Whole wheat? No refined sugar? Vegan?!? Don't worry, I'm not going all 'crunchy' on you. I'm just a mama trying to get her toddler to eat veggies. I think I fed Cupcake too many carrots when she was a baby, because one day around 11 months old she just started rejecting them. She loves peas,… Continue reading Vegan Mini Carrot Muffins
Tomorrow is Mother's Day & what do all mothers love? Brunch! That's what we're doing at my house, anyway. Brunch with the extended family. And these scones are on the menu! I got this scone recipe from my dear friend Beth, who gives me so many great recipes, who got it from the book Ten… Continue reading Blueberry & White Chocolate Chip Cream Scones
Everyone has to play 'Pantry Roulette' with dinner every now and then. Whether it's a budget thing, an expiration date thing, or a grocery shopping thing. This recipe was born from the last. We needed something for dinner, but I would not be able to go grocery shopping for a few more days. I didn't… Continue reading Cheeseburger Lasagna Rolls
I had some help in the kitchen today making these fudgy brownies.
(and some help licking the bowl!)
Recipe below! Note: cooking time depends on thickness/size of pan. I made these a little thicker this time & it took more like 35 minutes.
A few weekends ago I had the type of Saturday that only comes around once every couple of months. It was a glorious Saturday with absolutely no plans. It was a no-need-for-pants kind of day.
This is not to be confused with the type of Saturday where you are bored & wishing for plans. This was a much needed break from busy lives. My husband & I did things around the house. We watched college football. We had the whole day to ourselves to do whatever we wanted. After a delicious steak dinner, I realized we did not have any dessert. My husband said, “we haven’t left the house all day – do you want to go out for some frozen yogurt?”
I said no.
We hadn’t left the house all day! I was not about to put pants on, especially not after dinner.
So instead, I decided to make some…
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Happy International Women's Day! I'm inspired by Jodi from The Creative Life In Between to share my artwork with you ❤ Only women can participate in creation with God.
I have recently gotten into watercolors! It's something I've been thinking about for a while, so one day I bought a cheap Melissa & Doug watercolor paint set for kids & a pack of 15 pages of watercolor paper. It was like $11 total. I've seen so many blogs for 'beginner' watercolor painting that have… Continue reading Painting Date Night – At Home!
Focusing on things eternal, together. "Memento, homo, quia pulvis es, et in pulverem reverteris." This service was much needed in light of the recent news that hits home. Thou the spring of all my comfort, More than life to me; Whom have I on earth beside Thee? Whom in heaven but Thee? Savior, Savior,… Continue reading Ash Valentine’s
Guys, I had pizza on the menu for tonight before even realizing it was National Pizza Day!
Tonight I’m making a buffalo chicken pizza on this homemade pizza dough.
I’m definitely not a pizza dough novice anymore. It might be time to do an updated pizza post soon! Until then, use this recipe to make your own delicious pizza. 🙂
I experienced some firsts with this recipe: first time using the dough hook on my KitchenAid mixer, first time ever using yeast, & first time using my new pizza & pastry roller!
My friend Beth has pizza every Friday. I love her life! She almost always makes it from scratch, & after enjoying some of her awesome pizzas myself, I asked for the recipe.
She shared that it’s from one of her favorite cookbooks: Brown Eggs and Jam Jars.
This dough was really easy to make, even for a yeast novice like me. I halved the original – if I messed this up I didn’t want to waste like 5 cups of flour! – & used ‘regular’ flours instead of bread flour. The results were wonderful. The dough calls for honey, but it is not an overly sweet crust, so don’t omit it.
I had to Google how yeast is supposed to…
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Sometimes mami just needs a chocolate fix & there is nothing prepared in the house. That's where this super easy fudge recipe comes in! This is a one bowl recipe - a microwave safe bowl. That's part of what makes this recipe so amazing - no cooking! You pretty much just dump the ingredients in… Continue reading Cocoa Powder Microwave Fudge