Mashed Butternut Squash with Goat Cheese and Brown Butter

Who’s ready for a food coma?!     That’s where normally if this were a text I’d find the girl with both hands in the air because I am so excited about all the food. So what are you in charge of on Thursday? I’m in charge of a glazed ham, deviled eggs, and sweet potato biscuits. I also did a little trial run for some new dishes this year: a sausage, apple, cranberry dressing and mini pecan pies. So Continue Reading…

Holiday Cheese Ball

How is it already time for Thanksgiving? I feel like just yesterday that I was talking about fall finally being here. And now winter is only 1 month away. If you’ve seen Instagram lately my crew has been a little busy. A week in Disney – then 4 days of a fever virus. Isn’t it funny after a vacation you feel like sometimes you need another vacation? Why is that? But I guess that vacation will be next week when kids Continue Reading…

Pumpkin Pecan Chocolate Chip Bread

It’s that time of year again – for all things pumpkin and my birthday of course! I grew up loving Halloween, haunted houses, and scary movies – you know all the craziness that goes with those things. Now I see Halloween as a time of hiding half of the candy from my kids A) so they don’t get a stomach ache  B) both still do not understand the concept of not swallowing gum C) this is the only time I get Continue Reading…

Mexican Sloppy Joe Sweet Potatoes

Meet the Mexican version of the Sloppy Joe (without the bread). Disclosure: Compensation was provided by UncommonGoods in exchange for this post. But all opinions are my own. I was going to call this dish Mexican Sloppy José Sweet Potatoes. But I am pretty sure everyone would think it was a typo. And I am still not truly sure if it’s a true sloppy joe since it’s not a sandwich. I mean it is sandwiched between sweet potatoes with a Continue Reading…

Homemade Taco Seasoning

How many of you make your own spice mixes? I never did until I was perusing Goose, our go to foodie store up in Indy. They had all these jars of fun homemade spice mixes – a coffee rub, a Cajun spice mix, a Greek spice mix, a taco seasoning, and tons more. I’ve always bought my spice mixes from Penzey’s and then recently discovered Spiceologist. But making my own seemed like a fun little experiment. Like most things I put Continue Reading…

Fancy Tailgating Sliders

Who doesn’t love a fun tailgate? Now I don’t know about you but when I was younger tailgating was pretty much walking around with a beer in a koozie and seeing tons of people bring in lots of food. Okay maybe things haven’t changed that much other than the fact that I might be toting two toddlers. Well I haven’t actually made that plunge yet – maybe next year. But I will always remember two tailgates that set the bar Continue Reading…

Baked Apple Cider Donuts

Fall is officially here! I mean even though it’s a whopping 89 degrees out as I write this post. I mean it is fall right? Well considering all my favorite things happen in the fall – leaves changing, fall clothes, football, mine and Amelia’s birthdays. What more could you ask for? Well in Alabama – fall weather would be nice!! But until then I have enough to keep me busy. As you can tell I have been a little MIA Continue Reading…