A basket of chicken wings with celery and ranch dressing.

Dry-Rubbed Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

You'll never believe these chicken wings were baked in the oven! Super easy, crispy skin, and meat that falls off the bone.

The Weekend Dish: 8/31/2019

How is it even the LAST DAY of August?! I seriously feel like school just let out at the end of May, yet somehow here we are, summer officially/unofficially over heading into Labor Day...

Friday Things #335

Hello hello! It feels like forever since we’ve caught up, doesn’t it?! 1. We had such a wonderful vacation last week! These three babes absolutely adored their time at the beach and LOVED being...

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.