Grandma’s Pumpkin Pudding Cake

Pumpkin Pudding Cake Recipe

  I love fall baking! One of my favorite recipes – one that I grew up eating – is pumpkin pudding cake. It was a regular at all of our fall and winter family gatherings when I was growing up (what I really mean is that someone had BETTER make the pumpkin pudding cake any […]

An Apple a Day – A Collection of Apple Recipes

An apple a day - apple recipes

  Apples were always my favorite fruit (at least for as long as I can remember), so you can imagine my sorrow when I became allergic to fresh apples after I had kids. Since I can’t eat a cold, crisp apple straight from the fridge, I try to find as many ways as I can […]

Spicy Chicken and Corn Chowder #TexasPete

Spicy Chicken and Corn Chowder #TexasPete

  This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Texas Pete. All opinions are 100% mine. My family loves full-flavor foods. So when I was challenged to make a new recipe for the family dinner this past week using Texas Pete Hot Sauce, I knew it would be a hit. I just didn’t […]

Get in the Halloween Spirit with Paranormal Pudding, Monster Mash Float, + More

Paranormal Pudding recipe with TruMoo Orange Scream Milk

  Is it just me, or has Halloween crept up on us this year? Usually, the kids have all of their Halloween costumes picked out long before the middle of the month, I’ve already baked several pumpkin treats by now, and our front porch is decorated with several hand-carved or painted jack-o-lanterns. Apparently, I’m a […]

The Everything Gluten-Free Breakfast And Brunch Cookbook

The Everything Gluten-Free Breakfast And Brunch Cookbook

  It’s not every day that I get to brag to my friends that some of my recipes have been included in a cookbook. I figured that an awesome day like this was worth bragging about…at least a little. Note: in appreciation for contributing to The Everything Gluten-Free Breakfast And Brunch Cookbook, author (and friend) […]

Southwest Turkey Burgers

Southwest turkey burgers

This post brought to you by Butterball Every Day. All opinions are 100% mine. As my kids have gotten older, I’ve noticed something – I seem to have less time than I’ve ever had to get dinner on the table. Between homework, after school activities, sports, and my own work that always carries over into […]

Nutella Brownie Bites Recipe

nutella brownie bites

  You know me. I love a good excuse to bake goodies, especially when those baked treats contain chocolate AND Nutella. When I was trying to think of something I could bake that would be a perfect book club treat (based on this post I did for the book This is Where I Leave You), […]

Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Dip #ProudOfIt #ad

creamy spinach and artichoke dip - Miracle Whip

  This recipe for Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Dip is brought to you by MIRACLE WHIP but all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. It’s hard to believe we’ve reached the end of summer! I don’t know about you, but we aren’t ready to let summer go without a little bit of a fight…or […]

Breakfast for Dinner Recipe Collection #Foodie

breakfast for dinner

  Some of the best foods in the world are breakfast foods….but I don’t really love cooking so early in the morning. My solution? Eat my favorite breakfast foods for dinner! It’s one of our family’s favorite dinners to make regularly. I pulled this Foodie collection together this week and can’t wait to try some […]

School Night Tacos #FoodLionBoxTops


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Food Lion® via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine. When the kids head back to school, it’s time for all of us (the kids AND me) to kick it in gear and get into the faster-paced routine of the school year. […]