S’mores Mini Cheesecakes

S'mores Cheesecake (3 of 9)

Last week we had a dinner planning meeting for a college retreat we are leading this fall. I signed up to bring a dessert and immediately thought of making s'mores mini cheesecakes. The Cheesecake Factory has this AMAZING S'mores cheesecake (seriously you have GOT to try it) and I knew I wanted to make something similar and when I found this recipe it fit the bill! A chocolate cheesecake with … Read More

Peach Coffee Cake

Peach Coffee Cake (4 of 7)

To continue our peach week, I could think of nothing better than offering cake for breakfast! This coffee cake was wonderful! Super moist and the topping made a kind of crunchy/caramely flavor & texture that was out of this world. I will definitely be making this again very soon! You could definitely add in other fruits like blueberries or blackberries if you would like to. This will be … Read More

Peach Salsa

Peach Salsa (1 of 9)

First, I just want to say you all have blown me away with your sweet comments on my last post. Thank you so much for all your support and kind words! It truly means the world to me!! And I am loving reading all your favorite Christmas songs, some I had forgotten about! You still have a couple days to enter the giveaway. Now onto the Peach Salsa. We have this Farmer's Market in Chattanooga … Read More

Christmas in July and Why I Almost Quit Blogging {Giveaway-CLOSED}


It's a Christmas in July Giveaway! I recently celebrated my blogiversary and wanted to celebrate with a little something for you too. But first a little explanation... So about a month ago or so I was this close to quitting my blog. I was just so overwhelmed with trying to take care of Sophie, keep the house clean, laundry done, dishes washed and also have time to play with Sophie, oh and … Read More

Chicken Enchilada Lasagna Roll-Ups

Enchilada Lasagna (2 of 4)

At our monthly girls night, my best friend Jennifer brought these lasagna roll-ups and they were so good that I asked her immediately for the recipe! I put it on the menu for the next week and these were just amazing!!! Adam and I both were so in love with them! They are such a fun twist on traditional lasagna and are full of my favorite Mexican flavors. The filling is so creamy and pairs … Read More

Strawberry on Top: Birthday Fun


Sorry I've been a little delinquent about doing these behind the scenes posts, I'm hoping to get back to doing them weekly or at least every other week. I recently celebrated my birthday and this year I wanted to do something fun and more adventurous. We decided on kayaking and going up in a helicopter for the first time. Both were so much fun! We kayaked down the Toccoa River in Blue Ridge, … Read More

Mexican Corn on the Cob

Mexican Corn on the Cob (6 of 8)

I've mentioned this before, but one of our favorite restaurants is Taco Mamacita in Chattanooga and it has this incredible corn on the cob that is out of this world. I thought I would attempt to make my own version at home. This turned out fabulous!! We could not get enough of it and I can't wait to make it again very soon!! It's really not hard to make either, which is a bonus! It's got a … Read More

Caribbean Chicken Burgers

Carribean Chicken Burgers (5 of 6)

I hope you all had a Happy 4th of July! We had a nice relaxing weekend with lots of pool time and time outside enjoying the gorgeous unseasonably cooler weather! Recently Red Gold Tomatoes contacted me to see if I wanted to participate in their Summer Grillin' Party and I jumped at the chance. They are giving away 1,000 "Summertime Tomatoes All Year Long" Aprons on their facebook page each … Read More

{Guest Post} Carne Asada with Grilled Corn Salsa

carden asada

Today I have a guest post from Elizabeth with ReadySetEat! They have lots of wonderful easy recipes from savory to sweet! I love that they show the prep time, total time, & how many ingredients within the recipe and also when you search it lists that as well. Their site is super user friendly too, definitely check it out! Thanks so much to Elizabeth for guest posting for me today! This … Read More

Banana Split Brownie Pizza

Brownie Pizza.1 (1 of 1)

I know I normally post on Tuesday/Thursday but since Independence Day falls this Friday I thought I would move things up a bit in case you want to get the ingredients for the holiday weekend. Today is actually my birthday and I thought what better reason to make a fun & festive treat! We got together with some friends recently and one of the girls brought this brownie pizza. I knew I had … Read More