It's a snow storm bust for Oklahoma. A crazy storm system was off the Pacific coast earlier this week and models were going crazy. It's incredibly hard to predict volatile weather like snow and ice, especially right here smack dab in the middle of the country. We were preparing for the worst, yet hoping for… Continue reading Pumpkin Pecan Slab Pie
Every Christmas for the past decade or so, my family has made the same breakfast casserole for us to eat when we get done opening presents on Christmas morning. I've carried on the tradition since moving out, but I'm not sure Rob loves the breakfast casserole nearly as much as I do. This year will… Continue reading Chicken & Sun-Dried Tomato Frittata
I'm about to run out of room in my kitchen with all the cookie-baking I've been doing over the last few weeks. I only have one cookie jar, and four or five Christmas containers. I've been taking most of the Christmas cookies to work (which I think my co-workers appreciate), but I still have an… Continue reading Christmas Cake Mix Cookies
Sugar is one of the most addicting substances in the world. It buries itself deep inside your brain thinking you need it---always. The holidays make it extremely hard to not overdo it on the sugar. I've found myself sneaking one cookie...two cookies...three cookies or more. Once you get one, you can't stop. These brownie cookies… Continue reading Christmas Brownie Cookies
One of the best things to do in the summer in Oklahoma is go camping. Granted, you can only go a few weekends out of the early-portion of summer before the heat becomes unbearable. I wasn't able to camp this year, but I really want to again next year. I also want to try some… Continue reading Fireside S’mores Cookies
Can you believe Thanksgiving is less than a week away? I can't. It feels like just yesterday 2018 was starting. We had our work Thanksgiving potluck lunch Thursday and I ate so much I could barely drive home. I've been going to this lunch for the last six years and wouldn't miss it for the… Continue reading Southern Chocolate Pecan Pie
The holidays are coming and that means it's cookie time! These are a great change of pace from regular oatmeal raisin cookies, and have super sweet white chocolate morsels inside.