Pasta with Kale and Walnut Pesto

Pasta with Kale and Walnut Pesto

This is one of those recipes that a few years ago, I never would have looked at twice. Since I’ve started getting more into cooking, I’ve also started getting more adventurous. I realize that many of you would not classify this meal as adventurous, but a pesto...

Our Trip to Spain

Spain - Nerja

I hope all of you had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! We spend the weekend with family and had a very relaxing time. Thanks to our recent vacation to Spain, and our trip this past weekend, I’ve found myself a little behind on blog...

Memorial Day Recipe Ideas

Memorial Day Recipe Ideas

Desserts Strawberry Pretzel Dessert Red Velvet Brownies Marble Blondies Lemon Cream Pie Chewy Peanut Butter Brownies Black Bottom Banana Cream Pie Cosmic Brownies Chocolate Topped Peanut Butter Pie Patriotic Brownie Skewers Lemon Mousse Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars Chewy Brownies Mini Colorful Chocolate Cupcakes Chocolate...

Blueberry Vanilla Ice Cream

Blueberry Vanilla Ice Cream

I’m pretty sure that now that it’s May, it is officially ice cream season!  Even if it’s not, I couldn’t wait any longer to try this blueberry vanilla ice cream.  Ever since the weather started warming up, I’ve been wanting to go out for...

Mango Lemonade

Mango Lemonade

I mentioned this mango lemonade a few weeks ago when I made mango ice cream. Whole Foods had sent me a huge box of mangoes and I was experimenting with fun new recipes (mangoes taste great in smoothies, by the way!). I have made...

Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

This is one of my favorite desserts of all time. Growing up, it was a staple at all of our family picnics. Strawberry pretzel dessert always makes me think of summertime cookouts and family gatherings. I even had this dessert at my bridal shower!...

Herbed Lemon Rice Salad

Herbed Lemon Rice Salad

This herbed lemon rice salad would make a fun and unique addition to any summer potluck or picnic. It is a great replacement for a traditional pasta salad, and it combines some wonderful flavors.  I love lemon as a summer flavor, but the varied...

Epiphanie Camera Bag Giveaway – {Closed}

Lola Teal front 400-001

Congratulations to comment #105, Angela! I will be contacting you about your prize. Thanks for entering! I have an AWESOME giveaway to share with you guys today! The winner of the giveaway will receive an Epiphanie camera bag – style and color of your choosing! I...

Chicken Soft Tacos

Chicken Soft Tacos

I was very pleasantly surprised by these chicken soft tacos. I knew I would like them – I tend to like anything that involves limes and cilantro, but I didn’t realize how easy they were to make, or how good the end result would...

Marble Blondies

Marble Blondies

I’m so glad I discovered the Penzey’s Spice Catalog! This is the second recipe (the first was chewy peanut butter brownies!) I’ve made from there and both have turned out perfectly. I’ve got my eye on a few more as well, but at the moment...