Summer Skillet Meals


As I’ve mentioned before, I tend to opt for cold meals during the summer whenever possible. Since those options only go so far though, we’ve been loving our grill this year. Eric is our grill master and honestly, I haven’t even touched our grill yet. So while the grill is great, there are nights when … Read more

Stuffed Jalapeno Pepper Dip


Stuffed jalapenos are so good. I’ve made them several times, (my friend Amy’s Stuffed Jalapeno recipe is wonderful!) but sometimes I’m just too lazy to go through the process. So I embrace the laziness and make Stuffed Jalapeno Pepper Dip instead. The dip gives you that same awesome taste except it’s ready in just minutes. … Read more

Summertime Snacking & Bagel Bites Snack Simply Pledge


This giveaway is now closed! Our snack routine is drastically different during summer break than it is during the school year. Our days start and end later and our regularly scheduled mealtimes get pushed aside in favor of other activities. One thing that’s been pretty constant the past few weeks is that we are eating … Read more

Green Pea Salad


We go through a lot of peas in our house! Even though the kids would gladly eat them straight out of the freezer, Eric and I need a bit more variety. So since it’s summer, a pea salad seemed like the perfect alternative for a side dish. It was a hit with everyone, which I … Read more

Peach & Blackberry Sundaes


I think one of my very favorite things about summer is the abundance of delicious fresh fruit. I wait for it all year and crave fresh berries, watermelon, peaches, and pretty much any other fruit you can think of. I absolutely refuse to buy our usual stand-bys of apples and oranges during the summer. It … Read more