Creamy Potato Soup: The Way We Like It

So I’ve recently developed an addiction to potato soup… I have never really been a huge soup person, and now I’ve come to realize it’s because I never really gave soup a chance. Soup was something my mom always had … Continue reading

Strawberry Fruit Bar (Like Fig Bars, But With Strawberries!)

This morning I woke up, and I knew it would be a baking kind of day. I haven’t made granola in a while, and Spencer has been requesting fig bars… so I made some coffee (peppermint coffee from Jungle Jim’s) … Continue reading

ThrowBackThursday: Food Humor


This was seriously a purchase I made one day. I planned on making tacos for Spencer and I last summer but while I was out I realized I really needed toilet bowl cleaner too.. These are the only items I bought that trip and I’ve always wondered if the checkout person noticed anything remotely funny about this purchase. I still think it’s funny to this day.

A Recipe for Sweetness: Chocolate Covered Wonderberries

So this is a blog post about chocolate.. and it’s addictive powers. When I was first introduced to Brookside’s Dark Chocolate Covered Pomegranate/Acai Berries I was hooked instantly. I mean seriously as soon as I finished a bag, I needed … Continue reading

Chocolate Chips Cookies: With a Twist

Honey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tonight I decided to make some chocolate chip cookies… but I was looking for a way to make them different. Let me just tell you, there is a secret ingredient out there that makes chocolate chip cookies to die for! … Continue reading

Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies (Guilt Free)

Today, Spencer and I got the wonderful news that he got his dream job at Honda (in Ohio)! Which of course called for some celebration! I was so excited (and proud) for Spencer that I couldn’t sit still, so I … Continue reading

A Friendly Get-Together: Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

A couple nights ago, Spencer and I had 2 of our friends over for dinner. And boy did we have fun!        Spencer and Chris stole our work area… so Dani and I had them bring in an end … Continue reading

Chocolate Chunks Meet Peanut Butter Energy Bars

Chocolate Chunk Health Bars

I’ve been meaning to make a tasty (yet healthy… of course) snack for easy grabbing and snacking on the go. So I whipped up a batch of these Chocolate Chunks Meet Peanut Butter Energy Bars! Once you try these, you’ll … Continue reading

Homemade Recipe: Chicken Pot Pie and Whole Wheat Pie Crust

Chicken pot pie

I have been meaning to make Chicken Pot Pie for quite some time… and I finally got around to doing so last night (we didn’t end up eating until close to 9… but hey, it was well worth the wait!) … Continue reading

Quick Dish: Pasta and Smoked Sausage

Pasta and Sausage, Tomatoe Sauce

Here is another quick pasta dish that is good for lunch and dinner! Spencer and I really like smoked sausage (introduced to us because of Jambalaya)… and now we use it all the time. Yesterday when Spencer said he wanted … Continue reading