This shortcut chicken divan recipe is a staple of my childhood.  Made by my grandma and aunts and sitting on our own dinner table on a regular basis, it’s a beloved family favorite.  It was often something I even requested on my birthday and in my adult years I would crave it when I was…

The Best Chicken Divan Recipe
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Sometimes you just want a cookie and you want to eat it NOW!  This recipe produces a single big giant chocolate chip cookie that you can prepare very quickly with just a bowl and a spoon.  It has buttery-crisp edges and a soft gooey center. Bake it for yourself or to share.  Feel free to…

Big giant cookie
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This sausage, egg, and cheese croissant breakfast casserole is a guaranteed hit that will become a family tradition! (Keep reading after the recipe card below.) Anyone else feel like a lifetime has passed in the last two weeks? March was officially the longest month in the history of mankind. I shot and developed this recipe…

sausage egg and cheese croissant breakfast casserole
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So that last two weeks have felt like 5,000 years, right? Things are changing so much, so quickly and the days are starting to run together. It kind of feels like that week between Christmas and New Years only we don’t know when it’s going to end. 😂😬 The first week we were out was…

Our Best Bites Homeschool
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This fun kids activity only requires 2 ingredients, and one is water!  DIY Sidewalk Chalk paint is a washable colored paint that you can use to be creative on sidewalks and driveways.  It takes just minutes to whip up and both kids and adults will have hours of fun with it!  Looking for more activities?…

Easy DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint
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We know you’re here for our World’s Best Homemade Play-Doh recipe, but to help you feed your families and stay sane during this crazy time, we’ve dropped the pricing on our Simplified meal plans — Dinner, Simplified and Summer, Simplified are both now available for $19.99. All of the recipes in both of these plans…

the world's best homemade play-doh
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To help you feed your families and stay sane during this crazy time, we’ve dropped the pricing on our Simplified meal plans — Dinner, Simplified and Summer, Simplified are both now available for $19.99. All of the recipes in both of these plans feature a handful of staple, simple ingredients – perfect for times like…

We're All in This Together!
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I’ve been fumbling over what to say over the last few days. I felt like last week, we were free-falling into chaos, that things were drastically changing on an hourly basis, feeling all the feelings. I was scared that I was underprepared and that I wasn’t going to be able to get what I needed…

A Few Thoughts as We Approach a Pandemic
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Sweet Fruit Salsa is one of our favorite things to eat with Baked Cinnamon Chips. It’s a perfect family snack, a light dessert, or an awesome appetizer to take to a gathering. You can mix and match your favorite fruits, and this recipe gives multiple ways to customize.  Serve it with the baked chips, or…

salsa in a bowl
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These Smoky Honey Mustard Pork Chops are RIDICULOUSLY fast, easy, and so delicious! They use just a handful of pantry ingredients to make a protein-packed dinner. (Keep reading for more about this recipe!) I love this recipe because it comes together in just a few minutes with (aside from the pork chops) things I always…

honey mustard pork chops
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Classic banana bread is a recipe that should be in every cook’s arsenal.  This is our favorite recipe, as it boasts just the right amount of sweetness without being overly saturated with sugar and a perfect texture that highlights the natural flavor of the banana.  It calls for a small amount of yogurt or sour…

sliced banana bread
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I know Mardi Gras is barely a blip on everyone else’s radar, but it’s kind of consumed our lives here in Louisiana. If you’re wanting to celebrate, this Creamy Cajun Pasta with Peppers and Smoked Sausage is one of my favorite Louisiana recipes–it has become a dinnertime staple at our house! You’ll never guess that…

creamy cajun pasta
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