A week of Keto-friendly recipes.

My husband has been living that Keto life since January and, although I personally have not even remotely stuck to his diet, my dinner routine has changed dramatically to tailor to his lifestyle. I know, I’m like a really good wife. While the kids and I continue to carb part time, our dinners are consistentlyContinue reading “A week of Keto-friendly recipes.”

5 Favorite Keto / Low Carb Recipes

My husband started doing a Keto diet again in January and this time he seems committed to sticking to it long term. I’m incredibly proud of him for sticking with it. So last month I decided to stop stalling and give Keto a try also and then in my typical slacker style I settled intoContinue reading “5 Favorite Keto / Low Carb Recipes”

5 Crock Pot Recipes For the Win!

I have a love hate relationship with my crock pot sometimes. When it works well, it’s a life saver. But sometimes crock pot recipes make my life harder instead of easier and that seems like it’s defeating the purpose. I’m not looking for a new way to make my life difficult, you know? But theseContinue reading “5 Crock Pot Recipes For the Win!”

Adventures in Baking: Why my pants are too tight.

Saturday was Dan’s birthday. He’s like an old man now and stuff. Or thirty. One of those. We celebrated by me trying not to drag him all over town running errands and by baking my first from scratch chocolate cake. Not one to mess around, I decided to make Valerie’s French Chocolate Cake that SmittenContinue reading “Adventures in Baking: Why my pants are too tight.”

apple picking, pretty flowers and bourbon apple pie.

We took the kids apple picking a couple weeks ago at one of our favorite apple orchards. Historically, apple picking has not always been super fun. It’s a long, hilly walk and up until recently we always seemed to have a baby stroller and children in need of a nap. Add in hot weather andContinue reading “apple picking, pretty flowers and bourbon apple pie.”

Recipe: Andrea’s Clam Chowder

Lately my favorite place to store recipes is on Pinterest. I have a board for recipes I want to try – and another one for recipes that are all kinds of tried and true. It’s nice to be able to scroll through a bunch of meals that are known favorites in my family as I’mContinue reading “Recipe: Andrea’s Clam Chowder”

The Cookie S’More: Camping’s New Best Friend.

I’m not sure when I first heard about the cookie s’more or if it was just a flittering whisper of genius in my brain one day, but it’s our new favorite camping recipe that you guys all need to know about. The truth is: There is nothing complicated about making a s’more – it’s aContinue reading “The Cookie S’More: Camping’s New Best Friend.”