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Caprese – basil, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella – Delish!

Caprese – basil, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella – Delish!

This is one of my favorite dishes of all time.  Especially in the summer when you have garden fresh tomatoes just bursting with all that flavor.  Ingredients: Tomatoes (Tip – from your garden or farmer’s market have the most flavor) Fresh Basil Leaves Fresh Mozzarella (Tip – Costco has best price I’ve found at $7 for…More of this…

Orzo Pasta with Feta Cheese and Pine Nuts

Orzo Pasta with Feta Cheese and Pine Nuts

Orzo Pasta with Feta Cheese and Pine Nuts is one of my favorite recipes of all time.  It’s my “go to” recipe for bringing to a potluck and I’m asked for the recipe All.The.Time.  so I’m sharing with you.  Delish! Orzo with Feta & Pine Nuts Ingredients: Box of orzo pasta 1/2 cup of toasted…More of this…

SIMPLE Roasted Chicken & Potatoes Recipe

SIMPLE Roasted Chicken & Potatoes Recipe

This Roasted Chicken Recipe is Tasty, Healthy and Easy.  It’s 5 to 10 minutes of prep time total, then it’s all in the oven and you can ignore it for an hour.  PERFECT for a hectic weeknight meal or weekend for that matter. Roasted Chicken & Potatoes Ingredients 1 Whole Chicken Potatoes (any kind) Kosher…More of this…

Tire Cake Decoration

Yep, Marty Stewart is a play on the Martha Stewart concept.  My now Stay At Home Dad husband (aka was enlisted in the Marines, was a diesel mechanic, and is now a commercial plumber) baked for us the other night.   As shown, our 2 year old couldn’t keep her fingers out of it… Daddy baking?  Not quite the same as Martha…More of this…

Chicken Burrito Recipe

I don’t know why I sometimes get hung up on the idea that you need to work hard and/or take a long time to make a healthy and tasty meal.  Tonight I intended to buy fixings for burgers, but when I got to Costco I didn’t want to pay full price for high fat hamburger…More of this…

Homemade Pesto Recipe!

Homemade Pesto Recipe!

It’s a given that having time for making homemade items is limited when you are a working mom.  Therefore, you have to be strategic about where you spend your energy and time.  You probably ask yourself “What will give me the most return on my investment?  (energy, time, and $) Homemade Pesto is at the top of my…More of this…

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Working mom of three amazing kids, living in Denver, Colorado. Doing my best to balance the responsibilities of my full time corporate job with raising my family, finding time to have fun, and working on becoming a better me. You'll find career tips, parenting wins and fails, funny stories, recipes, weight loss lows and highs, and the occasional random photo of one of our pets if you care to follow along with our journey.

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