Baby Boy Joy {Recipe: Oven Baked Cinnamon Apples}

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9 1/2 years ago, we welcomed our first baby into our family. It seems like such a long time ago, looking back. I remember specific moments with Jacob that I don’t remember with my three girls. There’s the first time he fell asleep in his high chair with a mouth and face full of food….

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Crockpot Confusion {Recipe: Slow Cooker Coffee & Garlic Roast Beef}

coffee crockpot roast beef

As I was typing the title for this blog post this morning, I got stumped…. I used a Rival Crock-Pot to make the Coffee and Garlic Roast Beef for these sandwiches, but my fingers wanted to type crockpot. I went to my Facebook and Twitter friends to find out the important answer to this most…

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Post-Summer Mama Guilt {Recipe: Ham and Egg Breakfast Cups}

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I start each summer off with high hopes and big plans. We make summer “bucket lists” – essentially outlining the fun things we want to do before summer ends. In reality, I spend the last one to two weeks of summer cramming in as much activity as I can so I don’t suffer the post-summer…

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Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie with Biscoff Cookie Crust – for Mikey

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I collapsed into bed, exhausted. Dealing with my brothers illness has taken a toll on me I never expected. When a family member is dying I’m discovering there are a lot of eggshells to be walked on. Am I doing enough? Am I intruding? Am I annoying them calling and checking on things when in…

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It Began With a Lime {Recipe: Habanero Margarita}

Lime Wedge

It all began with a lime… Well, a lime I was cutting up for a dinner recipe and a very long day full of one thing after another with my kids. My patience was shot and I welcomed the retreat into my kitchen to cook dinner. As I was squeezing the wedges, the sweet citrus…

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Leftover Bread {Recipe: Bread Machine Challah}

Challah Bread

I see recipes all over the web that call for leftover or day old bread. Bread pudding,  French toast, homemade croutons… I bookmark these recipes, thinking someday I’ll make them. The problem is my family doesn’t seem to know what leftover bread or day old bread is. It doesn’t exist. I make bread, I serve…

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$600 American Express Gift Card Giveaway {Recipe: Biscoff Pudding}

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If you’ve been following me on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram you have probably noticed I’ve been going a bit crazy for Biscoff cookies lately. I first discovered their cookies when on a Delta flight. I was sitting next to a lovely lady and we both bit into our cookies and were immediately smitten. In fact,…

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The One Where I Ignore the Mess {Recipe and Video: Oobleck}

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We had fun today… Oh, yes we did… lots and lots of fun… and to be honest with you, it was all kind of by accident… All because I made a promise to my 5 year old that we’d do something really special this afternoon while Kelly (7) was at a sleepover. The promises of…

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