Welcome to Shaken Together, we’re so glad you’re here! Maybe you popped by from my Porcupine Meatballs, our Triple Lemon Poke Cake, or came to get tons of delicious ground beef recipes, any way you got here, it’s great to have you!

About Keri

Keri started Shaken Together in 2011 as a creative outlet where she shared her love of recipes and crafting. Over the years she grew this little corner of the internet into a thriving website. But as with many things, life changes and in 2019 Keri was ready to move on to her next big project, luckily she knew the perfect person to carry on her passion for Shaken Together!

About Melissa Riker

Keri and Melissa have been blogging buddies since the beginning. Melissa built her website, The Happier Homemaker, into a full-time job while moving around the world as a military wife. When Keri decided her time as a blogger was coming to an end, Melissa asked to step in and continue growing and sharing Shaken Together.

What You’ll Find on Shaken Together

Shaken Together is about one thing: easy, no fuss food that the entire family will love.

Our recipes are made with common, everyday ingredients and there are no fancy techniques involved, just delicious, no-fail recipes that turn out perfectly every time!

Featured On

Shaken Together has been featured on Buzzfeed, Apartment Therapy, Good Housekeeping, Homes.com, Martha Stewart, Redbook, Country Living, Today.com, The Huffington Post, Esquire, Better Homes & Gardens, and Real Simple among many others.

Fun Facts About Melissa

  • In addition to three sons ages 11 to 16, we have a lovable Goldendoodle, a Bernese Mountain Dog, and two rescue cats with big personalities!
  • I’m a passionate follower of Jesus and am currently enrolled in a Master’s degree in Christian Apologetics.
  • I started my first blog in 2007 as a way to stay in touch with family after our oldest son was born.
  • We love to travel and since having children we’ve fallen in love with cruising as well. We try to take a cruise at least once a year!




Its easy! I will show you how.