Peanut-Sesame Soba Noodles 2

Peanut-Sesame Soba Noodles + Weekly Menu

I’m forgetful – there’s no denying that. Mr. Prevention has been asking me to take the Michigan Boater’s Exam online for MONTHS. Yeah, I’m finally doing that…in between making my weekly menu and writing my blog post. Speaking of the blog – it turned SIX on the 8th of this month. I completely forgot my…

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Tomato and Mozzarella Salad over Ricotta Toast 2

Tomato and Mozzarella Salad over Ricotta Toast

How is it possible that the 4th of July is NEXT week? Unreal. Summer is absolutely flying by and in no way is this okay with me. Not only do I love summer and feeling like a tourist each day in our little town on the lake, but after summer comes fall and that means…

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Mexican-Style Grilled Vegetable Sandwiches 3

Mexican-Style Grilled Vegetable Sandwiches + Weekly Menu

If you’ve ever wondered, why does Nicole’s weekly Menu only go through Thursday?, it’s because I declare myself “off duty” from the kitchen and a set menu on Friday and Saturday nights. Pre-baby, those were our evenings out, our time to eat leftovers, or time spent traveling. Of course, there’s also times where my intended…

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Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry 4

Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry + Weekly Menu

Some weekends are just better than others. This weekend was one of the better, for sure. While Mr. P headed to his family’s home with the baby and the dog, I headed to Chicago to go to the wedding of a college friend. Of course I missed Shea (and Mr. P and Lily), but a…

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Sausage, Cannellini, and Tomato Ragout 3

Sausage, Cannellini, and Tomato Ragout + Weekly Menu

Summer has left the Midwest. Whhyyy? Perhaps so no one had a good excuse not to be glued to game 7 – Ducks vs Blackhawks tonight? Let’s go with that. We spent the beautiful week being sick and now this. Sad. I, myself, even took off work Thursday after another rough night of spiking fevers….

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