Want to Know Where We Bought the Best Mini Cupcakes Ever?

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This post is written in partnership with the Hy-Vee stores in Columbia, MO, who helped provide delicious food for our launch party and continue to be cheerleaders for our cookbook and our blog. Thankful…
Hy-Vee's Market Grille restaurant pleasantly surprised us in 5 ways.

5 Ways Market Grille Surprised Us

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 Sponsored by Hy-Vee Columbia. If you're a mid-Missouri local, this post is for you. Maybe you heard that two of the Hy-Vee stores in Columbia have now opened a restaurant called Market Grille. And,…

Tailgating Made Easy with Hy-Vee

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Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) It was the first game of the season and the weather was perfect. I mean PERFECT. The idea of tailgating with some friends was now coming to fruition and we needed…

How to Select and Grill the Perfect Steak

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Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) My carnivorous, farm-boy husband has been waiting our whole marriage for me to write this post I think. Can anybody say "wife bonus points"? So, I shared earlier this…
These 8 Hy-Vee hacks for parents make for the best shopping trip ever.

8 Hy-Vee Hacks Every Parent Should Know

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Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Many years ago when I started having children, I quickly realized that grocery shopping with small people in tow can be a nightmare. I knew I had to hit a small window…
Top 10 Local Items from Hy-Vee Columbia

Top 10 Favorite Local Items at Hy-Vee (+ Why Buy Local?)

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Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Polly and I love the farmer's markets in our town of Columbia, MO and enjoy much of the local produce and products that our farmers and vendors have to offer. But, honestly, it…

Did You Know You Have a Personal Chef at Hy-Vee? (Not Kidding.)

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Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) It was the day before Valentine's Day, and I was desperate to blow my husband's mind by preparing the best steak ever. Problem? I've never made a good steak in my…
How To Get the Best Produce At the Best Price: 6 Insider Tips

How To Get the Best Produce At the Best Price: 6 Insider Tips

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Sponsored by Hy-Vees of Columbia Who doesn't love a perfect peach at peak season? Or a juicy summer tomato from a local farmer? Our family always tries to keep the veggie and fruit drawer of our fridge…

Halloween Adventures and Hy-Vee Walk the Aisles

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Now that my oldest is 4, we have officially entered into the Halloween madness that occurs once a year. I mean, you guys. This holiday is crazy. It's super fun but it was also slight madness at times. First…