recipes

Spicy Horseradish Grilled Corn On The Cob // Fresh From Florida

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This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. Here in Ohio, summer parties just scream for a big platter of steaming grilled corn on the cob. Unfortunately, local fresh sweet corn won't be harvested until later this summer... Needless to say, I'm super thankful for the […]

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Cinnamon Tea Cookies + Spicy Chai Latte = Afternoon Bliss

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This post was sponsored by Starbucks as part of an Influencer Activation. I received compensation and complimentary products to facilitate my review. I've been eagerly anticipating summer break, while at the same time dreading it... Don't get me wrong -- I love spending time with my kids. But things get a little crazy around here […]

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Caprese Pesto Pasta Salad // Walmart Grocery Pickup Review

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While thumbing through the latest issue of Cooking Light magazine yesterday, a recipe for Pesto Pasta Salad caught my eye. Light and summery, filled with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella, it sounded like a deliciously easy weeknight dinner option! So I tore the page out... I do this often. In fact, I have a whole box […]

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Homemade Taco Seasoning Spice Mix

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Updated from the archives -- originally posted in October 2012 I prefer to make my own homemade spice mixes whenever possible. I mean, why not? It takes just a few minutes to stir a few spices together, and the results are SO much better than anything I've ever purchased. One spice mix that I make […]

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Simple Budget-Friendly Taco Meat Recipe // Seasoned Ground Beef With Black Beans

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So when I shared how we survived spring soccer season, I completely spaced on one of our favorite quick and easy, budget-friendly meals... Tacos, of course! My kids will eat tacos any day of the week, be it Taco Tuesday (on a Wednesday...) or Fiesta Friday. In fact, sometimes I think that my teenage boys […]

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How To Shred A Rotisserie Chicken // Easy BBQ Shredded Chicken Sliders

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In just the past 3 weeks we've had 5 weekend soccer tournaments and 10 regular season games. That's 25 soccer games in under 21 days, plus practices, AND my oldest daughter squeezed in a few softball practices and a game when they didn't conflict with soccer. I'm tired just thinking back on it, but we […]

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Foolproof 2-Ingredient 15-Minute Cream Biscuits Recipe

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So I'm really struggling with what to call this cream biscuits recipe, which seems pretty absurd given how simple it is... 2-Ingredient Biscuits? Easiest-Ever Biscuits? Foolproof Biscuits? 15-Minute Biscuits? One Bowl Biscuits? Let's just call them what they really are -- delicious! Seriously, they're all of the above: just two simple ingredients, prepared in a […]

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