One-Pot Chicken and Rice

This post should really be titled "The Basic Meal I Make Every Single Week Because It's The Only Thing My Kids All Like". This is that meal that I make when I don't want to think, I don't want to work, I don't want to clean up a big mess and I don't want anyone to complain about what we're having … [Continue reading]

Banana Bars with Browned Butter Frosting


A few years ago I won this recipe contest for Cooking Light. My recipe was for Roasted Banana Bars with Browned Butter Frosting and it really was one of the best I've ever come up with. I still make these a few times a year when I have too-ripe bananas sitting around. Last week was one of those … [Continue reading]

How To Throw A Last-Minute Party

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I am always forgetting I volunteered to do things. Like host a meeting at my house -- with 15-20 people. At dinner time. Seriously, y'all. It's … [Continue reading]

New house pics!


We are moving in this week! After eighteen long months and two "temporary" moves, I can't believe I actually typed that sentence. Many of you came … [Continue reading]

Best Bruschetta Evah…

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I had to throw this one out there since the tomatoes are still sooooooo delicious right now. There is nothing sophisticated or fancy about this … [Continue reading]

Peanut Butter Pretzel Brownie Pie

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I won't even pretend to try to convince you that there are any health benefits to this dish. (Wait, there is peanut butter. Protein, right?) You … [Continue reading]

Better-Than-The-Box Mac ‘n Cheese

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I started making this years ago when I discovered how much my first born loved mac 'n cheese. In fact, she loved it over ALL OTHER FOODS. And having … [Continue reading]

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Cookies

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Is it September yet? YES IT IS! So even though it's 80 degrees, it's okay to talk about yummy fall flavors. Because SEPTEMBER, people! September … [Continue reading]

Easy Nutella Brownie Cups

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Do you ever need just a little chocolate something? Bigger than a bite but smaller than a whole cupcake? Not too big. Not too small. These little … [Continue reading]

Easy Baked Chicken Fajitas

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This is the meal I've been bringing to all of our friends that have had babies lately. My family loves it and it's super easy to make. It's easy … [Continue reading]