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    strawberry and banana wine slushy

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BlackBoxSummer #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. Sipping cocktails, listening…

    April 20, 2016
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    homemade calzones with turkey pepperoni

    Pioneer Woman recipes make you feel like somehow your rendition of her recipes will come out looking just as delectable. After about a million tries, my end results on the majority of her recipes …

    February 1, 2016
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    peppermint dessert minis

    If you have a few wayward candy canes lying around here’s an easy recipe that will put them to good use. While the red and white of the Christmas holiday has passed, if you…

    January 5, 2016
  • 2015 Year in Review recipes

    2015 in review | most shared recipes

    I did lots of cooking this year. When the spirit or the thought hit me, I photographed my steps and final plating to share with you. Some of these recipes really took off and…

    December 29, 2015
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    copycat chick-fil-a sandwhich

    Few things feed a hungry stomach like a Chick-Fil-A sandwich so when I saw a dupe recipe on Pinterest I just had to try it. The most shocking portion of this recipe is you…

    November 23, 2015
  • Homemade cream of mushroom soup

    Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

    When you know better you do better is one of the realest sayings out there. Something about knowing the negative aspect of something and not doing anything to change your exposure to it over…

    November 11, 2015
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    herb roasted sweet potatoes

    I used to reserve sweet potatoes for Thanksgiving only. Yams please. Then I discovered all of the wonderful and tasty things you can do with them other than piling them with butter and sugar.…

    November 6, 2015
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    apple pie

    Missing my mother for me exceeds surface grief at times. It often touches my taste buds when I think of certain meals that she cooked and although I may have the recipe, knowing that…

    October 21, 2015
  • Baked Spaghetti

    Baked Spaghetti

    Spaghetti is the one meal you cook when you need not to touch the kitchen the next day. I’ve never cooked spaghetti and didn’t have leftovers. Like never. This time I ventured off the…

    September 29, 2015
  • Italian Sausage Tortellini

    Italian Sausage Tortellini

    Our weeks have been crazy with, ballet, piano, baseball, and soccer practices.  Without proper planning these next few months could dig a serious hole in our pockets with eating out and I’m determined not…

    September 8, 2015
  • Sangria

    Top 5 Summer Sangrias

    Nothing says Summer like a nice cold Sangria. Ask me how I know. I like to call them porch cocktails to be exact and I have a whole Pinterest board devoted to those drinks…

    July 3, 2015
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    Watermelon Cucumber Feta Salad

    So let’s talk about the fact that I’m giving up white sugar….or at least moving toward that goal. I am in my second week and I promise my sweet tooth has been taunting me…

    June 29, 2015