Cheesy Taco Soup

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I thoroughly enjoyed the winter Olympics…almost as much as I enjoy the summer Olympics. Or college (Illini) sports. Yes, even when they lose in basketball to Michigan by, like, 30 points. Gaaah. But as a side note on the Olympics, I really do not understand curling. Atallwhatsoever. By the middle of week 2 of the… Read more →

Meatless Monday: Spinach and Artichoke Melts

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I hoard food. Kind of, sort of. When we’ve been relocated for Mr. P’s work, it has been a blessing and a curse. A blessing in that…is there anything more physically or emotionally grueling as moving? To have people come into your home, pack everything with skilled expertise, and move it to your new home… Read more →

Chilaquiles and Salsa Verde

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As soon as I thought, “I haven’t been sick in a long time – woo!”…BAM. I ended up at Urgent Care yesterday and found myself with an upper respiratory tract infection with a dash of sinus infection and was prescribed antibiotics. Nearly 24 hours later, I’m surviving a bit better. But naturally, work has been… Read more →

Hoisin Pork with Rice Noodles

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I’m a Groupon novice because littletown Michigan doesn’t offer any cool local Groupons. But around the holidays, we gifted both of our families with family portraits. It had been…never…since we had family photos taken. It has been since Mr. P and I got hitched nearly 5 years ago, in fact. It was a great gift… Read more →

Recipe Repeat: Buffalo Chicken Tacos

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Working in a department of all women is often times challenging, but mostly a riot. Some of my staff treat me like the daughter they hold with great regard and some treat me like their big sister they’d never cross — there’s that perfect balance of work and play with there always being respect and… Read more →



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