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10 + Canning and Preserving Recipes

Hello friends and happy summer! Considering the wonderful abundance of fresh produce available during this wonderful warm season,  I’ve put together a fun recipe roundup for you today, highlighting my favorite Canning and Preserving Recipes. There are several jam recipes, a killer salsa recipe, a wonderful spaghetti sauce recipe and even a hot fudge recipe that […]

Brown Butter Sugar Cookie Bars

Boy do I ever have a spectacular, heavenly, delightfully wonderful recipe for you all today. These Brown Butter Sugar Cookies Bars have a deep, rich, almost caramel like flavor. They have an amazingly soft, chewy texture and are covered in an equally fabulous brown butter frosting. Mmmmmmmm. Yuh-hu-hummmmmmmmm. Seriously, they are such a wonderful treat. […]

Summertime Menu Plan Week #8: July 23-30

Happy Weekend, friends! I hope you are having a great time enjoying your family, friends and the warm summer sun. I have a great lineup of food for you this week, including a fantastic Grilled Sesame Chicken and Noodle Bowl (it is seriously divine!), a super refreshing berry salad and a large batch recipe for […]

Berries and Bananas with Lime Juice

I have a very simple, very refreshing, summertime fruit salad recipe for you all today. It’s easy enough to toss together as a side for dinner (or breakfast or lunch, for that matter!) but yummy enough to make and serve to guests at a backyard BBQ. You could make it and serve it as a […]

Large Batch Frosted Brownies

  Summertime is in full swing, my friends which means you (and I) are most likely up to our eyeballs in fun. Fun with family, fun with friends, fun at camps, youth conferences, family vacations, fun having kids home for the summer, fun running around doing all kinds of fun, summer like things. I am often finding […]

Summertime Menu Plan Week #7: July 16-23

Hello, friends. Thanks for dropping by today. I have a great lineup of food for you all this week. Hope you find something to love! PS…does the summer feel like it is flying by at record speed? It does to me! Hope you are having a great time with the people you love. 🙂 30 […]

Girls Camp 2016: I Can Do All Things Through Christ

Hey there, gang. No new recipe today, just a post about the amazing girls camp my daughters and I attended last week. In our church, every summer the girls ages 12-18 and their leaders head off into the mountains for several days to experience beautiful nature, bond with each other, develop testimonies and have a […]

Grilled Sesame Chicken and Noodle Bowl

Have you noticed how popular “bowls” are getting. Now, I am not referring to the actual ceramic container that contains your sustenance. 🙂 Rather, I am making reference to all of the yummy combinations of meat/grain/veggie/sauce that are being served in one bowl all together. I’ve seen people making Fajita Bowls with grilled peppers and onions, […]

Summertime Weekly Menu Plan #6: July 9-16

Can you believe the summer is half over. I seriously can’t! We have been so busy this summer heading off to youth camps and finishing our backyard at Bear Lake…the time seems to just whiz by. I hope you are having a great summer with the people that you love. Watch this coming week for […]

Crispy Chicken and Cheese Burritos with Fresh Mango Salsa

Summertime is upon us, friends and let’s face it…cooking dinner (or lunch!) can be a dilemma. Schedules are loose, it’s hot, there are children everywhere (bless them!) and time spent in the kitchen seems to always be hurried. These yummy Crispy Chicken and Cheese Burritos are my latest quick fix dinner option for many reasons. […]