Pumpkin Spinach Risotto Recipe

Pumpkin Spinach Risotto Title

This post brought to you by Libby’s. All opinions are 100% mine.   For us, pumpkin is enjoyed year round. I love that it adds extra fiber and Vitamin A to my recipes. It can be used to replace fat (butter, eggs, oil) in some recipes as well which is good to know in case… 

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Wine & cheese pairing date night

brancott estate flight song wine

disclaimer: I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Brancott Estate Wines. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I can’t even tell you the last time Alan and I went on a date. I don’t know how that happens, but time… 

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Summer Cocktail Recipe with VDKA 6100

VDKA6100 Summer Cocktail

There is nothing I like more than sitting on my deck on a hot summer day sipping a crisp, refreshing summer cocktail. In the summer I don’t want anything to sweet or sugary. I just want a cool, refreshing drink that reminds me to enjoy summer while it’s here because it will leave us soon… 

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Cookies


Pumpkin isn’t just for fall time enjoyment. I cook and bake with it year round. The other day I was craving some really good cookies and put these delicious pumpkin cream cheese cookies together. Drop cookies are my favorite to make because they are so very easy. I use two bowls to mix up this… 

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Oatmeal Banana Peanut Butter Bites

banana oatmeal peanut butter bites-2

These delicious little bites are packed full of goodness. They are easy to make and store well. It’s perfect for breakfast on the go and for busy mornings. A little bit of fruit, peanut butter and oatmeal all rolled into one tasty bite. What more could busy moms ask for?   Print Oatmeal Banana Peanut… 

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Mini Lemon Cheesecakes Recipe

Mini Lemon Cheesecakes

I’ve been hibernating inside ever since I returned from California. It’s way too cold for me to want to go out and play. However, I did venture out to the grocery store. While I was there I picked up a bag of lemons. Lemons always make me think of Spring and Summer and I knew… 

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Vegan Meatball Sandwich Recipe

Vegan Meatball Sandwich

The other day I shared a vegan meatball recipe that my son makes at work. I was taking photos of the recipe process and was able to sneak in this photo of him. He’s been working at the cafe for almost 3 years and has really honed his cooking skills. I love when he comes… 

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Vegan Meatballs Recipe

vegan meatballs

I don’t talk about my son, Dylan, very much here. This became glaringly obvious when someone mentioned that they didn’t even know I had a son…oops. I’m going to try to rectify that now. I think part of the reason he’s not mentioned much is that he is all grown up and living on his… 

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