Summer Veggie Pizza

And this is how you say, “so long, summer!” Not so long as in, “I’m so over you”, but more like bidding farewell to a friend you’ve loved and cherished and can’t wait to see again. This pizza is a celebration of all the goodness summer brings. Kind of like a thank you to summer! […]

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A Summer Night’s Dream Pasta Salad

Why a summer night’s dream, you ask? Because having pasta salad every summery night is my dream! Haha that sounds so complicated. What I’m really trying to say is that pasta salad is a dream to me. What I enjoy most about pasta salad is the pasta (duh!), but I also relish the different directions […]

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Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Pineapple Slaw

My husband and I traveled to Hawaii for our honeymoon and it’s a trip I’ll never forget. We began our vacation in Kauai and ended it in Maui, and both islands were so full of beauty. The lush mountains, sandy beaches and winding roads made it the perfect paradise. We had such an amazing time […]

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Peach & Serrano Salsa

As much as I’m looking forward to chilly weather and our second arriving, I’m really going to miss summer and all of the bliss that comes along with it. It’s been such a beautiful season this year and I’ve relished long walks with my family, cooking dinners on the grill and feeling the gracious summer […]

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Greek Pork Kabobs with Orzo and Feta Pesto

Does anyone else believe that when you dream about a person who has passed away, it’s their way of visiting from heaven? My Yiayia has been in so many of my dreams lately – I think it’s her way of bringing me comfort and easing the heartache I sometimes feel when I think about her […]

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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 –  touching 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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Southern Breakfast Bowl with Goat Cheese Grits and Biscuits

I’m going to start this post off with a big old hey ya’ll, because the recipe I’m about to share is full of southern flavor and comfort. I’ll preface by saying this is not your typical breakfast bowl. It’s nowhere near healthy and absolutely full of carbs, bacon grease and cheesy goodness, but it’s worth […]

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Guacamole with Watermelon

Happy Friday, all!! What are your plans for the weekend? It’s supposed to be in the 70s and sunny around here, which means we’ll be enjoying the sunshine at the market and getting yard work done around our house. Don’t worry, we won’t be spending all weekend slaving away, we also have dinner plans with […]

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