Blueberry overnight oats in mason jars

Overnight Blueberry Oats

Breakfast is a meal I try not to skip, so when I find a recipe that ups my breakfast routine everyone wins. Overnight oats have become quite the sensation and very popular in the last couple of years. If you Google “Overnight Oat” recipes you will likely be overwhelmed. I ran across this blueberry recipe …

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Cooked smoked bacon a platter

Easy Smoked Bacon

I love the saying, “Everything tastes better with bacon“. It’s so true, any excuse to add bacon in a dish and everyone wins. I ran across a tip years ago that cooking bacon in the oven vs on the stove is better. It doesn’t make a mess and if you are able to elevate the …

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Cashew Chicken with white rice on plate

Cashew Chicken

I’m a huge fan of the Pioneer Woman and her Cashew Chicken is a tried and true recipe that I love to make and enjoy 😉 Every time I make this I forget how easy it is to prepare. It’s a hybrid of a chicken and rice dish with a slant of Asian flavors. The …

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smoked salmon on green plate

Vodka Brined Smoked Salmon

The best Christmas present we bought each other was a Camp Chef Pellet grill. I still can’t believe we waited so long to jump on this bandwagon. We had a charcoal grill that was left untouched for over 2 years, mostly because it was a lot of work to cook anything. We were inspired after a …

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Butternut Squash soup in a bowl

Butternut Squash Soup

Growing up I was never introduced to Butternut Squash so when I had it in soup for the first time I honestly couldn’t believe how delicious it was. I’ll never forget the first time I made the soup. I bought the Squash and when I got home I wasn’t quite sure how to cut it. …

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Pumpkin Pie Crisp

I love everything about pumpkin season, in fact I think it might be my favorite time of the year. Every fall I make a point to bake pumpkin drop cookies and share with friends and family. They are my most requested cookie. I found a pumpkin pie crisp recipe that looked easy and decided it …

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Cooked Spanish Paella in pan

Spanish Paella made easy!

Earlier this year, I decided I wanted to learn how to make Paella. My college friend Beth, who lives south of Seattle, has perfected this recipe and offered to teach me via a video call. John and I have been in the NW for the past several months helping my Dad so we were able …

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Away Cary-on bag

Away Carry-on Review

When it comes to travel I pretty much have it down to a science on how to pack. I do everything in my power to avoid checking a bag. Even a two week trip to Thailand I was able to pack everything I needed in a carry-on and a backpack. I have seen the Away …

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