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Creamy Sausage and Tomato Ravioli…

Creamy Sausage and Tomato Ravioli - A creamy one pot pasta with Italian sausage, tomatoes, and fresh spinach, done in 20 minutes!   What a weekend!  We went skiing for the first time this season.  It was my husband's first time in 21 years, and … [Read More...]

Weekly Meal Plan Week 30 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts!

Weekly Meal Plan Week 30…

Weekly Meal Plan Week 30 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts!   Super Bowl weekend is here!!  Are you hosting a party, headed to a party, just eating snacks and watching the … [Read More...]

Chicken Parmesan Calzones - Just 5 ingredients until you have all the flavors of chicken parmesan, but in a hand help calzone on a weeknight!

Chicken Parmesan Calzones…

Chicken Parmesan Calzones - Just 5 ingredients until you have all the flavors of chicken Parmesan, but in a hand held calzone on a weeknight! Do you ever buy Rotisserie chickens?  They have them at all the grocery stores, and they always smell so … [Read More...]

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Copycat Panera Mac and Cheese…

Copycat Panera Mac and Cheese – homemade macaroni and cheese that tastes just like what you can buy at Panera.  Made on the stove top in just minutes!   Well the snow came.  And it came in massive amounts.  I think we got around 14 inches.  School was cancelled yesterday, so it was a day […]

Lemon Garlic Pork Chops - Thick pork chops marinated in lemon and garlic, and then seared to perfection. Lots of flavor, and super juicy pork chops in minutes!

Lemon Garlic Pork Chops…

Lemon Garlic Pork Chops – Thick pork chops marinated in lemon and garlic, and then seared to perfection.  Lots of flavor, and super juicy pork chops in minutes! What a gorgeous weekend.  40’s and 50’s with tons of sun!  Tonight though, things are changing.  We are supposed to get 12-18 inches of snow over the […]

Over 30 Valentine's Day Desserts to get you ready for Valentine's Day. Everything from cakes, to cookies, to frozen treats. Perfect way to your Valentine's heart!

Over 30 Valentine’s Day…

Over 30 Valentine’s Day Desserts to get you ready for Valentine’s Day.  Everything from cakes, to cookies, to frozen treats. Perfect way to your Valentine’s heart!   Are you ready for Valentine’s Day?  We are just 2 weeks away!  We don’t usually do much to celebrate, but this year I have a few Valentine’s Day […]

Weekly Meal Plan Week 29 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts!

Weekly Meal Plan Week 29…

Weekly Meal Plan Week 29 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts! Do you have any fun plans this weekend?  We were thinking of heading up to the mountains to go skiing, visit friends, … [Read More...]

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Crock Pot Chili…

Crock Pot Chili - thick and hearty chili made in the crock pot.  Easy, delicious, and super comforting for a cold day! Happy Friday!!  This winter has been very abnormal for Colorado.  We got snow in December, and it is still on the ground. … [Read More...]

Chicken in Artichoke Pan Sauce - sauteed chicken breasts in a creamy artichoke pan sauce. Ready in minutes and perfect for weeknights!

Chicken in Artichoke Pan Sauce…

Chicken in Artichoke Pan Sauce - sauteed chicken breasts in a creamy artichoke pan sauce.  Ready in minutes and perfect for weeknights! Being a parent is hard!  This has been quite the week, and it is only Wednesday.  This whole pre-teen stage is … [Read More...]

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Beef Stroganoff Ravioli…

This beef stroganoff ravioli skillet is a quick and easy weeknight meal. All you need is one pan and 20 minutes! Beef Stroganoff was always a favorite of mine growing up. My mom always made it with strips of steak (I have no idea what cut she … [Read More...]

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Spiced Pear Cider…

Slow Cooker Spiced Pear Cider - cinnamon and clove spiced pear cider. Warm up with a combination of apple and pear juice and lots of spices! Did you watch football yesterday?  What a game the Broncos played!  We have lived in Colorado for 4 years, … [Read More...]

Weekly Meal Plan Week 28 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts!

Weekly Meal Plan Week 28…

Weekly Meal Plan Week 28 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts!   What a week!  I am more than ready for the weekend, and hopefully a weekend that doesn't involve much of … [Read More...]

