Fourth of July Cheese Board

If I could compete for the title of Queen of Cheese, I’m pretty sure I’d win. Okay, I know that makes me sound a little full of myself, but I am literally known for my love of cheese. One of my best friends called me Cheddar throughout college because she had never seen anyone eat […]

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Cheddar & Oregano Pumpkin Cheeseball

I still remember the last year I trick or treated (such a sad day). It was eighth grade and I was with all my friends. We had pillow cases and mouths full of braces — our glory days, for sure. I think we came to a consensus that it would be our last time collecting […]

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Spring Cheese Board

Two or three months ago, we went to another couple’s house for light appetizers and desserts. They invited us and another couple over. It was so nice being in an adults-only setting with other parents. We broke bread, laughed, and of course, talked about the commonalities among our toddlers and newborns. Not only was the […]

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Bacon & Date Grilled Cheese

One of the best apps on this planet has to be bacon-wrapped dates. Anyone else feel the same? It doesn’t get better than a salty slice of bacon and the sweet chewy bite of a pitted date. I could easily pop a dozen in a sitting because they are SO addicting. For some reason, the […]

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Grilled Shrimp & Pepper Jack Grits

Oh, the things we sacrifice for good meals… calories, sticky fingers and stomachaches to name a few, and my least favorite – ┬átouching slimy uncooked poultry or fish. A couple of weeks ago when we hosted my daughter’s two-tti fruity second birthday party, my mother-in-law came over to help me prep. One of the things […]

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