Six Week Muffins

Breakfast tends to be a very hectic time for most families, but as we have all heard time and time again, it is one of the most important meals of the day. To make things quick and easy in our household, I try to keep healthy options on hand at all times. That usually means baking in […]

Quick + Easy Cookie Sticks

Sometimes you just need a quick go-to recipe in your baking arsenal. In my family, that recipe is Cookie Sticks. These amazing treats can be whipped up in no time flat, and I have yet to find a single person that doesn’t love them.  With endless topping options, these sticks are sure to be a […]

Spicy Vegetarian Chili

I love to cook. I grew up watching my Mom and sister’s spend hours in the kitchen, and it is a skill I cherish more and more each day. I’m not a chef by any means, but the beauty of cooking is that anyone can learn. Food doesn’t have to be fancy or complicated to […]

Simple Peach Shortcake

Peaches are a summertime staple in our household. We picked up 50 POUNDS of peaches from The Peach Truck when we were in Nashville at the beginning of June. Yes, 50. We’ve been eating peaches non-stop ever since. 🙂 Believe it or not, I haven’t had to throw a single peach away! Almost an entire […]

Water-Purifying Charcoal Sticks

Binchōtan. Have you heard of it? I’m OBSESSED. I first read about it when I was doing some research on natural remedies for reducing musty odors, but it turns out the stuff has a number of other great qualities. Binchōtan is a type of traditional Japanese hardwood charcoal made from oak. The entire process takes approximately two […]

Chemex Coffee Love

The Chemex coffee obsession is no joke in the Johnston household. We received our first Chemex coffee maker as a wedding gift alongside our electric kettle, and both have been used non-stop ever since. I don’t drink coffee on a daily basis (mostly just Saturday and Sunday morning), but Tyler is an avid drinker. So why pour-over coffee? […]