Garlic Shrimp {slow cooker} Sugar Cookie Sprinkle Bars {Leftovers Club} Chunky Apple Cinnamon Muffins {Secret Recipe Club} Cinnamon Sweet Potato Bread {the leftovers club} Apple- Bacon- Cheddar Quiche {Secret Recipe Club} One-Pan Tuscan Pork Chicken Parm Soup {slow cooker} Caramel Peanut Butter Blossoms — with a Twist {#leftoversclub} Beef-Stuffed Zucchini Soft Gingerbread Cookies {Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap}

Jul 02
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Red, White, and Blue Pinwheel Cookies

Welcome July! And yay for more Leftovers Club! This month, the club decided to do a theme– naturally, we picked the Fourth of July. I can’t wait to see everyone’s red, white, and blue treats. I was matched with Kim from Feed Me Seymour. I’ve been matched with almost everyone in the club, but this is the first time I’ve… Continue reading

Jun 26
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Garlic Shrimp {slow cooker}

I have a shrimp obsession. At a work conference, I filled up a whole plate of food and then discovered there was shrimp. WAIT, WHAT?!? So I did what any shrimp lover would do. Piled the shrimp on high over the other food   I then ran across this recipe from the Washington Post (and by ran across, I mean I… Continue reading

Jun 19
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Baked Salmon topped with Parmesan & Herbs

I come each night ready to get to work. I mean, I was at work all day, but when I get home, I am ready to organize, hang pictures, and unpack. But at the end of every night, I am rarely able to cross much off the list. My distractions include– Looking around at how much I have to do,… Continue reading

Jun 08
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Cinnamon Shortbread Cookies {Secret Recipe Club}

  I’m back in the game– we are kind of all moved in. Still surrounded by boxes, but the boxes are at least organized by room– hooray! But the bad news is that I am a week behind for my Secret Recipe Club post. Luckily, the SRC gods looked upon my and are letting me post today with Group B–… Continue reading

Jun 04
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Sugar Cookie Sprinkle Bars {Leftovers Club}

  How is it June already? I have absolutely no idea where the spring went- seriously. So many things on the to-do list that I have yet to do. We moved into our new house and then I promptly went away from work. Came back from the work trip and then got sick…ugh. Now I sit in a house surrounded… Continue reading

May 14
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Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti {slow cooker}

It’s another night with the slow cooker. Moving day is SOOOOO close, and I just want quick, simple meals. I mean, I ALWAYS want simple and quick meals but especially this time. I kept seeing this awesome recipe from Lauren’s Latest on my facebook newsfeed, pinterest, etc. So I finally made it and am so happy I did. I tweaked the… Continue reading

May 07
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Double Chocolate Cookie Drops {leftovers club}

Another edition of the Leftovers Club– hooray! And we have two AMAZING new members this month– I was paired with one of them, Hetal from Pretty Polymath. Hetal has some wonderful news– she will be on Season 6 of Masterchef. I am thrilled for her and can’t wait to cheer her on from my couch! I sent Hetal Double Chocolate… Continue reading

May 04
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Apple Pie/Cake {Secret Recipe Club}

This month, for the Secret Recipe Club, I was matched with Laura from Mother Would Know…my favorite line from her bio is, “The good news is that I am not your mother, so contact me anytime without fear that I’ll ask you about your love life, your job (or lack thereof) or anything else you would prefer not to discuss… Continue reading

Apr 30
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Cornbread Skillet

I am obsessed with cornbread– how about you?!?  I could eat plates and plates of it, so when I think about dinner, how can I not think about cornbread in it? I found and then adapted this recipe from Buns in My Oven— cornbread + ground beef + cheese = perfection. It was an amazing dinner– the best part is that… Continue reading

Apr 23
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Apple-Stuffed Porkchops

One of my favorite meals is my apple-stuffed chicken— So when I needed a pork recipe, I looked no further than the adaptation of my famed chicken dish. It’s very easy to swap chicken for pork and still just as tasty. A great thing about this recipe is that is takes less than a half hour from start to table–… Continue reading