Pasta Fagioli 5b

Pasta e Fagioli

 The BEST Pasta e Fagioli Soup ever! Chock full of veggies, beans, sausage, fresh herbs, and noodles….it’s a full meal, all in one bowl! Well….I’m crossing my fingers that we are nearing the end of soup season. It’s bittersweet, of course……I love soup just as much as the next gal…..but I think it’s safe to… 

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Lemon Berry Cheesecake Parfaits 1b

Lemon Berry Cheesecake Parfaits

 Creamy, lemony cheesecake mousse layered with graham cracker crumbs and fresh berries. The perfect spring dessert!  So what do you do when your kids are obsessed with going to the school health room? Because mine are….to the point where the nurses all know them by name (and probably know my phone number by memory) and… 

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Blueberry Coconut Cheesecake Parfaits 5b

Blueberry Coconut Cheesecake Parfaits

 These no-bake parfaits combine the delicious flavors of toasted coconut, cheesecake, and fresh blueberries in a dessert cup that is the perfect ending to any meal! Just in case you were wondering……don’t ever let your kids buy press-on fingernails. Not even if they’re adorable, and your kids are begging you, and they’re even willing to… 

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Samoa Pretzel Bites 1b

Samoa Pretzel Bites

 Chocolate-covered, Rolo-stuffed, coconut-coated pretzel bites. All the flavors of Samoas….in a deliciously simple little bite!  I’m not always good at simple. Except when it comes to food, of course. But in everyday life, simplicity is a challenge for me! I’m a do-er, a scheduler, a busy body. I’m someone who always tries to make time… 

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Spinach Artichoke Mac & Cheese 5

3-Cheese Spinach Artichoke Mac & Cheese

Take your mac & cheese to the next level with this quick, easy, and delicious 3-Cheese Spinach Artichoke Mac & Cheese. This dish comes together in the time it takes the noodles to cook and makes a perfect weeknight dinner for busy families! Mac & cheese. It’s my kids’ absolute favorite. They love it for… 

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Samoa Cookies 2c

Samoa Chocolate Chip Cookies

 Chocolate Chip  Cookies, all dressed up Girl Scout style! These cookies are soft, chewy, and loaded with chocolate chunks, caramel bits, and toasted coconut. A delicious version of Samoas that’s easy to make at home!    We’re at that point in winter where it’s hard to imagine it ever coming to an end. The bitter… 

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Blood Orange Sangria 4

Blood Orange Sangria

 Delicious Blood Orange Sangria made with white wine, rum, and triple sec and garnished with fresh berries. A show-stopper of a drink that will leave everyone wanting more!  Happy National Drink Wine Day! Did you know there was such a thing?? Well….there is! A day devoted to spreading the love and health benefits of wine! What… 

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Samoa Hot Chocolate 5

Skinny Samoa Hot Chocolate

 Skinny Samoa Hot Chocolate made with homemade chocolate and caramel sauces, toasted coconut, and Truvia! The perfect way to indulge….without any of the guilt! I don’t know about you, but I think it might be time for a Bachelor update! Are you watching? Did you see the 3-in-a-row marathon? Do you have any thoughts? I’ll keep the… 

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Samoa Banana Boats 2b

Samoa Banana Boats & a Giveaway!

 Banana boats topped with homemade chocolate sauce, caramel sauce, and toasted coconut. An awesomely delicious Samoa treat that’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!  Girl Scout Cookies. There’s really no way for us to avoid them! We’ve been selling them for the past four years…..first for Ellia and then for Greta…..and let’s just say we’ve had… 

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Chocolate Ganache Tarts 5

Chocolate Ganache Tarts

 Rich chocolate tarts topped with fresh orange whipped cream  and raspberries. Simple, elegant, and so incredibly decadent!!  Well…..12 hours from now I will be living it up at my kids’ school…..dancing the night away at the annual “Blizzard Ball”. Are you jealous? Typically, I’d be trying to think of any which way to get Jorden to… 

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5-Bean Turkey Chili 1

5-Bean Turkey Chili

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyPicknSave #CollectiveBias This 5-Bean Turkey Chili is loaded with fresh ingredients and packed with flavor. A deliciously satisfying meal that’s also quick & easy to whip up!  I always say, when it comes to Jorden, that I feel… 

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Strawberry Lemon Crescent Rolls 3

Strawberry Lemon Crescent Rolls

 Soft, buttery crescent rolls filled with fresh strawberries and lemon curd, sealed with a strawberry heart, and baked to perfection! What is it about holiday weeks that always feels so….BUSY!? Silly question, I know. I blame the kids.  We try to make holidays feel special for them, and in the process, we may end up… 

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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Galette 1

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Galette

Sweet, simple, and delicious….these Chocolate Covered Strawberry Galettes make the perfect Valentine’s Day treat! Do you ever think back to life before marriage or kids and the picture you had in your mind of what it would be like? Endless hand holding and long walks and great talks and unwavering support……? Family time and dancing… 

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