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 […]

Best Ever Broccoli Salad


Don’t believe me? Just try it! This Best Ever Broccoli Salad recipe is bursting with flavor! Packed full of broccoli, bacon, grapes, almonds and more – every bite is delicious! I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to share my mom’s broccoli salad recipe here but the day has FINALLY come. We went […]

How To Make Yogurt In A Slow Cooker!


Have you ever tried making yogurt at home? It’s really easy to do and you don’t need a fancy yogurt machine either. All you need is a slow cooker! Let me show you How To Make Yogurt In A Slow Cooker! We eat a lot of yogurt in our house. Breakfast parfaits or as we […]

Ham and Cheese Mini Corn Muffins


These Ham and Cheese Mini Corn Muffins make a delicious and satisfying breakfast, a yummy afternoon snack, and are the perfect addition to school lunches! So I just realized yesterday that we’ve got a whopping TEN days until school starts.  Would it be super awful of me to say that I’m secretly looking forward to […]

The Best Coconut Macaroons


For the true coconut lovers out there – this is my all-time favorite recipe for the Best Coconut Macaroons!  Made without sweetened condensed milk, the delicate, sweet flavor of coconut really shines through.  Chewy on the inside and perfectly toasted on the outside, dry macaroons are a thing of the past. Last night we had […]

Strawberry Daiquiri Fudge


My favorite cocktail in fudge form – somebody hold me!  This Strawberry Daiquiri Fudge is perfect for your next party – so delicious and seriously impressive! So, I am a firm believer in enjoying fudge year-round.  Who says it has to be just a holiday food?  Not me! Some of my favorite fudge recipes are […]

Tropical Orange Jello Salad


The refreshing flavors of orange, pineapple and coconut pair beautifully in this easy to make, one-bowl Tropical Orange Jello Salad! My little sister flew home to Virginia this past Tuesday.  It’s tough because we only get to see her once a year and the boys get really attached to her during that time.  Ashley is […]

S’mores Rice Krispies Treats Pinwheels


Say goodbye to boring squares and hello to these fun S’mores Rice Krispies Treats Pinwheels! I hope you guys aren’t tired of s’mores yet because I’ve got one more recipe that’s going to blow you away – S’mores Rice Krispies Treats Pinwheels!  Not only are these treats easy on the eyes (totally impressive!), they are […]

S’mores Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Frosting


S’mores week continues! You have to try these outrageous S’mores Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting – out of this world people! These cinnamon rolls are the brain-child of Bryce.  When I asked him what s’mores recipes he wanted me to make – S’mores Cinnamon Rolls were at the top of his list. He […]

Reese’s Peanut Butter S’mores Oatmeal Cookie Bars


I took all of my favorites and put them in these bars…outrageously awesome! Reese’s Peanut Butter S’mores Oatmeal Cookie Bars – total indulgence in each bite! Woohoo! Today is the start of S’mores Week! I have been SO looking forward to this week for so long because WE LOVE S’MORES!  I have thought of so […]

3-Ingredient Coconut Peach Cooler


Summer in a glass! You’re going to love the fresh, summer flavors of this refreshing Coconut Peach Cooler! Ever have one of those days when you just need a drink? Nothing crazy, just something easy that tastes spectacular and helps you relax? This Coconut Peach Cooler is what you want.  Trust me. I scored some […]

Glazed Light Lemon Bread


Last week I shared my Microwave Lemon Bars.  Mind-blowing, I know. Well those bars came and went and my lemon craving did not.  So, I gave a healthy little makeover to my favorite lemon bread recipe and added a new favorite to my list – this incredible Glazed Light Lemon Bread! Made with buttermilk and […]

Tuscan Chicken Meatball Sandwiches


Enjoy the amazing flavors of Tuscany with these family-friendly Tuscan Chicken Meatball Sandwiches! I think I’m in love. Ground beef move over – there’s a new protein in our kitchen! I have always been scared to cook with ground chicken. You hear so much about it being too dry and lacking flavor. I decided to […]

Giant Chocolate Toffee Pecan Cookies


Unbelievably rich and fudgy, these bakery-style Chocolate Toffee Pecan Cookies are a chocolate lover’s dream! I am so excited today because my little sister is flying in early this afternoon and is staying for TWO whole weeks!! Woohoo!  We’re heading to Disneyland on Saturday and it’s going to be an incredible trip because Ashley hasn’t been for […]

Buttermilk Bourbon Caramel Sauce


You may never buy caramel sauce again after you make this incredible Buttermilk Bourbon Caramel Sauce – bourbon optional! Those that know me best know that I am somewhat of a caramel freak. Like, if I had the choice between hot fudge and caramel sauce I’d go with caramel every single time.  Well, almost every […]

Amazing Microwave Lemon Bars


Enjoy these Amazing Microwave Lemon Bars all summer long without turning on your oven! Perfectly sweet with loads of tart lemon flavor, you won’t ever make traditional lemon bars again! Lemon bars are quintessential summer fare. The bright, fresh flavor in each sweet, perfectly tart bite is pure summer bliss. What isn’t so blissful is blasting […]

The Best Cheesy Mexican Cornbread


Perfectly moist and bursting with fresh flavor, this cornbread really is the best Cheesy Mexican Cornbread! This post brought to you by KRAFT Natural Shredded Cheese and Safeway. All opinions are 100% mine. We’ve been grilling a lot lately.  Like a ton.  We just can’t seem to get enough and I have to say, I […]

Zucchini Bundt Cake with Orange Glaze


This perfectly moist Zucchini Bundt Cake with Orange Glaze will make a beautiful addition to any meal! We got our first zucchini out of the garden last week and you would have thought I won the lottery I was so excited.  It kind of snuck up on me, hidden behind one of the tomato plants […]

Chocolate Banana Applesauce Cake


This one-bowl Chocolate Banana Applesauce Cake is made without oil or butter and is perfect for snacking! Beautifully moist and perfectly decadent, you won’t even miss the frosting! As much as I love banana bread, and believe me, I love it A LOT, sometimes I want something different. Something like this cake for instance.  Incredibly […]

Star-Spangled Gumdrops


Celebrate with these Star-Spangled Gumdrops this Memorial Day weekend! Perfect for 4th of July and Labor Day weekend as well! Hard to believe that Memorial Day is this weekend!  The boys have 11 more days of school and yes, we count down, starting around 50 days :)  I am already getting a tad bit nervous […]

Over 100 Strawberry Recipes!


For the love of strawberries! Over 100 Strawberry Recipes for your enjoyment – cakes, cupcakes, cookies, muffins, pies, drinks and SO much more! Nothing excites me more than going out into my garden and picking fresh, sweet juicy strawberries.  I love strawberries anyway I can get them and this collection represents some of my very […]