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...

Saturdays with Scamp: Advice Needed

Scamp maltipoo puppy

I woke Scamp up to take this picture…can you tell? Scamp has made great strides in the past few weeks. He’s learning new tricks, waking up less often in the middle of the night, and hasn’t had an accident in the house in weeks....

Mini White Chocolate Blueberry Tarts

Mini White Chocolate Blueberry Tarts

Have I mentioned it’s blueberry season in michigan? I can’t get enough of the fresh blueberries I’ve been buying each week. We eat plenty straight out of the refrigerator, but of course I’ve been experimenting with some fun new recipes! These mini blueberry tarts...