Avocado & Spinach Pesto Pasta

This week is the first time that I’ve felt like Fall is really in the air. I’ve noticed the leaves in the yard starting to turn colors, my sweatshirts are getting some use more often, and I have to bundle up when I take Sophie outside in the mornings. When the evenings start getting chilly,…

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Easy Cheeseburger Pasta

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks and Pace®. All opinions are my own. After getting married last year, I became a stepmom, which added a whole new element to dinnertime at our house. I hadn’t prepared many dinners for kids before and now trying to find something that my stepson will actually eat is…

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How to Set Up a DIY Chili Bar (Plus a Recipe for Turkey Chili!)

I tend to entertain a lot during the fall and winter months. Between October and February tons of holidays and events can creep up and can become a little overwhelming when you’re responsible for feeding a crowd. Today, I’m sharing how to set up a DIY chili bar, which is one of my favorite easy…

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Mini Turkey Pot Pies

  Thanksgiving is this week, and although you’re probably more focused on the main dinner event right now, keep this little recipe in your back pocket and pin it for later when you’re trying to figure out what to do with all of those turkey leftovers! These mini turkey pot pies are really easy to make…

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How To Make Shaped Butter

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away and, thankfully, I think I’m off the hook for preparing dinner this year. It’s my first year close to Josh’s family and I was fully prepared to be the one hosting everyone in our rental house, which would have been less than ideal. But Josh’s aunt saved the…

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Spicy Chicken Sausage Pizza

Skip the take and bake and make some homemade pizza from scratch! It’s a lot easier than you think and this spicy chicken sausage pizza recipe is a great place to start 😉 The dough and sauce can be make ahead of time, which means less time in the kitchen. And another great thing about…

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Easy Focaccia Bread Sticks

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KitchenCraftedItalian #MichaelAngelosMeals #CollectiveBias I’m a huge fan of semi-homemade meals. I can remember watching Sandra Lee on the Food Network when I was younger and I still love the idea of using some store bought items and some…

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Zucchini Soup Recipe

This fall zucchini soup recipe is the perfect way to enjoy those chilly evenings and it’s delicious and easy too! Last week I was sitting under palm trees on a sunny, warm beach in Maui listening to the ocean waves and this week I’m been welcomed back to reality with chilly 50 degree mornings and…

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Pork Tenderloin Tacos

Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Smithfield® Prime Fresh Pork. The opinions and text are all mine. This time of year might just be my favorite. It’s still warm and sunny during the day, but you can start to feel fall creeping in a little bit in the evenings. Outdoor grilling and picnics…

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Printable Thanksgiving Dinner Playlist

This week, I’m tackling a lot of those dreaded Thanksgiving hosting questions, and today is no exception. You’ve planned the menu, designed a tablescape to impress everyone in the family, and have the liquor cabinet stocked, but what about the playlist? Have you given any thought about what to turn on in the background while…

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