Celebrate Cinco de Mayo (and Everyday) with Delimex and Creamy Verde Salsa

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DelimexFiesta #CollectiveBias If you haven’t guessed yet, I get a lot of inspiration for our homeschool lessons from our daily life. Random things we have going on like dentist appointments, obscure holidays and anything that peak Jemma’s interest … which is […]

Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta

We’re having creamy pesto chicken pasta tonight and the little one might have some bites, but THIS is his main dish! My Texas sister is the ultimate cook. When I was pregnant with Max she had just graduated from college and was living at my parent’s house. We were too. It was that whole “we’re buying property […]

Oven Bacon

I’m up late watching the After Rose Finale – weeks late, I know. The Bachelor/ette is really such a train wreck, I really can’t stand it. And yet, here I am snuggled on the couch, watching trash and getting ready to share something amazing with you — bacon! But not just any bacon, bacon that […]

A Whole 30 Story

It’s March 1st, well, the eve of March 1st, so I’m guessing a handful of you kicked off Whole 30 today? Am I right? I’ll confess. I’ve been there and done that – the excitement and meal prep and all the good intentions because I truly believe Whole 30 is awesome. Sadly, I fell off that […]

Greek Style Fries With Homemade Tzatziki

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameTimeGrub #CollectiveBias Ready to get your game on and cheer your team to a victory from the comfort of your living room? Of course you are! Because now that you’re a parent meeting friends at a pub is kinda sorta out of […]

Tuna Veggie Cakes

When Dominic and I started dating he had one request of me … and I paraphrase, “Please learn how to make tuna melts like, um, the girl before you.” Yes, in our early dating days he thought it would be a good pointer to guide my cooking to be more like his former girlfriend. At […]

A Christmas Beach Trip + Indoor S’More Brownies

Today’s post is sponsored by Nestle Toll House and this delightfull new product <—- take a peek and don’t be alarmed if your mouth starts watering! Friday evening we snuck away to the coast. To all you non-Northwest people it probably sounds crazy to visit the ocean in the middle of December, but hey, it’s cold at […]

Gingerbread Steamer with Silk Cashewmilk

Want to win Silk Cashewmilk? Check out the giveaway details below! Twinkling lights and Santa with reindeer and as Jemma says, “Oh my goodness, a house with lights in my faaaaaavorite colors – purple and gold!” It’s been our norm lately. Evening light tours and lots of excitement from the backseat. I mean, Jemma is […]

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Today Dominic and I are starting the 21 Day Fix.  I’m hesitant to even say so, because, well, what if I quit? Or eat an entire bag of chocolate covered sea salt almonds? Or order a pepperoni pizza as midnight nears?  It’s out there in the universe now. For 21 days I’ll be all whole foods, […]

Spiced Mexican Chocolate OREO Cookie Balls

 This #OREOCookieBalls shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I know Halloween just passed, but it seems like the winter holidays are in full swing. Am I right? Thanksgiving and Christmas are filling the stores and I’m taking mental notes of recipes (like these OREO ones!) and 100 other preparations […]

A Question Birthday Cake

Jemma loves to talk. Even more, she loves to ask questions. So, for her birthday this year, I turned the table on her and made her a question birthday cake. What is a question cake you ask? Well, here’s how it goes … First, type up a list of age-appropriate questions and print them on […]