All-American Trifle with M&M’s

All-American Trifle with M&M’s

The Fourth of July has always been one of my favorite holidays. I love this day because everyone is so patriotic and festive, we always spend it with friends and family and we eat lots of good food! If you’re anything like me, when it comes to the holidays, I am...

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Summer Cocktail Recipe

Summer Cocktail Recipe

When summer rolls around, I usually find myself spending more time outdoors with friends, usually by the pool! We love to get all of our friends and family together for big cookouts! And you know what you need paired with all of your yummy summer recipes? A good...

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Food Truck Fun!

Food Truck Fun!

Food trucks are all the rage right now and, for me, they definitely live up to the hype! We celebrated Brexton’s second birthday recently and when I was trying to think about how I was going to feed all our friends and family I had the perfect idea… a food truck! I...

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Easy & Yummy Veggie Burgers

Easy & Yummy Veggie Burgers

I basically live on veggie burgers. Although I'm not a vegetarian (I eat chicken and fish), I find myself craving a veggie burger because they are so yummy and filling - not to mention, quick and easy out of the freezer. Except there's a couple problems. One, the...

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Pinterest Success: Monster Cookie Dough Dip

Pinterest Success: Monster Cookie Dough Dip

Scrolling through Pinterest one night (you know when I should have been sleeping!) I came across this amazing looking “dip” and knew I had to give it a try! First let’s start by noting this is terribly unhealthy, but let’s be honest, we all need to splurge a little...

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My Clear-Out-the-Pantry Recipe

My Clear-Out-the-Pantry Recipe

It's getting chilly in NC! Ok, not really - it's still 80 during the day, but it’s down in the 60s at night and that's good enough for me to get to break out the crockpot. Don't ask my why, but for some reason I just feel like the crockpot is more for the cooler temps...

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Quick and Easy Dinner with Modern Table

Quick and Easy Dinner with Modern Table

I like to cook... sometimes. Most of the time I just want a healthy, home-cooked meal that doesn't have me in the kitchen for hours! I recently stumbled upon Modern Table meals at Target (and later found them at EarthFare, too!) and fell in love! This Italian girl...

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Quick and Easy Smashed Potatoes

Quick and Easy Smashed Potatoes

Looking for a quick side dish to make with dinner tonight? Here is one of my go-to recipes that my bestie taught me and it’s so simple! The Ingredients One bag of multi-colored small potatoes Salt Avocado oil Italian seasoning Garlic salt Black pepper Parmesan cheese...

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My Ultimate (Kitchen Sink) Guacamole

My Ultimate (Kitchen Sink) Guacamole

Have you heard of a kitchen sink salad? Well, my guacamole is pretty similar because I throw everything in it! In my house, we all like chunky, spicy guacamole and mine is definitely a labor of love! I make massive batches and our family gobbles it up fast. The...

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Jazzing up the Blue Box (Mac and Cheese)

Jazzing up the Blue Box (Mac and Cheese)

It’s no secret that one of Kyle’s favorite foods is mac and cheese. True story: At our wedding, we did a second wave of “drunk food” at midnight which included things like mini burgers, pizza, etc., and Kyle insisted with the caterers that he wanted mac and cheese...

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