Teavanna Tea + Spiced Tea Cookies

“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Teavana. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.” Don’t you just want to make some tea and curl  up and read a book? I do. Okay, so, a couple of years ago, when my now fiance… 

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Buttery Parmesan Fingerling Potatoes

Buttery Parmesan Fingerling Potatoes

It’s like butter baby, it’s like butter! The one thing I feel I don’t have enough of on my blog are side dishes. I like them; I even love creating them; but for some reason I never share them until now. I think sometimes it can be difficult coming up with different side items to… 

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Homemade Cronut (Puff Pastry Dounuts)

Puff Pastry Donuts (Cronuts)

I am so sorry to do this to you, but they are too good to pass up. Last weekend, I had one of the most amazing times in a long time with my significant other. Let’s see, we grabbed our nieces and took them to a place in Cincinnati, OH called Coney Island for a… 

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Easy Strawberry Crumble

Easy Strawberry Crumble

I love it when I make desserts that are easy and doesn’t come from a box. What makes life so sweet are the moments when your mind escapes you and all that seems to be in life is pure bliss. Things that normally matter doesn’t seem to matter at all. In fact, you are likely… 

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Homemade Pita Chips

Homemade Pita Chips

* I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Skinnygirl. I received a product sample and a promotional item to facilitate my review.   Yes! I finally have a reason to make these babies! I don’t know if you know this about me, but one of my most favorite snack in the WORLD are… 

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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

My man loves his momma’s Chicken Noodle Soup! For the past two years, since my man and I have been together, he always rants and raves about his momma’s “Chicken Noodles” (he never says Chicken Noodle Soup) when it starts to get cold. Here is a little something about me, when someone who is close… 

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Peanut Butter Rolo Blondies

Peanut Butter Rolo Blondies

I have died and gone to heaven! Over the years, my taste buds have grown very sensitive. I am very sensitive to foods that are sweet, salty, and processed. It is almost like I can taste the preservatives, excess sugar, and salt. That use to not be the case. In fact, when I was younger… 

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Chicken Chimichangas

I am in love! Before I had a chimichanga, the closest I had ever come to understanding what they were was from the movie “Meet The Fockers”. You know when Gaylord Focker (Ben Stiller) goes to visit his parents along with his in-laws and his parents were talking about making chimichangas? No? You don’t know… 

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Molten Dulce de Leche Cakes

This is too sexy for its own good. I seriously have mood music in my head as I am typing this blog post. When I say mood music, I mean slow sexy jazz music. That is what comes to mind as I am staring this picture that you are drooling over. I wanted to slow… 

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Beer Battered Fish & Chips

Break open a bottle of beer, but don’t drink it! Here in Cincinnati, OH the restaurant that has the best fish and chips is Nicholson’s Tavern that is downtown. It is the perfect consistency of crunch and actually tasting the fish. Sometimes you can get fried fish where there is too much batter than there… 

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Cajun Andouille Sausage Carbonara + $100 Sweepstakes

I got another Johnsonville dish for you.   A few months ago, I was granted the opportunity by Johnsonville Sausage to create two dishes that is easy, delicious, and highlights their sausage ingredients. It has been an incredibly great opportunity. I had fun making the Andouille Sausage Marinara Subs, but this time I wanted to… 

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