20 Mouth-Watering Mac-n-Cheese Recipes

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Sometimes in life all you need is a little comfort food. That might mean a big bowl of soup, warm bread, or hot-out-of-the-oven chocolate chip cookies. It could also mean warm gooey creamy macaroni and cheese. Seriously, is there anyone who doesn’t love mac-n-cheese! Today I’m sharing my cheesiest collection post yet; a glorious round-up of 20 Mouth-Watering Mac-n-Cheese Recipes Rumor has it that Thomas Jefferson brought back a pasta making machine from Italy and that his daughter first created macaroni and cheese to serve to guests in their home. Whether that is true or not, I thank the person Continue Reading →

Zucchini and Sweet Corn Quesadillas

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Zucchini and Sweet Corn Quesadillas are just the thing that you need to start the rest of your week off right. Meatless Monday have you scratching your head for delicious ideas that don’t involve tofu or quinoa? This simple meal is the perfect thing to stick on your meal plan for the coming week. When you add the simple pleasure of zucchini, some sweet fresh corn, and a little zip from that delicious Pepper Jack cheese you have a winning dinner that comes together in about 15 minutes! I served this with some sliced tomatoes and cucumbers and a fresh Continue Reading →

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

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I feel like the summer got away from me in terms of the blog and recipes. I should be rolling out pumpkin but I’m still dreaming about garden veggies and this amazing homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream. It’s still summer and plenty warm here in Southern Utah so I thought I’d go ahead and post this recipe for you to enjoy. I’ve been making this ice cream for a few years now and it’s one of our favorites! It’s rich and smooth and that chocolate peanut butter combo is always a delicious classic. This is the perfect easy recipe Continue Reading →

Maple Cornmeal Biscuits

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Today is the first day that I’ve attempted to work from home since the baby was born one month ago! If you were to knock on my door right now and judge me by the state of my living room, hair, and pajama-clad kids then the day might look less than productive. If you are judging my by this post though, it’s a raging success! You need maple cornmeal biscuits in your life. They are a wonderfully simple mix between biscuit and crumbly corn bread and only take about 10 minutes to make and another 15 minutes to bake. These Continue Reading →

Postpartum Recovery Smoothie

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Can you believe it’s been three whole weeks since baby Graham was born! It feels like it’s been ages and the blink of an eye all at the same time. The passing of time is funny like that isn’t it. He’s a sweet baby who is off of the lights for jaundice, has his days and nights all mixed up, and doesn’t love being awake. He wants to nursing or asleep all day every day. Life with five little kids to love is busy! Thank goodness my mom flew in to help out and my sister is still here. We’ll be Continue Reading →

Healthy Whole Grain Zucchini Bread Pancakes

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Recovering from pregnancy and birth means that I’m not getting out of bed very quickly in the morning. Thank goodness it’s still summer break! The kids are just about big enough that they can get out the cold cereal themselves but man alive do they make a mess when they try to feed themselves. I end up with half a box of corn flakes and a half-gallon of milk on the floor and table. Let’s just say that set up is less than ideal. Healthy Whole Grain Zucchini Bread Pancakes to the rescue! These pancakes have been a life saver! I Continue Reading →

He’s Finally Here!!


I’m so pleased to let you know that our baby made it safely into the world last week! We named him Graham Joel Griffiths. Graham is my grandmother’s maiden name and Joel is my papa. I just know he’ll fit his name well. It actually took us two days after his birth to firm up a name, but now that it’s said and done I’m really happy with it. Here he is at just a few hours old. I plan on sharing the birth story when I catch up on sleep (so in 5 or 6 years…).

15 Perfect Popsicle Recipes

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Here’s the plan friends. You check out these 15 Perfect Popsicle Recipes and I’ll dream about going into labor. Sounds like a great afternoon for all doesn’t it?! These popsicles are just the thing you need to get you through the week and a little baby in my arms is just the thing I need to get me through the week too. I’m due tomorrow and to say that I’m ready is an understatement! I’m so very excited. Graham, Issac, Jacob, Mark, and Jonathan are the current contenders in the name department though I’m still having  a hard time deciding. Continue Reading →

7 Ways To Use and Store Melons

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Melon season is just around the corner and I’m sharing an article on the Hobby Farms’ website today: 7 Ways To Use and Store Melons. I hope you’ll pop over and read it! If you feel so inclined, any pinning from their site or comments are welcome too (I LOVE working with them and I hope they keep my around; let’s show them it’s a good article!). I also have an article about popcorn in their current print magazine! This is my first published article outside of the internet and I feel so fancy being in print. If you happen Continue Reading →

Hot Buttered Pretzels from King Arthur Flour

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Today’s recipe for Hot Buttered Pretzels from King Arthur Flour is fabulous! My kids and I made these last week on an uncharacteristically rainy summer day. They were the perfect snack and were super fun to make too. The recipe makes 8 pretzels which is nice because you don’t have a million to eat (which I would do, so sometimes it’s better to eat one or two and then run out). I picked out the two prettiest pretzels to walk over to Thomas and my sister who were working at the hardware store. I was balancing them on a plate Continue Reading →