Two Peas and Their Pod

Grilled Mediterranean Pizza

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Is everyone ready for the holiday weekend? What are your plans for Labor Day? We are going to Illinois to visit my family. I am beyond excited! I haven’t been home since Christmas. The highlight of my trip will be meeting my new little...

Tomato Basil Bruschetta

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Can you believe it is September? I can’t! The summer flew by for us. Usually I am ready for fall because it is my favorite season, but not this year. I just want summer to stick around for awhile. On Sunday we hosted an...

Recipe for Marshmallow Blondies

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I had leftover marshmallows from my S’mores cookies I baked a couple of weeks ago. I didn’t want them to get hard and stale, so I looked for a new recipe to try. I came across a recipe for marshmallow blondies on Ingrid’s blog....

Banana Bread with a Cinnamon Sugar Topping

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I love bananas, but Josh is not a fan. I buy a bunch with good intentions, but I can never eat them fast enough. I don’t really mind though, because when they go brown that means I have an excuse to bake:) I usually...

Chocolate Chip Oreo Cookie Recipe

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Over the weekend Josh’s brother, Ben, and his wife, Whitney, came to visit from California. We spent most of the weekend hanging out with our good friend Lincoln. We lounged by the pool, watched movies, went out for sushi, and had a little bbq....

White Bean Salad with Zucchini, Green Beans, and Tomatoes

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We didn’t plant a big garden this year, but our friend has been sharing his garden goods with us. He brought over zucchini and green beans the other day. I made zucchini bread and created a new salad. I love salads anytime of the...

World Peace Cookies

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It is Friday and that means I am still in my pajamas:) I love having Fridays off! Thank you for all of your comments on the S’mores cookies. They are fun to make and eat! Today I am sharing one of my favorite Dorie...

Recipe for S’mores Cookies

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On Sunday we hosted a dessert party for our neighborhood. The tradition is to serve root beer floats, but since we were hosting, I put my foot down. I don’t drink soda and I have never liked root beer floats, so I asked if...

Lemon Verbena Blueberry Scones

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Our lemon verbena is getting huge. We have it in a pot outside and it is really tall, it looks like a tree in a small pot:) If you haven’t grown or experimented with lemon verbena, I highly recommend you try to find some....

Recipe for Basil Pesto without Nuts or "Pistou"

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We don’t have a huge garden, but our herbs are growing like weeds. We have lemon verbena, rosemary, thai basil, and basil. My basil plants were full so I decided to make a batch of pesto to freeze. Josh is allergic to nuts so...