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Month: October 2017

5 Tips for Feeding the Un-Feedable Toddler

5 Tips for Feeding the Un-Feedable Toddler

Feeding your child should not be a battle. But it is. Why? Because… toddler. These tiny little humans have the biggest personality that is only matched by their stubbornness. If B has all the sudden decided that “green” food is no longer in his repertoire, […]

Peach Roll Monkey Bread Cups

Peach Roll Monkey Bread Cups

Peach rolls are a family favorite for any occasion, but have always been present on Christmas morning. Such a process to make from scratch, and who wants all that work on a holiday? Not me, that’s for sure. We came up with this cheater method, and […]

Veggie Pizza

Veggie Pizza

Crescent rolls are rolled out, baked, cooled, and topped with a cream cheese, sour cream, and dill mixture. Sprinkle on your favorite chopped veggies, cut into squares and you’re done! I make these a couple days ahead and store in the fridge in an airtight […]

Easy Crab Dip

Easy Crab Dip

Once upon a time we lived on the west coast and had access to fresh dungeness crab. And then someone thought it was a good idea to move back to the Midwest. Bye bye fresh crab. Sad face. For realsies. You can totally make this […]

Deviled Egg Dip and Making the Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

Deviled Egg Dip and Making the Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

Hard boiling eggs isn’t rocket science, right? Well… it depends. When you’re a twenty-something living on their own for the first time who has never hard boiled an egg, it’s totally rocket science. I laugh thinking back to the day I attempted my very first […]

Eggs A Day Ahead

Eggs A Day Ahead

I love Christmas morning. Twinkling lights on the tree, stockings bulging with all sorts of goodies, and our traditional Christmas breakfast. This egg dish has been enjoyed by so many people over the years, and I can’t remember a Christmas morning without it! The best […]

Pumpkin Guts Bread

Pumpkin Guts Bread

Last year when we were carving our Halloween pumpkins, I had a bit of an epiphany. Pumpkin is food, right? Yeah yeah yeah, there are different varieties, and the smaller ones are sweeter for making pies and what not. But I was wondering about all […]

Acorn Squash Pancakes

Acorn Squash Pancakes

Now that the heat wave has passed, it’s finally starting to feel a bit like fall in the Midwest. What better way to celebrate than with our favorite fall meals? I gotta tell you, though… I may be a bit too excited about sharing all […]

Apple Spice Pancakes, courtesy of Becky from Life Without Bread

Apple Spice Pancakes, courtesy of Becky from Life Without Bread

It’s an 🍏Apple Spice Pancake🍏 kind of day!! (This fed 3 people and I was able to have extras to freeze/fridge!) 🍁Recipe🍁 In a high-powered blender Add: 🍏 3 peeled and sliced apples 🍏1 can of coconut milk 🍏1-2 tsp cinnamon 🍏pinch of nutmeg Purée together Next in […]

Accepting the Blogger Recogition Award

Accepting the Blogger Recogition Award

I’m so excited to be nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award! This comes as quite a surprise, since my blog is so brand new, but truly makes me feel like I am on the right track. I want to give a huge “Thank You!” to […]


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