Apple Cider Bread 2

Apple Cider Bread

It’s been unusually hot here in San Diego the past few days. Like, stay-inside-and-turn-on-the-air-conditioner-because-it’s-like-a-sauna-outside kind of hot. I know I shouldn’t be complaining. Our weather is 75 and sunny most…

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Pork Cutlets with Caramelized Shallot and Mushroom Sauce

Pork Cutlets with Creamy Mushroom and Caramelized Shallot Sauce

Today I’m sharing with you a quick and easy dinner idea: Pork Cutlets with Creamy Mushroom and Caramelized Shallot Sauce. Click the video below to view a short how-to for…

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Mango Guacamole

Labor Day Barbecue Recipes

It’s a holiday weekend here in the good ‘ol US of A, and I’m sharing my favorite recipes for a Labor Day barbecue… the perfect recipes for an end-of-summer hurrah!…

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Baby Button Cookies 8

Baby Button Cookies

There’s a very sweet blogging friend of mine who is expecting her first baby very soon… Maria from Two Peas and Their Pod.  Today, we are having an online baby…

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Announcements and some new features of

I have 5 things to share with you today, and one question to ask! 1. has a new feature:  Beyond Food. I’m a Mom and a wife, and I sometimes…

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Soft Serve with Rainbow Jimmies 1

What I Ate On My New England Vacation

As our family does every year, we took our annual trip to Boston’s South Shore this summer.  It’s a bit North of the more well-known Cape Cod.  It’s quieter and…

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Breakfast Quesadillas

Breakfast Quesadillas

I’m sharing a recipe today that you should *most definitely* feed your family for breakfast sometime soon: Breakfast Quesadillas!  And I might even add that they’d make a good breakfast on a…

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Peanut Butter Pie 16

Nutter Butter- Peanut Butter Pie

If you hadn’t heard already, our food blogging friend Jennie lost her husband Mikey last week. It was a sudden and unexpected loss. The kind of loss that is unfair…

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Fresh Blueberry Bruschetta

Fresh Blueberry Dessert Bruschetta

Today, I’m sharing with you one of my favorite dessert recipes of the summer. I created this sweet dessert “bruschetta” recipe for The Real Women of Philadelphia and GoodBite. These…

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Blackberry Jam Shortbread Bars 2

Blackberry Jam Shortbread Bars

I’ve been all about simple this summer. Simple salads. Simple dinners. Simple appetizers. And simple desserts. When life is busy and family time is in demand, simple is best. This…

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Caprese Salad 4

Caprese Salad with Burrata Cheese

There are some great things to love about summer. I love that the weather is so nice that we can comfortably eat our dinners outside. I love that every day…

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