Take 5 Bark

On Friday I told you guys I had something totally magical and delicious to share with you today. And this is it. Take 5 Bark. Did you just hear angels sing? Or maybe you drooled a little. I won’t judge because that’s pretty much what happened to me. I’m not a big candy person, you know

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Homemade Nut Butters

I have a Pinterest board called Storebought to Homemade with all kinds of DIY recipes for delicious items from the grocery store. Things like dulce de leche, wheat thins, graham crackers, extracts and homemade nut butters. Things that I have totally intended to start making from scratch but as you can see, I just haven’t gotten

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Asian Chicken Salad with Chili Lime and Peanut Dressings

I have been wanting to make an Asian Chicken Salad for quite some time now and I keep seeing them pop up everywhere around the blogosphere. My absolute favorite version is from Granite City and it was my mission to recreate it and share it with you all. Please don’t be intimidated by the ingredient list…a

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Crock Pot Peanut Clusters {Christmas Tray 2012} + An Announcement

I have a very exciting announcement to FINALLY make. After a lot of thought, prayer and consideration we decided to move to Nebraska. Joel accepted a position at a sports software company in Lincoln, Nebraska (where we both graduated from college). We are so unbelievably excited to be moving so close to our families. We

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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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Marshmallow Caramel Popcorn {4th of July Style}

The 4th of July is probably my favorite holiday. I love everything about it. Grilling out with family and friends, strawberry daiquiris, baseball games, roasting marshmallows on the fire pit and best of all…fireworks! I am kind of definitely a pyro at heart so I love watching things that go boom. I also love aiding

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Pad Thai

Joel and I love Pad Thai but for some reason it’s something that I have never attempted to make at home. I love cooking Asian food and do probably once a week so naturally this has been in the back of my mind to whip up. I think it just seemed intimidating but turns out

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Caramel Apple Cake Pops {The Improv Cooking Challenge}

I am so honored to have been asked (along with over 100 other food bloggers) to participate in The Improv Cooking Challenge hosted by Lady Behind the Curtain. Each month we are given two ingredients and asked to make a recipe from them. For the first month of this awesome challenge, we were presented with apples

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Candy Corn Mix

Who doesn’t love candy corn? I get so excited when I see it on the grocery store shelves. This snack mix ALWAYS graces my coffee table throughout the fall season and I’m the only one in the house that likes it. It’s so easy to throw together and tastes so yummy! My mom first tasted this

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