About Me


Welcome to No. 2 Pencil! 


Hi, I’m Melissa. I’m a wife, a mom of three and a blogger who loves to create and share family-friendly recipes, crafts and DIY projects.


family pic


I’m passionate about cooking at home and sharing meals with my family. I share real recipes from my kitchen and photograph them as we eat them, hot and fresh!


Sour Cream Blueberry Pancakes-4 One Pot Mexican Casserole with Chicken and Rice-7  Big Chocolate Chip Cookies-4





We really love to travel as a family, so if you follow me here and on Instagram you’ll see some of our family-friendly trips.

Harry Potter World 2015-4



 animal kingdom



maui 2014