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
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
I'm more than halfway done Christmas shopping and it's not even December yet. I consider that a win. Usually, I'm one of those crazy people making a mad dash for the stores on December 23rd. I'm a perpetual procrastinator at all things in life, Christmas shopping included. I'll even fight the two things I hate… Continue reading Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole
I've spent the whole weekend baking and meal prepping. Two different types of cookies, a fritatta, salad, soup, and two meals later---and I think I'm finally done. I usually cook everything on the weekends, but I was in full force cook mode this weekend. The kitchen is my calming, serene place and I needed a… Continue reading Mini Everything Cheese Balls
A true clean-out-your-kitchen type meal. Use leftover chicken or turkey if you wish for this stir-fry that also includes roasted green beans, cabbage, carrots, and everyone's favorite: BACON.
We're in for the home stretch for the holiday week. Thanksgiving is in t-minus three days, and most people are planning on heading home to spend the holiday with their loved ones. Not me, though. I really wanted to get Christmas off this year and that meant foregoing Thanksgiving. I'm okay with that. I've worked… Continue reading 30 Minute Sheet Pan Sausage Dinner