Not-Boring Baked (& Healthy) Chicken

Hey guys – hope you had a great weekend! We’ve been battling a wicked ear infection + diaper rash caused by antibiotics and it’s been pretty rough. Last Thursday we even had to make a trip to the emergency room for a temp of 105.7 – whoa was that scary. There is nothing worse than […]

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What We Ate: Sisters Edition

My sister recently moved to my city, and can I just take a second to say how happy it makes me? Marie and I have been close from the beginning – we even shared a room until I was 18 and off to college! There have been ups and downs, but through it all we’ve […]

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Soup Series: Dad’s Bean Soup

When we were growing up, one of the  most vivid memories for us was the sound of the pressure cooker. I know that sounds weird, but I can honestly say that 90% of weekends as a child, that sound was present in our home. I’ve personally never ventured down the pressure cooker path before – […]

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Soup Series: Loaded Potato Soup

Happy Bachelor Monday friends! Who else is a little peeved that ABC spoiled the surprise and told us who the next Bachelorette is? I took a few years off of this show, and for the past two seasons Casey and I have been totally hooked again. I am totally team Vanessa but I can’t help […]

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What We Ate: Jalapeno Popper Dip

Well, January is coming to a close and the Super Bowl is officially here this weekend. I’m sure when Sunday night rolls around we’ll tune in, and probably end up cheering for the Falcons just so the Patriots don’t win AGAIN… Even though the best team isn’t going to be there I wanted to share […]

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Soup Series: Chicken Dumpling

Hey friends, TGIF – right? This week has felt like two, and I’m so ready to spend the days off snuggling with my family. We’re looking at a lot of dreary weather and rain, which is so weird for January, but makes for perfect soup weather! I’m sharing with you a recipe I tried recently […]

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Soup Series: Stuffed Pepper Soup

Hello from frigid Wisconsin. On days like these, we prefer to wear pj’s all day, cuddle by the fireplace and make a big pot of all-day soup. Currently simmering: turkey chili – it’s a variation on this recipe but instead of ground beef, use 1ish lbs of ground turkey! Earlier this week I test drove […]

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Cut-Out Cookie Fail (Sort of)

Hey guys! I hope you’re all enjoying your weekend. We finished watching the Packers pull off a win that they nearly blew, and I poured a glass of wine because Heart. Attack. Pack. The Sunday blues are creeping in, and I honestly can’t believe Christmas is in one week. We have almost all of our […]

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Homemade Chex Mix Goodness

Happy Thanksgiving eve, friends! In years past – this was a BIG night in my life. We all headed home and gathered with our friends at the local watering hole, usually drinking a little too much and having a ton of fun. Needless to say, things have changed a little bit for us. Tonight, instead […]

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Leftover Dump: Turkey + Asparagus Casserole

Hi friends, I hope your week is going well so far! The other night Casey and I looked at each other and started that dialog I always dread… “What do you want for dinner”, “I don’t know, what do you want?”, “Nothing sounds good to me”, “Me either – should we order pizza?”. On these […]

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