Peanut Mallow Bars

I made these ooey, goeey, sticky peanut mallow bars for a picnic this summer to rave reviews. I personally am neither a caramel or marshmallow fan so I made these hoping I wouldn’t like them and therefore, easily avoid them. Unfortunately, these bars may have converted me instead. They are that good. I adore the

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Crockpot Ravioli Lasagna

Now that school is back in session, I’m sure everyone is looking for quick and easy weeknight meals that the kiddos will love. And I have a new one to share that will be an instant hit. Growing up, our traditional 1st day of school meal was always lasagna. Back then, I didn’t realize how

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Steak Bites

So, remember the perfect baked potato from a couple weeks ago? Well, I thought I would share the perfect main dish to pair with those fluffy, crispy potatoes….steak bites! This recipe comes from The Pioneer Woman and if you don’t know of her, you must check out her blog and Food Network show immediately. Whenever

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Applesauce Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

If you are a regular follower of my blog, you will already know that my little man turned two recently. We had a big yellow party for him the weekend before his birthday but I still couldn’t bear the thought of him not having another little celebration on his big day. I made chocolate cupcakes

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Coca Cola BBQ Chicken Kabobs

Joel grew up in Kansas City so he knows and loves his barbecue. We are die-hard fans of Oklahoma Joes BBQ and we never stray from it when we are home visiting his family. We even buy their sauce by the gallon so that we always have it at home. So when I told him

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Cake Mix Cookies

These cake mix cookies are a simple summer treat that only require 4 or 5 ingredients! I remember having these a lot as a kid and I always enjoyed them! I don’t have the exact recipe from my childhood but these seem pretty darn close to me. I love making recipes as an adult that

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Sesame Shrimp Stir Fry

It seems like I am always on the hunt for quick, easy and healthy weeknight meals and I definitely found all those things in this Sesame Shrimp Stir Fry. It literally only takes 20 minutes because while the rice cooks, you can prep and cook the stir fry. Can’t get much better than that! We

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Creamed Corn

Creamed corn is one of those old school foods that totally brings me back to my childhood. I had never cooked or eaten homemade creamed corn until now and my goodness it was so good. It tastes so much sweeter and fresher than the canned version. If corn isn’t in season when preparing this, adding

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Banana Cake

Ok, I have a weird confession to make. I love banana muffins, bread or cake but actual straight up bananas I could totally do without. I enjoy the flavor but the texture is usually too much for me to handle. I know, it’s odd but I kind of am too so it makes sense in

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