I haven't done a recipe round-up in a hot minute. I figured I'd give everyone an easy cheat-sheet of Fourth of July recipes. The recipes below are tried-and-true favorites of mine. The best part? Don't just use them for the Independence Day holiday! These recipes are perfect for any summer gathering. You can find appetizers,… Continue reading 24 Easy Fourth of July Recipes
Good Monday morning! Another week is here. The weekend went by far too fast. I spent most of my two days off relaxing. Naps, a professional massage, and more naps took control of my Saturday and Sunday. Sometimes you just need a good self-care weekend to reboot. I did find the time to do what… Continue reading Blueberry Muffin Bread
There's a nip in the air, but the sun's warmth makes it better. A light beat pulsates in the distance. The smell of deep-fried foods wafts through the streets. Vibrant colors of oil pants can be seen in the distance. It's a spring rite of passage for Oklahoma City. The everlasting, annual event that marks… Continue reading Strawberries Newport
When I was a kid, my mom would go all out for my birthdays. I'm talking theme birthdays (Beauty & the Beast, Under the Sea, etc.) and all the decorations that come with it. She would also always make me a homemade birthday cake. They ranged from Chocolate fudge to my all-time favorite: strawberry. I… Continue reading Strawberry Brownies
Sugar OVERLOAD. I've probably had more sweets in the last week than I have all year. I can't wait to get back on keto at the beginning of the New Year, but for now I'm soaking up the holiday treats. This cookie cake I made for work on Monday is probably the sweetest thing I've… Continue reading Candy Cane Cookie Cake
Holiday puppy chow made easy and festive. Use your microwave to melt butter and chocolate and then go to town with sugar and sprinkles. There's also a secret ingredient lurking inside!
The air is cool, crisp, and has a hint of fireplace smoke to it. Lights twinkle in the pre-dawn sky, a pine-scented candle flickers in the distance, and coffee percolates on the countertop. These December mornings have got me feeling all kinds of things. Christmas is about a week away, and I've been immersed in… Continue reading Christmas Cookie Sticks