Do you have a favorite vegetable? I love many, but I’m truly under an asparagus spell. Everyone complains about the, ahem, side effects. But who cares, really? *shrug* If I had the space and a green thumb, I would totally try to harvest some.

I shared my favorite recipes on Facebook last week, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t share them here, as well. For all of you who love the green spears like I do, but who aren’t on Facebook, this is for you.  [click to read more…]


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Easy Pizza Noodle Casserole

22 comments April 22, 2014

We all have foods we don’t care for. Some of us have several. (*ahem*, I’m looking at you, Dad.) I was a pretty picky eater growing up, but now I […]

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Sausage and Pea Pasta

20 comments April 17, 2014

I can’t believe there was ever a time I didn’t like vegetables. But there was, until I was about…30. Crazy. Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? […]

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Everything-But-the-Bagel Hash Browns

20 comments April 15, 2014

Spring break. Easter Break. Passover break. Why do they call it a break, again? Oh, that’s right – a break from school. That part I’m loving. No racing in the […]

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Video: A Love Story

50 comments April 13, 2014

So, um, Paul made a video while the kids and I were out one day. And here I thought he just watched baseball the whole time. 

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No-Bake Dark Chocolate Haystacks with Macadamia Nuts

22 comments April 10, 2014

This recipe was developed by me for Chocoley. All opinions are 100% my own. When a chocolate company contacts you and asks if you want to sample some of their […]

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Breakfast Pizza for #PizzaWeek

21 comments April 8, 2014

My very first job was at a frozen yogurt shop in the mall. I was 15. I got fired after three months because the owners accused me of stealing money […]

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Breakfast Pull-Apart Bread

36 comments April 6, 2014

We’re a cereal, yogurt, and breakfast cookies kind of family during the week. Ain’t nobody got time to prepare some elaborate meal while I’m making lunches, gathering up backpacks, and […]

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Overnight Ham Casserole

17 comments April 2, 2014

This recipe was developed by me for Smithfield. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. Ah, when it rains it pours, as they say. Sometimes in a bad way, […]

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Barramundi with Fruit Salsa

24 comments March 31, 2014

Yay spring! I know it’s still snowing in some parts of the country, but at least there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, right? Home stretch, friends! Where […]

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Easy Chocolate Pie

22 comments March 27, 2014

I hoard pie recipes. I have a a folder full of them, cookbooks, and a Pinterest board. The thing is, nobody ever requests pie. It’s always, “Mommy, can we make […]

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Ranch Popcorn

March 25, 2014

Take popcorn to the next level with just three simple ingredients, using butter, ranch seasoning, and dill. 

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Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

28 comments March 20, 2014

Ah, cauliflower. I’m in love with this stuff! It’s seriously like candy to me. Well, not quite. But close! 

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Spaghetti Carbonara with Jalapeño Bacon

26 comments March 18, 2014

This recipe was developed by me for Farmer John and is part of a paid SocialMoms program. All opinions are 100% my own. There’s a reason that some food trends […]

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16 GB iPad Air Giveaway!

12 comments March 16, 2014

Happy Sunday! Are you feeling lucky? I am. Because I have amazing readers. I really do. I appreciate each and every one of you so much. I also have fantastic […]

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Biscuit Reuben Sandwiches

13 comments March 13, 2014

Poor Paul. He’s Irish and his parents own two bars. Then he marries this gal, who’s not only Jewish, but doesn’t even drink. Poor Amy. She loves cabbage. And sauerkraut. […]

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Kielbasa and Cabbage Skillet

31 comments March 11, 2014

It’s Sunday and I’m sitting here at 5:22am typing. But it’s really 4:22. Well, no. Now it’s really 5:22. Ah, Daylight Savings Time. I understand the reasoning behind it, but […]

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Shamrock Wonton Crackers

18 comments March 6, 2014

Ok, friends. How many of you actually know the story behind Saint Patrick’s Day? I’ve been celebrating it my entire life (and by celebrating, I mean wearing green, making Corned […]

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Easy Pound Cake Tiramisu for #PoundCakeDay

28 comments March 4, 2014

So, you’re just going about your usual day; run, take the kids to school, come home and bake, edit photos, surf Pinterest, break for lunch, make a haircut appointment, get […]