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Forgotten Cookies

Forgotten Cookies

  I want to have a very serious conversation with y’all today, friends. I want to talk about something that I HATE with the passion of 10,000 blazing suns. Something that is, for all intents and purposes, supposed to bring joy to the hearts of […]

Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

    Friends, there is no way other way for me to say this. I cannot mince words and I cannot clean it up for you. I’m sorry. But yesterday I sucked. I really did. The day, it wasn’t great. It didn’t start out great, […]

Mushroom Rosemary Chicken

Mushroom Rosemary Chicken

I’m pretty sure that all 3 of my children still believe in Santa Claus. I say “pretty sure” because I recognize that there is a very distinct possibility that my oldest knows the truth but is afraid to admit it for fear of losing out […]

Boozy Hot Chocolate for ONE

Boozy Hot Chocolate for ONE

  You may or may not know this about me, but I am a retail veteran. Yes, friends,  I cut my career teeth (metaphorically speaking, of course) on the floors of multiple high end bridal salons across the country and then moved on to spend […]

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

I did something last night that I swore I never would do. I was so against it, in fact, that I may or may not have mocked people in the past for partaking. And I may have even questioned their morality and intelligence, claiming the […]

Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

This post may contain affiliate links. This means that if you purchase an item from a link provided I will receive a small commission. But never fear, I only ever promote products I believe in and use regularly. Something magical happened this weekend, something so […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Top Cookbook Picks for the Home Cook in your Life

Holiday Gift Guide: Top Cookbook Picks for the Home Cook in your Life

  **This post contains affiliate links which means that if you purchase an item from a link provided on this post I will get a small commission. Don’t worry, though, I only promote products I fully believe in. And in this case, actually own.** You […]

Tabouleh

Tabouleh

I am many things. But an athlete is not one of them. Please don’t pity me over this fact. I’ve made peace with it in my old age. Now that wasn’t always the case, that’s true. When I was young being an athlete was all […]

Thai Green Curry Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

Thai Green Curry Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

  Last night I made Thai Green Curry Chicken and Sweet Potatoes for our Sunday night dinner. There’s nothing spectacular about this recipe, it’s simple and easy and great for either a weeknight or weekend dinner. But, what’s spectacular about this recipe for me is […]

Spicy Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Spicy Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

  The other night I proudly served dinner to my family. I had put some time and effort into this meal. We had the afternoon free and I took time and care making this for them, because, after all, cooking for me is how I […]