Weekend Recap + Egg in a Hole Benedict + Tomato and Garlic Hollandaise

egg in a hole benedict garlic tomato hollandaise

Before I get into the weekend’s festivities, I wanted to throw out a little humor. I saw this on Instagram and just had to share. I literally laughed out loud to myself. We had a great weekend with some sweet friends and their babies and family at a birthday party! Corey had a blast at

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Friday Funday: My Wish List + My Wish NOT List

doozies

 Not surprisingly, I’ve had my eye on some pretty things for fall. While browsing the good old Nordstrom, I also found some serious doozies. If I need some fashion schooling, let me know. I just don’t get some of these things that people make and/or buy. I want to go back to school if only

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Chicken + Dumplings & A Little Life Lately

chicken and dumplings

If you’re like me, when you hear Chicken + Dumplings, you think of the elementary cafeteria and the ‘mystery’ that would be slopped onto your plate and called Chicken + Dumplings. I had some friends who LIVED for Chicken + Dumpling Day. I was NOT one of those people. I dreaded that day. The soggy

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Favorite Apps

favorite apps

I know that you know that there’s an app for that, but I thought I’d throw even more apps at you to really get you boggled down with more technology. Just kidding – I really love technology and want to share what makes my life easier. I use most of these apps daily, some for

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Weekend Recap

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This weekend was a great change of pace for us. Things have been a little hairy these days with work stress and the like. You know – life. No biggie. We still had a great time with friends and family. Big Man and I took a trip to our local library to play around and

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The Basis of Fear: Anxiety + Depression

The Basis of Fear

You wanna hear a dirty word? Here it is: ANXIETY. That’s right. I said it. Anx-EYE-eh-TEE. A lot of people have already stopped reading, so if you’re still here, thank you. I think it’s time I get real dirty and honest about anxiety and its relationship with my grief. I’ve been brooding over this book

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Spicy Poblano Burgers + Pickled Red Onions + Chipotle Cream

spicy poblano burger chipotle cream pickled red onion

These. Burgers. Will. Blow. Your. Mind. First off… I mean how friggin’ cute can a burger get I ask you? One reason they’re one of my faves is because you can do basically everything minus the grilling ahead of time. The red onions can be made up to a week ahead [and go great with

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Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

loaded baked potato casserole

Who doesn’t love a loaded baked potato? Ohhmyygeeerrddd. When I was pregnant, I devoured potatoes. I found this recipe around that time, so naturally, it was an instant fave. I’ve played with the ingredients a little bit to fit our tastes + lifestyle, and now voila: Potato Nirvana. Potatoes + sour cream + bacon [bits]

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Thoughts for Thursday & Crock Pot Chicken + Wild Rice Casserole

chicken + wild rice casserole

#1 Thought this Thursday: Be a parent. Enough said. #2 Thought for Thursday: I never want to appear that I think I’m even remotely perfect. I’ve been reading tons and tons of blogs + social media about people who genuinely think they’ve found the key to life + happiness + the perfect eye cream that

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Travelin’ Dreams

florida keys

We had such a great summer of travel + family + friends + FOOD! But now that we’ve been back to normal for a couple of weeks, I’m already dreaming of our next vacay. I’ve been brooding over the places we’ll go, the food we’ll devour, the drinks we’ll sip (or devour, too), and the

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