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Sustainable Swaps and Shops

Earth Day is this week, but shouldn’t every day be Earth Day? The environment really needs us looking out for it, so simple, sustainable actions, such as supporting sustainable businesses and really shopping with a cause can make such a difference in the fight…

April 21, 2021
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Peaches and Cream Breakfast Quinoa

I love peaches, I love cream, and I love a slow cooker meal that can be thrown together with a set it and forget it attitude! This Peaches and Cream Breakfast Quinoa, from Better Homes & Gardens was such a delicious to a basic…

April 18, 2021
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Chicken Enchiladas in Salsa Verde

I just love when a recipe calls for rotisserie chicken! You know it’s going to be easy enough for a weeknight meal, and when it’s from Real Simple, it’s usually also delicious! These Chicken Enchiladas in Salsa Verde are no exception! Details below! Rating:…

April 15, 2021
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Greek Meatballs

I made a big batch of these turkey meatballs because they’re so good to have on hand with little kids! These Greek Meatballs from AllRecipes also made for a nice dinner for the adults, too! Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an…

April 13, 2021
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Birthday Food!

My big girl is four!! She asked and she received! She wanted a day of bacon burgers and fries (and actually flipped through the Cravings Hungry for More cookbook herself) and wanted a chocolate unicorn cake! I thought it was the perfect time to…

April 11, 2021
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Easter Brunch!

What an Easter! Our second in lockdown, and this time I prepared the meal under some loud roof construction, but it was all worth it! See below for detail on our Easter brunch lineup of a Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham and Watercress, Strawberry. and Toasted-Sesame…

April 5, 2021
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Provençal Zucchini Gratin

It’s salmon night! And I just love trying a new veggie side to compliment a baked fish fillet! Tonight, Ina Garten’s Provençal Zucchini Gratin was a flavorful, crispy, delicious dish to add to my plate! Details below! Rating: A How to make it an…

March 30, 2021
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Whole-Grain Breakfast Bowl

What a delicious start to the weekend! Ina Garten does it again in her Modern Comfort Food cookbook! This Whole-Grain Breakfast Bowl is filling, simple to prepare, and pretty darn delicious. Details below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: Gotta love an…

March 27, 2021
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Cashew Soba Noodles with Fried Shallots

Daphne Oz has officially captured my attention! Recipe number three is a home run! Cashew Soba Noodles with Fried Shallots would make for an amazing lunch on the go, and have cozied up nicely to my weeknight salmon fillet. Details below!! Rating: A+ How…

March 25, 2021
Kids Life

Summer Camp with Sawyer!

Have you thought about summer camp yet? The weather is changing, spring is here, and before you know it, school will be out! Whether your kids are currently enrolled virtually, or in-person, you’ll want to check out the latest and greatest summer camp offerings…

March 22, 2021