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On taking a trip without your children

On taking a trip without your children

Before leaving for Italy, my mom looked at me in the eyes and gave me the same sage wisdom she has given me every time before taking a trip. I am paraphrasing, but the gist is this: “Kate, when you get home, the moment you […]

Kids’ Easter Basket Ideas (you won’t want to toss the next day!)

Kids’ Easter Basket Ideas (you won’t want to toss the next day!)

Hello friends! I cannot believe I am actually writing a blog post to you all. It’s been quite a while. I thought it would be helpful to give you some ideas I have had for kids’ Easter baskets. First off, I think it is important […]

Hulk Smoothie

Hulk Smoothie

Morning friends! I posted this in my story yesterday but just so you have it in writing. Made this smoothie for John Robert and Nate yesterday afternoon and it was great! Super duper green, but in a fun lime green color. ALSO, a tip! I […]

No Chop Chili

No Chop Chili

Good evening all! Though it remains in the high eighties here in SC, it’s supposed to actually cool down here this weekend…woo hoo! Perhaps your weekend plans could use this chili recipe? Mind you, it feeds a CROWD! When I make it, it fills my […]

Addicting Cookie Dough Bites

Addicting Cookie Dough Bites

People. This is what I want. All the time. Cookie dough. Not even baked cookies. Just the dough. Nate brought home a Redbox and a gallon of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream the other night and you would have thought he had bought me […]

Pesto Chicken Sausage Cauliflower Rice

Pesto Chicken Sausage Cauliflower Rice

This is the “recipe” for last weeks’ riced cauliflower with chicken sausage. I actually didn’t use a recipe, but am trying to remember what I did from memory. I am giving you a suggested ingredient list in addition to the bare necessities so you can use […]

The Original Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Smoothie

The Original Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Smoothie

OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIE SMOOTHIE YOU WILL NEED: ½ c oats 1 big spoonful of plain full-fat Greek yogurt 1 c almond milk ¼ c raisins ½ frozen banana 1 tbs chia seed (optional) ½ tsp cinnamon Ice TO MAKE: Blend in your blender (a strong […]

Slaw: balsamic, pecan, feta edition

Slaw: balsamic, pecan, feta edition

A variation on my classic “slaw.” Whipped this up this morning. Best part? The dressing can stay on it for days! The mix is so crunchy it really won’t get soggy. I made it and then went ahead and divided a lot of it into […]

BMT’s

BMT’s

Open faced BMT’s (bacon-mozzarella-tomato) on this stormy night. HOLY COW THEY ARE SO GOOD!! HERE’S WHAT I DID: I “fried” bacon in the oven, then…simply toasted @bertasbread, added said bacon, added sliced tomato, then the mozzarella. Then (this part isn’t mandatory) broiled for like 2 minutes […]

Nutty Monkey Smoothie

Nutty Monkey Smoothie

Morning friends! Happy Monday. It’s another gray day here in NC, but there’s a hint of crisp fall-ness in the air so I am not complaining. I planned to go to the gym this morning but instead decided to sleep in. I am so glad […]