Slow Cooker Black Bean & Pumpkin Chili

Black Bean Pumpkin Chili (5 of 5)

I'm so excited that the temperatures are starting to get a bit cooler and you can start to feel that crispness in the air that means it's turning into fall. I actually wore jeans last week a couple of times! So exciting! I truly do love all four seasons and get so excited when they change. As the weather does turn colder I find myself gravitating toward comforting, hearty recipes and this … Read More

Strawberry on Top: Sophie 11 Months


Hope you all are having a great weekend! It's been entirely too long since I did a lifestyle post and updated you all on Sophie. So sorry about that! Things have been very hectic around here lately! I coordinated a wedding a couple of weeks ago and we are gearing up to lead a college aged retreat in November. Not to mention Miss Sophie turns a year old next month!! How is that even possible?! … Read More

Homemade Apple Butter

Apple Butter (2 of 5)

Last year my friend Jennifer texted and told me her husband Chad had looked up a recipe, gone to the grocery and came home and made apple butter. I was definitely impressed! He was so nice to share a jar with us. I must say it was the best apple butter I've ever tasted!! It just had such a fresh flavor and was incredible on a biscuit!! I knew once it hit apple season this year that I had to … Read More

Apple Cider Donuts

apple cider donuts (6 of 6)

I just couldn't help myself making some more apple recipes. I've decided to declare this apple week here on the blog! These apple cider donuts were so good! Very light and had a great spice flavor to them. The apple flavor isn't over powering and pairs perfectly with the cinnamon sugar topping. Love that these are a great breakfast or dessert. And they were even better served slightly … Read More

Chocolate Cookies & Cream Cupcakes

oreo cupcakes (2 of 4)

 My husband was going to be going on a men's retreat and I wanted to make a dessert to send with him. I remembered this delicious cake I had many years ago at my friend Michelle's house when she hosted a spa party, and I thought it would be perfect for the guys.  I decided to make the cake into cupcakes so they wouldn't have to worry about cutting it up. And of course I had to taste test one! … Read More

Apple Fritter Cake

apple fritter cake (5 of 5)

It's September and that means it's apple season! It's still warm temperatures around where I live, but I am ready for cooler temps, crisp weather, apple cider, pumpkin spice lattes, and chili! Can't wait! While I do love all the seasons, fall is my favorite time of year. What's your favorite season? I bought some apples at the store and was just itching to bake something up with them and had … Read More

Corn Flake Crusted Chicken

Cornflake Chicken (2 of 3)

My mom used to make this corn flake chicken often when I was growing up. It was one of my very favorite meals that she made. It came to my mind recently and I realized I had never tried making it myself. So, I called my mom and asked her for the recipe, but unfortunately she couldn't find it. I was able to find a similar one online, thankfully! This chicken was so moist and flavorful! Adam … Read More

Mississippi Mud Muffins

Mississippi Mud Muffins (4 of 6)

My husband and I are a huge fan of the Martha White Strawberry Cheesecake Muffins, so when Martha White contacted me to try some new recipes with some of their mixes, I jumped at the chance. These Mississippi Mud Muffins immediately jumped out to me as I will use any excuse I can to eat chocolate for breakfast! These were so decadent and chocolatey and they could definitely double as dessert … Read More

Pepperoni Pizza Rolls

Pizza Roll (4 of 5)

Are you ready for some football?!?! Since it's college football kickoff weekend, I thought it would be appropriate to post another appetizer. Do you love college football, or just love the football food? I love both, haha! Even if you don't love football, you will love this pizza roll! Definitely a fun twist on regular pizza and can easily be doubled or tripled for a large crowd. It would … Read More

Peach Blueberry Crumble

Peach Blueberry Crumble (1 of 7)

I had some beautiful peaches and blueberries sitting in my fridge just longing to be used in some sort of dessert. I browsed through my pinterest boards and came back across this recipe. I had everything on hand to make it and it took hardly any time to put together. This Peach Blueberry Crumble was incredible! It was comforting with just the right amount of sweetness and just feels like … Read More