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   Instagram posts are in chronological order.


Instagram | March 5

Your taco Tuesday game just leveled up with these Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos with Honey Lime Creme Sauce.


Instagram | February 27

My kids named this favorite dinner, “Sausage and Tubes”. They loved it, get the recipe.


Instagram | February 24

Start the week off right with a large pot of Cheeseburger Soup. Get the recipe here.


Instagram | February 18

Whip up some of these meatball subs on a stick and you’ll have some happy campers around the dinner table! Get the recipe.


Instagram | February 13

Old fashioned bread pudding made even better with brioche and fresh eggs from our backyard chickens. Get the recipe.


Instagram | February 9

Chicken gyros taste like the real thing without the calories. Get the recipe.

Chicken Gyros

Instagram | February 6

BEEfore you know it spring will be here. Beginning beekeepers, choose your bees wisely. Learn how.


Instagram | February 4

Treating your sweetheart to a homemade steak dinner for Valentine’s Day? Up your game with this Whiskey Parmesan Peppercorn Sauce for your Steak.

sauce for steak

Instagram | January 30

It’s a snow day AGAIN here so we made Snow Ice Cream! Get the recipe.

Snow Ice Cream

Instagram | January 28

We’ve been snuggled up nice and warm during this polar vortex and this broccoli cheese soup warmed us up even more.


Instagram | January 24

Stay away from store bought mini muffins and make a fresh batch of your own in 20 minutes. Get the recipe!


Instagram | January 23

A Comforting Classic Italian Chicken Dish Made with Lemon and Butter. Get the recipe.


Instagram | January 14

Valentines Day is officially a month away, and we’re crushing on these heart-shaped cookies. Learn how to make them.

Valentine's Day Spritz Cookie

Instagram | January 13

Three ways to make your pancakes fluffier with a recipe that doesn’t require buttermilk. Find out how.

Fluffy Pancakes

Instagram | January 12

You’ll feel like you’ve brought home Italian restaurant take-out with this authentic pasta dish. Get the recipe.

Sausage and Mushroom Pappardelle

Instagram | January 3

Diet mode activated? You’ll barely notice you’re eating a salad with this Apple Curry Quinoa Salad. Recipe here.

Apple Curry Quinoa Salad

Instagram | January 1

Leftover holiday ham? Us too. Get this Potato and Ham Soup recipe and your leftovers are now taken care of.

Potato and Ham Soup

Instagram | December 29

I have a party to go to tonight, I am bringing Bacon Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese because YUM. Get the recipe.


Instagram | December 27

How do you keep your chickens warm in the winter? Learn more.


Instagram | December 21

Cranberry Orange Bread makes a perfect Christmas morning breakfast. Get the recipe.

Cranberry Orange Bread

Instagram | December 19

When the countdown to Christmas gets close, my focus shifts from meal planning everyday dinners to my holiday to-do list. These turkey burgers took the planning out of dinner because they are easy and made with simple ingredients in your pantry.  Get the recipe now.

Turkey Burger

Instagram | December 12

On the twelfth day of Christmas we made a Black & White Whiskey Smash. Why is it called black and white? Read about it. 


Instagram | December 11

The Tom & Jerry is a frothy, warm cocktail most commonly enjoyed in the Midwest during the holidays. Have you tried one? Recipe on the blog. 

Tom and Jerry Drink

Instagram | December 10

It’s Monday, and we are feeling grouchy  because of it. Only fitting that we shake up a Grinch Martini, amiright?! Shake one up and get rid of the grumpys.

Grinch Martini

Instagram | December 9

Sunday funday brunching with this Cranberry Mimosa. See the post

Cranberry Mimosa


Instagram | December 8

Add apple cider and a splash of cranberry juice cocktail  to a hot toddy and you’ll have an updated seasonal classic. Recipe here


Instagram | December 7

Skip the store bought stuff and make your own eggnog, with a splash (or two) of bourbon. Make it

Egg Nog Recipe


Instagram | December 6

Sorry, Bing Crosby. We’re humming “Margaritaville” today! White Margaritas look like snow but taste like the tropics.  Recipe here.

White Margarita


Instagram | December 5

What would winter be without some warm boozy drinks? Spiked Butterscotch Hot Chocolate recipe is up on the blog!

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Instagram | December 4

Christmas Cranberry Old Fashioned? I’ll take two, please. Get the recipe.

Christmas Cranberry Brandy Old Fashioned



Instagram | December 3 

When the Gin and St-Germain are shaken with ice, poured into a sugar-rimmed glass, and topped with fizzy Prosecco, a sparkling potion is created. Recipe here.

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Instagram | December 2

Mmmmmmint Mojito with Pomegranate is delicious. Make it.

Pomegranate Mint Mojito



Instagram | December 1

Cranberry Moscow Mules are the fizzy and festive drink of the day. Stir one up and pour it over ice! Recipe here.



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nstagram | November 28

Warm up with a bowl of Rustic Ham and Bean Soup. Recipe on the blog!

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Instagram | November 26

Pie Crust Recipes are a dime a dozen, but I have never found one that is as no-fail as my grandmothers.  Get the recipe and upgrade your pies.


Instagram | November 24

Getting back on track after Thanksgiving packs a flavorful punch with this salad! The recipe can be found here.

Spicy Southwestern Kale Salad


Instagram | November 21

Watch this Thanksgiving Cider Sangria disappear before the Turkey hits the table! Get the recipe here.


Instagram | November 20

The salty sausage, sweet apple, and buttery squash come together to create the epitome of autumn flavors in this Sausage & Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash.

Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash


Instagram | November 19

Why are my chickens not laying eggs? Learn the reasons why here.



Instagram | November 17

Good Morning! Let’s make an Apple Dutch Baby! View Recipe.



Instagram | November 15

Baked Chicken Chimichanga Pockets are a new take on an old classic, and much healthier, too! Read more and get the recipe.



Instagram | November 14

Raspberry Glazed Shortbread only sounds and looks fancy, but it’s super easy to make!
Add these to your holiday bake list, grab the recipe.


Instagram | November 10

These Chocolate Chip Toffee Bars are AH-MAZING.  Bake yourself some. Recipe here.


Instagram | November 9

Rosemary Ranch Chicken Kabobs will be your new favorite go-to recipe.  Get the details.