White Bean and Ham Minestrone with Kale

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Ah, Life. It’s amazing how quickly life can catch up with you, and time can leave you. Especially if you are a full-time parent. It’s almost comical how the simple minutia of parenting can lead to such a full and exhausting schedule. Between kids appointments, sports, sickness, school, temper tantrums, clean-ups, fights, and play dates, the… 

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Eggplant Rollatini

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Eggplants are abundant and gorgeous right now, so I thought what better time to highlight one of my favorite recipes, eggplant rollatini! Although a bit time consuming to prepare, the results are well worth the extra prep time. Eggplant rollatini is a delicious, belly-warming Italian comfort dish, sure to please any crowd! Be forewarned, however: this recipe is… 

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My favorite salsas!

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Football season is quickly approaching, and that means one thing (well to me anyways!) Football snacks! I love spending time in the kitchen with our family and friends on football Sundays enjoying drinks and preparing easy bites and meals for our crew. And one of the things that I enjoy preparing the most are salsas! There… 

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Mediterranean Chicken Burgers

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We spent the last week in Corolla, NC, with our close friends and neighbors, enjoying the beach, fun in the sun, drinks, and most important.. good food!  We decided to eat in each night, giving me a wonderful opportunity to get creative in the kitchen, and I really took advantage of the opportunity by trying… 

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Smoked Salmon Bites with Horseradish and Caper Cream Sauce

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Following my Vintage Airplane Baby Shower post yesterday is the first recipe from the brunch menu: Smoked Salmon Bites with Horseradish and Caper Cream Sauce. This recipe was so delicious and easy to put together, and turned out to be the most versatile of my shower dishes, since I used the remaining leftovers to create a new… 

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Vintage Airplane Baby Shower!

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I recently co-hosted a baby shower at my home for my close friend, Erica, who is pregnant with her first child.. a boy! To go along with the theme of “Baby G’s” nursery, we decided to go with a vintage airplane themed shower, which ended up turning out very lovely. Luckily the mama-to-be had some vintage airplane swag… 

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