Pickled “Fried” Green Tomatoes with Buttermilk-Herb Sauce + Weekly Menu

Pickled Fried Green Tomatoes with Buttermilk-Herb Sauce 4

Yesterday was the first day I was able to get in the lake and actually enjoy the water. As in, it was above 64 degrees for the first time this summer, or so it seemed. We’ve had very few 80-something degree days, perhaps none in the 90′s, and have been *lucky* to get weather in… Read more →

Goat Cheese and Marinara-Stuffed Zucchini + Weekly Menu

Goat Cheese and Marinara-Stuffed Zucchini 1

An hour ago, I was at the beach with Mr. P and Lily. My weather alerts kept threatening storms, but it was sunny and hot and perfect beach weather…for all of about 30 minutes. 40 minutes, tops. I was reading, baring my ultra-white pregnant tummy to the sun gods when I started to feel rain… Read more →

Lime Creamsicles

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 I can’t help but feel like summer is coming to an end. It always seems like from the 4th of July until the kiddos head back to school is over in a quick minute. Literally.  As I walk across the hospital’s campus, I bask in the sun and am thankful for the sunny rays as… Read more →

Arugula-Basil Pesto + Weekly Menu

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I’m trying something new — photos with no black and white boarders. They look naked and it’s weird! But, change is good. Or can be good. I think I freak Mr. Prevention out every time I say, “This may be our last time doing blahblahblah or going to blahblahblah before Shea is here.” Or I’ll… Read more →

Easy Blueberry Crostata

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This time of year is like Christmas in southwest Michigan – it’s BLUEBERRY season! While blueberry season isn’t quuuuite in full swing just yet, it’s just around the corner. Passing by you-pick fields going to and from work doesn’t make working indoors all day any easier, let me tell ya… I had a puff pastry… Read more →



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