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Scattered Sundays

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Oh, friends, I had such an amazing time in Denver last weekend! In a world where most of the friends I am closest to live...

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Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

This is the creamiest Instant Pot Mac and Cheese you’ll ever make! Even better, it can be made in one pot – no muss, no fuss. Pressure cooker macaroni and cheese is so easy...

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Vegan Pesto

A simple recipe for Vegan Pesto made with garden-fresh basil. This homemade dairy-free pesto recipe is wonderful in so many different dishes. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. This easy homemade vegan...

a bowl of Boursin mashed potatoes topped with butter and chives.

Boursin Mashed Potatoes

These delicious Boursin Mashed Potatoes are the best mashed potatoes ever! Creamy and lump-free, these heavenly mashed potatoes with Boursin cheese will be the star of any meal. As an Amazon Associate, I earn...

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Scattered Sundays

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. My whine-fest from last week is over! Thank you for letting me vent. I did feel better; it was cathartic. But remaining in “the complaining”...

a small dish of homemade seafood seasoning and white bowl with grilled shrimp.

Seafood Seasoning

This is the best and easiest Seafood Seasoning and it’s made with common pantry staples. Save money and make your own delicious copycat Old Bay seasoning at home. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying...

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Drying Chives

Drying Chives is a simple way to preserve this delicious pantry staple! Learn how to dry chives in a food dehydrator or in the oven. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Chives...

two bowls of Instant Pot lentil soup topped with parsley and a bowl of garlic bread.

Instant Pot Lentil Soup

This easy and healthy vegetarian Instant Pot Lentil soup is incredibly tasty and hearty! There are vegan lentil soup adaptations as well as crockpot instructions.  As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Packed...

Scattered Sundays

Scattered Sundays

For the last 15 years or so, my sister and I have claimed that the entire month of August was cursed. Each August, one or both of our parents would have some sort of...

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Frozen Waffles in the Air Fryer

Making air fryer frozen waffles is incredibly easy and fast. This easy grab-and-go air fryer breakfast is simple to make and cooks in only 3-4 minutes. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases....

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How to Dry Thyme

Learn how to dry thyme in a food dehydrator, via air drying, in the microwave, or in the oven. Drying thyme is a simple way to preserve this delicious pantry staple! As an Amazon Associate, I earn...

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Confessions

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...