• chocolate chip coconut cookie
    Cookies,  Dessert,  Recipes

    Almond Joy Cookies

    When I can’t sleep you’ll probably find me clanking around the kitchen at midnight, washing up mixing bowls and spoons waiting to see how the first batch of a new recipe comes out. I’m a stress baker. When my life feels hectic and overwhelming (and I’ve already added too many animals to the family to get a pass from Guy) , I make pies and cakes so I can eat my feelings from scratch. These chocolate coconut cookies are another late night discovery that’s become a favorite in our house. The coconut adds a really unique chewy texture and the almonds provide a satisfying crunch. This page contains affiliate links.…

  • Crock Pot Pork Roast
    Pork,  Recipes,  Slow Cooker

    Slow Cooker Red Wine and Herb Pork Roast

    With school back in session, most weeknights are just a mad dash from grabbing Harper off the school bus to bedtime with a lot of math problems, spelling words, and mini melt-downs from the boys in between. On really busy nights we rely heavily on the slow cooker because it’s easier to spend a feel minutes prepping in the morning than it is to cook a whole meal when three kids all need something from me at the end of a long day. This particular slow cooker pork roast recipe makes me feel better about embracing my crock pot because I don’t have to trade in sophisticated, complicated flavors that…