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 […]

how to make easy 1 ingredient caramel sauce (the safe way!)

how to make easy caramel (dulche de leche) from sweetened condensed milk the safe way - in the oven

One of my very favorite side dishes to take along to barbecues or potlucks is a big plate of apples with creamy homemade caramel sauce. Everybody loves it (and I mean everybody!), it’s great for kids who might be a little picky, it’s inexpensive, and best yet it’s SO EASY to make! My favorite homemade […]

how to make easy sugar free snow cones at home

so cool! you can make homemade snow cones & sugar free syrup at home! any flavor

My kids love heading to the snow cone shack on warm summer evenings, but with seven of us it ends up being at $15-$20 every time we go. I recently realized I could make snow cones at home for way less money, and I figured out how to make them sugar free (without buying pricey […]

how to make easy & delicious homemade raspberry freezer jam

learn how to make easy homemade raspberry freezer jam

If you’ve never made homemade berry freezer jam before, you are missing out! Homemade jam is so much tastier than the store bought version that it’s almost a completely different food. Making your own jam might seem intimidating, but freezer jam is actually quite simple to make – no big canning pots or supplies required […]

20 easy cold treats to try this summer | frozen desserts


¬†¬† As it starts to heat up outside, it’s time to keep the oven off whenever possible, which means less baking. That’s kind of sad for me, because baking is one of my favorite things to do, and eating baked goods is one of my second favorite things to do (although, to be honest I […]

s’mores pizza with graham cracker crust

s'mores pizza with graham cracker cookie crust

Like pretty much everyone else in the world, I love s’mores. I make them over a campfire, I make them in the microwave, and I’ve even made them by toasting marshmallows over the burners on my stove. But as a mother of 5, I have one beef with s’mores: they’re too hard to make in […]