Photo Friday {07.21.17}

Photo Friday

We had a busy week celebrating Noah’s 7th birthday and my 31st. That meant lots of fun, lots of cake and lots of late nights.  This weekend is going to be spent prepping for vacation (we leave early Tuesday morning!) and at a friends house for some outdoor game fun. I’m not big on competition

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Chili Cheese Dog Sliders

Chili Cheese Dog Sliders

Change up your hot dog game with these Chili Cheese Dog Sliders. Homemade hot dog chili, chopped hot dogs and tons of melted cheddar all on soft slider buns.  Today is my favorite little dude’s 7th birthday. SEVEN. Why do you keep doing this to me? Make it stop. He has a big day planned

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Roasted Zucchini Orzo Salad

Roasted Zucchini Orzo Salad

This Roasted Zucchini Orzo Salad uses delicious Greek ingredients and seasonal zucchini for the perfect light and summery side dish.  I love a good pasta or macaroni salad in the summertime. They are the perfect addition to any barbecue (especially this one or this one) but sometimes they can be a little heavy. Or you

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Peanut Butter Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

The first ice cream recipe of the summer is our favorite ever. Peanut Butter Cookies and Cream Ice Cream is rich, creamy and bursting with peanut butter flavor. July is national ice cream month. And it’s my birthday month. So best month ever pretty much. I’m not a huge dessert person (give me all the

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Quick Refrigerator Pickles

Quick Refrigerator Pickles

With cucumbers teeming in the garden and at the farmer’s market, put them to good use and make these Quick Refrigerator Pickles. Simple ingredients and a little time results in fresh, crunchy pickles perfect for snacking on all summer long. I went to the farmers’ market for the first time this summer on Saturday and

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Photo Friday {07.07.17}

Photo Friday

This week’s Photo Friday is featuring our 4th of July celebration as well as some favorite recipes from the week.  We went to the College Home Run Derby on Saturday night in Omaha which is followed by a huge firework display. We’ve done it every year since we moved to Nebraska and it’s one of

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BBQ Chicken Sandwiches with Broccoli Slaw

BBQ Chicken Sandwiches with Broccoli Slaw

Change up this summer’s barbecue menu with these simple and delicious BBQ Chicken Sandwiches with Broccoli Slaw. A soft potato bun, a quick slaw and sweet and spicy BBQ chicken create the perfect sandwich that will make you forget all about the cheeseburgers. It’s July guys. Cliche coming up but I can’t believe how fast summer

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Almond Joy Iced Coffee

Almond Joy Iced Coffee

All the tasty flavors of my favorite candy bar combine to create this Almond Joy Iced Coffee. The perfect way to start a summer morning. Let me set a scene for you. Once upon a time there was a woman that didn’t drink coffee. Then she had a kid. She still managed to not drink coffee.

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Photo Friday {06.30.17}

Photo Friday

I’m sharing the fun week we had along with books I’ve read recently and some things I’m loving on the internet. It’s Photo Friday time. This post contains affiliate links. That means if you click a link and purchase I may receive a small commission at no cost to you. Please know I only recommend

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