Welcoming Autumn 2021

Happy Friday, everyone! I cannot believe that autumn is already here. I celebrated the season this week by watching horror movies, reading some spooky autumnal literature, and drinking pumpkin spice lattes. How have you celebrated?

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Roasted Delicata Squash

I am always looking for new side dishes, and I am so glad I tried out delicata squash! I’m a fan of squash in general, but sometimes I get tired of plain butternut squash. Plus, it’s not the easiest to cut up. I usually wind up buying it already cubed. This past week delicata squash […]

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Game Day Chili & Charcuterie Board

I’m not sure if there’s anything as yummy as a bowl of warm chili on a cool autumn day. For some reason, it just feels right. Plus, chili is the perfect addition to football season! With all of that being said, I wanted to share my chili recipe and topping charcuterie platter on my blog. […]

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Trader Joe’s Fall Haul 2021

It’s that time of year again, folks! Trader Joe’s has released their seasonal fall treats and I couldn’t wait to try everything! Last year was the first time I ever tried some of the fall goodies at Trader Joe’s, and I was immediately hooked. This year I was sad to see some of my favorite […]

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Books I’m Reading This October

The other day my husband and I took a trip to the bookstore. I always love visiting Barnes and Noble even if I am not particularly looking for anything because I enjoy seeing the new titles and authors. I can also grab a coffee to fuel my caffeine addiction, and they have a pretty cool […]

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My Favorite Podcasts Right Now

Happy Monday, everyone! I decided to write this post and have it published on a Monday specifically because one of my favorite podcasts (Crime Junkie) comes out with a new episode on this day every week so I thought it was fitting. It was about this time last year when I decided to start listening […]

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Cherry Tomato & Sausage Orecchiette

I have been dying to experiment with making new pasta dishes and I am so excited to share this recipe with you all! In addition to being a delicious dish, this Cherry Tomato & Sausage Orecchiette presents beautifully and is perfect for guests or a quiet night in with some wine. Ingredients 1 lbs orecchiette […]

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Easy Lemon Vinaigrette

It all started when I was ten years old and fell in love with lemons… Just kidding! Here’s the recipe for my easy and delicious lemon vinaigrette: Ingredients 1/2 c. olive oil Zest of one lemon Juice of two lemons 2 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp dijon mustard 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp black pepper 3 […]

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SautΓ©ed Broccolini

SautΓ©ed broccolini is one of our favorite side dishes! Not only is it absolutely delicious, but it is also super easy and very healthy. I also find that it pairs well with just about any dinner, from steak to roasted chicken. Ingredients 2 bunches broccolini 2 tbs olive oil 5-7 cloves of garlic, sliced or […]

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The Possibility of a Second Pregnancy

I want to start this post off with saying that I am not pregnant. When I began talking about writing this post to some close friends and family, every single one of them asked me if I was expecting. Second, I also want to explain briefly that this is a rather delicate topic for me […]

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