Category Archives: Featured

Green Banana Cake

  Hey guys! After a few weeks of being MIA, I’m baAck with a recipe that’s been a month in the waiting. It’s also just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, since it happens to be green. Green Banana Cake, that’s my jam. I first made it as Henry’s first birthday smash cake in January […]

Spinach Citrus & Goat Cheese Salad

The forecast for this weekend is supposed to hit the mid 80’s (!!!) and I’m not sure how I feel about it (!!). So when thinking of a new recipe to post, my brain went straight to fresh salads and smoothies. I used an heirloom spinach for the first time that was a stunning beet […]

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

    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 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

  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

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 […]

Classic Chicken Kiev

Here we are, on the last day of this year. I don’t know about you, but 2014 sure went by fast! We all have a mild head cold so there are no exciting plans for tonight. And I’m almost 99% sure I’ll be asleep by 10pm (we celebrate East Coast time New Year’s Eve over […]

Joyful Home

Merry Christmas everyone!! I wanted to pass along some love from my little family, to yours. I hope your day was full of love, laughter, hugs, mulled wine and cookies. My heart is full and feet, tired. The boys are happily asleep and now Mark and I are enjoying the last few hours of the […]

Simple Paper Bows

You know when you’re about to wrap a present and cut a hunk of wrapping paper off the roll only to end up having a ton of scrap paper once the gift is all wrapped up?  Yeah, I hate when that happens.  It feels so wasteful and I usually end up throwing it away unless […]