such an effortless and tasty snack to throw together, and it tastes just like a peanut butter & caramel PayDay.  Think of it as your Fall Trail Mix!...more