Food

TWO OF MY ALL TIME FAVORITE RECIPES

It's spring.  Worth repeating that glorious word-- SPRING!  Yesterday the temperature around these parts hit a whopping 76.  WHAT.  It felt glorious and soul healing. When the weather starts hitting these heavenly temperatures, I start itching to Read More
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KITCHEN FINISHING TOUCHES

I definitely have kitchen on the brain right now, and I've been on the hunt for beautiful finishing touches to take our room from a pretty, freshly remodeled space to a finished, polished, and refined kitchen.  I want it to be bright, clean, with sophisticated Read More
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A GIRLS NIGHT OUT (sponsored by Brio)

I don't get out much.  Between caring for a toddler, blogging, working, running a household, a husband who works crazy hours, and other responsibilities, my idea of relaxing is getting a hot cocoa in the Starbucks drive-thru while running errands.  So Read More
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PUMPKIN PIE SHAKE RECIPE

It's maybe my favorite time of year for food. It's the season of all things pumpkin! And at the very top of my favorite fall food items: pumpkin pie shakes. I've tasted about every one in town, and many a restaurant and ice cream shop. I invented my Read More
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PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS

First, thank you everyone for your sweet thoughts on Instagram last night.  I think my body is trying to tell me to rest a bit.  All is well, and I'm going to have a nice, slow rest of the week and weekend.  Hope you can do the same!  Ok, now on to Read More
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PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY SHAKE

I love me a good shake.  My favorite is cookie dough with Reese's Peanut Butter Cups mixed in.  Mmmm mmmm mmmm.  Well, the recipe I'm sharing today is a close second.  Seriously.  It's that good. Today I'm teaming up with Smashburger to bring Read More
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FRESH PEACH CRISP

It's peach season, ya'll.  For some reason I picture Paula Deen saying that, then handing me a stick of butter.  Poor Paula.  I'm still heartbroken over her whole racism debacle.  But I digress.... back to peach season, ya'll! Peaches are my favorite Read More
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STRAWBERRY LIME ITALIAN CREME SODA (+ winner announced)

Today I'm teaming up with Arrowhead® Brand Sparkling Mountain Spring Water as part of their Feel Good campaign-- an opportunity to take a break from your daily life, and take a moment to breathe, reflect, and refresh.  And getting a nice, icy bevy Read More
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GETTING A REALLY GREAT BURGER (+ giveaway!)

It's always been a challenge for me-- getting that perfect, juicy burger at home.  Mine always end up overcooked, or falling apart, or dry.  Today Smashburger is sharing their trick for the perfect burger-- and let me tell you, I had one too many Read More
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DAIRY FREE FAVORITES (AND OTHER ALLERGY FRIENDLY FOODS)

While I was nursing Ruby, we discovered she has a dairy allergy.  This is different from lactose intolerance.  Most children grow out of it by the time they are two, but Ruby's seems to still be holding strong at 15 months.  When I was nursing, I had Read More
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