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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...