Cheesy Bacon and Ham Breakfast Loaf (Gluten-Free and Egg-Free)

Cheese Ham Bacon Breakfast Bread gluten free egg free easy

This recipe gives you a delicious combination of a quiche and breakfast sandwich all baked into one, and EVERY bite is like that. The cheese creates little puddles of goodness throughout the loaf and if you reheat a slice in an oven, toaster oven, or air fryer, the whole outside becomes a toasty cheesy shell […]

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The Adoption Story – Theo

We got Theo in May 2017 even though Derek and I had both decided we didn’t want to get any more pets…then we strolled past this idiot (that name is justified, you’ll see). The weeks leading up to Theo’s adoption, we had both fell in love with orange kittens. They were just too freaking cute!! But […]

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The Adoption Story – Cal

We adopted Cal in December 2016. I volunteered with Animal Rescue of the Rockies and was mostly responsible for creating and publishing the newsletter. Due to my position, I received a lot of emails from throughout the organization about events, new adopts, the whole nine. One day I saw the cutest little fluff ball and […]

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The Adoption Story – Sammy & Oliver

As most of you know, I am a self-declared Crazy Cat Lady in Training. I have always adored cats since a young age, even going so far as not wearing certain clothes unless it had some form of a cat on it (enter my mother and a tube of puff paint to get me out […]

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A Look at New Year Resolutions

I feel like I’m waking from a long slumber! I took a nice break for the holidays, but I’m back and ready to hit the ground running. Hopefully blogging again will be like riding a bike and not like some other strenuous skill based thing you can’t just pick back up. I used to think […]

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Why Air Fryers Are the Perfect Gift

Are you still looking for that last minute gift to get someone that has it all? I have yet to find a person that an Air Fryer isn’t the perfect git for (okay, I guess if I really thought about it I could find a few). Anyways, this is the best no-brainer gift to get […]

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Boozy Molasses Cookies and Milk Shake

holiday Christmas molasses shake easy alcohol bourbon whiskey cookies gluten free

Who doesn’t love a holiday flavored drink? This shake has it all with creamy vanilla ice cream, crushed ginger snaps, and sticky sweet molasses all blended with a bit of bourbon. A truly classic holiday flavor made boozy, and perfect for a night in or to serve at a party. Just interested in the recipe? […]

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Hot Cocoa Marshmallow Caps

hot chocolate cocoa marshmallow cap treat gift bar easy

Who doesn’t love an easy recipe that also looks spectacular? These mallow caps are perfect to give as gifts, offer at a hot cocoa bar, eat plain, or to cap your favorite drink. Plus, the flavor combinations are endless! You don’t have to make your own marshmallow either, I mean, can this recipe be any […]

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How to Kick Your Christmas Morning Breakfast Game Up a Notch

Okay, so I think making a special effort on Christmas morning for breakfast is a common tradition. Most families I’ve met do it and have been doing it for years. However, I bet we could all learn a couple new tricks and tips to make the Christmas breakfast just a little bit more special! Here […]

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Games and Movies for an Adult Holiday Get Together (My Family’s Favorites)

My family is all grown up. I’m the youngest out of my immediate family, so we have long tossed aside many of the younger games we enjoyed when I was a kid. Thank goodness for the recent boom in adult-targeted board games that put Hungry Hungry Hippos to shame, and I’m not talking about all […]

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P.S. Love Mom: Peanut Butter Balls (A Longtime Passed Down Recipe)

traditional family candy recipe gift ideas easy treat holiday peanut butter cornflakes

Soft and chewy peanut butter wrapped around crispy cornflake cereal makes this a sweet and salty treat to die for. This recipe is perfect for anyone that wants to start getting into candy making and has little to no experience working with sugar. It only requires 4 ingredients for addicting little balls of pure bliss. […]

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Milk Chocolate Potato Chip Bark Recipe

bark chocolate potato chip salty sweet treat gift food candy

Salty, sweet, and chocolatey, what’s not to love? This is a simple treat to throw together with only two ingredients and tastes ah-mazing. Salty and sweet is a classic and delicious combo but the crunch from the potato chips just puts this candy over the top. You don’t even need to temper the chocolate because […]

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