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Fudge Ripple Monster Cookie Bars

Monster cookie bars with the classic combination of peanut butter, oats, and M&Ms, plus a layer of fudge running through the center!


The Weekend Dish: 1/14/2017

Hello and happy Saturday to you! Today we are celebrating Joseph’s 2nd birthday! (His actual birthday isn’t until Thursday, but his party is today.) I can’t believe what a little man he has become...

Joseph - almost 2 years!

Friday Things

1. It’s a big week for Joseph! On Monday, I had him at the allergist to do a test to see if he could tolerate baked eggs, after avoiding for nearly a year. He...

These chocolate frosted brownies start with fudge brownies and are topped with a chocolate buttercream frosting (with a secret ingredient!).

Chocolate Frosted Brownies

These chocolate frosted brownies start with fudge brownies and are topped with a luscious chocolate buttercream frosting (with a secret ingredient!).

Cheesy Chicken with Mushrooms - Breaded chicken cutlets layered with sliced mushrooms and mozzarella. Easy dinner! |

Cheesy Chicken with Mushrooms

This easy recipe for chicken with mushrooms starts with breaded and pan-fried chicken cutlets that are set on top of sliced mushrooms, then covered with more mushrooms and mozzarella cheese, and baked until golden...


The Weekend Dish: 1/7/2017

Happy first Saturday of 2017! How did the first week of the new year treat you? I sort of eased out of my holiday vacation slash maternity leave with a lot of time at...

Joseph brushing his teeth before bed - such a big boy! |

Friday Things

1. This peanut turned three months old on Wednesday, which means he is officially no longer a newborn. Crazy! He is definitely our string bean – he’s outgrowing clothes in length at quite a...

17 in 2017: My Resolutions |

17 in 2017: My Resolutions

I’ve never been much of a January “resolution” maker. Turning the calendar never really gave me the urge to do some massive overhaul on my life. However, as I’ve gotten older, I’ve found that...


2016 Year in Review: A Month-by-Month Look Back

I can’t believe we’re already sitting here on January 3rd, having closed the book on 2016 and are a few steps into a fresh, new year. A couple of months ago, I was cleaning out...

Dominic - 2.5 months old

Friday Things

1. Dominic has been just the happiest baby and giving us lots of incredible open-mouthed, wide-eyed smiles, like he couldn’t possibly be more excited about life than at that exact moment. It’s crazy wonderful....