Harvest Vegetable Cheese Soup

Has been another crazy weekend from getting things set up at our new townhome to my husband getting his new Mazda its been super busy, but lots of fun! πŸ™‚Β We’ve had lots of rain this week saw a rainbow on a walk this week thought it was pretty cool. πŸ™‚ TheΒ cold weather this weekend brought…

Heavenly Banana Walnut Cake

Happy Fathers Day to all the dads out there in particular mine! My husband and I sent him a card and gave him a call. πŸ™‚ Yesterday was my grandpa’s 87th birthday still can’t believe it! He definitely doesn’t act it, sent him a card as well and spoke to him and my grandma on…

Peanut Butter Marshmallow Oat Bars

Hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend! I know life here has been busy we have been in the process of moving out and moving in the past couple weeks we are almost settled into our new Townhome! Very excited for everything to be unpacked and set up maybe a few days left. πŸ™‚ One…

Exploring the City of Des Moines

Happy Weekend Everyone! I hope everyone is enjoying this relaxing weekend (minus the packing over here and lots to do before our move on Friday!), but outside of all that I am hoping to relax a little bit. lol πŸ˜› I started off my weekend really nice after work by meeting one of my best…

Rockin Rocky Road Brownies

Today I am able to share this unbelievable brownie recipe that I absolutely love! I had to keep it a secret for a day or two since I brought them with me to work today for my trainer’s surprise potluck going away party-these were definitely a hit! I got many compliments on them and my…

Heartwarming Chocolate Chip Cookies

One of the first desserts I made homemade growing up were Chocolate Chip Cookies they were my absolute favorite and still are to this day πŸ™‚ I remember watching my dad making them growing up and waiting to lick the spatula- I was always excited πŸ™‚ I still love watching my dad cook and bake…

Tropical Lemon Orange Genoise

Genoise many may know, others may ask- I personally didn’t know till searching through my cookbook looking to try out a knew recipe. It is a European sponge cake it is on the same realm as angel food cake, but a little more dense. I have to say it is dreamy though- the cake has…

Decadent Steak Alfredo

The week is halfway over and it has been exhausting and tiring I don’t think this rainy weather is helping I don’t know about anyone else but I am ready for vacation from life! Too many stressors going on and they continue to pile up never feels like I can get a break and its…

Crazy Carrot Easter Cake

Happy Easter Everyone!!! Hope everyone had wonderful celebrations today πŸ™‚ Β I remember growing up waking up in the morning with my brother excited to find our Easter baskets and all the eggs hidden outside and then my parents would cook a delicious meal- how I miss those days πŸ™‚ I am just excited to one…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mashups

As the weekend is coming toΒ an end, sadly 😦 I have been enjoying two of my favorite things chocolate and peanut butter πŸ˜€ I’ve been experimenting a few different ways over the past few months of different ways to incorporate the two together. Lately, with summer coming back we decided to buy some s’mores ingredients,…

Birthday Celebration with Loved Ones

I can’t believe it is already the middle of this week! Excited for the weekend to almost be here! I am still getting used to my new job and all the changes that comes along with it- tomorrow will be my month mark it is amazing how fast time flies πŸ™‚ I have learned so…

Potato Lovers Casserole

One of our favorite potato dishes is our Twice Baked Potato Casserole! We love having this as a week night dinner along with a side of veggies or even having it as a side with a protein and veggie- either way if you love potatoes you will love this dish! πŸ™‚ This dish is really…