homemaking, Recipes

Slow Cooker Roasted Vegetable Soup

It’s that time of year again. The weather is finally cooler, rainy days beg for slow cooked comfort food that warms our stomachs and our souls. I’ve probably mentioned more than a few times how this is my favorite time of year. And half the reason is the food. From oven baked mac & cheese to homemade tomato soup, and…

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Holidays, homemaking, Recipes

To Dress or To Stuff: Holiday Food Series, Part 1

For the next month or so I’ll be sharing some of our families favorite foods to make together and eat during the holiday season! Here’s to a tasty 2017 holiday season, from my family to yours. To dress, or to stuff? The great Thanksgiving debate will continue forever, probably. But in our house, we never stuffed. That’s because we’ve been…

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homemaking, Recipes

Freezer Meal Follow-Up: Part 1

A couple of weeks ago I finally had my first freezer meal prep session (you can read about it here). I thought I’d fill you in on some ways I altered recipes and how a couple of them turned out! Sweet & Savory Pork Chops with Butternut Squash So this recipe sounded good, but I have to say it did…

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Recipes

Cookie Recipe Round-Up

There are several television shows I’ve watched so many times that they’re memorized, but just as funny, just as good, every time. Friends is one of those shows for me. And every time I watch the episode where Monica wants to be “the mom who bakes the BEST chocolate chip cookies” I have to MAKE ALL THE COOKIES. The power…

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Planning, Recipes

Making Any Recipe Work

Part of successful meal planning is sometimes adapting recipes for the ingredients you already have on hand. First and foremost, don’t be afraid to change a recipe! The first thing to remember when it comes to cooking at home is not being afraid to try new things, and not being afraid to fail. For all the years I’ve been cooking,…

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