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Strawberry Simple Syrup

Learn how easy it is to make your own Strawberry Simple Syrup for desserts, cocktails, tea, and lemonade. You’ll love the amazing flavor of strawberry syrup for drinks and more. As an Amazon Associate, I earn...

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Scattered Sundays

Hey, good news! Unlike last week, our house didn’t almost burn down this week. Everything else after that is just gravy. House not burning down > everything else.

a grey bowl with vegan aioli topped with sliced green onions with a plate of vegetables.

Creamy Vegan Aioli

This creamy Vegan Aioli recipe is an egg-free garlic miracle! It is a deliciously easy healthy sauce that goes with everything. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Looking for an egg-free...

stacked jars of strawberry freezer jam with fresh strawberries on a white board.

Strawberry Freezer Jam

The freshest tasting jam you’ve ever had, this Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe is so simple to make. Just three ingredients and 20 minutes, and you’ll have homemade strawberry jam made by your very own hands. As...

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If you’re new around here, confessions is 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

Watching the news come out of Uvalde, TX was as horrific as these situations are. And yet, they’re now so common in the US that it seems rote. A friend of mine who teaches...

a white and blue bowl with garlic rice topped with chopped parsley.

Garlic Butter Rice

Garlic Butter Rice is a fast weeknight side dish that the whole family will love! Made in the Instant Pot or on the stovetop, this garlic rice is great for meal prep. As an...

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Oat Milk Pancakes

An easy from-scratch recipe for the fluffiest Oat Milk Pancakes ever. These healthy dairy-free pancakes are made with all-purpose, oat flour, and creamy oat milk. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Light, fluffy,...

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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. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from...