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Scattered Sundays

If you’ve never witnessed someone running while screaming “get off Poo Poo Sandwiches” while kicking at attacking chickens like John Wick, well, you’ve never been my neighbor. Consider yourself lucky.

a plate of air fryer shrimp tacos with jalapenos and cilantro.

Air Fryer Shrimp Tacos

Make the best Air Fryer Shrimp Tacos with this easy and delicious recipe. A flavorful homemade lime coleslaw pairs well with the perfectly seasoned and tender shrimp. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases....

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Lavender Simple Syrup

Learn how easy it is to make your own Lavender Simple Syrup for coffee, cocktails, tea, and lemonade. You’ll love the amazing flavor of lavender syrup in your drinks. Enjoy this delightful lavender simple syrup in...

Four trail mix bars stacked on a plate

Trail Mix Bars {No Bake Granola Bars}

Fudgy Trail Mix Bars are an amazing no-bake treat. These oat-free granola bars are packed with lots of flavor and chocolate goodness, with no refined sugar.  As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. My...

pink flowers on a ground.

Scattered Sundays

About two weeks ago, someone from our solar installing company came out to do a “hand-off”. He walked us through maintenance, warranty info, and answered all our questions. I understood about 12% of the...

2 glasses and a pitcher full of cucumber mint water.

Cucumber Mint Water

This refreshing Cucumber Mint Water is so delicious and is made without any added sweeteners. Perfect for parties, barbecues, or for daily hydration, this healthy drink has amazing benefits and a great flavor. As...

a blue dish with 8 banana protein balls on a wooden platter.

Banana Protein Balls

These healthy no-bake Banana Protein Balls are so tasty! These easy snacks are loaded with dates, cashews, and dried bananas. Mini chocolate chips are an optional but delicious addition. These delightful banana protein balls...

Scattered Sundays

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. With Jack’s soccer season on hold until after tryouts, I hadn’t been taking the time to go running. I was loving using the track around...

cheese stuffed tomatoes and olive oil on a grey plate.

Grilled Tomatoes With Cheese

Full of flavor, these Grilled Tomatoes With Cheese will be your new favorite appetizer or side dish. Juicy tomatoes and feta cheese are grilled on the BBQ, roasted in the oven, or baked in...

a silicone container of frozen peas.

How to Freeze Peas

Learn all the tips and tricks for freezing peas to extend the harvest. Learning how to freeze peas is a great way to preserve this delicious springtime veggie without needing to know any special kitchen...

Various seasonings for making whole30 taco seasoning in a wooden bowl

Gluten-Free Taco Seasoning

This Gluten-Free Taco Seasoning is made with common pantry staples. Save money and make your own delicious taco seasoning at home. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Making your own taco...