Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have been searching for years for a good chocolate chip cookie recipe friends. No seriously, it is my baking nemesis check out my previous post on this very topic: chocolate cookie recipe fail. I’ve tried so many recipes it’s embarrassing. Each one just isn’t very good. I finally have a recipe that has succeeded several times! It has taken much trial and error but I finally am proud to say I have an amazing chocolate chip cookie recipe and love them so much they don’t last more than a day or two around here!

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Oh Baby!

Big (well technically tiny) news in our family! I am so excited to share this with you guys, and my kids passed excited last week and are now in love <3. Babies will do that to you. It's taken a little while to write this post but my brain is on overload lately and I just haven't had the time! Continue reading “Oh Baby!”

Art for kids, craft, DIY, Kids

Tissue Paper Transfer Canvas

I’m headed to a large women’s retreat this weekend to do live art during worship sessions. I have 4 large pieces I’ve been working on for that but also will be taking extra pieces. So while prepping some work to take I tried a new technique that I’m sharing here today. It’s simple, quick and anyone can do it. I love the way it turned out also. I just wanted a faded background and I got it! Continue reading “Tissue Paper Transfer Canvas”

DIY, Fall, Recipes

Pumpkin Pie in a Mug

Football is back, mornings have a chill in the air, coffee houses have their pumpkin and spice drinks out, and I’m craving pumpkin 🙂 Yes I know fall doesn’t officially begin until September 22. That isn’t putting a damper on my excitement for the upcoming season though! Sometimes I want pumpkin dessert but don’t feel like putting the time into a full pie or pumpkin roll. That is why I created pumpkin pie in a mug! Simple, fast and oh does it hit the spot when I’m craving a pumpkin spicy dessert 🙂 Continue reading “Pumpkin Pie in a Mug”


Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Buckeye Cake

Growing up one of my favorite things my mom made was buckeyes. They are yummy balls of peanut butter dipped in chocolate. Yep, if I had to name one major food weakness (after bread) it is definitely chocolate peanut butter anything! I also have a dear friend who recently had to go gluten free. This girl is super sweet and any time we have food at church (um, weekly y’all) she watches everyone eat dessert and never complains! So this cake was born as a way to make sure my friend has a dessert option 🙂

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DIY, Recipes

DIY Spaghetti Sauce

I love gardening! We have a cute little garden each year and grow our favorite veggies without pesticides and organically as possible. Each summer we have been blessed with a nice little harvest. This week I used some of our tomatoes and made some mouth watering spaghetti sauce!

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