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four cubes of frozen spinach stacked on top of a muffin liner

How to Freeze Spinach

Learn all the tips and tricks for freezing spinach to save time and money. Learning how to freeze spinach for smoothies, soups, and sauces is a great way to preserve this healthy staple of...

slices of chicken bacon ranch pizza on a grey wooden board.

Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza

This Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza is a simple dinner of pure delicious homemade comfort food. Grilled chicken, smoky bacon, creamy ranch, and cheese come together in a tasty homemade pizza recipe.

purple flowers in the mud.

Scattered Sundays

It's been a quiet and boring week. There's not much to report. Sometimes that's great, and other times...that's also great. :)

That being said, I'm beyond grateful for the...

french bread pizzas on a wooden tray with tomatoes and other toppings on a white board

Air Fryer French Bread Pizza

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

a plate of asparagus with a fork and a lemon wedge

Instant Pot Asparagus

Make perfect Instant Pot Asparagus for a quick and healthy side dish. It’s so easy to whip up this easy pressure cooker asparagus in minutes. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Perfectly...

a portion of asparagus casserole on a beige plate with a fork.

Asparagus Casserole

Make the best creamy Asparagus Casserole ever with this delicious recipe. Loaded with fresh asparagus and a homemade smoky cheese sauce, this dish will become a family favorite for any occasion.

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Scattered Sundays

Who wants good news? You do? I do! Let's all take a moment in enjoying some good news for a bit.

First up: the floor AND trim in my...

A white bowl full of fried gnocchi, chicken sausage, and roasted veggies

Crispy Sheet Pan Gnocchi

Crispy Sheet Pan Gnocchi and Veggies is the best weeknight dinner around! This one-pan meal has it all. Using storebought gnocchi, convenient frozen veggies, and a 30-second homemade marinade, this will be your new...

a stuffed kitty with a towel on its head.

Scattered Sundays

I don't mean to brag, but on Tuesday I got to give a presentation on food blogging and air frying to an independent living retirement community. A member of our church who lives there...

A woman with a finger up to her mouth saying "shhhhh"


f you’re new around here, confessions are a time for us to all unburden ourselves of the silliness we’re feeling at the moment.

a white bowl of chicken fajitas

Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas

These juicy and flavorful Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas come together in just minutes with only a few ingredients. This easy one-pot wonder is a speedy and delicious dinner.