• Cookies
  • Oatmeal Cookies

    These Oatmeal Cookies come to you courtesy of my Great Grandma Sparks.  Just typing that makes my heart happy.  I have a copy of her handwritten recipe framed in my kitchen.  I just love it!  There is something about her neat handwriting, the bible verse on the back, and the tattered shape it’s in that […]

  • Dinner
  • Crispy Pork Carnitas – Two Ways!

    Well folks, I drank the Kool Aid.  On black friday, I purchased an Instant Pot.  Have you heard of it?  This pot is ALL THE RAGE right now.  It’s an electric pressure cooker getting a lot of attention for it’s ability to take normal meals and make them in a fraction of the time with less babysitting […]

  • Dinner
  • Broccoli Cheddar Soup

    I am so excited to be making soup again!  Oh, how I love a bowl of creamy soup!  When I made this, I had to sneak it in on a night that it was just me and the kids.  I love, love, love broccoli cheddar soup!  It’s one of my favorites, but sadly it’s one […]

  • Dinner
  • Italian Beef Sandwiches

    A must for family get togethers or just a cozy football Sunday.  Italian beef sandwiches are easy and crowd pleasing.  It’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t like this!   Italian beef is one of those things that tastes so good, you think it must be challenging to make. Truth is, it’s not.  At all. […]

  • Fruits
  • Avocado Toast

    I’m a little late to the game (what’s new?) but I tried my hand at avocado toast.  It was really delicious.  I have seen so many images across my feed of this full on food trend.  Everything from plain avocado toast to avocado toast topped with anything and everything.  The toppings run the gamut from […]