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Summer Corn Salad

Summertime, to me, means family time, outdoor adventures, fresh produce, vacations, water, and lots of cookouts. Summertime also means HEAT since we live in the great state of Tennessee. To quote my late Uncle Chuck, “It’s hotter’n a blister bug in a pepper patch!” Can I get an amen?  Thankfully, eating well during the hot […]

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Simple Dinner Rotation

Simple Dinner Rotation

I came home from work one day a couple months ago, frazzled and exhausted. I went through the motions of putting my stuff away, changing the baby’s diaper, feeding the baby. I asked my husband what he wanted for dinner. “I don’t know,” he said. “I guess I’ll just have a peanut butter and jelly […]

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Easy S’mores Cookies

Only three ingredients needed for these super delicious, quick, kid-friendly cookies! I love teaching my kids how to cook and bake, but I’m also a complete control freak in the kitchen, especially with multiple kids in the kitchen. These cookies are perfect for involving kids in baking, particularly if you are a control freak in […]

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My Meal Saving Secret

Raising four kids is a tough job for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is my grocery bill. Feeding six people is expensive any way you dice it, but feeding six people healthy foods can put a serious drain on your wallet. Our family has a not-so-secret weapon that adds flavor and […]

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5-Ingredient Taco Braid {Quick & Easy Recipe}

This quick and easy braid recipe is perfect for Taco Tuesday with room for everyone to choose their own toppings. I have made braids and rings from crescent roll dough for years. They are versatile recipes and I find that my kids love to help and also love to choose their own toppings. My favorite […]

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It’s Brinner, Baby: Vegetarian Edition

Who doesn’t love brinner? (That’s breakfast-for-dinner.) It’s brilliant, easy, and every mouth smiles at the mention of it. So I thought I would bring you a vegetarian option that is super easy and healthy, too. I incorporated turnips and sweet potatoes; I love all the root vegetables! If you have not tried turnips before, let […]

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White Chocolate-Dipped Lucky Charms Treats

These White Chocolate-Dipped Lucky Charms Treats are the perfect snack to make with help from kids for St. Patrick’s Day and it only takes four ingredients to make them! It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day! My family doesn’t really celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, but I do like to make themed treats for holidays. My mom always […]

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Smoky Tex Mex Sloppy Joes {Quick & Easy Recipe}

These Sloppy Joes are not your normal Joe. They’re a cool Joe, with lots of flavor and topped with crunchy corn chips. There are plenty of foods that remind me of my childhood. Some are regional-based and only people from a particular area know what the heck you’re talking about. For example, if you say […]

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