Summer Vegetable, Sausage and Potato Skillet

Last week was all about making freezer meals to prep for our little one’s arrival. As much as I wish I had a cavernous freezer, space is limited. So, instead of king-size casseroles, big bags of marinated meats and vegetables are prepped and ready...

Maternity Leave Plans + Nursery Tour

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Any day now, I’ll be holding our baby girl. There are no words to describe how happy/nervous/eager I’m feeling about it, but I’m preparing in every way as best I can. That includes sharing with you my plans for taking some time off. As...

3-Ingredient Baked Ham and Cheese Rollups

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You may not know this, but I have a sort of Superman/Clark Kent-like thing going on in the kitchen. At least I like to think it’s that cool. See, I get a “high” off of buying tons of goodies from the grocery store… fresh...

Links I Love: Pregnancy Favorites

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Happy Monday, foodie friends! Today, I’m sharing something a little different and fun for the mamas-to-be… I’m one myself, after all! Yesterday celebrated not only Mother’s Day, but the start of my 37th week of pregnancy. Thanks to some fabulous finds, healthy choices and a little self-spoiling,...

Sweet ‘n Spicy Firecracker Chicken

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Do you ever get in a cooking rut? Well, I have been in a no-cook rut lately, and it’s called caprese. Tomato, basil and mozzarella are my obsession. Stacked in a salad, melted into crisp ciabatta loaves, and topping grilled meats is the way...

Fluffy Chocolate Frosted Donuts

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There are many things I’m unsure about when it comes to becoming a mom. For instance, how will I cope with the lack of sleep? How will I teach my daughter to be a good, kind person? What if I don’t want to share...

My Baby Shower with Blog Friends!

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Today, I woke up to a wonderful surprise. Seventeen of my best blogging buddies threw me a berry-licious virtual baby shower to celebrate my late May little girl! Each blogger “brought” a treat to the table, and what they created really blew my hair...

Proscuitto, Arugula and Tomato Naan Pizza

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As much as I love cooking, fast, no-fuss and easy meals are still the name of the game on weekdays. Especially these days. So much “doing” is packed into every day that by the end of it, I’m zonked and left with little energy....

Tres Leches Cake

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There are just some foods you never forget after one bite. For me, that was a pillowy soft, super moist slice of tres leches cake piled high with whipped cream and berries. I’ve been intent on recreating it ever since! Now, I’m no cake...

Lighter Fettuccine Alfredo with Bacon

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What it is about twirling your fork around a creamy, cheesy heap of carbs that just makes everything alright again? Life has been a little stressful around here lately, as we rush to finish home projects and tackle to-do’s before welcoming baby. Some nights...