Chicken & Broccoli Pot Pie {SRC Reveal} Shrimp and Crab Gumbo Apple Cheddar Biscuits Tomato and Zucchini Gratin {Secret Recipe Club} Bella Braised Chicken Beef & Broccoli Rice Enchiladas Italian Crescent Casserole Shrimp and Grits Casserole Popcorn Cookies {The Leftovers Club} Spaghetti Crescent Puffs

Jul 15
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Lemonade and Summer Cocktails with Stoli

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of STOLIĀ® Vodka. All opinions are 100% mine. I don’t know about the temperatures where you’re living, but in Virginia, it’s HOT! At the end of some long, hot day, I look forward to a delicious cocktail Enter Stoli Vodka Stoli Lemonade is the perfect drink in the summer because… Continue reading

Jul 10
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Strawberry Apple Bread {leftovers club}

This is a week of reveals! First, Secret Recipe Club and now the Leftovers Club. And JULY is the one year anniversary of my involvement with the Leftovers Club. It’s been a great year of getting to know AMAZING bloggers all over the country and to receive delicious baked goods each month– what could be better?!? This month, I was… Continue reading

Jul 07
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Chicken & Broccoli Pot Pie {SRC Reveal}

The Secret Recipe Club reveal date always sneaks up on me, despite having pinned a ton of recipes from my match right at the beginning of the month! This month I was paired with the Saturday Evening Pot. Their motto is Faith, Family, and Food: Flavors of a Fabulous Life. I can’t imagine a better saying for this great family… Continue reading

Jul 01
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Honey Apple Quinoa

‘Tis the season to grill– so we have been grilling everything for dinner. Fish, steaks, chicken, hot dogs– everything and anything. But with the main part of the meal being cooked by the hubby outside, I needed to step up my side dish game. We love quinoa, polenta, and couscous, so most of our summer meals have one of these… Continue reading

Jun 24
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Shrimp and Crab Gumbo

There is something about seafood in the summer that gets me every time. There really is nothing better! I bought lump crab from the grocery store, and I think I ate a quarter of the can before I could even put the crab in the soup! I adapted this shrimp and crab gumbo from a Weight Watchers cookbook– the original… Continue reading

Jun 20
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Cashew Chicken {slow cooker}

When I started blogging, one of the first blogger friends I made was Aubrey from Homegrown and Healthy. She was one of the first to “like” a picture I posted on facebook and featured my recipes on her round-ups. I pinned a ton of recipes from her site and am so happy to share this one with you! I made… Continue reading

Jun 17
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Cajun Goulash

My freezer is stocked with ground beef. I feel like every time I open that door, a brick of frozen ground beef comes flying out at me. It could be because this happened twice YESTERDAY! As you know, I buy in bulk and often forget what I have waiting for me. Sometimes, I get stuck in a rut with ground… Continue reading

Jun 14
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Lemon and Herb Stuffed Pork Chops

In my last Costco adventure, I branched out from my typical meat purchases of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and ground beef. I bought pork chops– crazy! I’m living on the edge…haha. Since I bought the pork chops at warehouse store land, I bought a million, so I have lots of pork chop recipes to explore! This first one, lemon and… Continue reading

Jun 11
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Apple Cheddar Biscuits

On stressful days, I bake and cook. And yesterday was stressful….I made a HUGE dinner, but the stress wasn’t gone quite yet. I had pinned these biscuits from Baked by RachelĀ ages ago, and I finally had all the ingredients and plenty of time to relieve stress. I’m SOOO happy that I made them- dense but still moist (worst word ever)… Continue reading

Jun 05
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Gooey Lemon Bars {Leftovers Club}

Thank goodness for the Leftovers Club! The hubby is gone for the week, and I have just made a giant pan of lemon bars and am currently finishing my second lemon bars…whoops! Again, yay for the Leftovers Club– I sent 2/3 of this pan away! 1/3 to Heather of Sugar Dish Me and 1/3 to Charlotte of Pickle. I’m the… Continue reading