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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...

a black and white cake with a kitty cake topper.

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...

9 photos of a little kid.

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...

a grey plate with a tortilla pizza on a wooden board.

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...

a small lava cake in a white bowl topped with raspberries and mint.

Chocolate Lava Mug Cake

This microwave Chocolate Lava Mug Cake is rich and chocolatey without any flour. Open your pantry, grab a few ingredients and whip up this mug brownie in 5 minutes. As an Amazon Associate, I...

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Scattered Sundays

Praise be, Bennett headed back to school on Wednesday! He was always mostly symptom-free during his covid quarantine but was still testing positive. The line definitely got lighter, and I know that many people...

a white oval plate with roasted air fryer green beans, two lemon slices, and rose gold silverware on a white board.

Air Fryer Green Beans

These Air Fryer Green Beans are delicious and simple to make. Perfectly cooked in the air fryer, these roasted green beans are ready in under 10 minutes.  As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases....