Recipes

Easy Creole Jambalaya

Are you tired of having piles of dishes waiting to be washed? Me too. Here’s a great solution. This Jambalaya is a one pot meal that’s so easy to make and packed with flavor. And did you catch that one pot thing? Such fast cleanup! If you’ve never had it, jambalaya is a hearty dish… Read More Easy Creole Jambalaya

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Apple Pecan Crisp

This recipe is a great way to use some of the gorgeous apples that are in season right now. When I was at the grocery store the other day, they had a huge batch of Jonathan apples on sale and they were beautiful – perfect color and shine and they looked so fresh! So, I… Read More Apple Pecan Crisp

Everyday Adventures

Puppy Update

George hasn’t gotten a whole post devoted to him for a while, so here it is! A puppy update, or “pupdate”, if you will. George is an awfully happy little fella. Granted, he leads a charmed life and should be happy, but he really is. Happy-go-lucky George is also extremely social and wants to be… Read More Puppy Update

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Gingersnaps

These gingersnaps are great fall cookies! They’ve got cold weather spices and pair well with seasonal drinks like apple cider or whatever flavored latte suits your fancy. They are sweet and subtle while still providing a hint of gingery warmth. And they “disappear” awfully quickly. To my dismay, I’ve learned that some people consider gingersnaps… Read More Gingersnaps

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Pumpkin Muffins

In celebration of tomorrow being the first day of fall, here is a recipe for pumpkin muffins! These are lightly spiced with warm autumnal spices and do actually taste pumpkin-y, which I consider to be a plus. It seems like so many fall-centric “pumpkin” items don’t taste remotely like pumpkin, but these do in a subtly… Read More Pumpkin Muffins

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Sweet Cornbread

When I say “sweet” cornbread, I mean it. This is unquestionably sweet. Confession: I like savory or spicy cornbread just as much as I like sweet. However, I grew up with a mom and then married a man who are all about the (very) sweet cornbread. So, here it is. For my taste buds, I don’t… Read More Sweet Cornbread

Everyday Adventures

Weekend Walks

Do you know what dogs don’t care about? Whether or not you have the sniffles. They still want walks and to play fetch and demand all of your attention. So, George’s sniffly humans took him on walks this weekend. And we discovered some cool plants! Between Nathan’s biology background and my interest in all sorts… Read More Weekend Walks