Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I’ve got a treat for you today! I made these cookies for Mike’s coworkers a few weeks ago, and they are so good! I love peanut butter cookies, and of course I couldn’t resist adding in some chocolate chips for good measure. The recipe...

Easter Egg Cupcakes

Easter Egg Cupcakes

I’ve got a cute little Easter cupcake idea for you today! Best of all, these are super easy to decorate and you don’t need any prior decorating experience.  I love how this simple idea dresses up any cupcake and makes it perfect for Easter....

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

These carrot cake cupcakes make me think of Spring! I don’t know what it is about carrot cake, but I really think it makes the perfect Easter dessert as well. Maybe it’s the connection between carrots and bunnies? Whether that’s it or not, these...

Simple Microwave Jam

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Hey guys! I’ve got a great guest post today from Andrea Dekker of Simple Organized Living. She is one of my blogging friends here in West Michigan and she is so kind to share some of her simple cooking secrets over here. Enjoy her post,...

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! This week’s Friday Favorites picks look so good – I definitely should stop writing this blog post on an empty stomach. First up we have a fabulous looking mint chocolate chip cake from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen. I need an excuse...

Cheesy Penne with Broccoli and Chicken Sausage

Cheesy Penne with Broccoli and Chicken Sausage

This Cheesy Penne with Broccoli and Chicken Sausage makes a great quick and easy meal. I’ve made it twice in a two week time period, and I can’t get over how simple it is to throw together. Not only that, but it tastes great...

Friday Favorites

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It’s time for another edition of Friday Favorites! I love highlighting other blogs and sharing what I found particularly appealing this week. I love popcorn (it’s one of our favorite evening snacks!), and this garlic rosemary parmesan popcorn from Two Peas and Their Pod...

Apple Cheddar Soup with Bacon

Apple Cheddar Soup with Bacon

By now I’m guessing most of you know that I love soup. I’m always trying new soup recipes, and recently this recipe for apple cheddar soup with bacon caught my eye. I love cheese soups, and the combination of apple, cheddar and bacon sounded...

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Pots De Creme

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Pots de Creme

With a name like dark chocolate raspberry pots de creme, you really can’t go wrong with this recipe! Chocolate and raspberry is such a wonderful combination, and when you have creamy dark chocolate custard swirled with a sweetened raspberry sauce, the end result is...

Nutella Swirled Banana Bread

Nutella Swirled Banana Bread

If you like regular banana bread, you will love this Nutella swirled banana bread! This is my first time ever baking with Nutella, and I think it’s safe to say I’m hooked. I love traditional banana bread (and I’ve got a few great recipes on...