Homemade Mac and Cheese

Every year for my birthday my Mom (Mama Newk) would make/makes (if I’m home) me my favorite meal – her macaroni & cheese. I’ve tried a lot of macaroni and cheese in my life. A lot. But no matter what, Mama Newk’s always ranks supreme. There’s just something about it that’s so delicious and classic. […]

August 19, 2019

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Mama Newk’s Homemade Macaroni & Cheese

Ramen Salad

Hi friends! Today I’m sharing a quick and easy Ramen Noodle salad with you all. Try it out for yourself and let me know what you think of it! I was introduced to this salad recipe only a month or so ago when our best friend’s mom (thank you for this recipe, Mrs. Norman!!) made […]

July 31, 2019

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Ramen Noodle Salad

Salmon Recipe

Happy Tuesday! Today I’m really excited to be sharing another great recipe with you all. It’s one that is a favorite of ours and always brought us joy when my mom made it growing up — pecan crusted salmon. It’s full of sweet and savory flavor and has just the right amount of crunch from […]

September 18, 2018

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Pecan Crusted Salmon

Crockpot recipes

When Stephen and I got married and settled into living life together under the same roof, I had the realization, “Oh crap… I guess I have to start making dinner.” HAHA! Oops. Naturally, I started to look up easy recipes on Pinterest and came across this gem by Creme De La Crumb – slow cooker enchilada quinoa. Not […]

February 8, 2018

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Slow Cooker Enchilada Quinoa

This family recipe is one of my favorites for dinner. I used to make it while in graduate school and my friends all loved it (I think because it reminds them of pizza). It’s so simple to make and takes less than 30 minutes! It’s especially great for when you’re in a pinch to make […]

September 12, 2017

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Chi Chi Peas & Pepperoni (Dinner in Under 30 Minutes!)

I’m so happy to be sharing another one of my favorite recipes with you all! This is a weekly tradition in our house. I try to make this every Sunday or Monday morning in preparation for the work week. After trying multiple recipes, Stephen and I both agreed that this is our favorite by far […]

August 21, 2017

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Homemade Hawaiian Sandwich Bread

Hi everyone! We woke up to about 8-10 inches of snow on the ground this morning which means that we have a SNOW DAY! I remember them being much more exciting when I was a kid but hey, it’s pretty nice to be working in my pajamas at my kitchen table today. Sunday is usually “meal prep” […]

February 15, 2016

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Snow Day Minestrone Soup




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