Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Cookies & Cream Cake

Happy Birthday to Us! (Cookies & Cream Cake)

Today is our birthday! Sadly, we’re 500 miles apart and can’t celebrate together. We can, however, drool over the cakes we each made for ourselves. I loved the cake we made together last year so much and wasn’t sure... Read more
Portrait Sugar Cookies

Portrait Sugar Cookies

My boy is a kindergarten graduate! How stinkin’ cute is he?? I wanted to make a special treat for the kids in Luke’s class on the last day of kindergarten. I came across these amazing cookies and knew I... Read more
Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

It’s time for some more cupcakes! These are so so good. You’ve probably guessed that anything cookies-and-cream is my favorite, and with Oreos in the cupcake and the frosting, these cupcakes are double as good! These cupcakes are so... Read more
Samoa Cupcakes

Samoa Cupcakes

Fall semester began last week, which meant that my first official day back to work after summer break happened to be on our birthday. Even though Jen and I had already baked our own birthday cake, I decided to make some... Read more
Fudgy Cookies and Cream Cake

It’s Our Birthday! {Fudgy Cookies and Cream Cake}

  Today is our birthday and for the first time in a long time, we were able to celebrate together! Well, not on our actual birthday, but the weekend before. Our brother, Matt, was in town too, so we celebrated... Read more
Watermelon Feta Guacamole

Watermelon Feta Guacamole

It’s very fitting that today is National Watermelon Day because this is my new favorite guacamole and yes, it has watermelon in it. I’ve made this for a couple cookouts with friends this summer and always start out by... Read more
Grandma’s Oatmeal Crispies

Grandma’s Oatmeal Crispies

It doesn’t yet seem real for either of us, but our grandma passed away last week at the age of 89. Fortunately I was able to come home a few days before to help Jen take care of her.... Read more
Carly's 1st birthday party

Carly’s 1st Birthday Party! (Part 1)

Last month we celebrated our sweet girl’s first birthday not once, but twice!  We had a small bonfire/party here in Georgia, and another party for family and friends in Indiana. I kept the parties simple with an outdoorsy theme... Read more
Veggie Pizza

Veggie Pizza

This has been one of my go-to appetizers for quite some time now. The first time I made this was for a work Christmas party and I made it in the shape of a wreath. Usually though, I just serve... Read more
Turkey Pesto Appetizer Bites

Turkey Pesto Appetizer Bites

Can you tell we love appetizers around here? I’m almost powerless against a good dip or bite size appetizer. Here’s another simple one we served at the Christmas Cookie Exchange party. It originally caught my eye because it was so festive... Read more