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Best Potato Cakes “Ever”

These Leftover Mashed Potato Cakes make an amazing side dish or light dinner or lunch!  these are the perfect way to enjoy leftover potatoes and the flavor combinations are endless! My grandmother always cooked for a large family. I loved Potato Cakes and asked her to make them often, She would always overestimate when making mashed Click here to continue reading…

Comfort Turkey Chili

Chili is one of my favorite things to make. Like soup, you can just get so many servings of veggies out of it. I’m all about getting my servings of fruits and veggies in… it helps me feel better about eating half a dozen cookies a day, haha Anyways, this is one of my favorite Click here to continue reading…

Cheesecake Brownies

The very first thing that I ever learned how to bake was brownies. I remember one of us always was begging to make a batch at some point over the course of the weekend. It was so easy that we were able to do all the baking ourselves, minus the oven part. My younger sister, Click here to continue reading…

Georgia Peach Cobbler

Georgia is famous for its peaches, and perhaps one of the state’s most famous recipes is peach cobbler. Making peach cobbler from scratch is really the best way to enjoy the dish, and besides, it’s super easy to make and absolutely heavenly to eat. We don’t need to special order peaches from Georgia in order Click here to continue reading…

Butternut Squash Lasagna

This recipe has been on my “to-do” list every Fall for the past two years, I swear…and now I have finally gotten around to making it! Ever since I tried Giada’s Butternut Squash Tortellini with Brown Butter Sauce, (which was TO-DIE-FOR) I knew I had to try her lasagna. My Husband is not a big fan Click here to continue reading…

Grilled Cheese Rolls

It is a little morbid to think about, but if you had to decide right now, what would be your very last meal on Earth? As Blair and I drove to the Shake Shack a few weekends ago, I claimed mine would definitely be a cheeseburger and milkshake. This week I decided that yes that Click here to continue reading…

Chocolate-Peppermint Thumbprints

One of the most joyous things about being a teacher is watching the growth of your students over the course of the year. I just felt like it was time to share my own personal growth with my photography. A year ago I was preparing Christmas treats just like I am this year, but this Click here to continue reading…

Breakfast Egg Muffins

Whew. I’m back. It has been a long, exhausting past few weeks. We are officially moved into our new house, completely moved out of our old townhouse, oh, and we got a puppy. (More on that later.) Yes, we are crazy, but we are loving life right now in our new house and with our Click here to continue reading…

Salted Turkey with Citrus & Herbs

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is less than 10 days away? It seems like it was just Labor Day, and now before we know it we’ll be opening Christmas presents and making New Year’s resolutions. This past year seemed to just fly by! If you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year, I’m sure you are well under way Click here to continue reading…

Breakfast Burritos {Freezable}

I am so not a morning person. I wish I was. I envy people who can get up at the crack of dawn, run 5 miles, fold a few loads of laundry, clear their e-mail inbox and make a gourmet breakfast for their family – all before 7 am. For me, I carefully calculate exactly Click here to continue reading…