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Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie. Ah, a Southern treat. This pie comes from my Dad’s side of the family. He grew up in Oklahoma and still has roots there. Most Thanksgivings that I remember include this amazing pie. It’s rich, creamy, custardy, and sweet. I was a little […]

Marinated Steak Fajitas

Marinated Steak Fajitas

**Original post written in November**   It’s been a little quiet around my kitchen this week. On November 14, our almost 3 year old son, Blake, had a freak accident. He went to kick a ball in the kitchen and ended up stepping on it […]

Taco Cups

Taco Cups

Since both of our husband's are in school and often have late nights at the clinic, studying, or working, Leia and I enjoy getting together and making something to eat. One night I was at her house and we were working on a new cheesecake and while it was cooking all the kids started getting hungry. Ya know, the whining, the crying, the begging for food, and swiping muffins or cookies every time they walked through the kitchen. We decided it was time to make dinner.   Leia had some leftover Read more [...]
Smokey Black Bean & Sweet Potato Chili

Smokey Black Bean & Sweet Potato Chili

Smokey Black Bean & Sweet Potato Chili with fresh limes. It really does taste as delicious as it sounds. When one of my dear friends had surgery a few weeks ago, I offered to bring her dinner. She was a little hesitant since her family […]

Lemon Meringue Pie & Tips for Beginners

Lemon Meringue Pie & Tips for Beginners

I’m not going to beat around the bush here, Lemon Meringue Pie is not a walk in the park. It seems relatively simple, but it’s actually very technical. And trust me, I am no expert. Yet.   The first time I ever had Lemon Meringue […]

Hershey’s Magical Mint Kiss Cookies

Hershey’s Magical Mint Kiss Cookies

  My life has been pretty stressful lately. Blake has a week left in his cast (only 7 days! Partay!!), our house is half in boxes and half scattered all over the place, Kyson is having issues with sleeping and food which means I'm not sleeping, and it's Christmastime! I have always, always, loved Christmas, but for some reason this year I've been having a really hard time getting into it. Probably because with everything else going on, I'm more focused on packing up boxes and eliminating junk, Read more [...]
Peppermint Popcorn

Peppermint Popcorn

  This is one of the easiest, most simple, and most delicious popcorn recipes I’ve ever made. My Mom started making this years ago for Christmas treats and neighbor gift bags. Though more often than not, it never made it to our neighbors and friends […]