Hearty Taco Pie for a billion

One day last year at TJ Maxx (my favorite store), I came upon this absolutely BEAUTIFUL 15 inch cast iron skillet. It was $29.99 and I couldn’t pass it up. The price and the size made it so hard to walk away from. This pan normally goes for upwards of $70.  A couple of weeksRead more

Pumpkin Spice Toffee Cookies

It’s National Pumpkin Day! So, naturally, I had to post this. Fall is my favorite season of the year. In the Valley, we don’t get to see the beauty of changing leaves the way most of the US gets to. We just go from hot & humid, to cool & rainy, and then hot & humidRead more

Gluten-Free Garden/Picnic Brunch Themed Baby Shower

I have really taken to throwing themed parties for my girlfriends. I love gathering all the fun and beautiful elements and throwing them together to make something really special for someone really special to me. This time, I didn’t do it alone. My friend Sarah and I threw this baby shower together.  Stephanie has beenRead more

Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole

Good gluten-free recipes are hard to come by. I’ve tried so many different ones and sometimes they are good and sometimes they are not. As a matter of fact, I’ve tried so many different recipes for breakfast casseroles that are full of gluten that I decided maybe I could make a few substitutions and possiblyRead more

Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2015

The 5th Annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap sign-ups have begun! I am all signed-up and getting ready! If you want to sign up, there is still time, so go HERE. In case you’re wondering how it all works: “The GREAT FOOD BLOGGER COOKIE SWAP brings together food bloggers from around the world in celebrationRead more

All About The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2014

This year’s Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap was way more fun for me than the past couple of years because I already knew what to expect and how to get things done. I had my recipe for Biscoff Dark Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies ready to go in August! Being that I felt so ahead ofRead more

Biscoff Dark Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

For this years Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap, I made Biscoff Dark Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies. I love me some Biscoff–My favorite is Trader Joe’s Cookie Butter. During my vacation in November, I picked up 10 jars because I knew this cookie was going to be the Christmas Cookie of the year for my familyRead more

American Cheese Enchiladas

I’m a Sharp Cheddar Cheese girl. I won’t EVER deny that. I can eat it by the slice! (even though I know it’s not so good for me) Last weekend (anniversary weekend) we went to COSTCO and I bought a big block of Tilamook Sharp Cheddar Cheese! It’s my favorite. As I looked into theRead more