Lemon Blueberry Cream Muffins {& a Coffee-Mate Giveaway!}


I know I sound like a broken record- but I am SO EXCITED for spring!!  One of the ways I pretend it’s warmer than it is is to cook with some of my favorite spring/summer ingredients, and it doesn’t get much better than lemons & blueberries.  I *die* over this combination!   In an effort […]

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Salmon Herb Pasta

Salmon with Lemon and Dill

This post brought to you by Giant Eagle. All opinions are 100% mine. Spring is so close I can taste it!  Even though we’re supposed to get another wintry week, this weekend has been just about 50 degrees, and I loved every minute of it.  What is it about winter that makes me want to […]

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How to Make Your Own Chicken Broth {in a crock pot}


Ever since I was a kid, I remember my mom making chicken broth regularly.  I think it was a weekly event – we would eat a Sunday roasted chicken dinner, and then she would make broth afterwards.  We would all help transfer storage containers filled with the broth to the freezer after the process was […]

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3 Ingredient Apple Dip


Are you sensing a theme in my recipes and décor lately?  SIMPLE.  I posted about my word for 2014 here – and I’m working hard to simplify everything in my life!  I’m not always successful, but I’m trying.  This recipe is perfect for a delicious and simple dish to take to a party or make […]

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Overnight Steel Cut Oats


It’s SO COLD in PA this winter.  We turn our heat down at night and it’s always cold downstairs in the morning.  Cold cereal just doesn’t cut it on these cold winter mornings!  But when I have a pot of overnight steel cut oats ready for me, I feel ready to start the day! I […]

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