Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf - comfort food at it's best, kicked up a notch with a Smokehouse Maple seasoning!

Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf

Okay friends, are you ready for this? Today, I am humbly bringing you a recipe for meatloaf. Yep, it’s MEAT. Shaped like a LOAF. I have to confess, I’ve made this recipe a while back, and have been a little hesitant to share it with you. You see, I like to think of myself as… 

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Fried Ice Cream Bars - Much easier than traditional fried ice cream with the same delicious taste!

Fried Ice Cream Bars

If you’ve had fried ice cream before, I know I don’t even need to convince you to try this! But if you’ve never had fried ice cream, you really must try it! It’s one of those desserts that is a real crowd pleaser, and this method makes it so much easier to make. No worrying… 

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Chocolate Hazelnut Granola Yogurt Bowl - Creamy yogurt topped with blueberries, bananas and homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Granola.

Chocolate Hazelnut Granola Yogurt Bowl

I’m happy to be partnering with Yulu for this recipe to help spread the word about their creamy, Aussie style yogurt! We’ve had the most beautiful weather this Spring in Arizona. While it’s normally in the triple digits by now, we’ve had plenty of April showers and have hardly even seen the 90′s so we… 

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Easy Honey Whole Wheat Bread - Made without refined sugar and packed with whole wheat, this is a great recipe for beginner bread makers!

Easy Honey Whole Wheat Oat Bread

Happy Mother’s Day weekend to all you mamas out there. I hope your day is as relaxing as possible. If you have wee little ones, a relaxing day is a monumental accomplishment, and I have to say I pity the poor husband trying to make it happen! Chances are that even on Mother’s Day, you… 

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Stetson Salad With Pesto Buttermilk Dressing-1

Stetson Salad With Pesto Buttermilk Dressing

Back in March, my extended family had a birthday party for all the March bdays at the park. We love doing this when the weather is nice because the kiddos can all play nearby and no one has to do the work of hosting our large, loud family (and 400 children) at their house. We… 

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Trader Joe's Flowers

Lovely Little Bits & Pieces

It’s time again for my monthly Bits & Pieces – a collection of random things I can’t help but share with you! 1. There’s nothing that motivates me to keep my house clean like fresh flowers. Place a jar of lovely blooms on your kitchen counter, and suddenly you will have the urge to tackle… 

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars - perfect for when you need a soft, chewy cookie in a hurry!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

These Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are perfect for a lazy girl like me who just really wants a cookie, and doesn’t feel like spending a whole lot of time or effort to make them happen. The dough comes together in five minutes, and then you just bake, cool, cut and eat! Oh, and… 

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Supreme Pizza Pasta - Everything we love about supreme pizza but with rotini pasta. Quick and easy!

Supreme Pizza Pasta

Half watching the movie Dolphin Tale with the boys and half writing this post at the moment. Cory is away for a little guy retreat, and I’ve got three little boys to myself. I told them if they finished picking up the house, did their weekend jobs, and took showers before the timer beeped, we… 

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Extra Thick Fudgy Homemade Brownies - Let me convince you that homemade brownies are better than boxed!

Extra Thick and Fudgy Homemade Brownies

Are you a homemade brownie lover, do you have a loyalty to a particular boxed mix, or do you just buy whatever is on sale? No judgement here either way for sure, but I am a homemade brownie convert. Let me tell you why. All along, I’ve been buying a boxed brownie mix at the… 

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Mini Iced Lemon Pound Cake Loaves - sweet and moist with just the right amount of lemon flavor. Made healthier with coconut oil and Greek yogurt!

Mini Iced Lemon Pound Cake Loaves

I got to help out in Little Boy #1′s class this week, and as I was sitting at the table in the back with one little girl doing some make-up work, she says, “Do you know why I was gone last week? I had a tummy bug. And I’m feeling the same way I did… 

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