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The Weekend Dish: 8/17/2019

Hello hello! Short and sweet today because we are headed on vacation! The site will be quiet next week, but I’ll be back the week of the 26th with recipes and stories for you!...

Friday Things #334

1. A couple of weeks ago when I took Isabelle to her swim lesson, my husband helped the boys build this massive castle with Picasso tiles. Amazingly, later that day or the next day,...

Chocolate chip cookies on wax paper with glasses of milk.

Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These large, bakery-style thick and chewy chocolate chip cookies stay soft for days and are a huge family favorite. Made with melted butter, a high brown sugar to white sugar ratio, and an extra...

The Weekend Dish: 8/10/2019

Happy weekend to you! How is August treating you? Do you have kids that started back to school this week? It always boggles my mind when I see people posting pictures of their kids’...

Friday Things #334

1. I can’t get over how much Isabelle LOVES baby dolls. She’s been enamored with them since she was around 8 to 9 months old; if you hand one to her, she smiles and...

Sliced rum cake with a serving knife and cup of coffee.

The Marvelous Rum Cake Recipe That Will Make Every Occasion Fabulous

This rum cake is made completely from scratch, has the most tender, moist crumb, and is drenched in rum flavor without being overpowering. Perfection!

Soft pretzels on a plate with dipping mustard in the background.

August Bake-Along: Homemade Soft Pretzels

These homemade soft pretzels are so easy to make! Use the dough for large pretzels, smaller pretzels, or even soft pretzel bites - absolutely delicious.

The Weekend Dish: 8/3/2019

Well hello there August, how did you get here so fast?! I feel like we were just at Joseph’s end-of-year school picnic, thinking about all of the fun things we were going to do...

Friday Things #333

1. Earlier this week, my husband took Joseph out for some tennis, so I took Dominic and Isabelle out for morning doughnuts :) Dominic has a serious sweet tooth (takes after his mom, naturally)...

Collage of four photos of zucchini recipes.

15 Easy Zucchini Recipes for Summer’s Amazing Bounty

A collection of easy zucchini recipes perfect for using up summer's fresh harvest - everything from zucchini bread, muffins, cupcakes, scones, and more!