Sweet Cornbread

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As we approach the most glorious food holiday of the year (aka Thanksgiving), it’s time to get all of our dishes in order.  Cornbread doesn’t generally get an invitation to our dinner table, but my dad’s cornbread dressing sure does.  I’m kind of thinking that a sweet version over our usual savory version might be [...]

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Homemade Chili Seasoning

Homemade chili seasoning

I’m not sure if there is a perfect chili recipe out there.  I  kind of think that chili might be one of the most subjective dishes leaving it up to each person’s taste buds to determine your favorite chili.  I do know that mine has gone over pretty darn well over the years and I tend [...]

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Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

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  It’s PUMPKIN time!!!!  It’s that wonderful time of year when everyone is obsessed with all things pumpkin.  People are trampling their fellow man at Kroger to get to the last bottle of pumpkin spice creamer.  My Insta and Facebook newsfeeds are completely clogged with everyone giving a thumbs up to the Pumpkin Spice Latte from [...]

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“Something Borrowed, Something Blue” – A Sweet Nursery for Baby Baker

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  July 24, 2014, was the day that changed our family forever!  That was the day that we welcomed our sweet, precious Baby Baker into our crazy world and most definitely into our hearts forever.  He is the sweetest blessing that we never knew we needed until God gave him to us.  For the last [...]

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Apple Cinnamon Roll Ups

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Usually Monday through Friday in Mrs. Burgess’ Kindergarten class Hunter is a Busy Bee, but today Mama Bee and her worker bees are Johnny Appleseed and celebrating all things apple!! In honor of this very special day for Hunter and Co, I am sharing an apple cinnamon roll up.  This fun little recipe is so [...]

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Pepper Poppers

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Yum, yum, and yum!! These pepper poppers are an Aunt Bessie (aka my sister) specialty! This year at our annual lake trip I was able to snap pictures so that I can share this delicious recipe with you.  There is no man on this earth that doesn’t love this recipe.  Hot peppers stuffed with cheese [...]

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Tomato Gratin

tomato gratin

The end is near, but I am not ready to say goodbye to all the deliciously ripe, garden-fresh tomatoes.  I actually made my first pot of chili of the Fall season last night and as much as I enjoyed the food and the now much cooler weather, it is always sad when tomato season officially [...]

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Chicken & Mushroom Wild Rice Pilaf

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I love a dish that sort of just comes together and turns out pretty good.  This past Mother’s Day we took a day trip to Arrington Vineyards to meet up with my sister and her family and quite a few of our friends.  The great thing about Arrington is that it is a place that [...]

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Sauteed Fresh Green Beans

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In the words of Kotter “Welcome Back”!!  Yesterday was my first official time back in the kitchen in about a month.  We did a lot of takeout that last week of my pregnancy and then were super blessed by the sweetest friends with delicious meals night after night, but now that life with our new [...]

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Apple Galette

apple galette

While things have been super quiet on the blog here lately, they have been anything but quiet at home.  We are really adjusting well to our new life as a family of four.  With all the needs of our newborn and the other starting “big boy school”, we run the gamete of activities required for [...]

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