Banana bars with brown butter frosting

Banana bars with brown butter frosting -the best way to use ripe bananas! These bars are super soft and are always a hit at potlucks. They never last long! Whenever I spot a bunch of brown bananas at the store, or end up with some on my counter, I know exactly what I want to...

Healthy turkey chili recipe

Healthy turkey chili -this easy recipe is hearty and delicious with plenty of flavor! Can easily be made in the slow cooker as well. This simple turkey chili recipe is made with lean ground turkey, chili seasonings and 3 types of beans. It is perfect on a cold fall evening. We love to top...

Classic cheese ball recipe

Classic cheese ball recipe-hands down one of the easiest and yummiest recipes to serve at your next holiday party! I had friends over (who are also away from their family) this past year for Thanksgiving and debated about making a cream cheese ball. I had so many other things to make, so this was...

Pumpkin streusel coffee cake

Pumpkin streusel coffee cake -a pumpkin spiced cake topped with a delicious brown sugar streusel and maple glaze. After heading to the store this week, I’ve decided it is officially pumpkin season. I spotted pumpkin m&m’s, cereal, oreos, yogurt, granola, ice cream and just about anything you can think of. They were also selling...

Easy chicken gnocchi soup

This homemade chicken gnocchi soup is the perfect comfort food… creamy, hearty and delicious! Only takes one pot and 30 minutes to make. Last month we visited my BIL and SIL in New York for their babies blessing and she made the most delicious chicken gnocchi soup while we were there. It tasted like Olive...

Pumpkin snickerdoodles with white chocolate chips

Pumpkin snickerdoodles with white chocolate chips -super soft and filled with all the best fall flavors! Today I have another yummy pumpkin recipe for you. These pumpkin snickerdoodles may be my favorite pumpkin recipe yet! I made 3 dozen cookies on Saturday and between friends and family they were gone by Sunday! Adding the...

Niagara falls family trip

Niagara falls family trip travel diary -what to eat, see and do with kids! Several of you have asked for more details from our recent Niagara falls trip that we took over the summer, so I thought I’d include all of the stops we made here. We’ve been wanting to take a trip to Niagara...

EASY buckeye bark recipe

EASY and delicious buckeye bark recipe -creamy peanut butter swirled into rich chocolate and topped with buckeye candies. Before moving to Ohio 4 years ago, I had never heard of buckeye candy. Boy was I missing out. The mini buckeyes are my absolute favorite. There’s a local ice cream shop that sells a buckeye...

Easy lasagna soup recipe

Easy lasagna soup recipe -has all the delicious flavors of homemade lasagna without all the work! The perfect weeknight dinner. September is here! There’s a chill in the air, the leaves are starting to change colors and soup is definitely on the menu. I absolutely love this time of year. Today I’m sharing one...

Homemade garlic french bread pizza

Homemade garlic french bread pizza -so easy and delicious! Easy to customize with all your favorite toppings! A simple recipe that kids and adults will love. If I ever ask my kids what I want for dinner, I know exactly what they’re going to say. PIZZA! We usually end up making homemade pizza, ordering...

PB&J sandwich skewers

This post has been sponsored by the J.M. Smucker’s company, but all opinions are my own. PB&J sandwich skewers with fresh fruit make lunch time more fun and are so easy to make! Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a favorite around here. My kids love making them into little sandwich skewers. My husband...

Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips

Homemade baked cinnamon apple chips -an easy, healthy and delicious snack!