I love beautifully decorated sugar cookies, but I’m always on the lookout for easy, short-cut options for making them because I feel like they’re So. Much. Work.  And they require more skill and patience than I feel I have the majority of the time.  That’s why I love our easy sugar cookie glaze, and that’s…

Custom Valentine Cookies
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So these Cinnamon Sugar French Toast sticks definitely fall into the category of special occasion food. I usually make it about once a year, if that. That being said, you really do need this French toast. Whether it’s for breakfast with some juice, fruit, and sausage or bacon and some eggs for protein or for dessert with…

Cinnamon Sugar French Toast Sticks
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I’m not going to beat around the bush here.  This is a recipe that I make probably about once a week and let me tell you why it’s amazing.  It revolves around 2 main ingredients and aside from those it’s very customizable depending on what you have sitting around in your fridge, pantry, and freezer.  It…

Pressure Cooker Tortilla Soup
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Like I said last week, Sara and I have almost been doing this for 10 years. In those 10 years, there have been countless times when we’ve nearly posted the same recipe the same week or when we’ve posted something and then one of us has texted the other something like, “So remember when I…

homemade mac and cheese
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When I posted my Crispy Baked Chicken Thigh recipe earlier this week, I mentioned it was one of my kids’ all-time favorite meals.  Someone mentioned they’d love hear more kid-favorites so I thought a list was in order!  Today I’m going to share recipe ideas, specifically dinner recipes, that readers have shared are a hit…

Kid Friendly Dinner Recipes
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Do you remember being a kid and wondering in the kitchen around dinner time to check out what your Mom was making and the sheer jubilation you’d feel when you unexpectedly found out it was something you LOVED?  When I was growing up I secretly loved it when my Dad travelled for business because it…

Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs
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This recipe for French Dip Sandwiches is the best. It just is. I don’t often say that…like I’m a fairly open-mined person who believes there’s room for a lot of good things at the top. But when it comes to French Dip Sandwich, these are the best. If that makes you uncomfortable, I’m very sorry….

French Dip Sandwiches
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Getting back into the swing of things after Christmas vacation has been a harsh reality (especially since after a 4 days of school last week, bad weather cancelled three days this week, which my kids sure thought was awesome). With all the stops and starts and new semesters of extracurricular activities, I’ve been scattered and…

Italian Sausage Sheet Pan Dinner
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Don’t turn away yet!  I know what some of you are thinking.  “Pickle onions?  Sara who eats pickled onions?”  Answer: you do.  Or you will.  Or you have and you didn’t realize it.  These little tart and tangy bites are the secret ingredient in so many restaurant dishes.  Pickled onions are just onions that have been marinated…

easy pickled onion recipe
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January is kind of a weird time because on one hand, so many people are trying to make healthy eating choices, but on the other hand, it’s January and the weather is cold and blah, fresh fruits and veggies can be on the expensive side, and football-watching festivities are happening all around us (all leading…

The Perfect Cheeseball
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I’ve shared bits and pieces of our remodel project on Instagram Stories and have collected lots and lots of questions.  I was surprised by the number of people who said they have always wondered if they could do this in their home as well so I’m going to show you the first phase of this…

how to convert a porch to a sunroom
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I had big plans to post a really awesome, kick-off-the-brand-new-year-with-brand-new-healthy-recipes healthy recipe. Then…life kind of happened. I paid off my car. Then I proceeded to total said car the next day. (I posted about this on Instagram and had so many loving and concerned comments and I couldn’t respond to each of them, but THANK YOU so much!…

Creamy Corn Chowder
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