Lucy Bento Lunch Box

I love sharing things with my kids that I enjoyed when I was little, so I of course I was excited to hear about the Peanuts Movie. I get so nostalgic about the characters and memories of watching the specials. My kids don’t get it when I try to explain you had to wait all […]

4th of July Recipes

Here are 6 of our favorite 4th of July recipes!        

How to make an Easter Bunny Cake

This year make this easy bunny cake for Easter. You don’t have to have fancy tools or professional skills. Not only will your kids love helping to decorate the coconut Easter bunny cake, it will be a beautiful centerpiece for your Easter dinner table. So let’s get started. How to make an Easter Bunny Cake […]

Valentine’s Day Cookies

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to treat the ones you love to something special. I always seem to think it’s a good idea to show love through food (food is the way to the heart, right?) I have a roundup of 14 yummy Valentine’s Day cookies that are sure to prove your love. These […]

Krispie Kisses for Valentine’s Day

These giant rice krispie “kisses” are the perfect surprise for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Didn’t we just have Christmas?! And since we just had Christmas, we’re on a tighter budget for this particular holiday. Here’s a great way to wow your sweetheart (or friend, teacher, co-worker, etc.) without […]

Easy Microwave Fudge

The holiday season is pretty much non-stop craziness for our family, and I know I’m not alone on this! I have many things on my “to do” list and not enough time. I try to make time for cookie and treat baking, but I am always grateful for easy recipes. This recipe for easy microwave fudge […]

Two Dessert Tortilla Bowls

DESSERT CHOCOLATE AND CINNAMON TORTILLA BOWLS Living in Arizona, tortillas are a major component of our diet. Chips, tacos, burritos, enchiladas, corn tortilla or flour, we can’t get our fill of them. Recently I was introduced to cinnamon and chocolate flavored tortillas from Mi Hacienda Foods. At first, I just heated them in the microwave […]

Chocolate Bacon Ice Cream Parfait

Bacon, extra crispy, slightly salty, the typical sidekick of toast and eggs, and the foundation of the famous BLT sandwich, is now the star of new and unusual recipes ranging from Chocolate Covered Bacon to Bacon Habanero Mojitos. The next logical step was to add it to ice cream. The salty crunch adds a new […]

Baked Eggs and Green Chiles in Avocado

This recipe is a love letter to my husband. As I was writing this post, he was requesting I make this again. It earned me major brownie points. He is a huge fan of avocados (brownie point #1). He loves breaking into a perfect soft egg and having the yolk run all over the plate […]

Thai Coconut Soup

I love cooking with fresh herbs and spices and will frequently buy big bunches at the grocery or farmers market intending to use them throughout the week.  However, I will often find that my good intentions have led to the mid-week discovery of sad, wilted herbs going bad at the bottom of my vegetable drawer. Try […]