Vanilla Spiced Pumpkin Bread

Looking to jazz up your Thanksgiving bread basket or dessert table? A batch of Vanilla Spiced Pumpkin Bread should do the trick. Fresh-baked loaves also make tasty teacher and hostess gifts. I considered titling this recipe “Pumpkin Bread for People Who Hate Pumpkin Bread”. Doesn’t quite roll off the tongue though, does it? Several people […]

Blueberry Boy Bait

Blueberry Boy Bait is a pan of buttery goodness loaded with sweet, juicy blueberries. For the past 15 summers, The Boy and I have attended Cambodian Heritage Camp in Fraser, Colorado. Dozens of families travel from across the United States to take part in the weekend camp. We gather to immerse ourselves in Khmer cultural workshops, […]

Katie’s Cornbread Casserole

Katie’s Cornbread Casserole is a 5-ingredient side dish versatile enough to complement any meal from a simple backyard BBQ to a special holiday meal. Today’s recipe is courtesy of my bestie Katie.  Over the years, our families have gathered together countless times to share meals. When planning our holiday meals, I can always count on […]


I’m sure you’ve had days where you suddenly find yourself with a few hungry kiddos in your kitchen.  Enter Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies.  You can have a batch of homemade cookies ready in about 20 minutes.  Mom for the win! Today is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day.  You knew that, right?  In honor of this […]

Hawaiian Mac Nut Banana Bread

With sweet pineapple and buttery macadamia nuts, Hawaiian Mac Nut Banana Bread will have you dreaming of the islands.  As I write this post, it is 17 degrees and everything in sight is covered in snow – brrr!  I couldn’t be farther from the warm, sunny beaches of Kauai.  While I don’t have current plans […]