Peppermint Meltaway Cookies Recipe

I decided to get my Christmas cookie baking on a little early this year. I found this recipe for Peppermint Meltaway Cookies in Taste of Home magazine that I had to try! Now, y’all know I’m not much of a baker. I know, I know. I say that every time I post a dessert recipe. But… [read more]

Roasted Eggplant Bruschetta Recipe

Roasted Eggplant Bruschetta Recipe I can’t believe it is just two weeks until Thanksgiving! Where does the time go? I swear school just started yesterday. The two months following Halloween are my favorites though. My two favorite holidays, Christmas and Thanksgiving, and my birthday, which this year falls on the day before Thanksgiving. I really… [read more]

Kalua Pork Barbecue Burgers with Pineapple Coleslaw #KHGameTime

Disclosure: This blog post was sponsored by KING’S HAWAIIAN® but the opinions are all my own. Kalua Pork Barbecue Burgers with Pineapple Coleslaw I spent my first two years of college at BYU-Hawaii. It was amazing! While I didn’t get to watch much college football while I was there, I did get to eat a… [read more]

Garden Fresh, Creamy Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

I LOVE soups in the Fall. It is starting to get a bit chilly outside, and when dinner comes around you need something that will warm you from the inside out. I’m a big fan of tomato soup and I’ve been searching for a while for a creamy tomato basil soup recipe that really hits… [read more]

The Best Granola Bar Recipe! Nut-free, Gluten-free, and So Yummy!

So, I feel like I had to call this recipe “Perfect, Chewy Granola Bars” because this isn’t my first granola bar recipe. While this isn’t my first granola bar recipe, this is my best granola bar recipe! I’m so excited to have perfected my previous chewy granola bar recipe! The last chewy granola bar recipe I… [read more]

T-Fal Excite Cookware Review + Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe #Tfallback2school Contest and Giveaway

Disclosure: I received samples to facilitate this post. All opinions are honest and are my own. The new school year is upon us, yet again. The days of warm nights by the campfire and sunburns at the pool are being replaced with textbooks and essays. While I will miss the warm weather, I love the… [read more]

Heavenly 4th of July S’mores Pie Recipe #LetsMakeSmores

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LetsMakeSmores #CollectiveBias #sponsored Y’all, I don’t bake. And when I do, it doesn’t always turn out so well. (And when it does turn out well, I’m so excited about it that I usually blog it.) I’m not a… [read more]

Neoflam MIDAS Plus Cookware Review + Gluten-free Blueberry Crisp Recipe & Giveaway 

My husband and I have been trying to purge our house of unnecessary things lately. I feel like we are surrounded by so much clutter. While our house is probably no worse than most as far as clutter goes, we both function best when our house is clean and uncluttered. Our kitchen has been a… [read more]

Grilled Chicken Fajita Bowls with Cilantro Lime Rice #PinterestRemakes

Grilled Chicken Fajita Bowl with Cilantro Lime Rice Fajitas are one of my favorite dishes! In college I used to make them for snack after a long day at school. Unfortunately, since our family has pretty much eliminated wheat–dad and the two older boys can’t eat it–I haven’t indulged in fajitas much lately. They just… [read more]

Coca-Cola Baby Back Ribs Recipe + Saying Goodbye to Good Friends

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareSmiles #CollectiveBias We are about to turn a page in our lives, to begin a new chapter. In just 6 weeks we will pack up all our belongings and head 1,400 miles across the country. Our time here… [read more]

Sautéed Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto

Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto A couple months ago I was in Bed Bath and Beyond and saw a cool kitchen gadget I’d never seen before. It was an inexpensive little handheld spiral vegetable slicer. I’m not generally an impulse purchaser, and especially when it comes to “as seen on TV” products, but veggie noodles… [read more]

Big Hero 6 Movie Night + Gluten-free Honey Lemon Bars Recipe!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigHero6Release #CollectiveBias Movie nights are a big deal at our house. During the week my boys watch educational shows for their TV time, but on Wednesday and Friday, to break things up a bit, they get to have… [read more]

White Chocolate Drizzled, Honey Cinnamon Caramel Popcorn Recipe

  Let’s just stop for a minute so we can all drool over that picture…. Doesn’t that White Chocolate Drizzled, Honey Cinnamon Caramel Popcorn look to die for! There are just two desserts I can eat to the point of regret (well, not regret of indulgence, just regretting the consequence). THIS is one of them…. [read more]

Homemade Kefir – Save Money and Learn How to Make Your Own Kefir

  I have the pleasure (?) of having three lactose intolerant children.  I think my kids all turned out pretty cute so I know my husband and my genes aren’t totally incompatible. Unfortunately, however, all of my children have some fairly serious food intolerances and allergies. I stayed off dairy for 18 months while I breastfed… [read more]