Photo Friday {03.10.17}

Photo Friday

I missed you last week for Photo Friday but I’m back this week with fun photos from our weekend, Noah’s adorable new smile, books and our upcoming mini vacation.  Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links. That means if you click on the link and purchase, I may receive a small commission off the sale at

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Cuban Wraps

Cuban Wraps

A simple Cuban pork made in the slow cooker is combined with deli ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and a simple sauce to create a tasty and simple spin on a Cuban sandwich. These Cuban Wraps will leave you full, happy and thinking about them for days. If I had to pick my favorite sandwich in

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Rainbow Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Rainbow Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these adorable, incredibly delicious Rainbow Lemon Cheesecake Bars. A lemon oreo crust is topped with a simple lemon zest studded cheesecake filling then swirled with all the colors of the rainbow.  Joel and I went to Ireland last summer (check out all my favorite photos here) and ate lots of

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Crispy Orange Chicken

Crispy Orange Chicken

Crispy chicken is coated in a sweet orange soy glaze to create one of our favorite new meals, Crispy Orange Chicken. It’s cheaper and healthier than the takeout version and tastes way better. Has your weather been completely crazy? Like one day it’s 75 degrees and the next it’s snowing and school probably should have been cancelled?

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Best Blueberry Muffins

Best Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry muffins are classic and everyone has their own favorite recipe for them. But these muffins right here, they are the Best Blueberry Muffins ever. I promise.  **Edit: I have updated the text and photos in this post since it’s original post date in 2011. This recipe was posted at the very beginning of my blogging

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Photo Friday {02.24.17}

Photo Friday

It’s Friday, yay! I’m sharing a new favorite cookbook and historical book, fun recipe development and our new (old) favorite show to binge watch. It’s Photo Friday. That picture up there guys, it’s a super fun (and crazy delicious) recipe I’m working on for St. Patrick’s Day. I cannot wait to share it with you

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Mexican Meatloaf

Mexican Meatloaf

An American classic gets revamped with a spiced up spin. This Mexican Meatloaf is stuffed with queso fresco, pumped full of Mexican spices and slathered in enchilada sauce to create a fun new way to eat a family favorite. It seems like meatloaf is quite a controversial food. People seem to either love it or

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Roasted Cauliflower Pasta

Roasted Cauliflower Pasta combines whole wheat rotini, roasted cauliflower and Parmesan cheese to make a simple, healthy and hearty meal that is great for Meatless Monday or any day of the week. Remember when you were a kid and you absolutely loved days off from school? It just ain’t the same as a parent. I

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Photo Friday {02.17.17}

Photo Friday

The weather is beautiful, so many exciting things are happening and more books are being read. It’s Photo Friday folks! The kids don’t have school today or Monday but luckily the weather is supposed to be amazing so outside we will go. We had a record high yesterday. Take that Punxsutawney Phil.  On Tuesday we

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