Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and I usually make a special dessert. Whether it's cheesecake, chocolate covered strawberry's or sugar cookies, I love having a treat to look forward to while celebrating. This year, I thought dressing up sugar cookies would be really fun to make, especially since I saw these cute Valentine's [...]

Simple Roast Chicken + Helpful Tips

Roast chicken is a classic meal. There's something so satisfying about your house smelling unbelievably good and the dinner tasting even better. I know now that roast chicken is easy enough to make for a weeknight meal, but truthfully I was always a little intimidated by it. Not only for the fact that I had [...]

Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Lance and I have been getting cookie deliveries lately from friendly neighbors dropping by to say happy holidays. I love looking inside the festive tin boxes to see what treats are in store! In one tin box we got caramel popcorn, fudge and these coconut macaroon type cookies dipped in chocolate. I haven't tried those [...]

Favorite Granola

Granola is one of my favorite snacks. I usually have plain greek yogurt just about everyday, so I like to add a couple of toppings to my yogurt to mix it up. The toppings vary a bit depending on what fruit I have or if I want a drizzle of honey or maple, but this [...]

Holiday Tradition Cinnamon Rolls

I always look forward to traditions. Not just during the holidays but any time of year. I feel it's nice to have something to look forward to no matter how big or small the tradition is. My fiance's mom makes cinnamon rolls for the holidays, and I already can't wait to have one on Christmas [...]

Rosemary Sea Salt Sweet Potato Rolls

If you choose to cook one thing, they have to be these amazing Rosemary Sea Salt Sweet Potato Rolls. I feel there's nothing that tastes better than fresh baked bread out of the oven. They are topped with a honey butter mixture and sprinkled with sea salt. The thought of making homemade bread is intimidating, [...]

Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Shortbread Cookies

Lately one of my most favorite things to make are cookies. I'm not sure if it's because I'm getting into the holiday spirit or I just love trying different cookie recipes out. So far this holiday season I've made my all time favorite, Peanut Butter Blossoms, but I wanted to try a recipe that I've [...]