Entries by Rachel Tiemeyer

Make Ahead 10-Minute Cranberry Sauce

Wow your guests at your next holiday meal with this deceptively simple Make Ahead Cranberry Sauce. The best part is that you can work ahead and freeze it, so you can spend more time with loved ones at your gathering. To be honest, I used to think cranberry sauce came from a can, and I […]

Gift Guide: Dads

  Lets talk dads. Maybe it’s just me but I find dads hard to buy for. Every year was a struggle to find a gift my dad would like and now I have to find one that my husband, will too! If you struggle as well, hopefully the gift ideas below will give you some […]

Gift Guide: Tween Girls (9-12ish)

Tween girl–roughly between the ages of 9-12–is the age of maturing kid and not yet teen. My daughter falls in this range, so she and her sweet friends inspired many of the gifts on this list. From books to games to cute accessories and more, I hope these gift ideas help your tween girl to be a well-rounded gal.

Gift Guide: Boys Ages 5-9

We believe children inherently have amazing imaginations and that the right toys can fan that flame. We’ve tried to provide gift ideas for boys, ages 5-9, that we’ve used in our own homes and that can help them be imaginative and grow as a whole person–everything from active toys to science experiments to building sets […]

Amazon Prime Day Picks (Newly Updated!)

After spending WAY too much time on Amazon today, here are the best deals worth browsing in our humble opinion… Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated […]

Chicken Burrito Bowl

Chicken Burrito Bowls are a healthy and filling dinner idea for everyone! Delicious marinated grilled chicken is served over brown rice and with your favorite southwest toppings. They can easily be meal prepped for the week or turned into an easy freezer meal. Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. We […]

Southwest Chicken Tenders

This southwest chicken recipe is sure to please all the eaters in your house. It’s easy, healthy, freezer-friendly, and full of flavor but not spicy. You can bake it or–even better–grill it! These Southwest Chicken Tenders take main stage in our Southwest Chicken and Bacon Wraps and Southwest Chicken Burrito Bowls recipes. However, we’ve also […]

Make Ahead Banana Breakfast Cake

Banana Breakfast Cake is my dream breakfast. My whole family likes it, it’s full of nutritious yet simple ingredients, and it works perfectly to double the batch to make a breakfast freezer meal.  I’ve been making this breakfast cake for YEARS. It’s one of my go-to make ahead breakfast recipe ideas that my whole family […]

“Tailgating at Home” Menu Plan

With the help of our “Tailgating at Home” Menu Plan and Hy-Vee, you can still enjoy your favorite team’s game, swag, and all the best tailgating food at home this year! This post is created in partnership with Hy-Vee (Columbia). Even though most of us won’t be watching our team in person right now, there’s […]

Make Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches

These simple Make Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches rival their fast food equivalent any day! They make a wholesome, delicious breakfast possible even on the busiest mornings. This post was created in partnership with Burgers’ Smokehouse Bacon. Kids and adults alike love these simple freezer-friendly Breakfast Sandwiches filled with just a few ingredients, including the BEST BACON […]

7 BEST Chicken Marinades (+ Printable Recipe Cheat Sheet)

These 7 easy marinades for chicken breasts will transform this boring cut into several tasty and healthy meals! Learn how to prep and freeze for later OR how to make them for dinner tonight. Plus, snag our FREE one-page cheat sheet of all the recipes. Affiliate links included. Why We Love Marinating Chicken Breasts Chicken […]