Too hot to cook! No-bake to the rescue!

It is 99 degrees here today. That’s just ugly hot. I’m not even sure I want to cook today! Ha! Who are we kidding, lets just avoid the oven! How about some no-bake cookies? You know what I mean…those wonderful little chocolate, peanut butter and oatmeal cookies you used to get from holiday party trays….

Fourth Of July Easy Prep

With the birthday of our beloved country upon us, it’s only fitting to share a few tips, tricks and treats that we do in our celebrations. Perhaps you didn’t know, I used to own a bakery here in my small town of Monument, CO. My sister and I started together in 2012 doing birthday cakes,…

Blueberry BBQ Sauce, you read that correctly!

Blueberry BBQ Sauce! Yes, BLUEBERRY does go with savory foods! I’m tellin you, blueberries are the super fruit of all super fruits, haha, I don’t know that for sure but I’d like to think so. I found this great blogger online, Babble by Disney and they’ve created a Blueberry BBQ sauce! I just had to…

Blueberry Breakfast

Good morning! As you’ve noticed by now, I have three young children that wake-up crazy early in the morning. I’m not kidding! Rylan, my youngest, gets up with the birds! She is the perfect example of “The early bird gets the worm” personality type. haha Because of the children, not having anything to do with…

It was me, I did it!

I tried something new today. While I’d like to tell you it was about Blueberries, it doesn’t quite fit the bill, not for 24 hours at least. Want to know what is? I made ice cream! Yes, me, Heather…made ICE CREAM! Anyone who knows me knows that ice cream is my down fall. When ice…

It’s cocktail time!

It’s cocktail time and we are still celebrating BLUEBERRIES! What could be more refreshing than a Blueberry Mojito? Nothing. HA! Here’s what you’ll need: 8 blueberries (fresh or frozen), plus more for garnish 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice 1 tsp agave nector 4 fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish 1/4 cup white rum – we…

Recipe: How do you decide what to make for dinner?

Really, how do you decide? Do you scroll through websites that promise 30 minute meals followed by a grocery trip? Perhaps you search a specific ingredient that may be approaching its “best if used by” date? Or maybe you stand in front of your pantry or refrigerator imagining what sounds good, seems quick, and has…

Recipe: Guinness Cake with Irish Cream frosting

You read that correctly, it’s an Irish feast around here today! It’s my twins birthdays so we’re celebrating with cake…who doesn’t? Only THIS cake is meant for the grown-ups. After-all, we deserve a little treat, our twins are 3, and it’s St Patrick’s Day! I did make a non-alcoholic version for the babes, just so…

Recipe: Crab Crostini

What’s for lunch? Crab crostini, baby! Oh my word these are delicious! And simple, too! Here’s what you need: 1 loaf artisan bread or french baguette, vertically sliced 1/2 inch 6 oz crab meat 3 tbsp cream cheese – room temp 2 tbsp finely chopped red bell pepper 1 tbsp green onion, diced plus 1…

Recipe: The Non-French French Onion Soup

“I love French onion soup” is an understatement. I am typically not a creature of habit. I like to mix it up a little. I do, however, make French onion soup at least once a month. I cannot live without French onion soup. My husband loves it. My neighbors love it. My parents and grandparents…

Recipe: Down low and slow ribs

This all starts with my Grandpa, Malcolm. He’s a sweet, gentle yet firm man. One who loves to laugh yet not afraid to put a firm fist down when appropriate. He’s one of my most favored men of all time, oh I just love him to bits! While he doesn’t have many recipes up his…

Recipe: Dough you wanna build a snowman?

I live in a small town north of Colorado Springs where when it snows it SNOWS. Never a dusting. In fact, we’ve accumulated almost three feet of snow in the last three days. With that said, my sister and her three beautiful children came for a play date which turned out to be four days long…