The Perfect Date Night (Cook)Out // PLUS Party-Perfect Potato Salad RECIPE

June 20, 2017

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GrillNGear #CollectiveBias Summer has officially arrived in Northeast Ohio, and one thing that my husband and I love to do in the summer, is use our grill and entertain friends. Well, since Remy was born (yes, 16.5 months […]

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The Only Banana Bread Recipe You Will Ever Need

March 30, 2016

Since I lost my job in December (eek – still stings a little to say!) I’ve been upping my domesticity game in a major way. Not only have I been keeping myself on a ‘cleaning schedule’ [ugh — that sounds terribly domestic], but I’ve also been trying to stay on a meal schedule of some […]

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Pressure Cooker Mac and Cheese

March 2, 2016

Well, friends, it’s been a few months since I received my awesome electric pressure cooker Christmas present from Chad. I’ll admit — there are only a few things that I’ve perfected. But that’s just it — I’ve perfected them. Albeit, one of those things is rice; but we’ve always eaten a lot of rice. So […]

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Easy Gluten-Free Pumpkin Donuts //

September 21, 2014

I’m going to admit something kind of serious… I’m a bit over Pumpkin Spice Lattes. And it has nothing to do with Food Babe’s “investigative” uncoverings… which I’ve known about for the last several years. It just doesn’t taste the same to me anymore. That being said, I’m still all Team-Pumpkin. I love pumpkin flavored […]

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{ easy chicken tacos }

January 29, 2013
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Remember how I said that my idea of cooking is picking up takeout or eating ice cream? Yeah, that’s pretty much true. If I do cook, it’s something that I feel confident I won’t screw up. So for other amateur chefs out there, I figured I share my go-to weekday recipe [though, be warned, I […]

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Life Changing Guacamole

January 15, 2013

I may have mentioned here and there and on twitter about something that has changed my life: My husband’s guacamole. Life. Changing. It beats Chipotles’ guacamole, hands down. Something this good deserves to be shared with the world [as long as I’m not personally sharing my guacamole! I’ve been known to eat quite a bit […]

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A Valentines Day Treat!

February 14, 2012

My Pinterest obsession strikes again. This time in the form of Cake Batter Rice Krispy Treats. They are delicious. And definitely a great Valentine’s Day treat! Cake Batter Rice Krispy Treats Recipe: Ingredients: 3 Tbsp of butter 1 (10 oz) bag of mini marshmallows 1/2 Cup of dry yellow cake mix 6 Cups of Rice […]

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sugar cookies.

December 21, 2010

Sunday I baked my little heart out, so obviously I have a new cookie recipe to share with you. Before we get started I’m going to advise you of something: if you want to keep your sanity, do not double this recipe.  I had to learn the hard way. This recipe was supposed to yield […]

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my mom’s cut-out cookie recipe.

December 16, 2010

Every year as a child, our house would be full of baked goods from Thanksgiving through New Years. My mother is a baker. She always has been. And since before I can remember, I’ve been her little apprentice! So this year I finally asked my mom for her christmas cut-out cookie recipe. This is the […]

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cookie recipe: rugelach

December 14, 2010

Rugelach, my favorite, fluffy, jam-filled pastry, is a lot harder to pronounce than it is to actually make. I found this recipe on  Ingredients: 6 Tablespoons of granulated sugar 2 15-ounce packages of refrigerated pie crusts 2/3 cup of jam (flavor of your choice) Directions: 1. Heat the oven to 400 degrees. 2. Sprinkle […]

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