• Sausage Cream Cheese Rigatoni

    I feel like the last 4 recipe posts have all been Italian or something with a red sauce ingredient. Can you tell that I begin to hibernate and carb-load during the wintertime? 🙂 This recipe today is a simple pasta…

  • Chicken Gnocchi Soup

    The weather is finally turning “cold” again. Can we call it cold if it’s 50 degrees on January 8th in Kansas City? Literally, last year it was -17 degrees for every single day in January and this year, we actually…

  • Chicken Parmesan Sliders

    This is one of my family’s very favorite weekday meals, and for such good reason! So quick, so hearty, and great as leftovers for the hubs lunch the next day. With simple ingredients you have on hand in your kitchen,…

  • Halloween Candy Bar Pie

    Have enough candy in your house to eat until next Halloween?  Yeah, me too.  Candy for breakfast?  Only when the kids aren’t looking.  Sneaking pieces when I go to “fill up my water.”  Been there, doing that.  That holiday waistline…

  • Oh My, Yummly

    I spend countless hours each month searching and scanning Pinterest to find recipes that sound good, look good, have all the right ingredients that every member of the family will eat, and on and on and on.  I search general…

  • Slow Cooker Baked Ziti

    The clock is tick-ticking away on our home remodel!! Countertops today, backsplash tomorrow, and floors starting Monday.  Hard deadline was set for Halloween so I could have trick or treaters come to the house without a light layer of saw…

  • Sweet Potato Chili – In the Oven or Slow Cooker!

    The title says oven or slow cooker…ya’ll know EXACTLY where I’m throwing this recipe!  Slow cookers are my jam right now.  I’d like to think if I had a working oven, or even a sliver of a counter top available…

  • Slow Cooker Ham and Potato Soup

    We have gotten so much rain in KC and haven’t seen the sun in about five days now, sooo…team that up with being September, I’m talking about a slow cooker meal today!  Plus, when you haven’t had an oven to…

  • Cute 4th of July Breakfast for Kids

    Making holidays fun for kids is one of my favorite things to do as a mama.  There are so many ways you can make each one magical and create some fun traditions with your littles.  As mentioned in about every…

  • 5 Day Summer Detox Cleanse – DAY FIVE!

    The time is here!  Day five!!  Eating clean this week has made a massive difference in my overall feel.  I’m waking up more refreshed (and not sleeping in past my morning workout classes), not as tired at that 2:00pm time,…