Chicken Parmesan and Trying New Things

Chicken Parmesan is not new to the grownups of the house, but cooking it is new to me and eating it is new to my kids! I’ve included a brief video showing me putting together this recipe last night with my kids playing at my feet.   I provide a few tips and a general overview […]

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White Chicken Chili

Okay so THIS is the best. A simple, hearty, delicious recipe that truly anyone can make. I made this for a group of ladies a couple of weeks ago and several asked for the recipe. It’s from my most favorite book Bread & Wine by Shauna Niequist. The whole book is about building community, and […]

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Thanksgiving Turkey Twist: Citrus Inspired Recipes

 I’m excited to be sharing a duo  of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes that both happen to be citrus inspired.  You can find a phenomenal butter roll recipe and  a delicious pumpkin pie alternative over here. Trust me you’ll be the hit of the party if you bring anyone of these recipes…  but as for today Lemon […]

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Seasonal Snack – Ghostly Banana Muffins

I love the seasons and anything festive! So when I signed up to do snack for Cashel’s preschool my wheels  started spinning. I remember last year when we did our very first “snacktime” at AWANA where it was our turn to bring snacks. I had the thought “this is the first time, of many, that […]

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Potato Leek Soup

After a delightful trip to our local Farmer’s Market this weekend I was inspired to make soup! I am a total soup lover and want to be good at making it. I’m always trying my hand at new recipes and editing them to suit our taste. I like thin, brothy soup and my hubby likes […]

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Food with Friends: Cookbook Review

There are no two things I love more. Food and friends. So all it took for me to want this book in my hands immediately was the title and tag line. And then it arrived. I didn’t know a cookbook could be so fun! This incredible cookbook Food with Friends: the art of simple gatherings […]

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Baking from scratch!

I posed a request on Facebook, hit up Pinterest, and found a whole slew of “from scratch” cake recipes I’m planning to try. Baking from scratch is so much easier then it seems and also SO much more of an art…. Or a science…. Maybe both! I found this recipe for The Perfect Vanilla Cupcake […]

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Honeymoon Hotcakes

In honor of this wonderful honeymoon phase… 🙂 We are now a family of five! Sharing the recipe today on the blog because it truly is my boys’ favorite. We just greeted our third boy Corban Hawk and are having some slow mornings at home. Well I guess “slow” might be relative. But for us […]

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Mexican Beans

As part of the 31 Days of Living Well Spending Zero challenge I committed to cook with what I had on hand at the start of the month. Well guess what…. I had lots of beans! And… I’m a sucker for Mexican food. So when Day 5 came around and the challenge was to replicate […]

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