How is it that no matter what, summer is always crazy busy?? Like seriously, every single day is jammed packed! Don’t get me wrong, it’s been mostly fun stuff but still. Sometimes a girl just needs a lazy day. Am I right?? So that’s what I had! I slept in,   Read More ...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! 😉 The garden produce has started coming in! This week: potatoes, parsnips, turnips, rutabaga, lettuce, cucumbers, green beans, and more! I love fresh produce. Seriously, I don’t think there is a vegetable that I don’t like, but parsnips are one of my   Read More ...

I don’t eat macaroni and cheese very often, but a serious craving struck a few days ago and I decided this baked mac and cheese needed to happen ;). I’ve made this recipe over and over, and I can’t believe it hasn’t make it to the blog before now! If you   Read More ...

I got sick with mono around Easter and my throat was so sore I didn’t even want to drink my diet coke! I had been wanting to give it up for a while and decided being sick with mono was probably the perfect time. I weaned off (it was pretty   Read More ...

I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day! I spent the day/weekend eating and hanging out with some of my favorite people. Monday everyone came over for a cookout and I grilled up these chicken   Read More ...

I know what you thinking. “Do I really need a recipe for bbq chicken? Can’t I just brush the chicken with bbq sauce and be done?!?” I mean, yes, you can do that and you   Read More ...

Life has been fast and furious lately – normal for this time of year, I guess – leaving me less time for blogging! =( I’ve still been eating (I rarely miss a meal….I’ve got too much   Read More ...

This is barely a “recipe” but so delicious that I thought it was worth sharing. Oftentimes the simplest recipes/food is the best. Am I right?? 😉 I love roasting vegetables because it gives them soooo much   Read More ...

I almost titled this “The Easiest Grilled Shrimp EVER”! It’s seriously so easy, and I bet you even have all the ingredients on hand. Shrimp are a weeknight-dinner lifesaver anyway, since they cook in 5   Read More ...

My cousin turned 10 yesterday. He requested a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting, and I was more than happy to comply! I made a chocolate sheet cake (THIS recipe in 9×13 pan) and topped it with   Read More ...