• Chocolate Chip Cookie Layered Pudding Dessert

    KC hit their first official heat wave last weekend with highs near 100 and lows in the 80s. Wait…80s? Meanwhile, my boys asked to watch The Polar Express this morning. 🤨 The world’s in such wild disarray right now, so…

  • Caprese Burger

    May…come on down!! Warmer temps, a little Vitamin D, and almost every meal cooked outside…by Jerod. 🙂 Anyone else have a person in their life that just rocks at the grill? Jerod’s that guy for me. He can cook a…

  • Copycat Dot’s Pretzels

    Warning: These pretzels are just so addicting. These will not help with the “Quarantine 15” we’re adding to our waist lines, but they’re better than the Easter candy you’ve been eating for breakfast, lunch, dinner, second dinner, bedtime snack… I’m…

  • Italian Wedding Soup

    We finally got another snow storm in KC over the weekend and the temperatures are feeling a lot more January and a little less March No more 60+ degree days in our future. Just some majorly cold days, colder nights,…

  • 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…