Pumpkin Pie Smoothie {Healthy Oat Smoothie}

A thick, creamy Pumpkin Pie Smoothie is a cinnamon-spiced, honey-sweetened fall spin on a healthy oat smoothie!

Cinnamon Maple Roasted Squash

Cinnamon Maple Roasted Squash features vitamin-packed butternut squash coated with coconut oil, maple syrup, and cinnamon, then roasted until tender and sweet for a gorgeous, golden fall or winter side dish!

25 Amazing Real Food Slow Cooker Recipes…plus BIG, HUGE news!

Comforting crock pot classics, flavorful tacos, hearty sandwiches, and cozy soups, stews, and chilis make up this list of popular real food slow cooker recipes! Happy October, friends! I decided to treat you to two posts for the price of one today…a round-up of my favorite crock pot recipes — just in time for the commencement of fall slow cooker season (yay!) — and the biggest blog-related announcement I’ve made in…ever. Soooo. Which shall it be first? 😉 Okay, we’re {Read More}

Halloween Candy Corn Bark

Sweet and salty Halloween Candy Corn Bark features white chocolate studded with candy corn, pretzels, and peanuts, then drizzled with semisweet chocolate for a fun and tasty treat!

Yummy Halloween Treats {M&MJ Link Party #125}

Welcome to the Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party, y’all! Well, friends…I alluded to it last week, and this week I’m ready to share some big news…after almost two years, this is going to be my last week hosting the Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party. But there’s good news, too…the link party will still go on! So starting next week, feel free to visit Jennifer, Ashley, Rachel, Michelle, or a soon-to-be-announced new hostess for all of the usual link {Read More}

Macaroni & Cheese Soup

Creamy, decadent Macaroni & Cheese Soup topped with crispy bacon is the ultimate cool weather comfort food!

Fall Pumpkin Crafts {M&MJ Link Party #124}

Welcome to Moonlight & Mason Jars, everyone! How has the week been treating y’all so far? Is there a chill in the air yet in your neck of the woods? I’ve been busy pretending it feels like autumn by sharing comfort food classics and fall favorites on the ol’ blog…while celebrating a very special little lady’s 3rd birthday on the home front! Oh, and still working on unpacking, of course…lots of unpacking. I also have some BIG news on the {Read More}

Apple Pie Caramel Apples {Disney Copycat Recipe}

Tart green apples coated in chewy caramel, dipped in white chocolate, and then sprinkled with cinnamon sugar are an uncanny copycat of Disney’s Apple Pie Caramel Apples…and they truly taste like apple pie!

Banana Breakfast Cookies

Banana Breakfast Cookies make a wholesome, yummy breakfast on-the-go…plus they’re naturally sweetened, gluten-free, and perfect for using up ripe bananas!

Perfect Chicken & Dumplings

Homemade Chicken & Dumplings is a comfort food classic, featuring flavorful broth loaded with tender chunks of chicken, sweet carrots, fresh thyme, and fluffy dumplings.

Easy Crafts for Fall {M&MJ Link Party #123}

Welcome back to the link party, friends! I hope that mid-September is treating y’all well and that you’re perhaps beginning to enjoy some cooler weather. We’ve had a couple random days here lately drop into the high 80s which means — woo-hoo! — bring on fall in Texas! 😉 Other than that, nothing too exciting to report around these parts. I’m still unpacking ’round the clock but feel like I’ve hardly made a dent in it…tell me that’s normal and {Read More}

All-Natural Chocolate Almond Coffee Creamer

All-natural Chocolate Almond Coffee Creamer is sweetened with pure maple syrup and flavored with cocoa powder, almond extract, and vanilla extract for a decadent, delicious way to dress up your morning cup ‘o joe!

Pumpkin Gingersnap Icebox Cake

Pumpkin Gingersnap Icebox Cake is an easy, no-bake fall dessert of pumpkin, cream cheese, and fresh whipped cream layered with gingersnap cookies that transforms into soft, creamy cake after chilling in the refrigerator!

Cheeseburger Macaroni {Homemade Hamburger Helper}

This creamy, flavorful Cheeseburger Macaroni is an all-natural, from-scratch copycat of the Hamburger Helper classic!

Upcycles {M&MJ Link Party #122}

Welcome to Moonlight & Mason Jars! Hi, friends! How was your Labor Day weekend? Aside from nearly melting in the heat, we had a rather eventful past week. First, we unexpectedly inherited a kitten that a stray mama cat abandoned near my in-laws’ house. And then, two months after moving out of our home, last weekend finally marked the big move into our next house! The renovations took longer than expected, and boy were we ready to be back in {Read More}

Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal

Tender apples, warm cinnamon, and sweet maple syrup flavor this wholesome Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal, sure to become a new fall favorite!

