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Make an Easy, Healthy Chicken Dinner in One Casserole Dish

February 25, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Make a healthy & fast chicken dinner in one casserole dish. So simple & tasty!

Some nights (OK, 90% of the nights), I want to make a really easy dinner for my family that doesn’t involve copious amounts of chopping, five million pots and pans, and at least that many …

Whip Up 5 Minute Brownies for Two

February 4, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
How to make brownies for two in 5 minutes!

I’m trying to think ahead to Valentine’s Day this year and come up with an easy, creative dessert just for me and my hubby. I wanted something that I could quickly and sneakily make after …

Video Tutorial: Make Fancy Iced Cupcakes in 4 Seconds or Less

January 30, 2015 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
Video: How to make fancy iced cupcakes in 4 seconds or less!

There’s something about a beautifully iced cupcake that’s so elegant and fun. I LOVE making fancy iced cupcakes for many occasions – swirly iced cupcakes are great for parties or special occasions like Valentine’s Day.

Bake the Best Whole Wheat & Honey Bread

January 12, 2015 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
The BEST 100% whole wheat & honey bread recipe. It's quick to make, stays moist and delicious long after its baked, and uses healthy and simple ingredients. Great sandwich bread!

As I’m writing this post, I have two loaves of this yummy whole wheat & honey bread rising in my oven. I’ve gotten into the habit of making a couple loaves every week or more …

A Gold & Black Christmas and New Year’s Dessert Table

December 8, 2014 – 8:00 am | 33 Comments
Gold and black glamorous Christmas or New Year's dessert table with Ferrero Rocher

We’ll be hosting Christmas Day dinner at our house this year, and I’m so excited to have my family over to celebrate with us! I love decorating dessert tables to make parties and get-togethers extra …

A Gift in a Tin: Christmas Baking Kit

November 7, 2014 – 8:00 am | 17 Comments
Gift basket idea: A Christmas Baking Kit in a Tin! Put sprinkles, cookie mix, a cookie cutter, a wooden spoon and an apron in a pretty tin for a great gift idea. Comes with free printable labels and tags!

It’s day 5 and the final day of Gifts in a Tin week! In preparation for Christmas and simple and fun gift giving, I’ve been putting together some easy gift basket ideas for you. In case …

Fun (Non-Scary) Halloween Snack Ideas for Kids

October 28, 2014 – 11:30 pm |
Intel All In One Computer

Halloween is this Friday, and my girls (aged 5 and 3) are all excited to dress up as Elsa and Anna and have their baby sister (aged 7 months) tag along wearing a little Olaf …

Bake Healthy Egg Breakfast Muffins

October 17, 2014 – 10:28 am | 4 Comments
Bake Healthy Egg Breakfast Muffins

Starting October 1st, we made a diet change in our home. We decided to cut out as much white sugar and white flour as possible. I have thyroid disease (hypothyroidism), and it seems to have …

DIY Vanilla Maple Latte (+ 8 More Festive Drink Ideas)

October 10, 2014 – 6:00 am | 8 Comments
DIY Vanilla Maple Latte with all natural ingredients!

There’s nothing quite like a steaming hot latte on a crisp Fall morning, am I right? I’ve recently started a plan to cut out all white sugar and white flour from my diet – basically …

Tips for Making Soft Pretzels

October 3, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Tips for making perfect soft pretzels

Secret: I am totally in love with soft pretzels. I made a batch a little while ago that I just loved so much that I had to take out my DSLR camera and photograph them. …