Food · Sweets

Cookie Butter Swirl Fudge

I’m a big fan a Trader Joe’s. Which means, of course, I am also a big fan of Cookie Butter. This weekend I whipped up a batch of this Cookie Butter Swirl Fudge to share with my team at work. I’m pretty proud of the combo. You’ve been warned though; it’s very sweet. Like verging… Continue reading Cookie Butter Swirl Fudge

Breakfast · Food

Pumpkin Oatmeal

We had some pie pumpkins from Halloween and Thanksgiving that I wanted to use up. I popped them in the Instant Pot for 20 minutes. They came out easy to peel and easy to purée. That purée was used to make a few pumpkin dishes, but I think this oatmeal was my favorite. The pumpkin… Continue reading Pumpkin Oatmeal

Food · Soups

Instant Pot Beef and Vegetable Soup

It’s November, and we’ve already had our first snow. That might not seem crazy to some, but here in Oklahoma it was a bit early. So of course we have started to fill our pots with chili, stews, and soups. This beef and vegetable soup has been a perfect quick dump dish for our cold… Continue reading Instant Pot Beef and Vegetable Soup

Food

An Advent Calendar You Want To Know About

Oh my flipping goodness friends! I have discovered something I’m thrilled to share about, a tea advent calendar. Ignore how for some reason this picture below makes me look like I have man hands and focus on my excited tea drinking face. You might remember my post about the cousins tea party we threw with… Continue reading An Advent Calendar You Want To Know About

Food · Sandwiches

Making Italian Subs at Home

This pregnancy has messed with my appetite so much that my recipe posts have become pretty much nonexistent. But don’t fear! I am here to finally share one, an easy summer meal. For awhile my husband and I were on the search for the perfect Italian sub. Seems easy right? Wrong. After ordering out we… Continue reading Making Italian Subs at Home

Food · Meaty Main Dishes · Sides and Veggies

5 Ways to Use Pesto This Summer

You know this blog is supposed to be about “family, food, and other good stuff.”  I haven’t written a food post in about 5 months though. Curiously that coincides with being pregnant. Yeah, so I’ve had a weird relationship with food lately. This one was written before I got all crazy and started hating things… Continue reading 5 Ways to Use Pesto This Summer

Food · Soups

5 Soup Recipes You Need This Winter

Where are my soup eaters at? For me there is nothing better than a warm bowl of soup when it’s cold outside. Okay one thing maybe better, a good bowl of soup served with some good bread. Here are my 5 favorite soups to keep your tummy full and comforted all winter long. Enjoy!  … Continue reading 5 Soup Recipes You Need This Winter