Cheesy Ravioli and Italian Sausage Skillet

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This cheesy, saucy ravioli skillet with Italian sausage makes for one scrumptious weeknight meal with salad and garlic bread. Try it tonight! Yesterday, our little lady turned one month old! I can hardly believe a month has already passed, though it was certainly a...

Super Soft Cake Mix Snickerdoodles

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These 3-ingredient cinnamon sugar snickerdoodles are soft, scrumptious and SO easy to make with a yellow cake mix! Whenever we have friends and family stay at our home, there’s always a special treat to be found in the kitchen. Usually, it’s an ever-dwindling stack...

Baked Ham and Swiss Sliders

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These hot, cheesy baked ham and Swiss sliders with a buttery mustard sauce are an easy hit for weeknight meals, weekend parties and lazy brunches in! Don’t you just love a good recipe that goes the extra mile? As a new mama, I certainly...

Sugar-Free Pink Grapefruit Granita

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Enjoy this citrusy, sweet 3-ingredient grapefruit granita guilt-free. It’s the perfect icy cold treat for beating the summer heat! Sinking my spoon into a fruity slush of flaky ice crystals is one of my true summer joys! There’s nothing more instantly cooling than a...

Creamy Spinach-Bacon Macaroni & Cheese

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Dig into a bowl of creamy, comforting macaroni and cheese with spinach and bacon. This easy skillet pasta dish makes the perfect weeknight side! I love when the house smells like bacon. It’s such a homey, comforting aroma that lingers long and reminds you...

Lemon Poppy Seed Donuts with Vanilla Glaze

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Bake a batch of these sunny, super soft lemon poppy seed donuts to brighten up your weekend, or to share with someone special! As you can imagine, we haven’t been cooking much, but that doesn’t mean our kitchen is deserted! It’s still the “center”...

2-Ingredient Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

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This zesty, easy slow-cooked chicken tastes great in tacos, burritos, salads, sandwiches and many more Mexican dishes. All you need are 2 ingredients and your favorite toppings! Monday through Friday, simple yet mouthwatering meals are the name of the game for us. But, especially...

Welcoming Baby Lillian Rose

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On Friday, May 23, 2014, we welcomed our beautiful baby girl, Lillian Rose, into the world. She came into our lives at 1:35 am, weighing 7 lbs.,15 ounces and measuring 21 inches long. These past few days have been a true test of how...

Yellow Birthday Cake with Vanilla Frosting

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Celebrate someone special with a soft, fluffy homemade yellow cake covered in vanilla frosting and sprinkles. Hands down the best cake I’ve ever baked and eaten. You have to bake it to believe it! The art of creating a delicious, good lookin’ cake has...

Summer Vegetable, Sausage and Potato Skillet

Sizzle up a skillet full of healthy, delicious goodness with summer vegetables, potatoes and chicken sausage! It’s one of our favorite easy weeknight meals. Last week was all about making freezer meals to prep for our little one’s arrival. As much as I wish...