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...

No-Bake Bars: A guest post

No-Bake Bars

Today I’ve got a guest post over at BranAppetit and I’m talking about No-Bake Cookies! Rich and chocolately, these cookies taste great and are easy to throw together. And what could be better than no-bake cookies? No-bake bars! Not only are these bars even...

Cheesy Vegetable Rice Pilaf

Cheesy Vegetable Rice Pilaf

Meet my new favorite summer meal. I realize I throw the word “favorite” around a lot, but I really mean it each time I use it. This meal is healthy, quick and easy, customizable, and it tastes great. With all of those positives, is...

Saturdays with Scamp: Giveaway winners and your pets!

Scamp maltipoo puppy

  I absolutely loved reading about and seeing pictures of all your pets! I never expected I would get so many responses – my inbox was flooded with cute pictures of dogs, and even a few cats! (By the way, thanks to Nutro for...