Cumin-Rubbed Chicken with Guacamole Sauce 3

Cumin-Rubbed Chicken with Guacamole Sauce + Weekly Menu

I must confess that Mr. P and I were in bed by 9:30pm on both Friday and Saturday nights. We are PARTY animals, let me tell ya. I felt a little less pathetic when my parents, who are acclimated to central time (an hour behind us), were ready to hit the hay…at 8:30pm their time….

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English Toffee 3

English Toffee…and How I Royally Ruined My Christmas Surprise

You guys know so many of my dirty little secrets. Like, the fact that donuts are my absolute most favorite food. And that I’m always late…always. And that I despise cleaning with every fiber in my being. You guys know my many flaws. Another flaw being that I can sometimes be…feisty. So that is my…

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Cheesy Broccoli Soup 3

Cheesy Broccoli Soup

 Tonight marks the beginning of the outdoor hockey season. The high here today is a whopping 31 degrees and by the time my blades hit the ice at 9:10pm, I imagine the wind chill will have it feeling in the low 20’s. But I really shouldn’t complain. Outdoor hockey is 5 minutes from my house…

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Chili Mac 4

5th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #8 – Chili Mac + Weekly Menu

Have you emerged from your tryptophan coma? Did you spend all of your money on Black Friday deals? More importantly, do you know about Ebates? Because I just learned about Ebates and I’m hooked. As if I needed yet another reason to be enamored with online shopping. Hopefully everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving filled with…

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Butternut Squash Soup 3

Butternut Squash Soup

 I survived my first road trip with the girls. It was scary. Last week, Shea (7 weeks tomorrow, whaaat???), Lily (the lazy bulldog), and I ventured to Chicago while Mr. P was in Italy for work. Rather than sitting home all week alone, I jumped on the opportunity to head to my parent’s and get…

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