A small announcement

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I have a confession. I have been keeping something from all of you. That’s right – we have a BABY!! It wasn’t too long ago that I wrote about our plans to adopt and how long we had waited. Well, just a few short...

Snickerdoodle Bars

Snickerdoodle Bars

If you love the idea of thick and chewy cinnamon cookies, these snickerdoodle bars are for you! They are so soft and full of cinnamon flavor – I couldn’t believe how good they were! I made these for our family Easter celebration and everyone...

Egg and Sausage Casserole

Egg and Sausage Casserole

Recently we had some friends stay with us for the weekend, and I took full advantage of the opportunity to test out new recipes on them. We made this sausage and egg casserole for breakfast on Saturday morning and thankfully everyone declared it good...

Peanut Butter Pretzel Brownies

Peanut Butter Pretzel Brownies

I can’t believe it took me so long to share these peanut butter pretzel brownies with you! I made these weeks ago, but somehow didn’t get around to posting them until now. This is the ultimate brownie – a soft and fudgy chocolate base...

Spinach and Mushroom Stuffed Shells

Spinach and Mushroom Stuffed Shells

There are some times that I really wish I was a better photographer, and this is one of those times. These spinach and mushroom stuffed shells were so good, and I don’t feel like my pictures accurately reflect that. I guess I just have...

Friday Favorites

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I know it’s been a few weeks since I shared some Friday Favorites, but I tried to make up for it with some extra good recipes this time around! Let’s get right to it. How good does this Blueberry Breakfast Cake from I Am Baker...

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,...