There is something magical, and surprisingly, easy about making your own salad dressing. The plus side is knowing what exactly you’re consuming and being able to adjust flavor, if you need to do so. Really, the only downside is that you can’t let it sit in your fridge for months and months, but that’s because […]

dinner, gold star recipes, home life, meals

March 13, 2019

Creamy Caesar Dressing


I know what you’re going to say…”Beth, WHY WOULD WE MAKE SPAGHETTI SAUCE? JARS ARE SOLD EVERYWHERE FOR LIKE A DOLLAR.” Don’t lie to me, you were saying that in big ol’ capital letters. So, just hear me out… It’s easy. It tastes better. One batch can make enough for three boxes of pasta. No […]

dinner, gluten free, meals, my own recipes

March 12, 2019

Spaghetti Sauce, you’ll never be the same


We lost an hour of sleep but that just means that we gained an extra hour of laundry, cooking, dishes and not exercising. So, it all evens out, right? Tonight, I made a meal that we will never, ever forget and it’s not because it was so delicious. I imagine it’s what may be served […]

dinner, meals, menu planning

March 10, 2019

on the table


Of all the things created in the kitchen, the most beautiful is bread. At least, in my kitchen. When I can take flour, water, yeast and salt and turn it into a loaf of bread that provides a compliment to any meal, it feels powerful to me. It feels holy. I know many of you […]

bread, dinner, gold star recipes, home life, meals

March 6, 2019

Easy French Bread


Every week I used to write our weekly dinner plan on our chalkboard that hangs on the kitchen wall. I would then share it on social media. My goal was always to share meal ideas to help inspire people who may need it…But I haven’t done it lately because erasing my chalkboard, writing the menu, […]

being a mama, home life, meals, menu planning

March 3, 2019

on the table