Will Travel For Food

One of the things that I miss the most about being away from home is the food. Of course family and friends are at the top of the list but food is definitely a close second. It’s something about the food in the place that you grew up in, its so comforting. Even if the…

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Cajun is more than salt…

I pulled up my pinterest today and a recipe came up that really worked my nerves… Cajun Chicken Pasta. It was suppose to be a copycat recipe from a menu item that Chili’s once served or something Yall…. Y’All…. The only spices listed were salt and pepper…. Not a cayenne pepper or a red pepper…

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School is closed again?!?!

About 8:50pm I got the dreaded text message “Code Red Prince William County Schools closed for Inclement Weather… High Winds. Ok LOOK… Im about sick and tired of this school closing ONCE A WEEK! At least! I have no problem with my child being at home but they have been out of school a lot.…

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Year 32…

My Birthday always makes me super reflective about where I was last year and where I am now. Today is no different… Last year I was a mother of one (not yet pregnant with #2), a fiance preparing for a wedding and a business owner selling organic baby food.  I lived in Birmingham, Al which…

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I’ve had one too many smoothies…

I’ve created a monster… Kristian has gone smoothie crazy and I’ve just about had enough. I am so happy that she isn’t reaching for sodas and other sugary drinks or snacks but in the process she has turned my kitchen into the season opener of chopped. Every dessert now has to be a smoothie… Every……

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A Pb&J Sandwich… I mean smoothie

Once upon a time I used to teach cooking classes at elementary school aftercare programs. In theory it was an amazing intiative. The kids had gardens on site and I was suppose to show them different ways they could cook what they grew… without using knives or heating elements or basically anything else that you…

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Dear Son…

January 9th seemed like another day in my pregnant life. I woke up and ate a bowl of cereal, my favorite food at the . The heartburn the night before had been especially terrible and I was really at the point of staging a sit in at the hospital until they decided to take this…

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Chili isn’t Chili without a Grilled Cheese Sandwich

My mom always, always, always, always made chili with a grilled cheese sandwich. I know no other ways and I am not looking for any other avenues. I will literally pass up chili if there is no way I can have grilled cheese with it. The cheese and the bread types don’t even matter… white,…

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Chicken Noodle Soup + Why Men Can’t Handle Sickness

Ok ladies, does it seem like the world moves just a little bit faster when you’re not feeling well? Time sure does seem to be in fast forward for me. We have had some crazy weather here in VA and I can only imagine thats one of the major reasons that we are sick. One…

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Meal Prep: Brussel Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes

I always get questions on how or what I meal prep for the hubby so I’ll just drop it here so I can just point everybody in this direction. We usually do sheet pan meals because they are so easy, and right now I need all the easy meals I can get. He’s on a…

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