Show Stopper Saturday #61 ~ Sugar Skulls

Happy weekend, my friends! Hope you are all having a wonderful October!   We already got into the carving of our first jack-o'-lantern of the season.  It was a lot of fun! What have you been doing for this fun season? Shall we get this party started?!    Be sure to visit and follow ALL of our HOSTS to see if you were featured. We also share our favorites links during the week while we’re being social.  Krista ... read more

Pumpkin Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies

Super soft Pumpkin Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies have a lush pumpkin spice blend with scrumptious cinnamon chips in every single bite! Are you a lover of soft, chewy cookies? In case you were wondering, I have a huge, gigantic, extensive, and immense love for extreme soft, chewy cookies...  Especially cookies which keep their softness waaayyyy into the very next day.  That is, if there's any left from the first day! Even the most particular ... read more

Show Stopper Saturday #60 ~ Dinner Ideas

Happy weekend, my friends! Hope you are enjoying the beginning of this Fall season!   What is your most favorite part about Fall? In case you were curious, mine is the changing leaves all through every mountain range and valley which surrounds me. And of course, the Costco hoarding purchases of canned pumpkin.   Fall and pumpkin baking/making is in full swing here in my neck of the woods! Shall we get this party started?!    Be sure to ... read more

Pulled Pork Green Chili

Pulled Pork Green Chili has fresh roasted chiles and tomatillos, stewed with tender pulled pork.  All the southwestern-style taste and so much more!  It's been getting quite nippy out lately.  I'm thinking my shorts and flip flops are now gone for the next 8 months.  (I'm weeping.)  The leaves are already in the midst of changing to the vibrant and bright colors.  Frost is glistening in the morning sunlight.  And, it's the perfect time of year to turn ... read more

Show Stopper Saturday #59 ~ Soup Recipes

Happy Saturday, my friends! Are you feeling the official Fall season already? I am loving it!  But, not exactly what it brings next... snow.  You would think snow is my most favorite thing since I live up above 6,000 feet, in the mountains, and right dab in the middle of 12 different ski resorts.  (Yes, 12!)  I'd rather sit inside with the heat cranked up and watch the skiers head down the hills.  It's kind of fun that way!  ;) Shall we get this ... read more

Dark Chocolate Cake with Whipped Ganache Frosting

Silky whipped ganache frosting in between layers of super moist dark chocolate cake.  This scrumptious and easy made-from-scratch Dark Chocolate Cake with Whipped Ganache Frosting will satisfy your chocolate craving! Are you a chocolate lover? Does chocolate really make you smile? Chocolate makes me smile ... when it's tucked in and all around a sweet, moist cake.   But, the true and official chocolate lover in our home, is the 7 year old, ... read more

Show Stopper Saturday #58 ~ Pumpkin Recipes

Happy Saturday, my friends! Hope you've had a wonderful week!  We've been gone on a little family road trip to Vegas... to go see our favorite rock bands play.  Yes, I'm THAT kind of mom that exposes her children to the hard core rock and roll... and did I mention in Vegas?  Loved it and especially loved the great family time the most! Shall we get this party started?!  Be sure to visit and follow ALL of our HOSTS to see if you were ... read more

Show Stopper Saturday #57 ~ Fresh Vegetable Recipes

Hi friends! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!   We are at another football game today.  A lot more practices to watch and only a few games left of the season.  Just when Easton is really understanding the concept of the game, it will be all over.  That is, until next year! Shall we get this party started?! Be sure to visit and follow ALL of our HOSTS to see if you were featured. We also share our favorites links during ... read more

Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Granola Bars

Homemade Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Granola Bars are swirling with cinnamon, brown sugar, and coconut.  Pumpkin and chocolate in every single bite!   Since this is the non-official time of year to break out the pumpkin action, thought I'd share with you my latest (and greatest) creation thus far.  Once you make these Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Granola Bars, I promise you will be going back for more... and more.   Trust me.  I know.  I pretty much ... read more

Show Stopper Saturday Link Party #56 With Creative Pizza!

Hello friends! I am so happy to be back to hang out with you all!  I've had such a fun and adventurous summer with my family.   But, I'm super delighted to see what you all have been up to since I've been gone.   The other thing I'm really thrilled about is that we have expanded our party.  I'm happy to announce our two new hosts every week--  Taylor, at Food Faith Fitness and Melanie at Melanie Makes!  They are two amazing women.  You are for sure going to ... read more

Fusilli Caserecci with Peppered Bacon Clam Sauce

A rich, creamy clam sauce with crispy peppered bacon poured all over a bed of pasta. Fusilli Caserecci with Peppered Bacon Clam Sauce is so full of flavor and simple to make! Seafood and pasta has got to be one of my favorite kinds of foods to indulge in. With pasta, there is endless shapes and textures to choose from.  So much possibilities!  Fresh seafood, on the other hand, is a tad bit harder to come by here in Utah. Living in the middle of a state that is nowhere ... read more

French Dip Shredded Beef Sliders

Slow roasted shredded beef cooked with all it's juices and placed inside of a slider roll with melted cheese.  French Dip Shredded Beef Sliders are the perfect size for any appetite! How has your summer been? Summer here in Utah is not long enough.   So to help solve the problem and make it last as long as possible... I get the boys out of the house every day the sun is out.  That way we can capture every single moment of our not-so-long summer, before winter ... read more