Peppermint Brownie Bites

Enjoy a super easy dessert with these Peppermint Brownie Bites. Lots of crunchy edges and a gooey center with just the right amount of mint! One of the attractions of baking a variety of different Christmas Cookies is that you don’t have to lock yourself into one particular flavor. You can vary the tastes and […]

Trail Mix Recipe with Fruit, Seeds, & Chocolate

Trail Mix is pretty pricey at the grocery store, but homemade is super simple to prep. Plus you can control the quality and proportions of the fruit, seeds, and chocolate you include. Prepare the easiest and tastiest of snacks with this simple Trail Mix Recipe with Fruit, Seeds, and Chocolate. It’s delicious on its own, atop […]

7 Best Gifts for the Food Lover in Your Life

We’re in the final stretch when it comes to Christmas shopping season. Need a gift idea for the food lover in your life? I’ve got some of my favorites wrapped up in this post. This post contains affiliate links which provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to Amazon and other affiliate […]

Frozen Meal Gifts How-to

Frozen meal gifts are some of the best you could give! Not only are you telling someone you love them by feeding them, you’re also buying them free time. Food is my love language. Take me out to eat, buy me some fun groceries, bring me dinner: you’ve got my love and devotion. It should […]

Freezer Meals You Can Give as Gifts

Having a repertoire of freezer meals you can give as gifts in your arsenal, or better yet, in your freezer, is a great way to bless others with time as well as food. Looking for a good gift to give to friends and neighbors? Did your sister just have a baby and you want to help […]

Pizza Tools to Make Pizza Night Easier

Homemade Pizza is tasty and cheap. Tool up with these must-have pizza tools so that pizza night comes together easily. Pizza Night has been a Friday night tradition at our house for about 18 years. It took some trial and error at first and some coaching from my friend Jessika. But, over time I’ve found […]

Spicy Pork Chili with Pumpkin

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This Spicy Pork Chili with Pumpkin will wow everyone at your table. Tender chunks of pork simmer in a pumpkin-tomato sauce redolent with chile. Such a great way to warm up! This post is sponsored by the National Pork Board Porksgiving program in conjunction with One2One Network. I have received compensation for ingredients and time […]

Cajun Spice Blend

Save money on spice blends by making your own. This Cajun-inspired mix features onion, garlic, thyme, oregano, and cayenne. The night we¬†got engaged, my husband and I dined at a great Cajun restaurant in Santa Barbara. It was a pretty expensive place, so we only went there for special occasions. While I’d never been to […]