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DILL PICKLE PASTA SALAD

This post was republished with permission from Ally at Ally’s Sweet and Savory It isn’t summer without a creamy pasta salad on the menu. Bring this one to your next gathering! Love pickles?   I do.  Well, dill pickles rather.  I hate sweet pickles.  Barf.  Don’t put them near me.  But the dill variety?  I’d snack on a whole jar […]

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STRAWBERRY UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

This blog has been published with permission from  Ally’s Sweet and Savory This four ingredient cake will become your new summer staple. Did I tell you our littlest turned one almost two weeks ago?  Well, she did.  As most parents say, it was hard to imagine, the year went extremely fast.  You’d think being the […]

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15 POPSICLES FOR SUMMER

Summer just screams popsicles to me. When I was pregnant last June, I ate so many of them to deal with the heat. My obsession is still very real and while I love the variety stores offer, I love the thought of making my own.  So, my summer goal is to pick up a popsicle mold […]

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SHEET PAN PINEAPPLE CHICKEN FAJITAS

This post republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory Who doesn’t like dinner served with just one dirty dish to clean up? These Sheet Pan Pineapple Chicken Fajitas do just that! This post contains affiliate links for your convenience.   Hey y’all.  How ya doing?  I’m a bit flabbergasted that October is nearing an […]

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3 STEP CROCK POT MASHED POTATOES

This post was republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience.   Well, here we are at the start of another week {yeah, it’s Tuesday, but whatever}.  This past weekend kind of feels like a blur.  I don’t really remember what I did or where I went. […]

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OUR POTTED GARDEN

Growing up we always had a garden. I loved watching it grow, picking the produce, and trying new recipes. And I’ve always dreamed of having my own garden with my own family. Last year was my first effort and I went the route of a potted garden. My husband didn’t want to “ruin” the grass […]

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A REAL MOM’S CHRISTMAS BRUNCH

I’ve moved that elf on the shelf one too many times. I’ve made four – no wait, five – final trips to the grocery store this week for things I’ve forgotten. I’ve “enjoyed” a movie marathon while wrapping presents until 3 a.m. And it’s finally here – Christmas! Those kids who require a freight train […]

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5 UNIQUE THANKSGIVING SIDE DISHES FROM ALDI

I love to shop at my local Aldi. There are so many awesome items for spectacular prices. I could go on and on (Veggie Chips, Fresh Salsa, Almonds, Cheese Selection, Hummus, Couscous, Spaghetti Sauce, Chocolate, Greek Yogurt, etc.). I can get about 90% of the food for my family at Aldi, and I love leaving […]

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no peek beef

I was looking for some new quick recipes and a good friend of mine suggested No Peek Beef. The first time I made it I was hooked! Its easy, quick to prepare and delicious. If you’re ever in need of a never fail, go-to recipe, add No Peek Beef to the top of your list!   INGREDIENTS 2lb […]

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sesame chicken recipe review

With the chilly weather upon us, it’s nice to have hearty and easy to prep meal options.  When I stumbled upon the article “30 Easy Crockpot Recipes” and felt like I struck gold! www.familyfreshmeals.com/2014/08/30-easy-crockpot-recipes.html I knew I wouldn’t get through the entire list of 30 recipes on my own, so I enlisted in the help of […]

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waffling

Remember the day you registered for your wedding? You stood in the housewares section at a department store and all of a sudden you felt like the next Martha. That little scanner in your hand gave you domestic, homemaking and party throwing super powers. Every piece of fancy china, every delicate cloth napkin holder, every […]

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cook with those Easter eggs!

Many of us will have colorful hard boiled eggs in our fridge in the coming weeks. My kids love to decorate them so much we’ll be making a second round of them soon! Instead of eating the same ol’ egg as is, try a few new recipes we came up with! {Husband approved recipes} Bacon […]

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