Gluten-Free Apple Crisp


Growing up, my family’s idea of a “vacation” was going to the race track in Wisconsin to watch my dad race his vintage Corvette. Looking back, the 100 degree days on black asphalt, gasoline fumes, burnt bratwursts, and far-from-sanitary bathroom situation was a far cry from a vacation in the traditional sense, but looking back… Read more →

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies


Living in a nature-esque vacation town is something that has taken some getting used to. My parents travel to my neck of the woods to camp, pick apples, go to the beach, and so on. Through summertime, it seems like there are just as many Illinois license plates as there are Michigan. Michiganers have a… Read more →

Meatless Monday: Easy Vegetable Lo Mein


I’m developing a love-hate relationship with my kitchen lately. It’s kind of like a lot of things in life — too much of it is a bad thing, but when you’re not getting enough…you miss it. Husband. Friendships. Exercise. …and, yes, cooking. I’ll try not to complain about spending gobs of time over the weekend… Read more →

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken + Weekly Menu


My work schedule can vary quite a bit. Some days, I may be at work by 7am…other days not until close to 9am. And I may leave any time between 4pm and 8pm. But on average, I leave the house by 8 and get home between 5:30 and 6pm. Seeing as my work is 35… Read more →

Cream of Pumpkin Soup


No lie…I’m going to a taping of The Price is Right tonight!!!!!!!!! Words cannot express my excitement over this. I grew up on The Price is Right. As in, I used to be “sick” on a semi-regular basis back in high school and a more semi-regular basis in college…and it may be because I was… Read more →

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