You guys, somehow I have mono at 29 years old! Like seriously, who waits until they are 29 to get mono?!? This is supposed to be a disease of teenagers and it’s terrible….ugh! I’m almost   Read More ...

For the longest time pecan pie was my favorite dessert. I still like it, but it’s not my absolute favorite dessert anymore. (I’m not even sure I have one?!) When I spotted this recipe – which is kind of a tropical spin on traditional pecan pie – I knew I had to give   Read More ...

I’m generally a purist when it comes to carrot cake (see THIS recipe) – hold the pineapple, coconut, raisins, etc – BUT this Pineapple Carrot Cake has made me a believer! 😉 I loved the addition of the pineapple here! I also loved that this recipe is baked in a   Read More ...

I had been craving warm chocolate cake with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream for dayyyyss, so I finally gave in and made myself this chocolate cake! It was totally worth every. single. calorie! The only way it might have been better is with some hot fudge sauce ;).   Read More ...

A special guy sent me the prettiest flowers with the sweetest note ever ❤️. My dad built a greenhouse and is all-in on the garden stuff this year – strawberries, potatoes, carrots, beets, turnips, radishes, lettuce, sweet potatoes, squash, okra, zucchini, corn, green beans, broccoli, cauliflower, rhubarb, peanuts, popcorn, and probably   Read More ...

I bought 6 super green bananas, and then let them (all 6!) sit on my counter until they were wayyy too ripe for me to eat. I already had several bananas in the freezer, so decided to make banana bread with part of them and then freeze the rest. There   Read More ...

It’s been a while guys! Too long, actually! But I’m baaaack…with an easy, delicious soup recipe for you! =) After working 9 (long) days in a row, I woke up on my first day off with a scratchy throat….figures, right?? Obviously I had no choice but to make myself some   Read More ...

I promise I’m not trying to turn this blog into a travel blog, but I have been traveling a lot lately (read about Iceland here!). And I love it! =) I just got back from New Orleans, and in true Kendra-travel-style, the first thing I booked was a food tour!   Read More ...

As I was cleaning my house, I noticed a thin layer of dust on my stand mixer. DUST ON MY KITCHEN AID?!? How did this even happen?? Had it seriously been that long since I had baked anything? I guess so! Obviously, I had no choice but to scrub it   Read More ...

I guess I’m still riding the post-vacation high; I’m just enjoying life right now. Nothing is any different than it was before vacation, but man, did I ever need that vacation! Or maybe it’s these cupcakes, because sprinkles are just so fun and make everything better anyway. Am I right?!? 😉   Read More ...