Green Chili Enchilada Dip - Get ready for game day with a creamy, cheesy, green chili enchilada dip recipe!

Green Chili Enchilada Dip…

Green Chili Enchilada Dip - Get ready for game day with a creamy, cheesy, green chili enchilada dip recipe! I can't believe that we are jut 2 weeks away from the biggest food holiday sporting event of the year!  It is time to start planning that … [Read More...]

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese - a creamy, cheesy, macaroni and cheese that is made completely in the crock pot!

Slow Cooker Macaroni and…

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese - a creamy, cheesy, macaroni and cheese that is made completely in the crock pot! This last weekend we were at my son's Lego Robotics state competition.  I have talked about it a few times before, so if you are a … [Read More...]

French Onion Pork Chops - all the flavors of french onion soup in a complete pork chop and stuffing dinner. Quick, easy, and on the table in minutes!

French Onion Pork Chops…

French Onion Pork Chops - all the flavors of french onion soup in a complete pork chop and stuffing dinner.  Quick, easy, and on the table in minutes!  What a great weekend!  We spent Saturday in Denver watching my son's team compete in the state … [Read More...]

Weekly Meal Plan Week 27 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts!

Weekly Meal Plan Week 27…

Weekly Meal Plan Week 27 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts!   Today is the state Lego Robotics competition!!  Our boys are so excited.  Last year the competition was kind … [Read More...]

Slow Cooker Pizza Casserole - Who doesn't love pizza? Turn it into a pasta casserole you can make in your crock pot. Dinner the whole family will love!

Slow Cooker Pizza Casserole…

Slow Cooker Pizza Casserole - Who doesn't love pizza?  Turn it into a pasta casserole you can make in your crock pot. Dinner the whole family will love! Happy Friday!!  So this is the weekend of the Lego Robotics state competition.  The boys did … [Read More...]

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Breakfast Bowls with Chicken…

Breakfast Bowls with Chicken Sausage and Egg Whites - a super healthy, hearty breakfast with egg whites, sauteed mushrooms, diced tomatoes, and chicken sausage. My parents get here today!!  This is going to be a busy week and weekend with them … [Read More...]

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12 Green Olive Recipes…

12 Green Olive Recipes - 12 recipes that are a must make for any olive fans in your life! I am excited to bring you this round up today.  I haven't always been a fan of green olives, but lately I am kind of loving them.  I grew up eating black … [Read More...]

Weekly Meal Plan Week 26 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts!

Weekly Meal Plan Week 26…

Weekly Meal Plan Week 26 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts!   The first week of 2016 is done.  How did you do with whatever resolutions you set for yourself?  I actually … [Read More...]

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Crock Pot Potato Soup…

Crock Pot Potato Soup - Creamy loaded potato soup that is made in the crock pot.  Perfect comfort food for a cold winter night. We got snow again.  It has been a great week of weather in the upper 30's and 40's.  The snow we got on Christmas was … [Read More...]

Herb Pan Seared Shrimp - quick and easy sauteed shrimp in a herb and citrus marinade. Ready in minutes, and the whole family will love it!

Herb Pan Seared Shrimp…

Herb Pan Seared Shrimp - quick and easy sauteed shrimp in a herb and citrus marinade.  Ready in minutes, and the whole family will love it! We are finally getting back into a routine and back to normal life around here.  Amazing how 2 weeks off … [Read More...]

Tuscan Chicken Recipe - a super easy, one pan chicken recipe. Tons of great flavors, healthy, and delicious!

Tuscan Chicken…

Tuscan Chicken Recipe - a super easy, one pan chicken recipe.  Tons of great flavors, healthy, and delicious!   I can't believe it has been over 2 weeks since I wrote my last blog post.  I have pretty much taken the last 2 weeks off to spend time … [Read More...]

Weekly Meal Plan Week 25 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts!

Weekly Meal Plan Week 25…

Weekly Meal Plan Week 25 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts!   Happy New year!!  I can't believe how quickly 2015 flew by!  Did you do anything fun to ring in the new … [Read More...]