New Music Tuesday: My new favorite Christmas album…

Today is the first of November. For many radio stations across the country, that means it’s the start of Christmas music season. For some, it even means they’re the “we’re gonna play so much Christmas music that you’ll hate the holiday by Thanksgiving” station.

I normally avoid any and all Christmas music anytime before the day after Thanksgiving, but this year… I’m making an exception. Thanks to one particular artist.

Find out who…


Chili for picky-ish eaters…

As winter approaches, families start breaking out their “comfort food” recipes.  And for many people, that means soup.

Bryce and I are both big chicken noodle soup fans, and I make a mean potato soup, but that’s about it. So I decided it’s time to start expanding our soup boundaries.

Tonight… we started with chili.

M chili experiment.

But not the usual chili…

Pancake Spatula

Swedish Pancakes!

Every family has those recipes that have been passed down for generations. And my family is no exception. I come from both German and Swedish heritage, and while the German side has some amaaaazing food (bratwurst, sauerkraut, schnitzel of any kind, beer… I could go on for days), this post is about the Swedes. As long as I can … Continue reading

Blackened chicken

A new twist on the chicken sandwich…

In our house, we eat a lot of chicken. I mean a LOT of chicken. It’s easy to prepare, it’s fast, and it’s delicious. Trouble is, sometimes we get stuck in a chicken rut, as I imagine many families do. So I decided to come up with something new. Enter: the blackened chicken sandwich.