Raspberry Peach Crisp

For the first time in four years, I think I can say I am finally enjoying summer weather! Now that we live in Orange County, CA and are so close to the ocean, the weather here is just so gorgeous. We’ve been enjoying walks in our new neighborhood pretty much any time of the day without feeling like passing out! ...more

Buttermilk Herb Potato Salad

Summer is a time for parties and BBQ’s and I don’t know about you guys, but I’m always trying to think of new side dishes to bring to potluck parties. Potato salad is always a good choice! Everyone loves it and it goes with everything ....more

No-Churn Strawberry Ice Cream

Help me! I’m drowning in a sea of boxes and paper! The movers delivered our stuff on Friday and we’ve been busy unpacking box after box ....more

Greek Salsa

Why is moving so stressful? Even though we had professionals do most of the packing and actual moving, there’s so many little things to think about, especially when you are moving out-of-state. Add children into the mix and it’s even more of a nightmare! ...more

S’mores Popcorn Balls

It’s moving day in my house today! We are finally headed to California this week and are excited to start a new adventure! I’m a little nervous to see how Maddie handles this transition ....more

Tropical Lemonade

I’ve been on a serious homemade lemonade kick lately. There’s just no comparison to store-bought lemonade. I’ve made a lot of different versions like blueberry, cherry, peach, and strawberry just to name a few! ...more

Pulled Chicken Sandwiches with Apple Slaw

This post is sponsored by STAR Fine Foods. In most places around the country, summer means spending as much time outdoors as possible and grilling out. But, if you live in Arizona, the thought of standing in front of a hot grill in the 110 degree heat makes me want to just run and hide! ...more

4th of July Recipe Roundup

The 4th of July is next week and I’ve got you guys covered for recipe ideas! From main dishes to appetizers, sides, cocktails, and desserts, here are 20 of my favorite recipes to make for your celebration! (from left to right, top to bottom) Bruschetta Burgers – Burgers are an obvious choice, but why not impress your guests with this tasty bruschetta topping? ...more

Easy Berry Tart

Happy Monday, friends! I have some news to share with you today – We are moving to California next month! I’ve accepted a project scientist position in Orange County and we are so excited! ...more

Coconut Cream Pie Overnight Oats

It’s only June and the first official week of summer, but I’m already over it. It was 125 degrees this past weekend. I mean, seriously, how is that possible? ...more