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Warm, creamy, and loaded with cheese, chicken, and wing sauce, Buffalo Chicken Dip is perfect for parties or ideal for game day tailgating!

Autumn Apple Desserts {M&MJ Link Party #121}

Welcome to the link party, y’all! Happy September, friends! Who’s ready for some pumpkin??? Well, two newsworthy events to report around here in recent days: yours truly celebrated a birthday…and (more importantly) BLUEBELL IS BACK!!! What can I say? It’s been a good week. 😉 There’s more excitement to come, as well…this Thursday marks the first day of preschool for the last child (*choke*/*sob*/*sniffle*), and our long-anticipated moving day is coming up on Sunday (finally!). Unpacking is better than packing {Read More}

50+ Pumpkin Recipes Round-Up

Get ready for fall with this mouthwatering collection of pumpkin recipes, from cakes and cookies, to breads and muffins, to pancakes, waffles, and so much more! Each year on September 1st, I allow myself to crack open that first can of pumpkin and get to baking! The magical date is almost here, and this round-up of scrumptious pumpkin recipes has me counting down the hours. The only problem I’m having is…what to make first??? I hope you find some inspiration {Read More}

Chewy Snickerdoodle Bars

Soft and chewy Snickerdoodle Bars are as effortless as spreading batter into a pan and showering with cinnamon and sugar…half the work of the popular cookies with the same yummy flavor and texture!

Oatmeal Spice Muffins

Wholesome Oatmeal Spice Muffins are perfectly spiced with crunchy tops and pillowy centers, making them a delicious breakfast on-the-go or anytime snack!

Chocolate Inspired Desserts {M&MJ Link Party #120}

Welcome back to Moonlight & Mason Jars! How is your week going so far? We spent a fun weekend celebrating the firstborn, though the birthday festivities around here are just beginning. This week is busy with school events for the boys and getting ready the little lady’s first day of preschool next week (what?!?!). And in big, exciting news, the renovations on our soon-to-be house are almost done and we’re set to move in over Labor Day weekend…YAY! My mom {Read More}

Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs

Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs are sticky, smoky, and fall-apart delicious…and nobody will ever believe that they came out of the crock pot!

Blackberry Upside-Down Almond Skillet Cake

Studded with almonds and oozing with fresh berries, Blackberry Upside-Down Almond Skillet Cake is a delicious summer twist on the popular pineapple dessert!

Avocado Fettuccine with Roasted Tomatoes

Avocado Fettuccine with Roasted Tomatoes is a savory summer dish featuring al dente pasta coated in a creamy avocado sauce and topped with sweet and garlicky oven-roasted tomatoes and ribbons of fresh basil.

Dreamy Bedroom Essentials {M&MJ Link Party #119}

Happy Tuesday night, everyone! So here’s the latest from my neck of the woods: (1.) it’s blazing hot; (2.) we’re drowning in tomatoes (which is a good thing); and (3.) my boys headed back to school this week (and it was apparently too hectic to share a pic on IG). This coming weekend, a certain big boy is turning EIGHT, and a week later, a certain food blogger is turning 30 years older than that {insert wide-eyed/blushing emoji}. Oh, and {Read More}

Savory Cheesy Zucchini Muffins

Savory Cheesy Zucchini Muffins are loaded with sharp cheddar and salty Parmesan, with bonus flavors of garlic and dill. Warm out of the oven and slathered with butter, they’ll become your new favorite way to enjoy garden-fresh zucchini!

Double Chocolate Muffins

With a moist texture and deep chocolate flavor, Double Chocolate Muffins make a special breakfast treat or after-school snack!

Homemade Chocolate Pudding

Classic Homemade Chocolate Pudding is not only thick and silky, but it’s deceptively easy to make!

Summer Party Ideas {M&MJ Link Party #118}

Hi, everyone…I’ve missed y’all! How have the the past few weeks been? I hope great! We had a magical trip to Germany. Two and a half weeks of soaking up time with family, introducing my kids to their great-grandmother for the first time, shopping, sight–seeing, and relaxing was good for the soul. I’m excited to be back even though reality is setting in as I attempt to unpack suitcases and deal with a mountain of laundry, adjust my time zone, {Read More}