Monte Cristo Sandwiches

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I’m kind of a foodie. Not a chef by any means, but I binge watch the Food Network and love eating out at restaurants. There are a few particular menu items I always try if they’re on the menu … 1) bread pudding 2) any chocolate type cocktails 3) cobb salads 4) monte cristo sandwiches. […]

What To Tell the Butcher When You Order a Quarter Beef

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I had no idea what to name this post … “How to Butcher a Quarter Cow”, “Ground Beef and Everything Else”, “Fill Your Freezer With a Happy Cow” … well, you see what I landed on. Either way, this post is all about beef cuts and what to expect if you ever purchase a quarter […]

Tree Top Play Date

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This post and the play date I attended were both sponsored by Tree Top. It was an honor to join in the fun and I’m excited to share with you about the details! #TreeTopPlayDate On Tuesday, Heather invited the munchkins and I to a super fun playdate with the Tree Top gang. We met up […]

Taco Soup A La the Entire Garden

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When the internet hands you lemons, you say “Yes! Please! This mama loves her some lemons!” and thank the sweet sponsor who sent those lemons your way :) I’m 5 runs into my 5K training.  This is big you guys, really big. Because I hate to sweat and I hate to run, and yet, it’s […]

Peanut Butter Pops with Protein-Packed Almond Milk

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“This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc and its advertisers. All opinions are mine alone.” #SilkAlmondBlends #CollectiveBias Growing up I don’t think almond milk existed. At least not as widely available as it is now. Back then your choices were white milk or chocolate milk … or the horrific strawberry option. Oh, the […]

Cocoa Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

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It’s a real travesty I haven’t shared this recipe before. It’s a W-I-N-N-E-R. Big time. I love, crave and adore these cookies. So does my husband! For holidays and celebrations if he doesn’t request Peanut Butter Pie, he requests these. So yummy and the perfect companion to a glass of cold milk or a night […]

Chocolate Maca Smoothie

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“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Nestle, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #BreakfastEssentials http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” Have you heard of maca? It’s one of those supplements that can make a big ol’ difference for us ladies. A regular dose can help reduce stress, boost […]

Hidden Veggie Pillsbury Pizza Bake

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You thought I was done with my back to school posts, huh? Well, It’s only week two and like I chronicled the other day, this is my first year actually experiencing back to school season as a mama, so I’m a bit excited about it all :)   Well, excited and overwhelmed. Our daily schedule […]

Easy Breezy Frittata

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From weeks 7-12 of this pregnancy I didn’t cook much at all. Like nothing. We ate out, defrosted all the freezer meals I had stored, and ate cereal. But, I’m back at it. I suppose all Tivo’d Ten Dollar Dinners and The Pioneer Woman finally got to me. It’s not that I really have the […]

More Milk Cookies

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Welcome to the November Carnival of Natural Parenting: Kids in the Kitchen This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared how kids get involved in cooking and feeding. Please read to the end to find a […]

Dutch Baby Pancakes

Dutch Babies (also called German Pancakes) are my most favorite breakfast food … I eat them all day, any day. Perfect with fruit toppings and since we are going blueberry picking this weekend I am sure I’ll be baking many of these over the coming weeks. Plus, they are a great source of protein since […]