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Iowa Themed Bistro Box

Iowa Lottery sponsored this post. All opinions are entirely my own.   Iowa is a beautiful state to explore, especially during the summer. It’s not too hot, and there are many unique towns for an Adventure. Whether you’re near Des Mones, Dubuque, Central Iowa, The Quad Cities, or exploring small towns, […]


Hash Brown Breakfast Sandwich

The Iowa Egg Council sponsors this post.  All opinions are entirely my own. Have you seen the Hash Brown Breakfast sandwich trend on tiktok?  I love the store-bought hashbrowns that you can find in the freezer section at Trader Joe’s or Aldi.   These hash browns make the perfect gluten-free breakfast […]


Mint Chocolate White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today’s post is sponsored by Earth Echo Foods.  All opinions are entirely my own If you have mint growing in your herb garden, you must make these cookies! These mint chocolate white chocolate chip cookies are chewy minty, and flakey on the outside!  They’re loaded with white chocolate chips, fresh […]


Dorothy Lynch Sweet Grilled Corn Salad

This post is sponsored by Dorothy Lynch.  All opinions are entirely my own.  Sweet Corn is one of the greatest pleasures of a midwest summer.  This summertime grilled sweet corn salad will please everyone at your next potluck!  This salad has smokey grilled sweet corn, cucumber, tomatoes, red onions, creamy […]


“What’s New at Hy-Vee”

Thank you to Hy-vee for sponsoring today’s post.  All opinions are entirely my own. As someone who creates and cooks new recipes for a living, one thing I really enjoy is going grocery shopping and discovering new food items.  You never know when you will find a food item that […]


Instant Pot Stew Meat Beef Gyros

Thank you to Chop Local For Sponsoring Today’s Post.  If you’re interested in purchasing meat directly from Iowa’s Farmers, check them out! All opinions within this post are entirely my own. I have started to love cooking stew meat in my Instant Pot!  Not only can you cook stew meat into […]


Quick Cobb Salad Loaded Fries

This shop has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #mccainquickcookfries #noflipfries​ These Grilled Chicken Loaded Cobb Salad Fries are the ultimate appetizer and are a fantastic addition to any summertime appetizer spread! These loaded fries are great to serve at parties, game day, […]


Everything but the Bagel Egg muffins

Thank-You to the Iowa Egg Council for sponsoring this post.  All opinions are entirely my own. Elevate your muffin tin eggs by adding Everything Bagel Seasoning!  These Egg Muffins are made in just a few minutes and can be stored ahead in the fridge or freezer and warmed up for […]


Brunch Gift Box

Mom is going to feel so loved when you give her a homemade brunch box containing all of her favorite breakfast items!  In my family, we like gifting each other consumables.  Hy-vee has a huge selection of gourmet food items, fresh produce, local products, and home goods that make great […]


Dorothy Lynch Chicken Meal Prep Grain Bowls

This post is sponsored by Dorothy Lynch.  All opinions are entirely my own.  Dorothy Lynch Homestyle Dressing & Condiment is my favorite sweet and spicy condiment!  These Dorothy Lynch Chicken Meal Prep grain bowls will please anyone at lunchtime!  Sweet Dorothy Lynch Chicken, crunchy cucumbers, chewy farro, savory blue cheese, […]


Five Activities for kids near Buffalo National River

Over Spring Break, my family took a “social distancing” trip to Buffalo National River.   Buffalo National River is a very underrated and under-commercialized area.   I did not find many travel tips while planning my trip, so I decided to write this post to help those who came after me.   We […]