quick & easy {baked} cake mix donuts recipe

great idea! you can use a cake mix to make quick & easy donuts in any flavor with this simple recipe. baked not fried!

Donuts! Last year for Christmas I got a Mini Donut Maker <—affiliate link, and we’ve been a little donut crazy ever since. It’s so easy to use, and it’s nice to be able to make that are baked instead of fried. And since we discovered you can make donuts in any flavor you want in under […]

sweet korean bbq tacos {15 minute recipe} + a $100 giveaway

sweet korean bbq tacos are so easy to make in the slow cooker - they only take 15 minutes of prep time - and even the kids will love them!

I’ve been a little bit taco-crazy lately. I LOVE tacos. You know why? Well, I like the taste, but that doesn’t close to explaining my love affair with the little guys. The real reason I love tacos is that they’re easy to make and all my kids will eat them. All the kids! I don’t […]

steakhouse sweet brown molasses bread recipe (just like outback!)

sweet honey molasses brown bread recipe - just like outback steakhouse!

My very favorite part of eating out at the Outback Steakhouse is when the sweet dark brown bread arrives before the meal. It’s soft and delicious, with a hint of molasses and honey. And after a few tries (five!), I think I’ve gotten a really good knockoff recipe down. I tried a few other recipes […]

saucy chicken tacos {easy 30 minute recipe} & a giveaway


Today I’m sharing one of my family’s favorite simple dinner recipes: saucy chicken tacos. It’s an easy recipe that uses pantry ingredients and comes together in under 30 minutes, which makes it a winner in my book. It uses the same sorts of ingredients you’re used to in chicken tacos: tomatoes, sour cream, cheese, etc., but […]

easy no-bake Reese’s cheesecake pie {chocolate & peanut butter!}


This cheesecake pie is a winner: it starts with a silky rich chocolate peanut butter layer, topped with a fluffy, creamy cheesecake layer, and garnished with chunks of Reese’s peanut butter cups, all wrapped in a classic graham cracker crust. There’s no baking, meaning this easy pie comes together very quickly. You get all the flavors of a peanut […]

20 amazing salsa recipes to try


Nothing says summer like salsa, right? Except maybe homemade ice cream. Or any ice cream, for that matter. This is where (since I’m a blogger) I wax lyrical about how amazing salsa is and how it’s even better than ice cream and how you should want to make some right this minute! But I’m not […]

super easy cinnamon twists with cream cheese frosting

super easy cinnamon twists are ready in just 30 minutes! great recipe

I love making cinnamon rolls (and raspberry rolls). They’re so delicious, and really not that hard to make – but they do take a long time. We’re talking three hours start to finish. So when a cinnamon roll craving hits, it’s pretty hard to satisfy it immediately. That’s why I started making these super easy […]