Beautiful Blueberry Birthday Muffins

This past weekend brought a wave of gorgeous spring-like weather, Gloria’s first birthday and my mom’s birthday as well! It was a whirlwind weekend full of family, fun and an extra special visit from my mom and my lovely aunt, Meredith. I knew I wanted something light and delicious to eat in celebration of the… Continue reading Beautiful Blueberry Birthday Muffins

Better Than Takeout Crispy Baked Chicken

Baked chicken was a staple in the house when I was growing up, and I always loved it. My mom would routinely bake chicken thighs and wings and serve it up with rice and veggies or potatoes- really any side goes well with baked chicken! Baked chicken is still a staple in my house, it’s… Continue reading Better Than Takeout Crispy Baked Chicken

Lazy Bo Peep’s Shepherd’s Pie (super easy!)

Long ago, in a far away land (about 41/2 years ago, just outside of Albuquerque) Micah and I lived in a cool old adobe house and were expecting our first little bundle, Daphne. Micah worked all hours and I was teaching full time. We had a lot going on… anyway, one day I got a… Continue reading Lazy Bo Peep’s Shepherd’s Pie (super easy!)

Amazing Apple Cinnamon Scones

I love scones. Maybe it’s my genetic ties to Great Britain? I honestly could sip tea and eat scones at least twice a day for my whole life and never get get tired of it. I got this scone recipe- or the base of it- many years ago. I can’t remember where it came from (probably… Continue reading Amazing Apple Cinnamon Scones

Breakfast Burritos

Summer is coming to an end, mornings are turning crisp and the days are getting shorter. The cold months are perfect for hot breakfasts, and burritos answer to the call for convenience and deliciousness literally getting rolled into one. I first learned about this incredible trick from my sister-in-law, Ashley, and my life will never… Continue reading Breakfast Burritos