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Patriotic Watermelon Feta Salad

Happy Memorial Day! Hopefully your weekend was filled with some great BBQ and downtime with all your favorite people. I love going to parties during long holiday weekends, but it can be slightly stressful because I always want to contribute to the spread or bring a hostess gift. Memorial Day parties are usually filled with […] Read more…

My Favorite Salad Recipe

Confession: I don’t eat as much salad as I should. I always buy the fixings with the intention of bringing them to work for lunches and making them as sides for dinner, but more times than not it doesn’t happen. I find them pretty boring, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, croutons, blah blah blah – over it. […] Read more…

Panera Mac & Cheese Recipe

Panera mac & cheese is a favorite around here. I tried it, got hooked, and then introduced skeptical Mike to it. Now we crave it often, but know we can’t constantly order it – it wouldn’t be a good situation for our waistlines or wallets. Occasionally I make a baked macaroni and cheese recipe, so […] Read more…

Savory Sausage Quiche

  Lately, I’ve been loving a good quiche. They’re simple to make and the possibilities of what to bake in them are endless. This quiche is perfect for a brunch lover and pairs lovely with a Bloody Mary or my personal fav, a mimosa. It is light and fluffy on the inside providing an awesome […] Read more…

Pinterest Recipes I’ve Made Recently

Pinterest is great for so many things. My two favorite things to pin are home decor inspiration and recipes. I have tons and tons of cookbooks, but I still find myself drawn to checking my Pinterest archives when I want to try something new. There are definitely hits and misses, but since I focus on […] Read more…

Shrimp Pad Thai

Weeknight dinners here are usually more simple recipes that can be made quickly. On the weekends I like to get a bit more creative and I have to be if I’m going to convince my husband to eat in instead of making dinner reservations. This past weekend we happened to be snowed so I didn’t have […] Read more…

Easy Bowtie Bake

Hi y’all! Hope you’re ready for an awesome week ahead. I ended our weekend by trying out a new meal. I was planning on making something else, but then our Sunday plans ran over and I didn’t have enough time to make it, so I threw some ingredients together and Mike was a fan of […] Read more…

Squid Ink Pasta With Shrimp & Bay Scallops

I haven’t done a cooking recipe in while so why not come back with a bang! This pasta is so delicious I knew I had to share it with you all. Now I know what you’re thinking….squid ink pasta Laurient, really?! You’re going to have to trust me on this one. It actually tastes just like […] Read more…

Game Day Chili Recipe

Its been seriously cold here the past few days and I’ve been looking for just about anything to warm me up. Cue hot and delicious chili! This yummy half beef – half pork chili totally hits the spot, warms you up, and is 110% man approved. Both Mike and my step-dad loved this one and […] Read more…

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