gone fishin’

gone fishin’

i have been completely m.i.a.  our summer has been so busy…disneyland, beach, visitors, and now i’m teaching summer school.  i have so many pins i have tested that i need to type up, so hopefully i can get all these awesome ideas to you soon! the night before we drove to disneyland, i was scouring … Continue reading

cake in a cup

cake in a cup

the hidden pantry’s “aunt betty’s 1-2-3 cake” (aka cake in a cup) is genius! there are so many reasons to like this cake trick. just like the cookie in the cup, this is a great way to make a dessert that serves one. how often do you crave a piece of cake, but don’t want … Continue reading

baked, not boiled corn

baked, not boiled corn

this pin is incredibly simple, yet i had never even thought to try it before i saw it on pinterest. i have roasted corn on the cob on the grill before and i have boiled it before. yet for some reason i had never thought to bake it in the oven. cait says it’s the … Continue reading

creamy tomato soup

creamy tomato soup

i do not love tomatoes – but this soup is so good!  its creamy but doesn’t contain any milk. you feel healthy eating it and tastes so good. plus, its kid approved!  my daughter finished off her whole bowl and asked for more! it’s seriously amazing because she says she doesn’t like tomatoes. i served … Continue reading

triangle nails

triangle nails

one of the great things i’ve discovered about pinterest is that some of the links i find it aren’t in english. this may seem like a bad thing, but i actually love it because i know there is no way i would’ve found them otherwise (maybe it’s just me, but i never really perused blogs/sites … Continue reading

roasted artichoke

roasted artichoke

i’m kicking myself right now. i really want to review this artichoke recipe i used but i cannot find the blog it belongs to! please, if you know the origin of this recipe, please tell me and i’ll link to it! look at this artichoke i made – yum! i normally just cook the artichoke … Continue reading

pull apart cinnamon rolls

pull apart cinnamon rolls

we’ve already tried a bunch of different cinnamon roll related recipes (8 minute mini cinnamon rolls, cinnamon roll cake, and hocus pocus rolls), but yum sugar’s pull-apart cinnamon rolls looked so delicious i couldn’t help myself. i had to try them. they did not disappoint! they were absolutely incredible. my boyfriend and i agree that … Continue reading

carpet stain remover

carpet stain remover

we have carpet in the majority of our apartment (which is unfortunate. i’d love to have hardwood floors! but i guess that something to look forward to in the future, right?) despite being occupied by only 2 adults, we still have managed to stain the carpet a few times in less than a year (the … Continue reading

sugar cookie bars

sugar cookie bars

these sugar cookie bars were a huge hit!  i made them for a group of teenage girls and the ones that i’ve never seen eat, sat around the table eating these until they were gone!  seriously too good to resist! the cookie dough and frosting were both easy and quick to make!  no cookie cutters … Continue reading

hocus pocus rolls

hocus pocus rolls

although this may be the world’s most unhealthy snack, it looked so delicious i couldn’t help but try it. as with a lot of unhealthy things, they are super easy! basically, you wrap a marshmallow in a crescent roll with butter, cinnamon, and sugar. then pop it in the oven and “hocus pocus” the marshmallow … Continue reading