Lemon Meringue

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Dominic always requests something lemon flavored for his birthday dessert. All year long I force chocolate down his throat when it comes to desserts, so, being the awesome wife I am, I whip up some lemon deliciousness on his one special day! Then, back to chocolate :) I’ve had this recipe for lemon meringue sitting […]

How To Deep Clean Your Dishwasher


Bear with me! I promise, as boring as it sounds to deep clean your dishwasher, it is a must and I’m going to help make this Spring cleaning task as easy as possible. Deep cleaning your dishwasher is totally something you can start in just a few minutes AND, best of all, if you use safe products, your […]

Gluten-Free, Hashbrown Crust Quiche

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I am not a chef, not even close. I don’t even have a love for cooking, my sister got those genes … and mad skills. Let me tell you! When I am old and gray I pray she takes me in and keeps my belly full with her amazing recipes. She is only 6 years my junior, but […]

Have You Tried Doctor On Demand?

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“This post was sponsored by Doctor On Demand as part of a Blog Blast Activation for Influence Central.” I love my kid’s pediatrician, really I do. In fact, she was my doctor growing up! When we moved back to my hometown I immediately called and begged her to take my littles on as new patients […]

Green Monster Smoothie

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For a long time I was mega scared to sip on green smoothies. They were just so … green!!! It’s like, I wanted to be healthy and love them, but green liquids felt borderline sketchy. But, one day while visiting a friend in Seattle, she introduced offered to blend me up her famous Green Monster […]

Slow Cooker Quinoa Chicken Chili

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Popping in with a short and sweet, super simple recipe to kick off your weekend! And yes, I’ll forever be a fan of alliteration! My friend, Katie, shared it with me years ago and it’s a forever favorite around here. Hearty and healthy, there I go again!, it’s my go to when I deliver a meal to a […]

Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce + Gluten Free Spaghetti

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I have such a love hate relationship with food. I love to eat, I love to try new things, but, the actual joy of cooking and being in the kitchen? I haven’t found it. Maybe it’s because my littles are constantly asking for food and thus, I feel like I live in the kitchen. Seriously, every hour […]

Liquid Sunshine

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“This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.” Winter isn’t easy. And that’s coming from a person who loves the sound of rain and the warmth of wool socks all day every day. During the Winter, my littles get cabin fever like no one’s business and my […]

Blueberry Blintzes

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With Spring around the corner I’m all “goodbye oatmeal, hello fresh flowers and brunch perfect recipes”! And that, my loves, is why my sister and I plated up blueberry blintzes for breakfast yesterday. Hannah is visiting from Texas this week and crepes/blintzes are her specialty. They’re a little time consuming, but totally worth it. Blintzes taste just […]

How To Strategically Shop Online

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I’m popping in today with a very friendly (and unsponsored, but affiliate) public service announcement. It’s about both saving and earning money and is plain ol’ awesome in my opinion. You with me? It’s really fabulous! Meet Ebates … Here’s the deal … I’ve been using Ebates for online shopping for about 2 years now. […]