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Easy, No-Mess Way to Measure Peanut Butter

Easy, No-Mess Way to Measure Peanut Butter

For some people, measuring peanut butter can be sticky and make a giant mess. I have a friend who actually told me she rarely bakes with peanut butter because it’s such a hassle! Well, sit back. I’m about to change your life. The easiest and most efficient way of measuring peanut butter is by volume. [...]

Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie

This recipe was a staple in my home when I was growing up. It’s one that my mom made that could feed all six of us and occasionally have some leftovers for lunch the next day (and it tastes great as leftovers too!). It definitely qualifies as one of her go-to recipes to feed her [...]

DIY Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer

DIY Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer

I started making my own coffee creamer several months ago to save money and now I’m hooked. It’s delicious, easy to make, and a money saver. Now that it is officially fall here in Michigan, I have been drinking my morning coffee with this pumpkin spice creamer. I think it is even better than the [...]

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte

What defines Autumn? All things pumpkin, of course! If you live in America, chances are you’ve at least heard of Starbucks’ seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte. Chances are greater that you’ve had two or three or four already this season. Living in Germany, I unfortunately don’t have access to the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte. When fall [...]

Amelia’s Gorgeous Cherry Blossom Nursery

Amelia’s Gorgeous Cherry Blossom Nursery

Inspired by the iconic D.C. cherry blossoms this nursery first-time mama Jessica put together for her little Sweet Pea Amelia is a perfect mix of refurbished pieces, girly plush pink and white touches, and a hint of elegance. Taking her time to put this room together and finishing off her vision, Jessica created a perfect [...]

Dental Health Questions Answered… and a Giveaway!

Dental Health Questions Answered… and a Giveaway!

We mamas are always trying to wrap our brains around dental health. When should our little ones see the dentist for the first time? What is the best way to instill good dental habits? I recently had the opportunity to interview Dr. Gerry Curatola, D.D.S., about some of the most common dental health questions. Take [...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter “Milkshakes”

Chocolate Peanut Butter “Milkshakes”

My love for smoothies and blended drinks is no secret to anyone in my family. I often throw smoothies together for breakfast or a mid-morning snack. Whenever my toddler hears the blender, he comes running and shouts “smoothie!” I happily share with him— especially since I generally make them with fresh fruit, yogurt, veggies and [...]

Ezra’s Vintage Outdoors Nursery

Ezra’s Vintage Outdoors Nursery

Becca has been a friend of mine for years, and she’s always been known for her great style. She and her husband bought a cute little home and have been doing an amazing job at fixing it up. When they started planning out their nursery for their second son, Ezra, I told her that she [...]

Clean Eating Shopping List

Clean Eating Shopping List

“Clean eating” is one of those new phrases that I’ve been hearing everywhere lately. Everyone seems to be cleaning up their diet, trying to eat less processed foods and more fresh and “whole” foods. The exact parameters might vary slightly from one person to the next about what makes a food “clean,” but the overall [...]

Quick & Easy Ramen Cabbage Salad

Quick & Easy Ramen Cabbage Salad

This salad is one that I love to serve with any entreé made with Asian-inspired ingredients. It goes wonderfully with my Pineapple Soy Pulled Pork or my Korean Beef Sliders. It tastes yummy with any kind of barbecue too. When we need a super quick dinner, I’ll make this salad and my husband picks up [...]