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a bowl of instant pot chicken and dumplings with chopped parsley on top and a spoon

Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings

A big bowl of Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings is pure delicious comfort food. Ready in a flash with an “it cooked all day” taste, you’ll flip over this tasty recipe!  As an Amazon...

two bowls of fluffy mashed potatoes with melting butter.

Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

This deliciously fluffy Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes recipe makes the best make-ahead potato side dish! Creamy and lump-free, these heavenly fluffy mashed potatoes will be the star of any meal. As an Amazon Associate,...

a grey bowl with air fryer popcorn shrimp on a white surface with a small bowl of cocktail sauce.

Air Fryer Popcorn Shrimp

Making frozen air fryer popcorn shrimp is incredibly easy and fast. This easy grab-and-go air fryer snack is simple to make and cooks in about 6 minutes. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases....

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Scattered Sundays

I am pleased to announce that I am feeling about 50 billion percent better. I think statistically that is possible. Right? Let’s say yes. But then, of course, that improvement couldn’t stand. So naturally,...

a white casserole dish with sausage dressing.

Sage Sausage Stuffing

Make the best Sage Sausage Stuffing ever with this classic dressing recipe! Loaded with aromatic herbs and minced sausage, this dish will become a family favorite for holidays and cozy meals. As an Amazon...

a grey bowl with bacon fried cabbage and a fork.

Fried Cabbage With Bacon

A speedy 10-minute side dish, Fried Cabbage With Bacon is a delicious and fast recipe that everyone will love! This bacon-fried cabbage is sure to become a family favorite. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from...

a sandwich with turkey, tomato, bacon, and pesto on a white board with condiments and lettuce.

Turkey Bacon Sandwich

This easy recipe for a pesto Turkey Bacon Sandwich is a delicious and simple way to use up leftover turkey. This recipe creates a completely new and exciting dish with turkey and pesto that the whole...

Scattered Sundays

Scattered Sundays

I had every intention of a full post for you today. But you know what they say – “man plans, God laughs”. I forgot that my youngest kid gets sick constantly. I forgot the...

3 stuffing biscuits stacked on top of each other.

Stuffing Biscuits

These super fluffy Stuffing Biscuits are a delicious addition to any meal! This easy one-bowl buttermilk biscuit recipe beats boxed mix every time. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. These stuffing biscuits are...

Scattered Sundays

Scattered Sundays

If you’re wondering how my surgery went, as the saying goes, “it was the best of times and it was the worst of times”. Sit right back and I’ll tell you a tale about...

an overhead shot of sliced brown sugar banana bread on a wooden cutting board with a dish of brown sugar.

Brown Sugar Banana Bread

Delicious and so simple, Brown Sugar Banana Bread is the perfect tasty breakfast or treat. This quick bread is packed with amazing banana flavor and is an easy from-scratch recipe. As an Amazon Associate, I earn...

a glass bowl filled with mayonnaise mixed with pesto, with basil and cheese on the white board.

Pesto Mayo

This amazing Pesto Mayo recipe will elevate anything you spread it on or dip into it. Sandwiches, veggies, deviled eggs, and dressings are all instantly transformed with this homemade pesto sauce! As an Amazon Associate, I earn...