Fancy Apple Water

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I’ve got a parenting faux pas to confess — my daughter loves juice. It’s not the end of the world, obviously, but I do regret introducing juice when I did. We’ve been slowly cutting back and I’ve been promoting water to help her stay hydrated during these warmer months, but girlfriend thinks water is lame […]

Our New Summer Fave – Lollipop Cookies!

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My kids love to help me in the kitchen. Is that a good thing? I guess but I am always torn between “This is so fun!” and “This is so annoying!” My goals are usually to keep them entertained for a short while, to end up with something yummy that makes us all happy, and […]

Cast Iron Enchilada Bake

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Once upon a time I was low on grocery money and high on random pantry ingredients and fridge leftovers. Often times this will result in breakfast for dinner or a mix and match meal. But, one night, the magic must have flew into my kitchen because something truly wonderful occurred. It’s called Cast Iron Enchilada […]

Ice Cream Recipes For National Ice Cream Month!

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In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. Good thinking because it sure is hot outside! So we’ve rounded up some perfect recipes for you to stuff your face with celebrate this delicious food holiday. Ice Cream Sandwiches- Taste Of Home […]

Breakfast Burrito Bowl

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I’ve always been a breakfast lover. Morning, noon, night – breakfast food seems to hit the spot. Carbs and sweets are usually my favorite so whether it’s waffles, french toast, pancakes or cinnamon rolls, sign me up for a hearty serving … maybe even seconds! Lately though, I’ve been curbing the sugar fest and opting […]

Fourth of July Pie

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It’s America’s birthday and what better way to celebrate than with a bit of pie? This recipe is one of our family’s favorites and berry placement is the perfect activity for little ones who are eager to join you in the kitchen. Fourth of July Pie Ingredients 1 – 9 inch graham cracker crust 4 […]

Patriotic and Delicious 4th of July Desserts!

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Holidays mean treats for everyone! There are so many amazing dessert ideas that are festive and perfect for 4th of July and today we’re sharing some of our favorites. Some are easy enough that you can even get your little ones to help to get them in the happy spirit! Enjoy! Patriotic Hand Pies From A Picket Fence.  […]

Foodie Instagramers You Should Follow

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Have you heard? Instagram is the new place to discover delicious recipes and be inspired by good food! Pause your Pinterest browsing and follow these chefs, mamas and culinary experts who have the pulse on all things yummy. And please, comment with your favorite foodie Instagramers! I’m always up for a feed that makes my […]

Monte Cristo Sandwiches With Rhubarb + Blueberry Jam

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I’m kind of a foodie. Not a chef by any means, but I binge watch the Food Network and love eating out at restaurants. There are a few particular menu items I always try if they’re on the menu … 1) bread pudding 2) any chocolate type cocktails 3) chef salads 4)  monte cristo sandwiches. […]

Seafood Recipes For National Seafood Month

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Who knew June was National Seafood Month? We did! Some people love seafood and some hate it. Whatever your stance, there’s no denying that the right fish (for example, try to stick with wild caught salmon instead of farm raised) can be packed with a whole lot of goodness that your body will thank you […]