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What’s for Dinner: Pumpkin and Apple Soup

Aahhh Fall.  Pumpkin Spice everything. Although it’s September, it’s been bloody hot here in Chicagoland. This is more amusing since the ENTIRE FREAKING SUMMER WAS COOL. Okay, I feel better. Maybe. Fall brings on sweaters and jeans, changing leaves, and, … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner: DF Mushroom, Broccoli, Goats Cheese Quiche

After becoming comfortable in my own skin, I have started to realize the things I used to love that I stopped enjoying. Little things. Part of it was because I just did not care to hear the jabs about how … Continue reading

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End of August: What’s in the Garden?

​This morning I picked more plum tomatoes. The Red Zebras are almost ready and the Salsa Hybrids are almost done. Still tons of cherry tomatoes despite the plants dying of early from disease, glad it doesn’t affect the fruit! The … Continue reading

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Operation No Biting Our Friends…

Monkey went to preschool today and decided that a friend of her’s was not going to play with the bike she wanted to play with, so she snacked on his arm. Monkey is not a zombie. We had already told … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Baked Turkey Pork Meatballs

I am trying to come up with different meals to serve the fam… it is a little more tricky being with my parents since now I need to take their likes/dislikes into consideration.  Hubby is anti cheese unless it is … Continue reading

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Monkey Vs. Food

While preggo I never considered a few things/concepts that in retrospect that I should/could/might have wanted to… there is so much info out there and as a first time parent I had no idea where to focus my attention.  Some … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Beef Risotto, Cranberry Pineapple Chicken, Homemade Hamburgers

It has been awhile!  I have been slacking a bit with making my weekly menus, I still generally have a good idea of what we are eating and do tend to prep some stuff… but I really need to get … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Butternut Squash and Pumpkin Soup, Slow Cooker Roast Beef, Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken, and Mushroom Coconut Soup

I am finding myself turning more and more to my slow cooker.  This weekend I made two soups, which caused the house to smell wonderful!  One of the soups is for me for work, its Coconut Cream Mushroom Soup.  Don’t … Continue reading

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