5 Things You Can Bake Without Planning

5 Things You Can Bake Without Planning - short on time or baking at the spur of the moment? These 5 things are perfect!

Short on time or baking at the spur of the moment? These 5 things are perfect choices! For years, whenever I wanted to bake, I had to plan for it. I had to make sure I had my recipe and all the ingredients I would need, and remember to let the eggs come to room … Continue reading 5 Things You Can Bake Without Planning

Triple Berry Muffins

Triple Berry Muffins - a recipe

Now that Christmas has passed, our local markets seem to think it's time for summer, and so they stock the produce section with berries. Considering I live in Southern California, warm weather in January is possible (70s and sunny all week!), so I suppose they're not wrong about summer approaching. Alas, it isn't quite berry … Continue reading Triple Berry Muffins

My Family’s Top 5 Go-to Dinners

I'm really bad at meal planning. I hate having to think about what's for dinner. I'd rather be playing with my kids and trying to tell my son he doesn't have to hide in the same spot every single time. If I'm lucky, I remember and ask my husband what he'd like to eat a … Continue reading My Family’s Top 5 Go-to Dinners

Pasta with Sausage Sauce

This one is from my mom. Pasta was a family favorite growing up, but tomato sauce gets boring after awhile and my dad isn't fond of cream sauces, so my mom started making this. It's really simple and great if you enjoy vegetables because you can put just about anything you like in. The recipe … Continue reading Pasta with Sausage Sauce

National Banana Bread Day

February 23rd is National Banana Bread Day. I love bananas. Growing up, we sometimes had extra bananas that became a little too ripe. Sometimes that still happens to me. Hey, sometimes I get sick of bananas halfway through the third week in a row that I've had at least one a day. And my daughter … Continue reading National Banana Bread Day

Husband’s Favorite Pasta Sauce

My husband is very particular when it comes to tomato sauces. After learning store bought pasta sauces didn't sit well with him, and as he drove me crazy searching for the perfect pizza sauce, I decided to create this one. Yes, we use the same sauce for pasta and pizza. That's how much he likes … Continue reading Husband’s Favorite Pasta Sauce

National Chocolate Cake Day

January 27th is chocolate cake day. So enjoy some chocolate cake tomorrow! My favorite chocolate cake recipe is only about 4 or so years old. We had recently moved to Pennsylvania and, for some reason, I was dying to have chocolate cake. Only we didn't have any butter at all. So I did some searching … Continue reading National Chocolate Cake Day