Asparagus Quinoa Salad – Contributor Post

March 25, 2014

Are you ready for spring? I know, I know…it IS spring…but it sure doesn’t feel like it here in Ohio. We got a taste of it last week and then it was gone. I’m so ready for nice weather! This Asparagus Quinoa Salad recipe is a great spring recipe! And even if it doesn’t feel […]

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Menu Plan Monday

March 24, 2014

This week we are still working on these crazy home projects (and it seems we will be working on them for the next 30 weeks straight), so I’m keeping the menu super simple again. My dad and Daniel installed our new doors this weekend. I didn’t really get to put a door in, but at […]

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Pesto Ranch Chicken Thighs {Crock Pot and Just 4 Ingredients}

March 20, 2014

My goodness – this crazy week has just flown by. Removing baseboards has consumed a decent amount of my time. In the middle of it all I realized we have a lot of baseboards… I had a hard time Monday and struggled to get out what I could with my tools, but a quick trip […]

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Real Women Leading with Proverbs 31 Values {Book Review}

March 20, 2014

About the book: Today’s marketplace is not always a “values-friendly” environment. Business leaders Lisa Troyer and Dawn Yoder show you that you can live and thrive in a “valueless” workplace when you live by biblical values and principles. Real Women: Leading with Proverbs 31 Values is a must-have leadership resource for today’s Christian woman. Written by women in the marketplace, Real […]

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My Weekly Menu and My New Favorite Word – “Rip”!

March 16, 2014

Things are picking up around here on our project list, so unfortunately cooking is going to be on the back burner this week.  I’ve tried to plan dinners that are all pretty much 30 minutes meals in hopes that we don’t resort to eating out!  Although I think most of my meals fit into the […]

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Perfect Potato Soup

March 13, 2014

The only good thing about my husband traveling is that I can cook things that he doesn’t like and I can drink iced white mochas for dinner and skip cooking. I normally make something big early on in the week that he doesn’t like and just eat it over several days…and that leaves time for […]

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Baked Cheese Grits

March 11, 2014

I discovered cheese grits as an adult while visiting South Carolina. My life was never the same once I learned of this heavenly dish called Shrimp and Grits. Have mercy! That is some good eating!! Ever since then I order cheese grits or shrimp and grits whenever I’m in the South. While I don’t have […]

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Menu Plan Monday

March 10, 2014

Happy Monday! What’s on your menu this week? I’m looking forward to some of our favorites (Huevos Rancheros!) this week as well as some new things like my idea for Turkey and Spinach Burgers. We shall see how that turns out. Breakfast: Green Smoothies, Hard Boiled Eggs Lunch: Chicken or Tuna Salad over Spinach, Soup, […]

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Distortion by Terri Blackstock – Book Review

March 7, 2014

About the Book: A husband’s lies can have deadly consequences. When Juliet Cole’s husband of fifteen years is murdered before her eyes, she thinks it was a random shooting. Devastated and traumatized, she answers hours of questioning, then returns home to break the tragic news to her boys. But a threatening voicemail takes this from […]

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Chorizo over Quinoa

March 6, 2014

I was intrigued when I came across this recipe on Pinterest. It’s a different combination, but I just knew that it would be delicious because it had some of my favorite ingredients in it: quinoa, chorizo and sweet potatoes. Oh, how I love those three ingredients! They are marvelous together! This dish had the spicy smokiness […]

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