Deep Dish Peppermint Cookie

It's Christmas time! It's Christmas time! I just can't help but LOVE this time of year. While I try to keep cool on the outside and be you know, the responsible cool headed adult who isn't counting down the days at all...on the inside I'm totally Buddy the elf. I am SO pumped to start popping a little buddy the Elf into the DVD player. “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for ... [ read more... ]

Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Cake

Oh my goodness you guys, we've officially moved across the world. Yep, like we have a new house in Germany! The last few weeks have been a whirlwind I can hardly believe we are finally here, and finally getting settled. As promised I will continue to blog just the same over here...with the whole new challenge of these tiny tiny ovens! Eek. But seriously Europe, what's with the doll sized ovens? ... [ read more... ]

Summer Entertaining With Krusteaz – Guest Post

    Guess what guys? I am SO excited to be joining the amazing team at Krusteaz for the Baker's dozen again this year! I have loved baking with the Krusteaz team in the past and I can assure you together we will be bringing you even more awesome treats this year! To get things started I am sharing some summer entertaining tips..baking edition...over on the Krusteaz blog...won't you ... [ read more... ]

Lemon Truffles Waffle

Recently we bought a waffle maker and the whole family is pretty excited. I know crazy us right? A waffle maker I mean whew - are we exciting...this is where we are after four kids picking waffle makers on the weekend. I know, I know, we're out of control. But in all seriousness we haven't had a waffle iron in years, I try to keep the little appliances at a minimum because seriously is it ... [ read more... ]

Blueberry French Toast Bake

Breakfast night is a staple in our house. Like maybe pancakes are in the rotation just a little too often. But when you have three little pancake loving kiddos and a newborn to throw in the mix, some nights you just need something easy, quick, and yummy! But what about muffins, french toast, or waffles? Why don't they ever get time at the dinner table? Sure they work great for a cozy Saturday ... [ read more... ]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Mousse

I don't know about you guys but winter is a time for chocolate, friends, cozy gatherings, and more chocolate. Now that we've passed pumpkin and peppermint season it's the perfect time for some chocolate treats before spring fever sets in. This winter we've had lots of great reasons to have friends over and me being 9 months pregnant I needed a new simple sweet treat. So I grabbed a Krusteaz triple ... [ read more... ]

Easy Meals And Treats For The New Year With Krusteaz!

As many of you already know, we are just weeks...maybe days away from welcoming out sweet little #4 to the world. In some ways I feel like WHERE has these last 9 months went? And in others I'm feeling like this last month may last years. While I'm trying to enjoy the slow post holiday time the other part of me is eager to meet our new life head on. I am so ready to get back to me, and back in the ... [ read more... ]

Gingerbread Cookies Sticks

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Pinterest is full of DIY christmas decorations and recipes, Instagram is full of holiday cuteness, and Facebook has more pictures of shining trees and happy kids then one can handle! I don't know about you guys but our calendar is super full, it seems there is a children's event or holiday party every few days! It's almost impossible to think about ... [ read more... ]