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    4 Things to Pack for a Family Picnic

    Special moments – big and small, bring people together. With life being so busy and hectic, sometimes you have to carve out time for those you love, so you can create those special moments. Families can slow down and celebrate life together. One company believes the same thing – Dewey’s Bakery. Deweyโ€™s Bakery is a […]

  • What’s for Dinner? Week of August 26

    As a busy Mom, I know how difficult it can be to get a home cooked meal on the table. If you’re like me, you’re busy but you also take pride in fixing a nice dinner for your family. No matter who cooks dinner (Mom or Dad), a little preparation goes a long way. To […]

  • What’s for Dinner Week of August 19

    Here we are – another week, another menu. I’ve been having fun sharing what we are having for dinner a few times throughout the week. If you’re not aware, my husband works from home and our children participate in public online school, so our entire family is at home A LOT. Most days that means […]

  • Whatโ€™s for Dinner? Week of August 12

    Red Beans & Rice Red beans and rice is super easy to make, though it takes a while, unless you use a pressure cooker. Normally, I soak my beans overnight which helps with bean digestion and reduces cook time. With all that being said, it takes me about 2 hours from the time I start […]

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    Watermelon Splash Cocktail

    My favorite season, summer, is well underway. It’s already been an adventurous summer keeping the kids busy, car trouble, and lots of outdoor activities. One thing we haven’t done much of is make cocktails. This was last year’s summer cocktail. But, enough is enough – it’s cocktail time! I’m finally sharing a delicious, original cocktail, […]

  • What’s for Dinner? Week of July 22

    It’s been a while since I’ve shared what my family is having for dinner or just dinner ideas in general. Summer is busy and I’ll be honest. I haven’t been meal planning like I normally do. As a busy Mom, I just let it go this summer. Maybe you did too! With school a few […]

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    The Best Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

    This is one recipe I’ve been wanting to share for some time but it takes enough work to make the dish. I’m never up to photographing it but this time around I tried to squeeze in some pictures. It’s a macaroni and cheese recipe that I’ve been working on for a few years now. Ever […]

  • Blood Orange Moscow Mule

    Every spring and summer, we get inspired with new recipes. Fresh fruit is everywhere, the sun is shining, and the days are longer. It just really inspires us to try new recipes, especially cocktails. What new garnish can we try? What kind of glass would go well with that drink? A new liqueur, yeah! Because […]

  • Spicy Cheese and Meat Tray

    Well, it’s time for my annual cheese and meat tray! This year it did not disappoint and it was unique all on it’s own. Every year, I make a cheese tray when my family visits in November. Last year, this is the cheese tray I made.ย It featured a few food items specific to the Louisiana […]

  • Meal Plan Menu – Week of August 27

    There is no better day than TODAY to start meal planning. Are there better days to do it? Of course! But you can still get on track with meal planning today.ย  Yes, you can start today! Once you have a process in place, it’s so easy to jump back into things. During the summer months, […]

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