I know it’s summer but I think we can all agree that this year has been difficult and we could all use some good ol’ comfort food. Comfort food for me usually comes in the form of pasta and...
I love a good meal as much as anyone else. I love to take my time cooking, working on each component of the dish slowly and without pressure of hungry little people waiting in the wings. Unfortunately, that’s not how...
My daughter and I love to create together. Whether it’s practicing writing words together, crafting or cooking, we always bond over the experience of working together and learning together. When I heard that Uncle Ben’s® was hosting the first ever...
 My husband and I sent the kids off to grandma and grandpa’s this weekend, binged on Netflix (watch Stranger Things!) and soaked up some quality time together. Usually we try to pack these kid-less opportunities with things outside our house...
The first time I had ceviche was only about 7 years ago. In fact, for at least a third of my life (basically childhood), I didn’t even like seafood. But the first time I had ceviche, it was sort...
When my husband decided to go on Whole 30, I had to roll my eyes. He isn’t a large man, but he has wanted to lose some of the weight that has attached itself to his dad bod. But,...
I’m a cheese girl. I love all kinds of cheese – blue cheese, goat’s cheese, stinky cheese, etc. If a person could live off cheese (and wine and bread), I’d be in heaven. So I jumped at the chance...
Most of the time, I try to eat a lower-carb diet. Don’t get me wrong, I love carbs, but carbs love my thighs too. One of the easiest ways for me (and everyone) to cut out carbs is to replace...
In March it will be five years since my Grandmother passed away and as the holidays pass year year I am reminded how much she loved to celebrate them. She loved spending time with the family, taking in the...
I love soups, all kinds of soups. I can eat them all year round, even in the heat of the summer, and I love making leftovers into a bowl of hearty goodness.   For me all holidays provide an opportunity to...
I have a confession to make. For the longest time, I didn’t like spicy foods. I’d always steer clear of the on menus and never make anything at home that might have a little kick. Clearly, I was missing out...
Each year when fall rolls around I get a craving for warm, delicious comfort food. It never fails. The chillier weather and falling leaves leave me yearning for hearty stews and roasts almost as much as all my favorite, fall...
This post was sponsored by Old El Paso. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It may be early fall still but it's chilly here already, especially at night. I spent most of the day today running around in a...

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