Smashed Avocado and Tomato Bruschetta

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When we lived in California, hubby and I enjoyed an abundance of delicious avocado dishes. Garnishing fresh seafood and mushed into mouthwatering guacamole, avocado was everywhere. We couldn’t get away from the gorgeous pale green fruit…  But, it’s not like we were trying! It remains a major favorite...

Coconut Lime Pound Cake

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These days, most of my meals are rushed – breakfast, especially. My morning meal goes by in the blink of an eye before baby wakes up, and somehow, my 15-minute window has dissolved into nanoseconds. But, what keeps my breakfasts super speedy? Having slices of soft, yummy quick breads...

Mini Mexican Chili Tortilla Cups

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Though hubby and I have years of adventures and travels under our belts, our home is my favorite place in the world. We’ve continued to pad our nest every month since moving in, tweaking and touching up things the way we like, making it...

Cheesy Ravioli and Italian Sausage Skillet

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Yesterday, our little lady turned one month old! I can hardly believe a month has already passed, though it was certainly a full one – full of laughs and tears, joy and stress, and lots of learning. Learning to be more patient and calm....

Super Soft Cake Mix Snickerdoodles

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I’m currently taking maternity leave time to enjoy our new baby girl. I plan to be back to regular posting in a few weeks, but have scheduled some recipes to share in my absence. You can still find blog and baby updates on Facebook,...

Baked Ham and Swiss Sliders

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I’m currently taking maternity leave time to enjoy our new baby girl. I plan to be back to regular posting in a few weeks, but have scheduled some recipes to share in my absence. You can still find blog and baby updates on Facebook,...

Sugar-Free Pink Grapefruit Granita

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I’m currently taking maternity leave time to enjoy our new baby girl. I plan to be back to regular posting soon, but have scheduled some recipes to share in my absence. You can still find blog and baby updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram....

Creamy Spinach-Bacon Macaroni & Cheese

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I’m currently taking maternity leave time to enjoy our new baby girl. I plan to be back to regular posting in a few weeks, but have scheduled some recipes to share in my absence. You can still find blog and baby updates on Facebook, Twitter...

Lemon Poppy Seed Donuts with Vanilla Glaze

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I’m currently taking maternity leave time to enjoy our new baby girl. I plan to be back to regular posting in a few weeks, but have scheduled some recipes to share in my absence. You can still find blog and baby updates on Facebook, Twitter...

2-Ingredient Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

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I’m currently taking maternity leave time to enjoy our new baby girl. I plan to be back to regular posting in a few weeks, but have scheduled some recipes to share in my absence. This easy, zesty salsa chicken is our favorite (and most...