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Easy Cream Cheese Pumpkin Cookies

Easy Cream Cheese Pumpkin Cookies

I just love all the pumpkin flavored goodies that become available in the fall. Nothing gets me in the mood for hay rides and pumpkin carving like a delicious pumpkin recipe. I was especially happy to find one that’s so simple that my two year old could assist in me in making it. This one [...]

Chicken and Dumplings with Hashbrown Casserole

Chicken and Dumplings with Hashbrown Casserole

Chicken and Dumplings along with a side of Hashbrown Casserole from Cracker Barrel Restaurant is probably one of my favorite meals of all time. In the past, I had regularly searched for a recipe that would recreate the yummy goodness of this dish. After several failed attempts I finally came across copycat recipes on Pinterest.com [...]

Pancake Muffins

Pancake Muffins

When I was a child, I had the choice of a few breakfast items before school. I didn’t like cereal so I chose between toast, Eggo waffles, or oatmeal. I want my children to have fairly healthy and easy choices for breakfast that go beyond the normal everyday breakfast. However, I don’t have time to [...]

Autumn Soup

Autumn Soup

I never had the good fortune to meet my husband’s Grandma Rogers, but if I had a dollar for every time I heard about her excellent cooking, I would be rich by now. I have to admit that every recipe that I’ve been able to get that was hers has been excellent…and this is one [...]

Stone’s Vintage Bicycle Inspired Nursery

Stone’s Vintage Bicycle Inspired Nursery

Want to see a unique but adorable vintage bicycle inspired nursery that catches your eye and draws you in? Just check out baby Stone’s amazing room his mama, Liz, and her hubby put together. This nursery that contains all refinished family-owned furniture is brought together with touches of bicycle themed wall art, decorative accents, and [...]

Chickpea and Peanut Butter Cookies (Clean and Gluten Free!)

Chickpea and Peanut Butter Cookies (Clean and Gluten Free!)

Yes, you read that right. Chickpeas. And peanut butter. And they’re cookies. Mmmmm. I know what you’re thinking… chickpeas?! But please keep reading. I promise you won’t regret it. I’ve recently discovered “clean eating.” I completed a 30-day eating challenge where I cut out all processed foods, alcohol, artificial sweeteners, white sugar and white flour. [...]

Crispy Kale Chips

Crispy Kale Chips

Since becoming a parent, there are several topics I’ve had seemingly endless conversations about. One of those topics is vegetables, and the mystery of how to convince toddlers that veggies are not, in fact, their mortal enemies. Maggie has surprised me with what she will and will not eat - for example, she will often [...]

Homemade Brown Sugar

Homemade Brown Sugar

I love to bake: sweet or savory, breads or cookies. It doesn’t matter. Sometimes I’ll even bake a treat just to create something and then give it to a neighbor. Then there are those late night cookie cravings and a baker with no brown sugar. (Let me be honest: a late night in our home [...]

Slow Cooker Pineapple Soy Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Pineapple Soy Pulled Pork

I have made it a habit to prepare a slow cooker meal on Wednesdays since our son has taekwondo class that evening. Before TJ started taekwondo, I had only ever used my slow cooker on occasion. It has been fun finding new and exciting recipes to try and tweaking them to suit our tastes. This [...]

Elizabeth’s Aqua and Pink Nursery

Elizabeth’s Aqua and Pink Nursery

When you found out you were having a girl, how did you decide what “theme” you wanted to go with for her nursery? I wanted her room to be sweet and colorful , as well as somewhere my husband and I would want to spend time playing with our daughter. How did you make it [...]