Pasta

I’m in the stage of life where everyone I know is popping out a kid. It seems like with every month that goes by I see another pregnancy announcement, gender reveal, or birth story. Having had three kids of my own, I know how decent cooking takes a back seat the last month of pregnancy

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Desserts

I can’t tell you how many times my husband has snuggled up next to me late at night and asked, “Do you have any treats?” He knows I’m a big softy for his puppy dog green eyes and affectionate comments. I’ll smile and he’ll say, “Just a cookie or two. It’s because they’re so good!” In

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Helpful Tips

Thanksgiving without gravy is like the 4th of July without potato salad or Halloween without candy corn. It’s just not right. Gravy may not be the centerpiece on Thanksgiving day, but without it there is a massive hole in your little foodie heart. And let’s face the facts: gravy from a packet or jar is

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Pork Dishes

Easter is just around the corner which means it’s time to find that perfect holiday ham recipe! I have tried a slew of specialty ham recipes over the years; everything from a Coca-Cola Glazed Holiday Ham to a Red Pepper Jelly and Coffee Crusted Ham. Each recipe is delicious and stunning, but this new recipe

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Salad

Do you know what happens everytime I make these Homemade Parmesan Croutons? My husband eats them all before I can get them on the salad! These parmesan croutons have such an irresistible aroma that my hubby and kids come running before I can finish them. Their effect is equal to that of an air horn

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Appetizers

A couple of weeks ago I invited myself over to my friend’s house. I was having a really bad week and needed a break from my children before I pulled all my hair out. She was having a crafting night and, being the generous soul that she is, had pity on my homeschool-mom burn out

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30 Minute Meals

It’s my birthday! Time to celebrate with some Spicy Shrimp Fried Rice! I am not exactly thrilled to be another year older, but I am excited to enjoy my special day and soak up all the special treatment! So you might be wondering where we are going out to eat. Nowhere, baby! We’re staying right

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Appetizers

I can’t live without guacamole. It’s one of those concoctions that just makes life better. Really, who can eat chips and guacamole without smiling? Have you ever been to one of those restaurants where they make the guacamole tableside? I sit there drooling while they mix it up! The recipe I am going to give

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