Basil & Artichoke Lasagna

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I am so excited to have partnered with The Scotts Company to share how you can garden this winter with the Miracle-Gro AeroGarden. The experiences and thoughts are all mine! Real quick….. The winner of the AeroGarden Prize pack is Heather Hayes Panjon!!!      I wanted to give an update on my AeroGarden. If you follow […]

Swedish Raspberry Kiss Cookies


Growing up we had some awesome neighbors that we loved to hang out with. Their mom was from Sweden and aside from having the prettiest accent ever, she shared with us some of the yummiest recipes. These cookies were one of my all time favorite growing up. And since I recently picked raspberries out back and made […]

Simple Cream of Broccoli Soup

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Just like the Chicken Pot Pie I recently posted, this is a recipe that I first made in college. I got something in the mail with recipes printed on it and decided to give them a try. One was for Cream of Broccoli Soup. I have modified it over the years to fit my taste and to simplify it. It is a family favorite even if my husband doesn’t consider soup a “real meal”.

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{Deep Dish} Chicken Pot Pie


This is hands down my kids’ favorite dinner that I make. When asked to fill out a “get to know you” form at school each year, for favorite food they ALWAYS put “chicken pot pie” or “my mom’s chicken pot pie”. And every time it is on of their birthdays, they pick chicken pot pie for their birthday dinner.

Now I like it and all, but I do not quite understand their obsession with it. But I humor them and make it a lot. I made it the other night when it was the first day of school. That is pretty momentous and called for their favorite dish.

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Simple Berry Tarts


I love working in the kitchen with my boys. These “tarts” are so easy that my boys can help make them. And they are perfect for summer! All I did was use a sugar cookie recipe and then pressed the dough into lightly greased muffin pans and then baked them for the regular cookie time. […]