Nom Nom Nom Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who doesn’t love a good chocolate chip cookie, especially when they’re fresh out of the oven…and homemade!  And February is a hard month.  I think it’s the hardest month because it’s the dead of winter, all of the fun holidays have passed, and spring is nowhere in sight…yet.  Comfort foods are on my mind, and…

Healthy(ish) Blueberry Muffins

Breakfast is the hardest meal for me.  I need something quick as I’m rushing to get to work…and I usually end up eating a sugary breakfast bar that I don’t even like but it’s something.   I’ve got a whole day of playing with a sick little one who’s banished from school because of a fever…

Easy Weeknight Dinner: Roasted Veggies and Shrimp

Today’s grocery shopping was the worst kind of trip.  Totally unorganized.  In a hurry.  I just started grabbing random vegetables and proteins, then threw my hands up when I got home and thought to myself, “Well, sh*t, what does all of this make!?”  Prior planning was just not in the cards when Whole Foods Paycheck…

Homemade Playdough

Y’all!  When people would tell me they made homemade playdough, I’m pretty sure my eyes could be seen rolling to the back of my head.  Then, one day this long weekend, my friend Amy (who’s the art teacher at our school) came over and suggested we make it with C.  Okay, fine.  Let’s give it…

World’s Best Banana Bread

Delicious.  Crunchy on the outside.  Moist on the inside. It’s calling your name!  What else are you going to do with those brown bananas just sitting in your “fruit” tray that really has much more than fruit in it (medicine, chocolate, etc.)? Serves 10 Ingredients  1/2 c. butter 1 c. sugar 2 eggs, beaten 4…