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10 Easy and Delicious Dinners in 30 Minutes or Less!

10 comments November 28, 2014

Are you all exhausted? From the holiday, or just in general… I have to say that making a ham for Thanksgiving this year was better on so many levels! Less […]

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Over 25 Recipes Using Left Over Thanksgiving Turkey!

2 comments November 18, 2014

Admittedly, turkey is not my favorite. I don’t dislike it, I just don’t love it. BUT I do really enjoy it in stuff. Which is why day-after Thanksgiving left-overs are so […]

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My Favorite Things Giveaway!

26 comments November 15, 2014

The kids asked when they should write their letters to Santa and in my head I was thinking it’s way too early. But then I realized, Thanksgiving is only 2 weeks […]

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Made it! Loved it!

14 comments October 28, 2014

I try a new meal 3-4 days a week – some my own creation, some from cookbooks, some from other bloggers. Some turn out…meh. And some are definitely worth sharing! If […]

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Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

46 comments August 2, 2014

Disclaimer: objects may appear larger than they actually are. These are meant for ideas, not portion sizes <<<< and yes, this disclaimer is necessary because last year, people were stunned I […]

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Honey-Sesame Dressing

7 comments July 22, 2014

Chocolate ganache, melted caramel, pure maple syrup, a balsamic reduction… who needs the ice cream? Just pass me a spoon. Right? This dressing is no different – it’s sweet and […]

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Tabasco 10 Ingredient Challenge

6 comments June 22, 2014

Hey friends! I have an active week ahead. For those of you who wish I posted recipes more often, you’re in luck – I’ll have something new every single day […]

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6 Awesome Asparagus Recipes

16 comments April 24, 2014

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 […]

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Coconut Curry Veggie Stir Fry

16 comments February 13, 2014

Did I ever tell you about that 50 pound bag of rice I bought a few months ago? Um, I’m down to my last few cups! So everyone who thought […]

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And then there was none.

79 comments February 1, 2014

As I sat in the waiting room at the vet’s office, all I could think was, “Am I really here again? Going through this again? Only six short months after […]

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Fantastic Skinny Recipes to Start Off The New Year!

10 comments December 31, 2013

So, it’s a  brand new year and we’re all a little wiser fatter, right? I don’t make resolutions, but I do try to get back to some type of normalcy […]

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Top 15 Author Favorites for 2013

16 comments December 29, 2013

Now it’s my turn to pick some favorites! From year to year, there’s usually some overlap between what my reader’s love and what I love (I mean, come on, my […]

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Top 15 Reader Favorites for 2013

22 comments December 28, 2013

Another year of great food is over. I can’t believe how fast it goes by! Thank you for coming to my small space here on the interweb. It brings me […]