Instant Pot Grape Leaves

Instant Pot Grape Leaves

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. 2020 has thrown me completely for a loop. Many of my blog posts earlier in the year had me naively preparing for the birth of baby #3 who ended up being born at the height of the 

Pizzelles

Pizzelles

Pizzelles This post contains affiliate links. See more information. We love Pizzelles! They are really simple and easy to make! You don’t even need an oven, but you do need this Pizzelle cookie press! Ingredients 3 eggs 3/4 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 

Making Food Fun

Making Food Fun

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Making Food Fun Mealtimes can be stressful for a variety of reasons — picky kids, picky parents, not knowing what to serve, and fussy kids can all come together to create occasional chaos. I find that I always 

Easy Christmas Cookies

Easy Christmas Cookies

I posted the story of how I ended up with this cookie recipe over on Instagram 🙂 Here is the Recipe, adapted from Betty Crocker’s Christmas Cookbook: 2 sticks softened butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour sprinkles Beat butter, sugar, and 

How I Taught my Babies to Drink from a Straw Cup

How I Taught my Babies to Drink from a Straw Cup

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Drinking from a Straw Cup I have been meaning to write this for a month, and it’s such a quick and easy trick that I don’t know why it took me so long! My son turned 11 

For the Luck of the Irish: Blarney Stones

For the Luck of the Irish: Blarney Stones

This post contains affiliate links. See more information.  Blarney Stones Every year on St. Patrick’s day, my grandma makes Blarney Stones. I remember being at home one year when a package from her arrived in the mail: it was a box full of these unique treats! 

Trader Joe’s Seafood Gnocchi

Trader Joe’s Seafood Gnocchi

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Seafood Gnocchi I got the inspiration for this recipe from a group on Facebook called Trader Joe’s Meal Ideas for Busy Moms. Someone there suggested a scallop, spinach, and tomato saute. I switched it up a bit and 

Chicken in a Bucket

Chicken in a Bucket

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Chicken in a Bucket This is one of the easiest recipes I know how to make. Aunt Mary made this for us approximately 8 years ago, and I have been making it ever since. When she told us 

Grandma’s Rolls

Grandma’s Rolls

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Grandma’s Rolls We (and by we I mostly just mean my amazing sister and two year old) made these rolls for Christmas Eve/Christmas and they were/are delicious! This is my grandmother’s recipe, and she has been making them 

Super Easy 5 Minute Vegetarian Roasted Red Pepper Enchiladas

Super Easy 5 Minute Vegetarian Roasted Red Pepper Enchiladas

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. I use the nonstick mats pictured above and everything always comes off the pan so easily! This is a recipe you can put together in 5 minutes if you roast the peppers ahead of time! My whole family 

Trader Joe’s Crock Pot Meatballs

Trader Joe’s Crock Pot Meatballs

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Having two kids two and under makes for a new kind of meal prep. I need easy and fast recipes, and I mean they need to be really easy and really fast. I either need to be able 

Vanilla Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting

Vanilla Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. I’m not sure where I got this recipe from, but these are some delicious cupcakes! One nice thing about this recipe is that it makes about 10-12 cupcakes, which is perfect for most small families. I know in