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a spoonful of garlic butter being drizzled over air fryer steak bites topped with chopped parsley.

Air Fryer Steak Bites

These tender Air Fryer Steak Bites are so easy to make and are packed with tons of flavor. They are perfect for fast dinners and cook in under 10 minutes!

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Scattered Sundays

I ended up back at the doctor because my ear infection/eardrum that burst apparently never cleared up. My friends, it’s really really hard to be a toddler these days. What’s next, hand food and...

a dish of toasted gnocchi in a pesto cream sauce.

Creamy Pesto Gnocchi

This creamy Pesto Gnocchi is a simple and easy dinner that you can throw together in 15 minutes or less. You'll want to make this delicious homemade comfort food part of your permanent meal...

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Scattered Sundays

Oh boy, it's been a whirlwind of a week! I'm very thankful to work at home. Between how often Bennett gets sick, and all the workers that need to be let into the house,...

a white bowl of pesto rice with a fork, parsley, and tomatoes.

Pesto Rice

This Pesto Rice is a fast weeknight side dish that the whole family will love! Made on the stovetop or in the Instant Pot, this tasty rice dish is great for meal prep.

a grey speckled dish with a roasted chicken thigh and potatoes topped with fresh parsley.

Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs

With fresh herbs and a delicious garlic lemon marinade, these Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs and potatoes make an amazing weeknight dinner. Your favorite flavors come together in a tasty one-pan dish.

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If you’re new around here, confessions are a time for us to all unburden ourselves of the silliness we’re feeling at the moment. I share dumb things, then you share dumb things, and we...

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Scattered Sundays

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Well, my friends, I have solved the case of “why have I had a sore throat for 2.5 months”. Even Dr. House would have been...

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Easy Tortilla Pizza Recipe

This incredible Tortilla Pizza recipe comes together in just a few minutes with only a few ingredients. Perfect for fast dinners or snacks, they’re even easy enough for kids to make their own.  As...