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artichoke salad in a white bowl topped with chopped basil.

Artichoke Salad

This delicious Artichoke Salad is a healthy and simple recipe that is the perfect make-ahead side dish. Canned artichokes, feta, tomatoes, and fresh herbs pair beautifully with a flavorful marinade.

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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 all...

6 ham and cheese pinwheels in a white baking dish.

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

This baked ham and cheese pinwheel recipe is perfect for a party or get-together. Learn how to make ham and cheese puff pastry for a great appetizer, lunch, or dinner.

ham and pea pasta in a white bowl with a bronze spoon.

Ham Pasta

This Ham Pasta is a simple meal that is delicious homemade comfort food. It's a great way to use leftover ham, and this one-pan dinner makes incredible leftovers.

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...