Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Soft, slightly crisp oatmeal cookies iced with a simple glaze are an old-fashioned treat that begs for a glass of milk or a cup of coffee. I devoured two of these for an afternoon snack with the kids, and then packed up the rest and sent them to work with Sean. I knew I'd be eating them all day long if I didn't get them out of the house quickly!Continue Reading » ...more

Whipped Strawberry Honey Butter

Whipped Strawberry Honey Butter is fluffy, creamy, sweet, and buttery goodness in a pretty pink package. This will be delicious on toast, scones, pancakes, popovers, muffins, breads, and just about anything else you might want to butter!I spent this past weekend playing in the sun and enjoying some fun and relaxing downtime with two of the best friends a girl could ask for. We stayed at the gorgeous Phoenician resort...more

Learn How To Make Perfect Pizza At Home

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make the perfect pizza at home? Making a truly excellent pizza from scratch has been on my "food-related-things-to-do" list for so long, I'd almost given up hope. Lucky for me, and my pizza loving family, Craftsy's FREE Perfect Pizza At Home mini-class breaks it down into easy steps and adds some great tips along the way.One of my favorites things about taking an interactive online class is the ability to pause, rewind, fast forward, and re-watch as needed ....more

Asparagus, Bacon, Corn, and Sweet Potato Skillet

Tender, slightly browned sweet potatoes, salty bacon pieces, fresh corn cooked just until warm and asparagus that is tender and still just a little bit crisp are all tossed together with just a drizzle of balsamic. This was something unexpected that I pulled together for a dinner side dish a few years ago, using odds and ends from the refrigerator.I enjoyed the sweet and salty mix of the potatoes and the bacon...more

Chocolate Raspberry Brownies

These are rich, dark chocolate brownies, filled with bites of fresh tart raspberries. Chocolate and raspberries are a spectacular pair, aren't they? Before I took the first bite, I knew that I would like these brownies, (the house smelled fantastic while they were baking) what I didn't anticipate was the intense raspberry flavor that was in every bite ....more

Crackling Pork Belly and a $500 GIVEAWAY!

Crunchy, crackling pork belly has finally been introduced to my family and we have fallen for it, hook, line, and sinker! I have two mouthwatering recipes for you today AND a $500 giveaway. Be sure to read all the way through to the end to find out how you can win $500...more

Peaches and Cream French Toast Casserole

This simple overnight french toast casserole with fresh peaches and a buttery, brown sugar and pecan topping is sure to make everyone smile. We love to sit down to an extra special weekend breakfast whenever we can and if I am able to prep the meal the night before, that makes my weekend morning all the better! (More sleep +...more

Crispy Cholula Chicken

Juicy, flavorful chicken in a spicy, crunchy crust is possible without a frying pan or a minute spent standing in front of the stove. This oven baked chicken is made crunchy with a sprinkling of an unexpected ingredient. I remember tasting chicken breaded with corn flakes years ago, but it sure didn't taste anything like this! ...more

Blueberry Lemon Coffee Cake

Blueberries and lemon combine in a coffee cake that is worthy of any occasion....more

Fun Back-To-School Lunch Ideas {and healthy too!}

It's that time of year! Summer is coming to an end, and the routine of life is returning. ...more