Apple Pie Oat Bars

This is a really simple, versatile, and most importantly, delicious recipe! I usually use apples, or even better, homemade canned apple pie filling. But you can use any fruit, any canned pie filling, and even jam or leftover cranberry sauce from your Thanksgiving feast. They’re…

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Soft French Bread

Here’s a great recipe for a simple, softer style french bread. This works great for dips, for turning into garlic bread to serve with dinner, or just plain ol bread and butter to snack on. You will need: 2 c warm water (100 degrees or…

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Classic Chicken Pie

Chicken pot pie is one of those comfort foods we all know and love. However, I was not aware until recently how few people actually make them from scratch anymore. From talking to different people, I’ve realized most think that this classic is difficult or…

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Best Olive Dip

Our favorite local restaurant serves a version of this dip with their warm, fresh from the oven french bread, and it’s to die for. So naturally I had to figure out how to replicate it at home. As per usual, exact measurements are not required.…

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Super Simple Bruschetta

I’d hardly even call this a recipe because it is so darn simple, and exact measurements aren’t necessary at all. But I thought I’d share it here, because I’ve been making it a lot lately and have had no fewer than 4 people ask me…

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Living a simple life

I feel like the word simple is a bit trendy these days. At least in some circles. I remember in high school, my best friend kept trying to set me up with her boyfriend’s friend, and the way she would try to persuade me was…

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Delicious- but easy- Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is universally loved. I grew up eating it, as my mom and grandma both made it a few times a year, and my family’s favorite local restaurant was known for their fried chicken. My family loves fried chicken. But when it came time…

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What is Self Care, Really?

The idea of self care seems to be very trendy these days, Women all over the place seem to think that indulging in an expensive pedicure, buying a new outfit, or going on vacation with a group of girlfriends is going to rejuvenate them. And…

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You Don’t Have to Say Yes

This has been something that’s been on my heart a lot lately. And something that has taken me years to implement in my own life after learning the hard way. As women, I think it’s in our nature to want to care for people. We…

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Quick and Easy Pasta Carbonara

This is my go-to dinner when I have nothing planned, nothing thawed, and no energy or time to make a nutritious dinner. I always have bacon in the freezer, and luckily bacon thaws super quickly. And since we keep a flock of hens, there’s always…

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