DIY Pancake Mix

DIY Pancake Mix

I’ve become so accustomed to making my own pancakes and biscuits I hardly ever think to buy them anymore! I will usually just whip up this recipe or this one for pancakes on a random Saturday morning but recently I decided to simplify the process even further by creating a DIY Pancake Mix to keep […]

Caramel Toffee Cheesecake

Caramel Toffee Cheesecake

This classic, creamy cheesecake is topped generously with caramel sauce, toffee bits and whipped cream.  It’s almost painful to write this post because this cheesecake has long since been devoured! I wish it was still in my kitchen, perched beautifully near the windowsill with one large piece cut just for me! My fork would so effortless cut […]

Mom, You’re Not Failing

Mom, You’re Not Failing

On the day I became a mother, I not only gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, I birthed a monster of an emotion best known as GUILT. We all want to be great moms and give our children the very best of ourselves. Unfortunately, at some point we end up feeling some FAILURE along the way. I’ve been […]

Easy Roasted Broccoli

Easy Roasted Broccoli

Let’s face it, we could all be eating more vegetables! I always find it hard to get excited about this food group. However, this roasted broccoli recipe has definitely made things easier! I actually want to eat broccoli… without drowning it in ranch dressing! This quick, healthy and delicious roasted broccoli recipe is only 3 ingredients!  Roasted Broccoli […]

On The Farm: Sunday Funday Family Chores

On The Farm: Sunday Funday Family Chores

Chores are just better with family! On Sunday we spent most of the afternoon with family. It’s always fun to get the kids together and spend the day chatting and relaxing. Ren loves having his cousins over to play! Little Demi smiled the day away and showed off her new waving skills while Ren and […]

A Surrogate For Heaven: Miscarriage Healing

A Surrogate For Heaven: Miscarriage Healing

I still have to take a deep breath before talking about this. We had begun to tell family and friends. We had already made plans, envisioned a future, and dreamt about our new adventures as a family of four. Last week, in what would have been my 12th week of pregnancy, we lost the baby. I […]

Chicken Tostadas With Fresh-Mex Slaw & Pico

Chicken Tostadas With Fresh-Mex Slaw & Pico

I absolutely love ordering tacos at restaurants when they top them with a fresh, creamy cabbage slaw! The added crunch, zing and freshness just sets them off! Such a treat! I don’t know why I hadn’t tried to recreate a fresh-mex slaw at home before! I happened to have a little extra cabbage on hand […]

Simple Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Shortcut

Simple Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Shortcut

Why does a meal always taste better when someone else makes it for you? I wish I could go back in time and savor every meal my mother made me at home. I’d appreciate it so much more now that I’m a mom and find myself cooking for my family almost every night of the […]

7 Ways To Add Fixer Upper Style To Your Home

7 Ways To Add Fixer Upper Style To Your Home

So we’ve all said it… “I wish Joanna Gaines would just come and decorate my house!” If you are anything like me, you love the “Fixer Upper Style” from Chip and Jo’s HGTV show! It’s a bit traditional, a bit unique, a bit farmhouse, and always my style!  It’s highly unlikely any of us will […]

DIY Salad Bar Ingredient List – FREE PRINTABLE!

DIY Salad Bar Ingredient List – FREE PRINTABLE!

Spring is right around the corner and the nicer weather has me in the mood for salads! An at-home, DIY Salad Bar is just what I need… if only someone could do the prepping for me! I love to gather a list of fresh ingredients, prep them all at once and keep them in individual […]