Cookie Cake

cookie cake

  You guys, I have a new cake decorating obsession that I know I won’t be able to shake for a while. I’m talking about putting cookies on top of a cake. Weird, I know, but it’s a showstopper! Hear me out on this one. Why fuss with fondant or marzipan when you know you don’t [...]

Favorite Super Bowl Party Recipes

favorite super bowl recipes

    It’s time to get our game faces on. The whole state of Arizona is gearing up for the Super Bowl this year and even though our favorite team is not playing, it’s still fun to have a little Super Bowl get together with family and friends. While the streets of Glendale are going to [...]

Simple Pickled Onions

pickled onions

  Pickled onions are something we like to keep around at all times in our house. It completes our meals, adding the right amount of zing to a dish. The most popular way we eat it is on top of tacos. Some other favorites are inside sandwiches and burgers, alongside barbecue, or sometimes, straight from [...]

Spaghetti Squash Boat

Spaghetti Squash Boat

  Hi guys! Has 2015 proven to be a busy one for you, like it has for me? It’s been a good busy, but none the less, busy. I promise to get back on my Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedule in the next few weeks, once things slow down a little. In the meantime, I have parties, parties, [...]

Pesto Hedgehog Sweet Potatoes

hedgehog sweet potatoes

I’ve always loved the idea of making hedgehog potatoes, also known as hasselback potatoes. The thought of making them was always tucked away in the back of my mind, along with a thousand other recipes floating alongside it. It wasn’t until my good friend, Kelsey, made me a sweet potato version for dinner back in [...]

Cinnamon Vanilla Quinoa Oatmeal


One of the most important goals I made for 2015 was to have more of a balanced life. That literally means everything – being a better, more present mom to my boys, to my husband, better at time management with maintaining two blogs, and living a healthy lifestyle, so I can keep up with it all. [...]