In Memory


I should have written this post a month and a half ago, but it’s taken me a long, long time to find the courage and the words. On February 18, my mom, Joanne, passed away. It wasn’t completely unexpected, but it was still much too soon. I’m never quite sure how personal to get here… 

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Super Bowl Recipes!!

Rice Krispie Footballs

Hi, Friends! Happy Friday! Well, it’s Super Bowl weekend and since I no longer care about the football– it’s time to start thinking about the FOOD! Here are a few ideas to get your menu going! My Favorite Super Bowl Junk Food!! Beer Cheese Dip Black-Eyed Pea Dip Buffalo Chicken Dip Mini Cheeseburger Pies Jalapeno… 

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A Trip to Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Someday, I hope to visit every state in the US! In an attempt to check another state off the bucket list, Nick and I took advantage of the extra-long Thanksgiving weekend and visited Portland, Oregon. Oregon was state #24, and the third new state in 2013, including Hawaii and Nevada. I’m almost halfway there!! Considering… 

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Happy Holidays!

2013 was packed with many exciting things, In February, Nick finally earned his Navy wings! Then it was time to move again, I’m losing count—is this number 10? Across the country we did go, To California, away from the snow! We took a belated honeymoon to Hawaii, Visiting the islands of Oahu and Kaua’i. When… 

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Fall Recipe Roundup

Great Fall Recipe Roundup!

Well, it’s finally fall, and that means it’s my FAVORITE food season. Between pumpkin and squash, apples and chili… my belly is pretty much in heaven as the weather starts cooling off. Since I’m getting back into the fall cooking spirit, I’ve got a ton of great seasonal recipes to share with you today! Starting… 

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