One Bowl Caramel Pumpkin Blondies

This easy, one bowl Caramel Pumpkin Blondies recipe is the perfect way to satisfy those deep pumpkin cravings! This fantastic recipe feeds a crowd and will make an impressive dessert on your holiday table! I’ve got one heck of a recipe for you guys today and it’s sure to be a hit with your family […]

White Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Spice Fudge

White Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Spice Fudge – made with real pumpkin, a graham cracker crust, and is topped with a white chocolate drizzle – perfection! Be sure to make a batch for friends and family this year! I’ve always been WAY into fudge. I’m completely convinced that it’s decadence should be enjoyed year-round – not just […]

Pepperoni Pizza Football Cheese Ball

This Pepperoni Pizza Football Cheese Ball is my new favorite thing! Super easy to make and a total showstopper! Make this for your next game day celebration and watch the crowd go wild! I had to get this post up today before we leave for Disneyland tomorrow….cause I know you’re going to want to make […]

Roasted Red Pepper Shrimp Scampi Dip

This Roasted Red Pepper Shrimp Scampi Dip is the perfect addition to your game day menu! Garlic, cheese, and roasted red peppers make for a creamy and rich appetizer nobody can resist! We’re heading to Disneyland this weekend to celebrate Bryce’s 7th birthday. He had a hard time deciding between Disney World, a Disney Cruise, […]

Slow Cooker Apple Cider Maple Meatballs

 Easy Slow Cooker Apple Cider Maple Meatballs have all the flavors of fall in a tasty little package! Perfect for your next game day celebration! Football season is in full swing and that means our family is dreaming up new appetizers for game day. One of our favorite recipes to make and that is ALWAYS […]

Cheesy Beef and Black Bean Enchilada Boats

These Cheesy Beef and Black Bean Enchilada Boats are the perfect quick dinner on busy weeknights! Packed full of flavor and so fun to eat! So I don’t know about you guys, but Taco Tuesday is our thang. I don’t know what it is about Tuesdays, but goshdarnit tacos DO taste better on Tuesdays! We […]

Candy Corn Poppers

These Candy Corn Poppers are the perfect sweet drink for kids of all ages! Sponsored by Reddi-wip. My boys are into the simple things in life. They take each day as it comes and the most important thing on their daily agenda is having the maximum amount of fun they can possibly have. They don’t […]

Big Announcement Today – My Cookbook Is Available!

I am really SO excited to announce my first cookbook: 100 Creative Ways To Use Rotisserie Chicken in Everyday Meals – IS ON SALE NOW!! Today I am so proud to announce that my cookbook is available for pre-order RIGHT NOW and is being released on November 17th which is right around the corner! I started […]

Chocolate Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce

Decadence meets comfort in this easy Chocolate Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce recipe! This sauce is to die for! Who here is a bread pudding fan??  I used to think that I didn’t like it, nay, hated it. Then I had good bread pudding and my life was forever changed. Bread pudding is like […]

Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip

This easy to make, over the top Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip will have everyone coming back for seconds! The perfect dessert or appetizer for fall! I’m seriously into dips right now. Like MADLY into dips. I went to Apple Hill this past weekend and bought alltheapples. And now, naturally, I am making allthedips to dip […]

Caramel Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispies Treats Pinwheels

I would be completely embarrassed if I had to tell you how many of these I have eaten. I’m blushing right now. Caramel Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispies Treats Pinwheels – my new favorite fall treat! I’ve got a rather serious topic to discuss with you guys today. Hunger. Hunger in America. It exists. And it’s […]

Oven Roasted Herb and Garlic Parmesan Potatoes

Oven Roasted Herb and Garlic Parmesan Potatoes are the perfect side dish to whatever you’re making for dinner tonight! Perfectly crispy on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside! We got rain!!! If you’re aware of the serious drought situation here in California, you know what a big deal this is for us. […]

Easy Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole

Like Mexican food? Then you’ve gotta try this Easy Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole! Full of classic Mexican flavors in an easy weeknight package! Living in California my whole life I’ve been exposed to some pretty awesome Mexican food. We eat Mexican at least one night a week at home and if you ask the […]

Pepperoni Pizza Twists

Perfect for game day celebrations or a fun, kid-friendly dinner, these Pepperoni Pizza Twists are guaranteed to become a new family favorite! Easy, cheesy, awesomeness! We take football seriously around here and what we’re eating on game day even more so. My husband is usually talking about the game day menu a good two weeks […]

Bakery Style M&M’s and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These Bakery Style M&M’s and Chocolate Chunk Cookies are my new favorite thing. Incredibly soft, infinitely chewy and easy as can be. You need to give these a try! Sometimes I just CRAVE cookies. Like crave to a distraction. A few months ago I was having an in-depth conversation with my brother Cliff and my sister […]

Three Out of the Box Lunch Ideas – Not Just for Kids!

Lunch rut got you down? Try these three out of the box lunch ideas to keep you in the lunching game! Chicken Nachos Bar, Salsa Chicken Wrap, and Kabobs-a-lot lunches! This week we had back to school night for the boys. It was an eye-opening experience in many ways. I sat in for Reece’s class […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Banana Bread

This Pumpkin Cheesecake Banana Bread is perfect for dessert but also doubles as an amazing breakfast…or snack…or lunch. It’s pretty amazing no matter what time you eat it! Ultra moist and bursting with pumpkin flavor!  It’s September!!! I managed to hold off until September before posting a pumpkin recipe…hold on, I’m patting myself on the back.  But, […]

No Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pie

 I come bearing gifts today. Gifts in the form of peanut butter and chocolate. You’re welcome. Today I’ve got an incredible No Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pie recipe for you that just won’t quit! See if you can eat just one slice! Creamy, crunchy, delightfully rich and no bake too – all on an OREO […]

Hawaiian Chicken and Rice Casserole

Get ready for a new favorite – Hawaiian Chicken and Rice Casserole! An easy weeknight dinner that uses ingredients you probably already have in your pantry! Please tell me I’m not the only one feeling the back-to-school dinner burnout already? We’re a little over one week in and I find myself struggling to get dinner on the […]

Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas

If you’ve been wondering what to make for your next gathering, you can stop right now. These Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas are so easy to make and are perfect for a crowd OR an easy weeknight dessert. Fresh strawberries, strawberry cream cheese and chocolate are wrapped in a tortilla, fried to a golden brown and rolled in […]

Honey BBQ Chicken Strips

 Sticky, sweet Honey BBQ Chicken Strips are perfect for dinner or game day! Marinated in buttermilk and perfectly seasoned, these strips are hard to resist! I don’t know about you, but my kids will eat anything that even closely resembles a nugget. I just tell them that these Honey BBQ Chicken Strips are GIANT nuggets […]