Easy Red Velvet Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream

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If you're looking for quick and easy this Valentine's week, I've got your number. This starts-with-a-mix recipe is anything but average though. By the time we're done doctoring it up, your eager eaters will never know you took some help from the store. And the Nutella buttercream on top? … [Continue reading]

GG’s Buttermilk Cake Brownies

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My sweet granny (the kids call her GG for "great grandma") has been making these brownies since I was old enough to pull up a chair and stir. It is the most unconventional recipe ever; nothing is mixed together in an order that makes sense to me, yet it works every time. Even today, when she … [Continue reading]

Hot Fudge Pie

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Helloooooo February! You know why I love February? Because we can stop talking about healthy stuff and get down to what really … [Continue reading]

Freeze and Eat: Chicken Avocado Burritos

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I mentioned in my last post that we're trying to eat together as a family at least four times per week. This is nearly impossible given our schedules, … [Continue reading]

One-Pot Chinese Chicken and Rice

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It's a new year and I don't do resolutions per se, but I'm making a conscious effort to try to have at least four dinners at home every week. With … [Continue reading]

Overnight Apple Pie Oatmeal

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Dump it in the crock right before bed and wake up to perfectly creamy apple pie oatmeal? Yes, please! My whole family loves this recipe, including the … [Continue reading]

6 Kitchen Tips & Tricks To Make Your Life Easier

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I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Besides the meals my family requires (how dare they!!), I'm usually cooking or baking something for a blog or … [Continue reading]

Crock Pot Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Lettuce wraps are always the one appetizer our whole family agrees upon. (Except, we usually get a couple orders and call it a meal.) I don't know … [Continue reading]

How To Make Your Own Baby Food

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I will not lie to you and say that I always made my own baby food. By the time my third rolled into town I didn't even have time to shower much less … [Continue reading]

Easy Crock Pot Chicken & Black Bean Tacos

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Happy New Year! I'm sitting in my kitchen in the wee hours of the morning on our last official day of holiday break. We have spent most of the break … [Continue reading]