Sidewalk Chalk Paint

School will be starting in a couple of weeks. Whether you are clinging desperately to the last few days of summer fun, waiting on the doorstep of the school for the hand-off, or somewhere in between, sidewalk chalk paint is a summer bucket list activity the kids will love! I have done this with my kids for the […]

Sidewalk Chalk Paint

Nutella Chocolate Mousse

Now if you know me personally, you know that I typically eat pretty healthily whenever possible. Whole grains, lean meats, fruits and veggies. I eat salads every day for lunch at work. But I also subscribe to the philosophy “anything in moderation.” This would be one of those times to employ moderation. My recommendation – […]

Nutella Chocolate Mousse

Giant Bubbles

Hi! It’s been a long time since I’ve posted! We’re off for the summer now. This is our time to relax, get some things done that we’ve been piling onto the “to do” list, and do lots of fun activities! I have a goal, a “summer resolution,” if you will, to post once a week. […]

Giant Bubbles

Whole Wheat Apple Muffins

Although it’s been 90 degrees the last two days, we have had a taste of fall in Illinois. The leaves are starting to turn, the nights are cool, and pumpkins can be spotted on porches. Something about fall just makes me itch to cook. I don’t know if it’s the cooler weather or the seasonal […]

Whole Wheat Apple Muffins

Bananas Foster French Toast Casserole

I love entertaining with breakfast casseroles. You assemble them the night before, stick them in the fridge, and then the day-of, all you have to do is bake them! This allows you to actually spend time with your guests instead of preparing food! You can prepare it the same day you want to bake and […]

Bananas Foster French Toast Casserole

Napa Cabbage Slaw

Hi! Remember me? Yeah, it’s been a while. Life is busy, y’all. I have a two year old and a four year old and a full time job and little time for anything else. I wouldn’t have it any other way! So here I am again to share a great recipe with you – one […]

Napa Cabbage Slaw

Pumpkin Spice Almonds

Fall is here and it makes me want to cook. As the temps get cooler, I want to warm up the house homemade soup and with the warm smells of cinnamon. Some of my favorite flavors are spotlighted in fall – apples, butternut squash, and none other than pumpkin. It’s without a doubt the time […]

Pumpkin Spice Almonds