About Me


Shauna is the creator of the nationally recognized food and family blog, Have Yourself A Time.com which features her scrumptious recipes, party themes, travel adventures, and her personal perspective on family life.

She is a competitive cook, foodie, party aficionado, food photographer, writer, and most of all, just a person who loves and cherishes her family.

Shauna began to competativley cook in 2014 and has gone from a rookie with potential to a formidable competitior.  She has won many prestigeous food comptitions such as:
Food Network Magazine’s May 2014 Photography Contest
Fisher Nut’s “My Fresh Twist” Recipe Contest
Sargento’s Shredded Cheese Recipe Contest
The Perfect Taste Challenge by Conde Naste

The miss Jones Bake It Better Challange in 2017, just to name a select few.

Her dishes have been published in The Washington Post, The Salt Lake Tribune, the Ogden Standard Examiner, and Taste of Home Magazine. They have been featured on FoodGawker.com, Tastespotting.com, and Instructables.com. Her winning recipes have afforded her the opportunity to meet several famous chefs including Sunny Anderson, Alex Guarnaschelli, and Joey Campanaro.

She has made several television appearances including segments on the Today Show, Good Things Utah, and cooking segments for local news channels..
In addition to cooking, celebrating, and entertaining, Shauna loves to travel, sip iced tea on her patio, and watch her children grow.

Shauna resides in Roy, Utah with her two smashing sons, Mason and Luke, her loving and supportive husband Chad, a couple of pets, her prized Nikon camera, and more kitchen equipment than she cares to mention!