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 7 to 6 months) and with her best friend/husband, Lorin.

Southwestern Salad

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Hello! Kellyn here with another yummy recipe to share. I hope you believe me when I say we only share recipes that are delicious and easy to make. After all, we love to make your life easier (and ours as well). 😉 A few […]

Southwest Chopped Salad

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! I have always been a fan of salad recipes. Even when we go out to eat, I often find myself ordering a salad. I’m not always trying to eat healthy, but salads are just the food I crave most often. I think […]

Asian Chicken Noodle Salad

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! I love spring time in Arizona!! The weather starts to warm up and everyone is outside enjoying the weather before it gets too hot. Yes, it gets so hot that you really don’t go outside unless you’re swimming – or it’s night […]

Weekly Menu Plan 92

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! 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 […]

Square Cash + FREE Travel Packing List Print

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! For once, I impressed my husband with some new tech that I found first! I love using technology to make things easier in my life, but I wouldn’t ever claim to be tech savvy. That is why my husband was so impressed […]

Lemon Poppyseed Salad

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Who here loves a good salad? I’ve been slightly obsessed over the years, and I especially love trying a good salad at home or at a restaurant that comes with a delicious homemade dressing to go with it. Ranch and Thousand Islands […]

Lemon Crumb Muffins

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Ya know how taste buds change over the years? I hope you know what I’m talking about, because mine have definitely changed over the years. I used to be a lot more picky when I was younger, but I’m finally growing up […]

Weekly Menu Plan 91

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! 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 […]

30+ Easter Recipes (Brunch & Dessert!)

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Before we know it, Easter will be here and we will all be wondering what to make for the special day. Over the years, my family has come to love Easter more and more. Sure, I think they like the candy and […]

Creamy Pesto Dressing

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Hello my Pesto lovers! This super simple recipe is inspired by one of our favorite restaurants – Old Spaghetti Factory. Have you been there before? They serve a small salad before each meal and it’s topped with the most delicious Creamy Pesto […]

Greek Cucumber Cups

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! I absolutely LOVE finding recipes that I think are mighty delicious and are actually pretty healthy too. I guess the main reason for this is because I tend to like foods that aren’t so good for you (french fries, steak, fried foods […]

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! I have discussed our love for pasta salads before, but I must do it once again because we have a new favorite. Today’s recipe for Buffalo Chicken Pasta was seriously so good and tasty, that my mom and sisters insist we make […]

White Chocolate Scotcharoos

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Hi, it’s me Lily again! Guess what we did tonight?? We went to Grandma’s and she had the new Bop It game. My high record was 38. I’m hoping I can get higher than that next time I’m there. We also had […]

Weekly Menu Plan 90

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 […]

DIY Print and Color Calendars

We went to my son’s soccer game today, and the weather was absolutely gorgeous! I know I brag a lot about Arizona, but there is seriously nothing better than Arizona in the early spring. Unfortunately, that means that late spring and Summer are around the corner. Survival gets a little tougher then 😉 One of […]

Italian Sausage and Penne

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Why can dinner be so hard sometimes?! Over the years we have collected a number of recipes that the whole family loves, but even then, I find myself dreading dinner some nights. I have those FEW nights where I am on top […]

20+ Rainbow Treats for St. Patrick’s Day

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! March is just days away and the kids’ favorite March holiday is just around the corner – St. Patrick’s Day. I admit in the past it was never a special day for the kids, but over the years we started creating traditions […]

St. Patrick’s Day I Spy Printable

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Hey, it’s me Lily again! Did you know St. Patrick’s Day is coming up?? It’s one of my favorite holidays, especially because of those trickster leprechauns. Did you know they always come to our house on March 17th and turn our playroom […]

Weekly Menu Plan 89

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! 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 […]

Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! OH man, I love breakfast! I’ve talked about this many times before, but our family loves to enjoy breakfast for dinner at least once a week. That is because our mornings are usually so crazy and rushed that we rarely have time […]

Asian Honey Garlic Chicken

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Who here loves CHICKEN?! I admit it’s my favorite meat. We have chicken at least a few times each week and it’s something everyone in my family enjoys. Now, to be honest, my kids don’t like real chicken and more keen on […]

Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Not sure how it happened, but Sunday has become Grilled Cheese Day at the Merkley house. Every Sunday for lunch we make Grilled cheese sandwiches, and it’s mostly because it’s an easy recipe and one that everyone in the family loves. Although […]

Weekly Menu Plan 88

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! 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 […]

Bacon Wrapped Potatoes

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! It makes sense that every recipe we try, we think is going to taste great, right? I mean, why try a recipe if it doesn’t even look good? It’s simply pointless. Today’s recipe was one that I thought was going to be […]