Holy Guacamole! Cheddar Jalapeno Turkey Burgers

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We've been on a bit of a Mexican kick lately...something about summer says Fresh Mex in our family. (It can't possibly have anything to do with … [Continue reading]

Mexican Confetti Corn Salad

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This is my husband's go-to dish. If we need to bring something to a party? This is his contribution. If we spontaneously decide to have a barbecue? … [Continue reading]

S’mores Cakes-in-a-Jar

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There are no words, people. No words for these. These little cakes-in-a-jar are the freakin' bomb. They are perfect for your summer barbecue or any … [Continue reading]

Papa Del’s Cherry Pie

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My sweet father-in-law passed away this week. He was a good 'ol boy from Iowa who loved fishing, baseball and sweets. (You know he and I bonded over … [Continue reading]

Easy Thai Chicken Noodle Bowls

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I'm kind of in a 4th of July twilight zone. I feel like I should still be making festive red, white and blue stuff but I know it's over. Done. … [Continue reading]

Gone fishin’


Happy 4th of July y'all!  We are completely disconnected from any technology (I scheduled this post yesterday), focused solely on swimming, fishing, … [Continue reading]

Oh baby! Warm Cookie Dough Bites

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I posted this recipe on Babycenter when I was pregnant with Baby C and it became one of my most popular pins ever. I wanted to share it here because … [Continue reading]

Patriotic Red Velvet, White and Blue Trifles

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There are lots of great recipes for red, white and blue trifles out there, but sadly most of them use strawberries, blueberries and whipped … [Continue reading]

Ruby Red Raspberry Crisp

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This is a perfect dessert for fourth of July and could not be simpler. (Yay for simple! Yay for make-ahead!) Get yourself a delicious container of … [Continue reading]

10-Minute Turkey Burgers

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I almost didn't post this recipe because it's so quick and easy, I'm not sure it qualifies as a real recipe. This is the dinner I make most often in … [Continue reading]