Welcome November 1st!

Are you jumping for joy that the holiday season is upon us? Then keep on reading, you are my people!! You probably already drove through a Starbucks to see if they had holiday cups, switched into full Thanksgiving prep and Christmas planning mode. Then you may or may not have listened to your first Christmas…

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Granny’s Sunday Sauce and Meatballs

My Granny is such an important part of my childhood and helped create the women I am today! We lost her earlier this year, however, I like to say that heaven gained a spunky angel! Her and my Papa were so in love, they have the sweetest love story. We lost my Papa about twenty…

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Grannys “Chicken and Fats”

Ok, every time I tell people we are making Chicken and Fats… I always get a funny look. Fats? Yes… Fat, Rigatoni 🙂 My Granny was such an amazing influence on my life. She really was a pillar in our family and taught our family about the importance of family and equally the importance of…

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Favorite Things Party

Cue the Jingle Bells… ahh just that sound gives me chills thinking of one of my favorite holiday shows, Oprah’s favorite things! That show has been gone for some time but I still tune into her website to see her infamous holiday favorites from year to year!! This year I decide to get some of…

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

We are officially into October and there are pumpkins everywhere! I am a huge pumpkin fan, so these cookies made my heart so happy! They are so simple to make and the flavors are awesome. Very similar to a pumpkin chocolate chip bread, just in a cookie form! I have had this recipe for a…

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Mama’s Famous Peach Cobbler

Peach season is one of my favorites. It is such a sweet fruit that it make for a perfect dessert! As my little Novella bug would say every time she sees a peach… Mama’s Famous Peach Cobbler is my favorite! For this years back to school treat, I opted for a fresh peach cobbler. The…

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Back to School- Bento Style Lunch

My girls LOVE options in their lunch! Here are a couple of “bento” inspired lunch ideas. Nutella and Banana Roll Up 1- Whole Grain Flat Out wraps. 2 Tbsp. Nutella 1 Banana *Perfect to cut into bite size piece, like sushi! Pairs well with chopped up strawberries and cucumbers Sweet Roll Ham Sandwitch 1- Original Hawaiian…

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