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easy balsamic pineapple pork loin

‘Sup Home Skillet. I said that to someone the other day and it made them laugh.  Hope it worked for you too.  How ‘s it going? It’s Friday: WAHOO! I may have mentioned that I wanted to share this really … Continue reading

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veg head: vegan fauxjitas

Oh, hey there! How’s your Sunday going? Is it lazy? Productive? Mine’s a little of both.  I’ve finally created a routine of Sunday grocery shopping, so it’s nice to get that out of the way for the week.  Some chores, … Continue reading

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veg head: summer squash au gratin

So guys, it’s FRIDAY! Magic things happen around here on Friday, I gotta say.  Two whole days with our new puppy for starters.  Can’t freaking wait! Our schedule has sort of been turned on it’s head with Jones being here … Continue reading

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veg head: shauna’s spaghetti sauce

It’s Friday, happy Friday, I hope you are so happy, because it’s FRIIIIIDAY! Ha! I’m excited another week has come to an end, since it brings us closer to our 4th of July trip to San Diego and because, well. … Continue reading

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just a quickie: fast appetizers

Happy Super Bowl Sunday, yo! Are you doing anything fun? Do you even care about football? Every year, Joe’s parents have a Super Bowl party, and this year is no different (although a little less fierce since our team isn’t … Continue reading

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date night snack-a-thon

Happy day to you! How is life in your neck of the woods? Joe and I are chugging along, living the dream and all. We are still working around the house one small project at a time, waiting to save … Continue reading

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veg head: mushroom spaghetti with butter and egg sauce

Are you hungry? In need of some comfort food? You HAVE to try this recipe! We were at my sister and brother-in-law’s over the weekend, and they were talking about my BIL’s Italian family recipe for noodles with butter and … Continue reading

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all-clean soup recipe

Hey there! What’s the happs? Hehe So, I did the three-day cleanse last week that I was planning for in my 2014 goals list. WOW. Glad THAT’S over!! Apparently, so are my co-workers, because when I got my dietary freedom … Continue reading

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create your own: chili bar

Well, by now, if you’ve been following along at least, you know we had a Chili Bar for this year’s Pumpkin Party.  And I’m sure you are SO over hearing about our PP, but a chili bar comes in handy … Continue reading

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creamy chicken enchilada lasagna

So I wasn’t going to do a blog post on this dish, but after getting a request for the recipe following a dinner party recently, I decided to share it here.  My apologies for not having more prep pictures! This … Continue reading

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create your own: bloody mary bar

Now that the straw has settled a bit, I thought I’d share our Bloody Mary Bar how-to’s.  We did this for our Pumpkin Party, but it would be great for the morning after a bachelor or bachelorette party, Thanksgiving, Chili … Continue reading

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veg head: savory grilled romaine salad

One of our favorite salads is this savory grilled romaine salad I came up with a while back.  It makes eating healthy seem naughty, and it’s always been a hit when I make it for guests.  This recipe is great … Continue reading

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Veg head: fresh pesto recipe

One of the things I can count on to grow out of control in the garden every summer without fail is basil. I made the mistake of growing two varieties last year and couldn’t keep up with them! Everything else … Continue reading

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Veg Head: asian quinoa salad recipe

Hey there! I hope everyone is having a great Sunday so far.  I’ve been busy busy today hiking, grocery shopping and making nummy food.  Yesterday was a pretty busy day too, getting yard work done and having date night with … Continue reading

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my famous pasta salad

Ok. So maybe it isn’t famous like the Kardashians. BUT it is a favorite of our family and circle of friends. I’ve shared the recipe countless times. That counts for something, right? People are always surprised with how easy it … Continue reading

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roasted eggplant feta dip

One of the crops doing really well in our garden this year is eggplant. We planted a small variety heirloom last year, and when I cut it down at the end of the season, I didn’t realize it was going … Continue reading

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Cookies with M

  Mentoring days are always so much fun.  Last week, M and I tried the paint bubble craft I’ve been seeing all over Pinterest.  I didn’t do a blog post about it because it did not work out as well … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Salmon with Roasted Red Potatoes and Asparagus

I hope everyone had a great weekend! I know I did.  Unfortunately, now I’m not feeling so great.  Everyone around me has been sick for months, and I thought I escaped it this year.  Guess not.  Hopefully though, my Echinacea … Continue reading

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grillin’ with my honey

I haven’t been cooking much lately, since my husband and I are on opposite schedules right now.  It’s just not as enticing to cook only for yourself!  BUT, Sunday we were finally together for dinner, so I decided to fire up … Continue reading

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Failed

More time has lapsed between blog posts than I’d like, but it’s been a busy few days! I got my spring seeds planted, spray painted my doorknobs from Habitat for Humanity and started a new art project that I’ve come … Continue reading

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