Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Quinoa

The craziest part of my day is always from about 4:30pm to 6:00pm (an hour or so before my husband gets home from work).  It’s that time right before dinner, when everything (and everyone) falls apart at our house.  I’m trying to feed the baby, trying to play referee, and trying to make dinner all… 

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Graham Lawrence Denney

baby graham newborns-2

Graham Lawrence Denney|| September 29th, 5:02 pm. ||  8 pounds 8 onces and 21.5 inches   This sweet boy arrived right on his due date!  I was induced last Monday (otherwise he probably would have cooked a little longer) and it was the best delivery experience I’ve had yet.  This was my second VBAC and… 

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Peaches N Cream Crumb Muffins


 We welcomed our sweet baby boy Graham to our family last Monday.  I feel so blessed to have friends in the blogging community that have been willing to share some of their incredible recipes with you over the next couple of weeks while I take some time to rest and adjust to life with a… 

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Hershey Chocolate Immersion Day


Back in July, I hopped on a plane and flew across the country (literally) to Hershey, Pennsylvania for a quick blogger trip with The Hershey Company  I got to visit the “Sweetest Place on Earth”, this chocolate lover’s dream  I was seven months pregnant, it was a whirlwind of a trip packed into just over 24 hours,… 

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Mini Apple Donut Muffins

These little mini apple donut muffins were a huge hit at our house last weekend. Anything resembling a donut, or a donut hole, or covered in cinnamon and sugar is a winner in my boys’ book.  They gobbled them up in minutes.  And I totally helped.   It’s a good thing they are miniature.  We’ll… 

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slow cooker chicken enchilada chili

It may not quite be soup weather here in California, but I can’t help but get out the slow cooker and make an easy, hearty chili when September rolls around.  This Chicken Enchilada Chili is thick and flavorful and it’s a pretty basic chili- chicken, beans, diced tomatoes, green chiles, but made with enchilada sauce. … 

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easiest bean dip recipe

Easiest Bean Dip EVER! Only three ingredients to this cheesy, flavorful bean dip that's PERFECT for game day and parties! recipe on

Sometimes I feel like we live at Costco.  It’s the kind of store we should only need to go to every couple of weeks, maybe even monthly.  But not us, we are there weekly.  We (well my children) go through milk like crazy and Brett and I burn through eggs like you wouldn’t believe, and we… 

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salted caramel dark chocolate chip cookies

salted caramel, dark chocolate chips, cookies, best cookies

It’s Wednesday! We are half way through the week and if you’re anything like me you’re needing some cookies to get you through the rest of it.  Actually, I think I’m gonna need cookies every day to get me through the next week and a half.  Cookies, on my couch, cranking the air conditioning.  It… 

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Sausage & Mushroom Crustless Quiche

Sausage & Mushroom Quiche

    I’ve been too tired to cook lately, which means we’ve been eating a lot of eggs for dinner. My husband never complains about it, but I could see the excitement when he came home to something other than the usual egg white omelet.  This quiche is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or even dinner~  loaded with… 

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Buffalo Chicken Chili

 Loaded with flavor and a little kick, this Buffalo Chicken Chili is the perfect chili to warm up to this fall.  You might just want to bust it out for game day too!  This post is sponsored by Kraft and Philadelphia Cream Cheese.  All opinions are my own.  The combination of Franks Hot Sauce and… 

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Brown Butter Pumpkin Banana Streusel Muffins

Brown Butter Pumpkin Banana Streusel Muffins || Sweet Treats and More

Owen wanted muffins for breakfast on his first day of pre-k last week, so together we made these Brown Butter Pumpkin Banana Streusel Muffins.  I know, kind of a mouthful to say.  But soo good to eat!  He ate three or four for breakfast, wanted to pack one in his lunch, and have one for… 

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