Pumpkin Pie Cake Bars

Pumpkin Pie Cake Bars – Three-layer pumpkin bars with a cake batter crust, creamy pumpkin center and a cinnamon sugar crumble topping! Can we talk for a minute about my relationship with pumpkin? I’m going to be brutally honest here, friends, and I’m hoping I don’t hurt anyone’s feelings. I. . . don’t really. . . like pumpkin. That being said, the rest of the world around this time of year, is obsessed with pumpkin (including our dog, Belle). I pray each {Read More}

Crock Pot Italian Garlic Chicken and a Giveaway!

Crock Pot Italian Garlic Chicken – Super moist, flavorful, tender, fall-off-the-bone chicken the whole family will enjoy! The evenings around here have been cooling down as of late and it’s got me thinking about my slow cooker. My crock pot. What do you call it in your family? I usually resort to crock pot, so if you’re a slow cooker kind of family, I apologize.  One of my favorite things to make in my crock pot, is chicken. I don’t know about {Read More}

Breadcrumb Spaghetti

Breadcrumb Spaghetti – Breadcrumbs, fresh herbs and a splash of lemon make this pasta dish something the entire family will enjoy! When it comes to food, my kids are picky. Do you have picky kids or grandkids, too? One day they’ll shovel down an entire plate of something you’ve never seen them eat before. You rejoice. You make the same thing again and wait for the cheering and applause to begin. . .but there’s nothing. . .there’s silence. . .and {Read More}

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins – Quick and easy banana muffins with mini chocolate chips sprinkled throughout! This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Summer camp is over and the kids go back to school this week. Cora is in 4k and Dane is ready to start his first day of 2nd grade on Thursday. I’m kind of doing my own happy dance about not having to pack their lunches each morning. . .although I’m sad that summer flew by so {Read More}

Ritz Cracker Macaroni and Cheese

Ritz Cracker Macaroni and Cheese – This is some of the creamiest, cheesiest mac and cheese you will ever taste. I love the crunch of Ritz crackers on top! Let me preface this post by saying. . .just because I’m posting a comfort food recipe does NOT mean I’m okay with summer coming to an end. Because. . .I’m not. I try to hang on to summer as long as possible. Heck, I may just get crazy and post a popsicle {Read More}

Buster Bar Lasagna

Buster Bar Lasagna – Decadent layers of Oreo cookies, ice cream, hot fudge, Snickers bars and whipped topping make up this delicious 5-layer dessert! This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Chinet® brand. All opinions are 100% mine. You all know how I love summer, right? As the days go flying by, I’m trying to make the most out of each one. I’ve been getting up early, staying active until well into the evening and going {Read More}

Snickers Caramel Apple Salad

Snickers Caramel Apple Salad – a creamy, dreamy salad made with Snickers candy bars, pudding and whipped topping! So, first of all, thanks for clicking through. I know what you’re thinking. ANOTHER Snickers Caramel Apple Salad recipe from another blogger. Yep, it is, but I had to share because I got the cutest comment from my little niece the last time I brought this salad to our church potluck. She said, “I can taste apple and Snickers in each bite.” Yes, {Read More}

Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad – A quick and easy salad with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil tossed in olive oil for a delicious summer side dish! It is HOT and humid here in Wisconsin this week, friends! Let me tell you what. It’s not a week you want to do much cooking at all. We’re sticking to “cool” and fresh foods like this Caprese Pasta Salad. This is a very mild salad that even picky eaters will enjoy. Simple, pure and {Read More}

Easy Elephant Ears Recipe

Easy Elephant Ears Recipe – Fair-worthy elephant ears made faster and easier!! Ready in less than 15 minutes with less than 5 ingredients! This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Chinet® brand. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s about this time of year (every year) when our family starts the countdown to the official opening of our little hometown fair. My husband, Josh, and I are from the same hometown (believe it or not) and in our little “village,” {Read More}

Balsamic-Glazed Halibut

Balsamic Glazed Halibut – A flavorful brown sugar and balsamic glaze coats this light and flaky fish. This post is sponsored by alli®.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. A new meat market opened in town a while ago.  For months, I would just drive past – smiling and waving at their mascot standing alongside the road. You guys, this kid was dressed in a full-fledged hot dog suit with ketchup and mustard in the bun. Talk about a {Read More}