About Lil' Luna

Kristyn is passionate about sharing ALL things creative! From recipes and tips to crafts and DIY projects, Kristyn loves to share with her readers how to be creative and how to do things simply. When not creating, she is busy going on adventures with her 5 children (ages 9 to 2) and with her best friend/husband, Lorin.

Pumpkin Pancakes

I love pancakes, and I love pumpkin, so sharing a Pumpkin Pancakes recipe is just inevitable. Like I’ve shared before, I haven’t always been a fan of pumpkin-flavored recipes, but now that I’ve converted I’m all about sharing the delicious fall pumpkin dishes with you guys. We tried these amazing Pumpkin Pancakes back in July and […]

Halloween Punch

Can it really be October tomorrow? Really?! For anyone outside of AZ, I know you’re probably already experiencing the beautiful change of colors that Fall brings. We haven’t experienced that just yet here, so we have to over compensate in the foods we make and then just pretend that it looks like Fall outside. Which […]

Pumpkin Pudding Parfaits

Are you guys ready for all things PUMPKIN? I sure hope so because we have lots of pumpkin recipes in the pipeline, and ALL of them are delicious! Today’s recipe was inspired by the Pumpkin Lasagna that I shared last year. It was such a hit, I thought I would do a parfait version. The only […]

Weekly Menu Plan #118

We have gotten together with some of our favorite food bloggers to bring you this custom weekly menu plan. We will all be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week. Just click any of the recipe titles or pictures to get […]

Fluffy Caramel Apple Dip

Hi, it’s me – Lily!! Today I went to a pool party. It was for my friend, Esther’s, birthday party. I like to call her Essie! We had so much fun swimming, eating pizza, eating cookie cake, and we even got a goody bag! Isn’t that so fun?! I even cannon-balled into the water! It […]

Tomato Tortellini Soup

As a child, one of the things I hated most was tomatoes. I never really understood why because I LOVED ketchup, but I’m happy to report I’ve grown out of this and currently love tomatoes. In fact, I’m realizing now just how much flavor I was missing out on as a kid because I love […]

Italian Chicken Vegetable Soup

Who here loves Italian food? We LOVE it at our home and mostly because it’s enjoyed by the entire family. The flavors are delicious and there are just so many different recipes that fall under this category that we can never get sick of it. Although we love all the pizzas, lasagnas and pastas we […]

Weekly Menu Plan #117

We have gotten together with some of our favorite food bloggers to bring you this custom weekly menu plan. We will all be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week. Just click any of the recipe titles or pictures to get […]

Rolo Cookies

We’re still talking cookies today, and I can’t wait to share this next recipe. A few months ago we decided to change things up and add a new favorite candy (Rolos) to our regular cookie recipe. The recipe was inspired from one found HERE and ended up being a huge hit with the hubby and […]

Buffalo Chicken Soup

Hey guys! Hope your day is well. We’re gearing up for some cooler weather over here which means yummy warm recipes for our Tried and True series. We’ll kick it off today with a new soup recipe. We’ve done a lot of soups here on Lil’ Luna. Some of my favorites include this Cheesy Potato […]

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Awww, cookies! My love for cookies can not be measured. You know the age old question “If you were stranded on a deserted island and could only have one food, what would it be?” Mine would be COOKIES! No joke! So, naturally, we are always making and trying new cookie recipes here at Lil’ Luna. […]

Wild Rice Soup

We have always loved rice in our family, but just recently I realized that I’ve never had a soup recipe with wild rice in it. I had seen a recipe for Wild Rice Soup and thought it sounded heavenly and was excited to try it out, especially since I’ve never had a similar recipe. Looking […]

Weekly Menu Plan #116

We have gotten together with some of our favorite food bloggers to bring you this custom weekly menu plan. We will all be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week. Just click any of the recipe titles or pictures to get […]

Pumpkin Delight Dessert

Happy Labor Day! I hope you have the day off and get to spend it with family and friends! I know we’re excited to spend time with our own little family as well as get some projects done. 😉 With it being the start of September, I’m going all fall and y’all and wanted to […]

Green Enchilada Pork Chili

I know Soup Season isn’t here exactly, but it’s ALMOST here which means I can start posting soups and chilis without feeling guilty. 😉 I hope you guys are feeling the same way because we’ve been busy in the kitchen the last several weeks cooking up all sorts of yummy concoctions. From pumpkin recipes to soups […]

Cinnamon Bread recipe

You guys know that we are always up for trying out new bread recipes, especially if they don’t involve yeast (yes, it still makes me a bit nervous). When we saw a recipe for Cinnamon Bread (aka Cinnamon Roll Bread), we knew we had to give it a go. We’ve made Cinnamon Bread for years, […]

Understanding Nighttime Wetting Tips From an Expert

This post is sponsored by GoodNites and Sam’s Club. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. Contrary to what my husband might say, I have never really claimed to be an expert on anything (unless, of course, you are talking about Disney movies, or recognizing famous people in movies, but that is more of a […]

Pineapple Chicken

Hawaiian Foods Week (June 12 – June 18) is an entire week dedicated to delicious Hawaiian foods like this Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken. It’s made with one of my favorite products, Dole pineapple! Dole promises the highest quality, non-GMO fruits and vegetables out there. Which means you can enjoy their sweet, tasty pineapple (especially in this […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Hi there! Hope you all are having a fantastic day! If you’re not, I hope I can change that for you. Being a “baker” in Arizona (in the summer) can be tough. Between trying to stay cool, and keeping your A/C bill below $500, firing up the oven is not on top of your list […]

Oreo Ice Cream Cake

Hey, it’s me Lily again! Guess where I am?! I’m in our new house in Arizona. We are already unpacking all the boxes!! I kinda miss Texas already. BUT, I get to play with my cousins and my grandmas, grandpas, aunts, uncles and second cousins. I’m really super duper, extra shmooper pooper excited to be […]

Easy Cheesy Garlic bread

Who here LOVES bread?? We are huge fans and usually have some sort of bread as a side dish with most meals. Whether it’s rolls or garlic bread, it’s pretty much a staple for every family dinner because we all love it. Today’s recipe is one that my mom tried several years ago. We’ve been […]

Weekly Menu Plan #115

We have gotten together with some of our favorite food bloggers to bring you this custom weekly menu plan. We will all be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week. Just click any of the recipe titles or pictures to get […]

Zuppa Toscana

Have you ever tried Zuppa Toscana soup before? It’s most famous being served at Olive Garden but has become a popular recipe over the years. In fact, Zuppa Toscana means a soup recipe from Tuscany, but it’s most commonly made from kale, zucchini, cannellini beans, potatoes, celery, carrots, onion, tomato pulp, extra virgin olive oil, […]

Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta

Hey recipe lovers! Where are my pasta people?? Pasta is something I NEVER tire of. There are some many different recipes out there and it just never gets old with me. Do you feel the same way? If so, I’ve got another great recipe to add to your pasta loving list. Today’s Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta […]