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Easy Slow Cooker Chili

Easy Slow Cooker Chili

I have a confession to make. And while I realize it may alienate a lot of my readers, I cannot hold it in any longer. I hate Texas weather.  There. I said it.  Sorry. Not sorry.  I’ve lived here 8 years, people. That’s a long […]

Spicy Baked Shrimp

Spicy Baked Shrimp

  All three of my kids went to the same little Episcopal preschool in our town. We loved this little school. Our attendance there was not intentional; we actually stumbled into it by chance. It was the only school with a space for Dillon when […]

My FIVE Favorite Kitchen Cheats for Busy Moms

My FIVE Favorite Kitchen Cheats for Busy Moms

**This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you purchase an item through my links I will receive a small payment.** Happy Thursday, lovelies!  I had a conversation with a friend yesterday that left me pondering the state of our lives as moms in […]

Clean Kale Salad

Clean Kale Salad

Jeff and I were minimal before minimal was cool. We tiny housed before tiny housing was a thing. And not because we wanted to. But because that’s what we could afford. Our house in California (even the use of that word to describe where we […]

20 Ways to Show your Child that You Love Them

20 Ways to Show your Child that You Love Them

20 Ways to Show Your Child That You Love Them Guest Post by: Jen Temcio from Jenny at dapperhouse blog Foreward by Meaghan: When Jen and I teamed up to Guest Post we had no idea that the day we would be sharing our work […]

Chicken and Black Bean Taquitos

Chicken and Black Bean Taquitos

Chicken and Black Bean Taquitos  Wednesday, friends, I was feeling pretty good. I was very busy, running from the moment I woke up until the moment I threw my dirty kids in bed (no showers for this brood; we were too tired. Don’t judge). But […]

Rachel Ray’s Pumpkin Pasta

Rachel Ray’s Pumpkin Pasta

  These are the words that chose me back in January. These are the words that would eventually push me through the seasons of doubt, fear and anxiety that this year has ushered in. These are the words that I cling to. This is my […]

Blogger Recognition Award!

Blogger Recognition Award!

Hello Lovelies! I have been nominated for a Blogger Recognition Award by the fabulous, wonderful and beautiful Joan of Starting Over….Again! What’s that, you ask? It’s a pretty awesome award given to bloggers by bloggers recognizing the hard work, dedication and value of bloggers. It’s […]

Gus Muffins, the perfect after-school snack

Gus Muffins, the perfect after-school snack

Gus Muffins, the Perfect After School Snack  It’s Friday, y’all! Aren’t you excited?  It’s ok if you’re honest here and say, “no. not really.” I won’t judge. In fact, I will see your “no, not really” and raise you a “hell no, not at all” […]

Poor Man’s Ramen, lunch for busy people

Poor Man’s Ramen, lunch for busy people

Poor Man’s Ramen, a Lunch for Busy People.    Yesterday was nuts.  Or, more accurately, I should say yesterday I was nuts.  Any day that starts with your to-do list clicking through your brain before your feet hit the floor and the coffee hits your […]