Prosciutto, Pesto & Tomato “BLT”

We returned from our family trip to California on Monday and came back to a garden full of red tomatoes! We were only gone for a few days, but a lot of them grew while we were gone. Is it just me, or did tomatoes take a while to bloom and grow this year? I […]

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Chocolate, Almond & Strawberry S’mores

My husband is the s’mores king. He knows how to perfectly crisp up a marshmallow, likely has a method on how close the camping fork should be to the fire and his eyes practically roll back to the back of his head every time he bites into a pile of graham cracker, chocolate and marshmallow. I […]

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Grilled Chicken, Goat Cheese & Peach Salad with a White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Yesterday evening, I attended a women’s mixer at our church with some of my friends. It was so nice spending quality time together, meeting new women, and laughing and conversing over the ups and downs of motherhood. Each woman was asked to bring a salad to share with everyone and there were so many! Salads […]

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Grilled Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa, Fresh Corn & Sour Cream

Phew! What a whirlwind of a weekend. It seemed long, didn’t it? I feel like that’s always the case when a holiday falls close to the weekend. I hope you all had a great Fourth of July! We had a jam-packed day, but it was so wonderful. I honestly wouldn’t have changed a thing. It […]

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Our 2019 Summer List

Brett and I have been together for over ten years now and our first summer together, I came up with this brilliant idea to create a summer list with all of things we wanted to do and places we wanted to visit together. Brett acted like he was on board, but looking back on it […]

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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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