Baking

Banana Cream Pie

Spring has sprung! Flowers are budding, the days are longer, the sun in shining brighter and the air is warmer.  This is by far my favorite season.  The mangoes on our tree in the backyard are beginning to grow, there are lots of avocados growing on the tree right next door, and it is fun… Read More Banana Cream Pie

Weddings

How To Address Wedding Invitations

What is possibly harder than knowing how to address a wedding invitation? Should you include everyone’s names? What if one party is a doctor? What if they are unmarried and living together? The proper way to address wedding invitations is definitely not something you learn in school, but when the time comes to use it,… Read More How To Address Wedding Invitations

Dinner

Crispy Baked Ritz Chicken

Every year, Mikey makes me a delicious meal for Valentine’s Day.  This past year he made me risotto, but the year before he made me a Crispy Baked Ritz Chicken.  It was so unbelievably delicious, full of a creamy sauce that was so good.  We so enjoyed it, but just the other day we decided… Read More Crispy Baked Ritz Chicken

Baking

Top Ingredient Substitutions for Cooking and Baking

Have you ever gotten deep into cooking a recipe, only to realize you were missing an ingredient? Yeah, same here.  It is sooo annoying and completely nerve wracking at the moment.  I am already thinking that this is going to be a failure of a recipe and that I will not have anything ready in time… Read More Top Ingredient Substitutions for Cooking and Baking

Baking

Robin Eggs Garden Carrot Cupcakes

I absolutely love carrot cake.  Although I think it is typically a “fall” dessert, it always makes an appearance around here in the springtime for Easter.  Last year I made a three layer carrot cake and although it was delicious and really pretty, it took A LOT of work! I am glad I made it… Read More Robin Eggs Garden Carrot Cupcakes

Weddings

How to Write the Perfect Thank You Card

Writing thank you notes is so important when receiving gifts.  Have you ever taken a gift to a bridal shower or wedding and not received a thank you card for over 6 months or even at all?  You probably had a few thoughts about that person’s lack of gratitude.  Well guess what?  It doesn’t matter… Read More How to Write the Perfect Thank You Card

Dinner

Ground Turkey & Sweet Potato Hash

This post may contain affiliate links.  If you purchase from one, you do not pay a higher price, I just make a small commission from the sale which enables me to keep this blog going.  🙂 I can’t believe I have never posted this meal on the blog! This one is constantly on repeat in… Read More Ground Turkey & Sweet Potato Hash

God

Journaling Bible & Supplies

{this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one, your price isn’t any higher, I just make a small commission off the sale. That is what allows me to keep this blog running.} If there is one thing I get asked about at least once a week, it is what Journaling… Read More Journaling Bible & Supplies

Baking

Simple Homemade Graham Cracker Crust

Graham cracker crust in   under 20 minutes? Yes, please!  Knowing that a crust can be made that easily really makes me want to always have homemade crusts with my pies.  I remember the first time making a semi-homemade graham cracker crust.  My prepared crust had shattered and I didn’t know how to remedy it… But… Read More Simple Homemade Graham Cracker Crust

Weddings

3 Tips for Every Bride to Enjoy HER day!

There are so many tips out there for brides on planning their wedding day.  Ideas and tricks to help the day run smoothly and be enjoyable for your guests.  As brides, we spend so much time making sure everything is perfect for our guests, and we forget to do things to make it memorable and… Read More 3 Tips for Every Bride to Enjoy HER day!