Monday, February 9, 2015

Oatmeal Cinnamon Chip Skillet Cookies

Oatmeal Cinnamon Chip Skillet Cookies

I don’t know about where you are, but this weekend was BEAUTIFUL in central Missouri!  Saturday the sun was shining and the temperature got up to 72!  In February!!  Paul and I bought each other new bikes for Christmas and this was the first chance that we have had...

Thursday, February 5, 2015

29 things for my 29th year

Last year on my 28th birthday I made a list of 28 things.  Things including goals I had for myself, general affirmations, reminders to myself and and some positive inspiration.  I didn’t share it here, I just stuck it on the wall by my bed (at the suggestion of Jessica –...

Monday, February 2, 2015


I have to say that 2015 is off to a pretty sweet start.  January was filled with people we love, food we love, new books, Netflix binges, coffee dates, husband dates, and hand lettering.  It FLEW by, probably because we packed SO MUCH stuff into it.  Here’s a look...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Spicy Gumbo Pasta with Smoked Sausage

Spicy Gumbo Pasta with Smoked Sausage

Smoked sausage has been my jam lately.  It’s certainly a weekly staple in our fridge and we have tried it in almost any dish imaginable.  Our weeknight meals are far from glamorous.  We eat pretty simply, especially through the week. Paul has been doing a lot of hiking since his...

Monday, January 26, 2015

Greek 7 Layer Dip

Greek 7 Layer Dip

I am one of those football fans who, come late January/early February, becomes a football fan just in time for the Super Bowl.  (Read that as: just in time for Super Bowl food.)  I have nothing against football.  In fact, I used to be a pretty big fan.  I was once...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Coffee Cookies (+ Keurig 2.0 Review)

Coffee Cookies

Certain things in life deserve a cookie dedicated to their existence.  Things such as coffee.  Coffee is a significant part of the day for a lot of people.  It’s the first thing I do when I get out of bed.  It’s a comforting thing to enjoy a cup of...