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egg salad in bowl

When I was growing up we lived on a pretty tight budget so sandwiches were on the menu often. Tuna melts, PB & J, and baloney were the most likely to make an appearance, but every once in awhile mama would whip up some egg salad, and it was always my favorite! It’s such an Read more

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Bang Bang Shrimp plated

We are not big shrimp eaters at our house. Not because we don’t like it, but because it’s a little pricy compared to chicken or turkey. But my husband and I went out on a date last year to see a show at the Orpheum (Hamilton definitely lived up to all the hype!), and at Read more

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Coconut Curry Chicken and Broccoli Recipe

coconut curry chicken and broccoli in skillet

I really think that with all the crazy going on in the world right now, good food is such a comfort. It just kind of feels like it helps to bring a sense of normalcy to this strange place in history that we are living through. If we have to be home more often, may Read more

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Chicken, greens, goat cheese on tortilla

Is anyone else just living meal to meal… snack to snack these days? I mean, when you’re home all day every day, everyone just wants to eat… and eat… and eat. #somucheating. At least that’s how it goes at my house. I’ve become so weary of cooking. So enter these SUPER easy, SUPER delicious balsamic Read more

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The Best Balsamic Steak Salad Recipe

balsamic steak salad plated

Okay….I feel like today is one of those days where I just have to share one of my favorite recipes ever. We don’t do a lot of red meat in our house, as we just prefer the flavor of ground turkey and chicken and they’re usually cheaper, but this is one of those rare, special Read more

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general tso's chicken in a pan

With the world practically shut down, I’m sure many of us are finding ourselves cooking far more often than we used to. And dare I say want to? I really love cooking, but being a mom is exhausting and sometimes I wish I could just pull an “I dream of Jeannie” and dinner would magically Read more

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

taco seasoning mix

Okay people. Prepare to feel special. Today, I am going to share a recipe that is a STAPLE at our house. Something that we use at least once a week, in a variety of dishes, and it’s worth its weight in GOLD. Both savory and spicy (but not TOO spicy), it’s the perfect blend of Read more

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Oooooooooh you guys!!! I have got the BEST simple meal idea for you today. Black bean chicken enchiladas. These babies are the perfect freezer friendly meal, and come together quickly. Sometimes I sort of forget about them for a few weeks (or months) but every time I decide to plug them back into our meal Read more

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Easy Chicken Garlic Pizza Recipe

chicken garlic pizza

Pizza….it’s the salvation of tired moms everywhere. And, also delicious. And, also loved by kids everywhere. So I think it goes without saying that pizza is a regular menu item at our house. Usually frozen is the name of the game, but occasionally we splurge on my absolute favorite chicken garlic pizza from Papa Murphy’s Read more

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Spicy Pesto Chicken Panini Recipe

spicy chicken pesto panini on plate

Do you ever just get a hankering for something, but your budget has other ideas? I am a huge fan of Panera’s Frontega Chicken Panini, but I can’t usually justify the cost as often as the craving strikes. As a result, I recently tinkered in the kitchen until I could come up with my own Read more

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