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June 19, 2020

The Fourth of July is almost here! Can you believe it?! This is one of my favorite holidays for food. We absolutely love hanging by the pool and cranking up the grill. In addition to a cold frosty one, hamburgers and hot dogs—I have a bunch of delicious, summery sides, appetizer and dessert ideas that […]

April 2, 2020

Here comes Peter Cottontail! It’s about that time to pull baskets together and I know we all have to put a little extra thought into filling them up with shopping a bit more limited. Well, you know I LOVE A GIFT BASKET. To help a sister out, I’ve put together some ideas for the kiddos […]

November 13, 2019

PrintPUMPKIN CORNBREAD STUFFING Ingredients4 tbs butter sautéed pan 1 egg 1/2 cup celery, chopped 4 sage leaves, chopped 1 tsp poultry seasoning 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 12 oz pkg cornbread classic stuffing 1/2 thick cut bacon, cooked and chopped 1 medium size pumpkin to bake + serve in (optional) InstructionsPreheat oven to 350 F. In […]

November 6, 2019

     CUTTING BOARD (old west elm) | PUMPKIN DUTCH OVEN Tis the season for cozy sweaters, cool nights and lots of entertaining. I wanted to share one that’s easy to throw together, but makes you look like a rockstar. I mean, look how pretty it turns out. This recipe is like apple cider for […]

May 25, 2019

Gotta love a man that can cook! As you already know, my hubby Steve is no stranger to the kitchen and certainly no stranger to the grill! Earlier this week he made the most amazing pork shoulder with habañero gouda grits and spiced apple chutney and as promised, here’s how to put it all together! […]

May 2, 2019

PrintROSEMARY ROASTED TURKEY Ingredients16 to 18 pound turkey, neck gimlets and liver removed 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted, +2 sticks, cut into 1 inch cubes and set aside 2 tablespoons Kosher salt 2 tablespoons coarsely cracked black pepper 1 Spanish onion, chopped 8 garlic cloves peeled and pressed with back of fork 1 lemon, zest […]

May 2, 2019

PrintROASTED ASPARAGUS Ingredients2 pounds fresh asparagus Olive oil 1/4 cup shaved parmesan cheese Kosher salt Cracked black pepperInstructionsPreheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut off tough ends of asparagus. Place the asparagus in a large bowl, drizzle with olive oil, give a toss to coat asparagus completely. Spread the asparagus in a single layer on […]

May 2, 2019

December 18, 2018

PrintBAKED CRANBERRY + BRIE Ingredients1 cup fresh cranberries 6 Tbs light brown sugar 1 orange- 1 tbs fresh juice + zest 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed 15 oz round brie cheese 1 egg beaten 1 cup pecan pieces 1 cup dried cranberries crackers + bread for serving InstructionsIn a saucepan mix cranberries, sugar, orange […]

December 18, 2018

PrintCHRISTMAS MORNING BAKE Ingredients8 LARGE EGGS 4 – 5 EVERYTHING or SESAME BAGELS 6 SLICES OF BACON 2 GREEN ONIONS 1 1/2 CUP MILK 1 1/2 CUPS OF CHEDDAR CHEESE SALT + PEPPER OPTIONAL SAUTED VEGTABLES SAUTED SPINACH + TOMATOESInstructionsPreheat oven to 350 degrees and cute your bagels into 1 inch pieces Fry your 8 […]


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I’m your girl for finding the perfect white tee, the mother of all under eye concealer and a dinner your kids will actually eat. And if there something I haven’t found, you’ll be there when I do. My hope is to inspire you, be your daily dose of comic relief and that best girlfriend you never really knew you needed. So, pour that second cup of coffee, grab your girls and let’s go figure out this thing called life.


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