Soft Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies

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Spring has sprung in Texas, and it’s evident just about everywhere you look! Bright bluebonnets dot the roadsides, windows are flinging open for a fresh breeze, and sunny smiles and sundresses are in abundance. Our warmer nights have been spent tossing the ball with...

Creamy Stovetop Jalapeño-Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

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I’m pretty easygoing overall, but I tend to make a lot of fuss about some things. Breakfast at my table? A feast of eggs, toast, bacon, fresh fruit and hot coffee. Decorating for the holidays? The house has to be dripping with Christmas cheer,...

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter-Banana Pancakes

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Bright and early tomorrow morning, we’re headed to a five-hour intensive course on all things baby. Which is good, because neither of us know anything. Like, seriously, we’d struggle at this if our daughter was born tomorrow. We NEED this. So, I’m excited to...

Crispy Baked Fish Sticks with Tartar Sauce

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We were married less than 24 hours when we hopped off a plane in London. Our plans were laid, our bellies were ready, and our maps led the way. The mission? Finding the city’s best fish and chips. We ate our way through the...

Rainbow Fruit Skewers with Vanilla-Honey Yogurt Dip

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If there’s one thing this baby’s got me craving constantly, it’s fruit, fruit and more fruit. Fresh berries, juicy citrus and gorgeous green kiwi are my addiction… and I don’t wanna quit. They tried to make me go to raspberry rehab, and I said...

Irish Beef Stew with Mashed Potatoes

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I’m convinced that at the end of every rainbow is a pot of beef stew. A happy, dancing little leprechaun and a steaming hot cauldron of bubbly beefy-carrot-peas-and-potato goodness. Better than gold anyway, I’d say! The gold would be a little more practical, I...

25 Kids’ Favorite Foods Made Healthy!

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As an adult (when did that happen?), I often find myself craving my childhood favorite foods. However, with a handful of basic ingredients, I can avoid fatty store-bought snacks and create scrumptious, healthy dupes at home! Lighter twists on mozzarella sticks, pizzas, crispy chicken...

Classic Lemon Bars

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Well, hello again! I’m fresh back from five days in Cancun and feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and ready to share some of my summery inspiration with you. Austin welcomed us back with a bit of a chill, but that hasn’t put a damper on my...

Cheesy Crockpot Chicken Cacciatore

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Hello, my lovely readers! Just dropping a quick note to let you know my regular posting will resume on Monday, March 10th… after which I’ll be fat, tanned and totally refreshed from five days in the Caribbean. After all, this mama-to-be could really use...

Quick & Easy Mini Cinnamon Rolls

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Never have I wanted you to make something SO badly, but warned you SO strongly about them! These gooey, soft little cinnamon roll bites are baaadddd news, people. Everyone always says full sized cinnamon rolls are addictive, but I’d have to disagree. When your...