Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Loaf |

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Loaf

In Bakery, Giveaways On October 4, 2013 40 Comments

I think this is it for me and pumpkin. I’ve been on a pumpkin overload lately and it’s catching up with me.  Too many pumpkin spice lattes. Too… Read More »

Jalapeno Popper Dip |

Jalapeno Popper Dip

In Sides, Southwest On October 3, 2013 1 Comment

Psst…Can I let you in on a little secret? I really don’t like football. (GASP!) It just has never been my thing and you know what, I’m okay… Read More »

Spicy Steak Lettuce Wraps |

Spicy Steak Lettuce Wraps

In Asian, Beef On October 1, 2013 0 Comments

How many of you pack a lunch for work? If you do, what does it typically include? No, seriously. Leave a note below and tell me because I… Read More »

Balsamic Pot Roast |

Balsamic Pot Roast

In Beef On September 30, 2013 1 Comment

It’s fall. It’s slow cooker season. Have you pulled yours out of storage yet? There is nothing I love more than cooking with my slow cooker. I can… Read More »

Balsamic Vinaigrette |

Balsamic Vinaigrette

In Giveaways, Salad On September 27, 2013 12 Comments

Is it seriously Friday? I’d rather be back on vacation. But lucky for you, I’ve got a giveaway today! The next time I’m in Massachusetts, I’m heading to… Read More »

Double-Chocolate Chewy Crispy Bars |

Double-Chocolate Chewy Crispy Bars

In Chocolate, Treats On September 26, 2013 0 Comments

If there’s one snack that I cannot resist it’s crispy treats. Extra marshmallows of course. It’s dangerous to have these things in my house because I do that… Read More »

Apple Cinnamon Spice Cupcakes |

Apple Cinnamon Spice Cupcakes

In Bakery On September 25, 2013 10 Comments

Today I am posting some delicious cupcakes that are a perfect fall treat. More importantly today I am teaming up with OXO in support of their Cookies for… Read More »

Barbecue Sloppy Joe's |

Barbecue Sloppy Joe’s

In Beef, Sandwiches On September 23, 2013 2 Comments

Welcome to Monday. I’m starting this week off with a reader request for Sloppy Joe’s. This is probably up there with some of my favorite foods, but only… Read More »


Italian Vacation – Part Three

In Travel On September 20, 2013 1 Comment

Happy Friday folks! Today is the final day that I’ll be covering of my Italian vacation and I’ve got a lot of photos for you today. We spent… Read More »


Italian Vacation – Part Two

In Travel On September 19, 2013 1 Comment

So I know I said yesterday that this would only be a two part post but I’ve decided to extend it to three days. There are just too… Read More »

Rome, Italy

Italian Vacation – Part One

In Travel On September 18, 2013 7 Comments

So not that I want to rub it in or anything but I had a pretty amazing vacation. I’ve been talking about it for months with mentions here… Read More »

Cotija Cilantro Guacamole |

Cotija Cilantro Guacamole

In Sides, Southwest On September 17, 2013 0 Comments

Two days of posting in a row. I’m sure you’re impressed. I have a very exciting treat coming for you over the next two days. I’ll be sharing… Read More »

Pumpkin Cupcakes via

Pumpkin Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

In Bakery, Treats On September 16, 2013 8 Comments

I know, I know. You’re probably just as surprised as I am to see a new post this morning! But happy Monday to you! Between being on vacation… Read More »

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

In Soup On September 12, 2013 2 Comments

Ah-hem…is this thing on? Yes, I am still alive. After my two week vacation to Italy I am slowly getting my life back in order…and getting back to… Read More »

Tomato Soup

Recipe Roundup: Soup & Chili

In Recipe Roundup, Soup On September 5, 2013 1 Comment

While I refuse to admit that we are in the final days of summer I am secretly awaiting the return of soup and chili season. There’s just something… Read More »


Italian Pasta Salad

In Pasta, Salad On September 3, 2013 0 Comments

Since I’m in Italy, I’m sharing with you today a delicious Italian Pasta Salad that I crafted for the Living Litehouse Blog. The combination of charcuterie, fresh mozzarella… Read More »

My Favorite Cookbooks

In Books On August 30, 2013 1 Comment

When is the last time that you picked up an actual cookbook for a recipe? If you’re like most people it has probably been a while. In the… Read More »

Recipe Roundup: Labor Day Picnic

In Recipe Roundup On August 28, 2013 0 Comments

Normally I am all over Labor Day picnics. It’s a little bit harder this year with being out of town for the holiday. I have 3 family birthdays… Read More »

Vanilla Buttercream |

Basic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

In Bakery On August 26, 2013 5 Comments

It’s Monday, which can only mean one thing…Tomorrow I leave for vacation! It seems like it has taken forever to arrive but tomorrow I jet off to NYC… Read More »

Spicy Thai String Bean Chicken |

Spicy Thai String Bean Chicken for Two

In Asian, Poultry On August 23, 2013 28 Comments

I love stir fry. There, I said it. It probably is my favorite food, next to Mexican. I just love how fresh it tastes and how many different… Read More »

Cherry Crumble |

Cherry Crumble

In Bakery, Fruit On August 21, 2013 0 Comments

So as I mentioned last week, I sort of have a thing for cherries. I also have a thing for sweets. Why is it that adding cherries to… Read More »