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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.

a stuffed cat in a bubble bath with a bath toy.

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.

a boy with 2 cats.

Scattered Sundays

Thanks for your comments, emails, and good wishes, and healing thoughts on my wrist. It's feeling a lot better. It's not 100%, but I'm being a good patient and following orders. Mostly.