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Cheddar and Sour Cream Biscuits

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Cheddar and sour cream biscuits. Need I say more? OK, I will. They were great and a super easy side dish. If I would have had green onions on hand I would have tossed a few in there as well but they…

Keeping the Big Things Big (and the Small Things Small)

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“Martha, if your heart stops beating, do you want us to restart it?” I could hardly believe the question that the doctor had just asked my grandmother (technically my husband’s grandmother but family…

Publishing a Cookbook: Photography (Part One)

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As promised, we are doing our best to keep you in the loop with our upcoming cookbook that is set to be released this fall. So far we have shared about: 1. What our cookbook is all about 2.…

Christmas Break

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Hey Everyone! Just wanted to let you know that Rachel and I are in the middle of a small blog break over the holidays. We'll be back after the new year. If you are missing us just a tad too much, you…

Happy Birthday to ME! (And a Gift to YOU!)

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Hey Lovely Ladies! Today is my birthday. While 34 seems like an uneventful year to celebrate, I'm doing a little something-something to bring a little birthday cheer to the day. Because I love…

5 Reminders for the Sleep Deprived Mom (or Dad!)

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My third kid was about two months old and I was TIRED. So very tired. The newborn honeymoon stage had worn off only to be replaced by an accumulation of sleep deprivation. One night, after already being…

Making Baby Food in Bulk: Save Time & Money

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Disclaimer: This post was created in partnership with Frigidaire Gallery. But the opinions are all ours! Note: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising…

2 Ways to Store or Freeze Muffins

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Muffins are my jam. I love them. So much that I took time in photoshop to express my deep affection for them. To save time and money, anytime you make muffins, just double the batch and cook…

Our Bedtime Routine... Gone Wrong

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Three year olds. Man, they are tough. Like, bring you to the brink of a crazy-person tough. We love them because they are ours and they are pretty darn cute--especially when they sleep. But oh…

New Blogger Shoutout

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One of our growing passions about blogging as a part-time job is helping new bloggers get a strong start. We’ve learned so much along the way and love to help others take the next step in their blogging…

Spinach and Bacon Quiche {Freezer Meal}

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This freezer friendly spinach and bacon quiche recipe has been circulating in my home for quite a while now. You guys, it is SO good. I wish I could say it was healthy but I can assure you it wouldn't…

8 Tips to Keep in Mind When Taking Meals to Others

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This past month has been quite eventful for us. From being on bedrest for a few weeks and now juggling life with a newborn, it has been nothing short of exhausting. One of the biggest blessings in this…
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50+ Healthy Soup Recipes

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Last Saturday around lunch time, my family was driving home from a birthday party. When I mentioned I wasn’t sure what we had at home to eat, my husband quickly suggested we swing by a fast food restaurant…

Ramblings on the Third Pregnancy

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Well friends, baby number three has been cooking for a good 27 weeks now. For our readers who appreciate a bit of oversharing, I thought I'd write somewhat of a stream-of-thought post detailing some of…
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The Best Review of a Recipe I've Ever Gotten

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Last week I got THE single best (and most hilarious) review of a recipe I've ever gotten in my entire life. Listen to the end of this audio clip from my two neighbor girls (there's a slight pause in the…

5 (Slightly Shallow) Things I'm Thankful for Right Now

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Happy Thanksgiving, Friends! I hope you are busy catching up with family, eating a bit too much and doing your best to avoid the one particular family member or person that you can only handle so much…
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Confession: I'm 37 & I've Never Made a Turkey

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So here's the thing. I'm 37 years old. I run a food blog of sorts. I'm a self-professed foodie. One of my few hobbies is reading cooking magazines and books. The only TV you'll ever catch me watching…

Thankful Turkeys: A Meaningful (& Easy) Thanksgiving Craft

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I love crafting with a purpose. These "Thankful Turkeys" as I've named them not only got my kids cutting, gluing and using their creative skills but they also gave us an excuse to articulate some…
5 Devotional Books Our Family is Loving

5 Devotional Books Our Family Is Loving

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There are so many things my husband, Nathan, and I find ourselves regretting that we do or say as parents. But, one that I'm fairly confident we will not regret is taking the time to read to our…

Grilled Balsamic Herb Chicken {Freezer Meal}

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Freezer Friendly Balsamic Herb Grilled Chicken is moist, tender, and packed with flavor through and through. This easy grilling recipe be turned into a freezer meal and is a great recipe for groups of…

The Easiest Baked Mac & Cheese {Freezer Meal}

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Another Mac and Cheese recipe? Really? (Uh-hem, Rachel, you've already got the 5-Ingredient Mac and A Better Mac and Cheese in your Recipe Index.) Really. Here's why this one is worth yet another Mac…
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Healthy Living Small Step #8: Invest in Resources

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Start at the beginning of our 10 Small Steps Toward Healthy Living series HERE. (Note: Some affiliate links included.) Confession I'm a quitter. When I get overwhelmed by something or don't understand…

Healthy Living Small Step #7: Rethink How You Make Coffee

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Start at the beginning of our 10 Small Steps Toward Healthy Living series HERE. I have a coffee dilemma. Maybe you do too. The dilemma in my conscience for years has been a struggle between…

Healthy Living Small Step #6: Make Your Own All-Purpose Cleaner

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Start at the beginning of our 10 Small Steps Toward Healthy Living series HERE. Making your own household cleaner really is super easy. You can not only save money but also avoid any extra chemicals…