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...

Blueberry Burst Muffins

Blueberry Burst Muffins

    It’s finally blueberry season in Michigan! I love going blueberry picking and stocking up on fresh blueberries to use throughout the winter. Plus, because he loves them so much, blueberries are the one fruit Mike will pick without too much complaint.  The...

Caprese Quinoa

Caprese Quinoa

  I saw this recipe on How Sweet Eats (if you’re not reading Jessica’s blog, you really should be!), and knew I had to make it immediately. Granted, I think that about most of the things she posts, but for some reason I just...

Saturdays with Scamp: Homemade Dog Treats

Homemade Dog Treats

Scamp had some major breakthroughs this week. In one day (yes, one day!) he slept all night without waking me up to take him out, rang the bell by the door to ask to go outside (twice!), actually ate his food all in one...

Hamburger Stroganoff (aka Homemade Hamburger Helper)

Homemade Hamburger Helper

Let me preface this post by saying that personally, I am not a fan of Hamburger Helper. I actually never even liked it as a kid and would complain when my mom made it for dinner. When I tell you that this meal is...

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes

How cute are these cupcakes? They’re summery and pretty, and I smile every time I look at them. I made these lemon raspberry cupcakes for a wedding a few weeks ago and from what I heard, they were a big hit! Of course I...

Saturdays with Scamp – a giveaway!

Scamp maltipoo puppy

Scamp has had a pretty fun week this week. He got to go on a few bike rides (he rides in my bike basket – I’ll have to show you a picture next week, so cute!), and on Wednesday, he graduated from puppy class!...

Roasted Kohlrabi

Roasted Kohlrabi

I’ve mentioned it before, but my CSA share has got me eating vegetables I’ve never even heard of before. Am I the only one who had never heard of kohlrabi? I had to google it before I even knew what it was! I asked about...

Raspberry Ice Cream Sodas

Raspberry Ice Cream Sodas

This might be my favorite treat of the summer. Mike and I both took one bite of these raspberry ice cream sodas, grinned at each other and said “This is amazing!”  Mike is not normally a big raspberry fan, but even he couldn’t get...