12th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #5 – “My Best Chili” + Weekly Menu

It seems as though the past few months have gone by SO quickly. Ever since the girls’ birthday party in September it has been one …
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Family Friday (vol. 132): Gratefulness and Getaways

Hi! Happy belated Thanksgiving to you and yours! As always, I am grateful for my nook of the Internet that has been a creative outlet …
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Chicken with Creamy Dijon Sauce and Mashed Potatoes

One of my 2021 resolutions was to do more date-night-ins with Mark. We have lots of nights in, but not “date nights”. Our nights in are …
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12th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #4 – Breakfast Chili

You know how when you’re stressed, tired, and panting out of breath…you can be easily ticked off? And at least one of your …
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12th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #5 – “My Best Chili” + Weekly Menu

12th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #5 – “My Best Chili” + Weekly Menu

It seems as though the past few months have gone by SO quickly. Ever since the girls’ birthday party in September it has been one big blur. The fall is jam-packed with everything back-to-school and…

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Family Friday (vol. 132): Gratefulness and Getaways

Family Friday (vol. 132): Gratefulness and Getaways

Hi! Happy belated Thanksgiving to you and yours! As always, I am grateful for my nook of the Internet that has been a creative outlet for me since 2009. I am so grateful for loyal…

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Chicken with Creamy Dijon Sauce and Mashed Potatoes

Chicken with Creamy Dijon Sauce and Mashed Potatoes

One of my 2021 resolutions was to do more date-night-ins with Mark. We have lots of nights in, but not “date nights”. Our nights in are more like…Big Brother ended 2 months ago and we…

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12th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #4 – Breakfast Chili

12th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #4 – Breakfast Chili

You know how when you’re stressed, tired, and panting out of breath…you can be easily ticked off? And at least one of your kids is in a terrible, no-good mood? Cherry on top. Tell me…

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Bolognese-Stuffed Peppers + Weekly Menu

Bolognese-Stuffed Peppers + Weekly Menu

To say I am uninspired in the kitchen is QUITE the understatement. Our new favorite? English muffin pizzas. I mean, I’m not complaining about the meal itself, but it’s not exactly blog worthy 😉 A…

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Sticky Asian Meatballs with Noodles

Sticky Asian Meatballs with Noodles

The girls and I have had a quiet, simple week. For the first time since EARLY 2020, Mark traveled for work and we scaled back to basics: quick and easy meals, lots of snuggles. As…

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