Peach Lemonade

Peach Lemonade

Last Thursday, on the way home from work, I stopped and bought 1/2 bushel of peaches. I was planning to freeze most of them like I did last year, and I left them sitting on my counter for a few days to ripen a little...

Saturdays with Scamp: Scamp goes Camping

Scamp goes Camping

We went on a family camping trip with Mike’s family last weekend, and of course we took Scamp with us! (By the way, we have become that couple that treats their puppy like their child…sad but true). Scamp loves being outside, loves being surrounded...

Homemade Graham Crackers

Homemade Graham Crackers

I think Mike’s family is starting to think I’m somewhat strange.  When I showed up at our family camping trip last weekend with homemade graham crackers (and homemade marshmallows…for s’mores!), I got a few sideways glances and a few “you can make those homemade?”...

Cinnamon Biscuits

Cinnamon Biscuits

These cinnamon biscuits are like a cross between a gooey cinnamon roll and a comforting breakfast biscuit. I’m not sure why I never tried to combine the two before, but trust me when I say that this idea is a good one. You get...

Saturdays with Scamp: Updates

Scamp Maltipoo Puppy

Based on some comments I received last week, apparently I owe you guys some updates on my puppy.  I guess it’s only fair after you gave me such good advice! As far as the bells go, we’ve made amazing progress. I followed everybody’s advice...

Summer Favorites

Summer Favorites

It’s the middle of August, school is starting, and summer is almost over. Naturally, this is the perfect time to post a round-up of my favorite summer recipes. I’m nothing if not timely. But hey, if you’re like me, you’ll want to extend the...

Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake

Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake

If you follow me on Facebook, you already know that I made this cake to celebrate Mike’s birthday last weekend. He absolutely loves the combinatinon of lemon and blueberry, so when I saw this cake on Sweetapolita’s site (hers looks a ton better than...

Saturdays with Scamp: Crying in the Crate

Scamp maltipoo puppy

Thank you guys so much for all your help last week! You had some great advice for me on the bell ringing problem. In fact, it was so good, I’m going to go ahead and ask for your advice again. Here’s the issue: Scamp...

Creamy Chicken Taquitos

Creamy Chicken Taquitos

Would you believe I’ve never had frozen taquitos from the grocery store? I feel like that’s one of those freezer foods everyone always talks about, and I was starting to wonder if I was missing out. Then, this past weekend, I made my own homemade...

Chai Banana Smoothies

Chai Banana Smoothies

I don’t know what to say about these chai banana smoothies, other than stop reading this post, get in your kitchen and start making them! I’m not kidding. We had these for breakfast this morning and as I write this post, I’ve already got the...