I tried a meal delivery service… and loved it!

*Disclaimer: The views and opinions in this review are my own. I was not compensated in any way by Hello Fresh. * Shoutout to all the moms (and dads) who put dinner on the table night after night. That’s seriously some hard work! I mean, first there’s figuring out what meals you’re going to be…

Gooey oven S’mores

It’s turning out to be quite a busy summer for us. We’ve been on the go the past few weeks celebrating birthdays and graduations and attending various family events. We finally had some time to relax over the Fourth of July weekend though and spent a nice, peaceful few days at my parent’s property in…

Grilled BLTB wedge salad

Wedge salads are popping up on more and more restaurant menus these days and I couldn’t be more thrilled. I love me a good wedge salad! I know you technically have to do more work to eat it, but it’s so worth it. There’s a crispness you just can’t get with your traditional salad. Plus,…

Easy Bruschetta Chicken Burgers

  Have I mentioned how much I love the fact it’s no longer winter? I love being able to spend more time outdoors and not have to worry about the cold. Or the snow. Ugh. “Not winter” also means cooking and dining al fresco happens more frequently- which is one of my favorite things about…

Chicken Adobo/Estufao, a recipe from Guam

I’ve been feeling extra nostalgic lately so I turned to an old favorite for dinner this week. Chicken Adobo or Chicken Estufao is one of the most well-known dishes on Guam. Filipinos refer to it as Adobo, while the native Chamorro people call it Estufao. There are slight variations depending on who is making it, but…

Easy Cream Cheese Wontons

It’s been a busy couple of weeks at our house. Between work and various family events we’ve been constantly on the go! But it’s hard to complain because we absolutely love spending quality time with our families (plus, there’s usually some seriously amazing food involved). This weekend we celebrated Cotey’s mom’s birthday. We made up a…

Teriyaki lime chicken lettuce wraps

I hope everyone had a great Easter! Ours was a simple celebration, but we still had a lot of fun. We also had a lot of amazing food- Cotey made a nice ham with his homemade pineapple glaze (remind me to give you the recipe one of these days!), some mashed potatoes and gravy and…

Five bartender approved cocktails for your next party

It seems that spring is finally here! Our lake has thawed, we’re getting more and more sunny days and I can finally walk outside without a jacket! At our house, the start of the spring season also signals the start of BBQ season. Our backyard is usually the place to be when it’s nice out….

Easy Girl Scout cookie ice cream

Where are all my Girl Scout cookie fans at? Let’s face it, Girl Scout cookie season is by far one of the best seasons of the year. Don’t tell me you don’t get super excited when you see cookie stands set up outside the grocery store. Or when your coworker’s kids hit you up for sales. It’s…

Budget friendly turkey pot pie

As much as I love being a foodie and eating new and exciting things all the time, I always have room in my stomach for good ol’ comfort food. You know what I’m talking about- the dishes that instantly make you think of your mom or even your grandma. The dishes that you ask for whenever you’re…

Sweetheart cinnamon rolls

I’ve always loved Valentine’s Day. Even if I didn’t always have a significant other it was still a lot of fun. I mean, it’s basically a 24-hour free for all to seek out all the chocolate and champagne you can find. Aka – Heaven! I especially love how even the most normal things get turned…

Perfect French Press at home

“Coffee first, everything else second.” This quote rings true for me every single morning. I have been drinking coffee for more than a decade, so at this point, it’s definitely priority number one as I go about starting my day. You could say I’m pretty much addicted. And while I love coffee, I’m definitely not…