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French Onion Sliders

I think summer is a great time to try new recipes. For us there’s less evening activities and that means I can come home and not have to run here and there before settling in to cook dinner. These French Onion Sliders are so amazing. I’ve seen several other bloggers do similar recipes, so it …

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{Recap} Spring Bucket List 2018

Here’s my list of things that I wanted to accomplish before Spring was over. Take pictures of Cherry Blossoms Yes, here’s a close up of one that I got at Arlington Cemetery in DC Shop at a farmer’s market – didn’t happen Take Daisy for a walk Go to a museum Oh yes, watch for …

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Currently – July 2018

Happy 4th of July!! /celebrating/ the 4th by driving home. Yeah, having 4th of July on a Wednesday didn’t work well with having to get to Baton Rouge on Thursday. We are leaving the mountains of North Carolina today heading home for the night only to have to get back in the car and drive …

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Mock Shoe Corn

I’ve got another great dish for you today from The Texas Cowboy Cookbook. Ever heard of Mock Shoe Corn or Maque Choux? It’s a spicy version of Indian succutash that became popular with the Cajuns in Lousiana. Well I love Tex-Mex and Cajun food, so I figured I couldn’t go wrong with this recipe. A …

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Philly to National Harbor – Headed to Maryland

After spending the morning in Philly, we headed towards Baltimore, MD, but we had a couple planned stops along the way. One of our goals during our commute from Boston to D.C. was to drive through as many states as we could and see as many capitols as we could. Here’s the route we took. …

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Summer Bucket List 2018

Summer officially starts this week. In case you wondered summer is from Thursday, June 21 through Saturday, September 22. Although, my 9th grader starts school August 8th and my college kid starts August 20th. And since both the boys have been done with school since May, I’ve let a several weeks go by. I need …

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July Scripture-A-Week

While thinking of July, I think of how grateful I am to live in America. Even with all the drama and politics, I am happy to be free. So I was feeling a freedom theme. As an American, I know I take my freedom for granted, so I was thinking finding a couple scripture related …

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24 hours in Philly

Today’s post covers my trip from Montville, NJ to Philadelphia, PA; our 2nd day of exploring from Boston down to DC. If you missed my first post from this trip, you can read about our day in Boston here: Day in Boston. First thing was first. We got up and drove from our hotel in …

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Currently – June 2018

I’ve missed one of my favorite posts the last couple months, so this month I’m so happy I remembered to do my Currently post for June. Be sure and check out Anne and Sarah for this month’s link-up. /traveling/ This month, I am staying home and enjoying (hopefully) getting stuff done around the house. Honestly, …

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Mexican Pot Roast {Crockpot}

Happy June, y’all! Are your kids out of school yet? Both mine are and I am so glad. I love summer because we aren’t running here and there in the evenings after work. Most nights I can go home and relax. I just haven’t had much of the cooking vibes lately, so I decided to …

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Day in Boston

Back in April, Rob had a conference in DC. Well we always like to extend it out so he can have a little vacation before he’s at work at the conference. Well, we got a crazy idea to start our trip in Boston. Being that Rob is a huge baseball fan, he couldn’t pass up …

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June Scripture-A-Week

I feel like it’s been forever since I’ve posted a scripture a week. Not sure why that is. Maybe because end of April and May are just so busy. End of year concerts, ceremonies, recitals, etc. As I searched through scripture to memorize for June I found several that spoke to my heart. I think …

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Mini Churros

Recently when I made some homemade dough in the bread machine, I had some dough left over. I didn’t want to waste it so Drew and I decided to try our hand at making some Mini Churros. They turned out great, so I’m afraid every time I make homemade dough we’re going to find a …

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Enchilada Stack

Cinco De Mayo is just around the corner, so I’m rolling out a few Mexican recipes for you to consider for your Cinco De Mayo menu. My family doesn’t like casseroles, so I came up with the fancy name of Enchilada Stack, because it’s kinda like a Mexican Lasagna. I love everything about this dish …

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May Scripture-A-Week

I know I say it every year, but this year is just flying by. I don’t know why I’m every surprised. How are you doing on your scriptures? Whether you’re memorizing them, just keeping them nearby for encouragement throughout the week, or using them for bible journaling, it is great to have some scriptures that …

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Spring Training 2018

Earlier this month we ventured back down to Florida for another Spring Training trip. This year we went to 3 parks; two of which we have not been to. Here’s a quick rundown of each place and tons of pics! We left Auburn after work on Friday and got to Rob’s Gramma’s house in Spring …

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Peach Cobbler Muffin Bites

Recently I needed to bring something for a potluck breakfast. I wanted something new and different. I came up with these Peach Cobbler Muffin Bites. While it’s not quite peach season around here, I’m happy to come up with a recipe that can use canned peaches that way we can enjoy peachy goodness all year …

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Spring Bucket List 2018

Who’s excited that Spring is here? I know many places around the country are still knee deep in snow. I am praying that in a couple weeks when Rob and I fly up to Boston that the snow stops because we have to end up in Washington, DC for Rob’s work conference. So here’s the …

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April Scripture-A-Week

How are you enjoying Spring? Has it started raining a lot where you are? We haven’t had a ton of rain, but I know North Alabama has had an abundance of rain. With April I expect to see lots more overcast, gloomy day and lots of rain puddles. I love this quote about from Dolly …

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Currently | March 2018

It’s time for another currently post with Anne and Sarah. /planning/ We leave for our annual Spring Training trip this Friday. So I am planning on enjoying some Florida sun and hopefully be able to relax some. /seeing/ With the super warm weather that’s popped up in February, we’re /seeing/ lots of flowers blooming already. …

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