MEAL PLANNING

MEAL PLANNING

The last thing I want to do at the end of a long day is figure out what we’re having for dinner. To help keep my mind at ease I pre-plan all of our meals. At first, this may seem overwhelming or a little too structured by deciding what your house is going to eat everyday.

CREATING THE PERFECT APPETIZER BOARD

CREATING THE PERFECT APPETIZER BOARD

When it comes to get togethers with friends and family, entertaining is right up there on my list of favorite things to do! I love the quality time we get to spend with loved ones this time of year. As many of you know I am a huge Spartan fan

A SNACK THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR SNACKING

A SNACK THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR SNACKING

When it comes to snacking this house seems to have the word down pat. My two dudes can’t seem to get enough snacks. In fact I feel like they snack more often than eating actual meals. Tell me I am not alone on that one!

PUMPKIN BREAD AND CUPCAKE RECIPES

PUMPKIN BREAD AND CUPCAKE RECIPES

Ok I know this is a little late. But you guys this so freakin' good I couldn't wait till next year to post another pumpkin recipe. I've been messing around in the kitchen trying to figure out the right amounts of olive oil and protein

5 KID-FRIENDLY THANKSGIVING TABLE SETTING TIPS

5 KID-FRIENDLY THANKSGIVING TABLE SETTING TIPS

If there’s one thing I love almost as much as food it's decorating! Holiday decorating makes my heart skip a beat. Since having kids setting tables for the holiday has changed just a little, which is a great challenge for me.

MAPLE ORANGE CRANBERRY SAUCE

MAPLE ORANGE CRANBERRY SAUCE

I've been trying several cranberry sauce recipes lately to find the perfect balance of tart and sweet. To be honest I can't stand when the sauce is so sweet…it’s just too much!

PECAN SWEET POTATO MASH

PECAN SWEET POTATO MASH

Sweet potatoes are a go to favorite when it comes to pretty much any gathering for me! But what I love about this recipe is that it's got just the right amount of sweetness, cinnamon and crunch thanks to the pecans,

HIS & HERS THANKSGIVING DAY COCKTAILS

HIS & HERS THANKSGIVING DAY COCKTAILS

Doesn't everyone want a fun cocktail to pair with a gathering?!? I love having a signature cocktail to go with the any special day, so I created these super tasty his & hers drinks that reflect what Michael and I like.