Chai Spice Spritz Cookies

I am incredibly honored to be participating in the OXO Bake a Difference campaign for Cookies for Cancer again this year. OXO will be donating $100 to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer for each blog post dedicated to this campaign in the month of September. In addition to these donations, OXO will also be donating 25 cents to pediatric cancer research when you all buy specially marked products as a part of their goal of raising up to $100,000 to Cookies’ for Kids Cancer! ...more

Flashback Friday: Mexican Chicken Bake

I call this dish Mexican Chicken Bake, but I also like to call it “Single Lady Dinner” because that’s what I used to call it. Back in the day before my now-husband and I moved in together, I made this at least once a week. First, the ingredients are not very expensive ....more

Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal

A couple of weekends ago, I woke up really wishing we had a big batch of cinnamon rolls for breakfast. But I didn’t feel like putting in all of the work to prepare them so instead I mixed up a batch of cinnamon roll oatmeal! Surprisingly enough, it totally satisfied my craving and it was like heaven in a bowl ....more

Flashback Friday: Chicken Pepperoni-Marinara

We eat a lot of chicken in this house. I’m a big fan of the organic packs at Costco. Having a lot of chicken in the freezer means we typically have chicken 2-3 times a week ....more


1. When I wake up in the morning these days, I am usually starving. So for breakfast, I have an epic bowl of cereal ....more

Iced Raspberry Coffee

So…coffee. Being pregnant, I really try not to drink too much caffeine, but who says I can’t make a fancy coffee drink for my family and friends that stop by?! I’ll make a decaf version for myself ....more

Easy Pumpkin Muffins

Some of you might be thinking it’s still way too soon for pumpkin. My stats over the past few weeks, however, have showed me that most of you are ready for pumpkin recipes. In my opinion September is totally an acceptable time to start the pumpkin goodies! ...more

Crockpot Carnitas

College football starts this weekend! I can’t wait to watch my ‘Noles go for another championship this year! This means it’s time to breakout the football food! ...more

Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

Today’s recipe is not for eating, but for pampering! It’s been a while since I have done a crafty post, but I have really been feeling the need to do a little pampering. Perhaps it’s because the third trimester is already draining me of all energy! ...more

Banana Snack Cake

I am about to get really excited talking about this cake and you guys are going to think I am totally weird because it doesn’t look all that exciting, but oh my gahhhhh, it’s so good! This cake is one of my most favorite things I have baked in a while I think. And that is saying a lot considering it’s just a simple banana cake ....more