Grilled Peach Salad

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For the last couple of Christmases, my sweet memaw has gifted me with a subscription to Southern Living magazine. You see, I’m actually from the south, and I do in fact have a memaw. Oh I’m not even kidding. She even starts every sentence with, “Wayell daaaarlin’!” I love her. A lot. To my surprise, […]

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Date Night Steak and Corn Fajitas

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Yesterday after meeting up with an old dear friend for lunch, Aaron and I drove away from the restaurant craving a little summer mid-day treat. As we sat on the slick, white bench inside the beautifully minimal yet modern ice cream shop, I looked at Aaron and asked, “Okay, where do we need to be […]

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Chicken Pasta with a Citrus Cilantro Sauce

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I keep thinking it’s Wednesday. On Tuesday I thought it was Sunday and on Thursday I thought it was Tuesday. Yesterday I thought it was Tuesday, too. Wait, yesterday was Thursday. But I still thought it was Tuesday. Thus making today feel like Wednesday. And making you feel like I need therapy, rest and/or wine. […]

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Easy Peasy Summer Minestrone

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I love making soup in the summertime because it means I don’t have to do much. Aside from a little chippity-chop-chop of a few vegetables, the pot does all the work! This really works to my advantage, you see. This gives me more time to focus on which Ross and Rachel milestone we’re crossing. It […]

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Baked Zucchini Boats

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We’re in the dog days of the summer and zucchini is everywhere. The neighborhood gardens, farmers’ markets and local grocery stores are all working double-time shelling out the summer beauties. Hey, I high-five summer for that because my soul belongs to zucchini in the summer. Yes, I literally jump around my back yard high-fiving the […]

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Quick Pasta with Broccoli and Cabbage

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What. A. Weekend. America had a birthday, fireworks were shot, dogs were frightened, a bush caught on fire, brats and burgers were consumed by the truckloads, warm hugs were shared between old friends, the swimming pool was not once neglected, root beer float shots were consumed by the gallons, chacos never left my feet, quality […]

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Grilled Salmon with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Garden Wild Rice (Longest Title Ever)

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Mission accomplished! We successfully managed to scrounge up whatever was left in the fridge, pantry and garden for a quick “gettin’-out-of-town-for-a-few-days” dinner. Well, when I say “we,” I actually mean Aaron. You see, all day long yesterday I felt completely dried up on dinner ideas. (After my delicious lunch that is.) On the verge of […]

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Zucchini Pasta: I Might Die.

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As I told ya last night, I’m trying to get every last thing eaten in this house before we depart for a few days. It just so happened that my newest Whole Living magazine appeared in my mailbox the other day. It just so happened that the front cover food photo left me weak and […]

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Cucumber Water: I Had No Idea.

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“Would you like some flavored water Miss?” asked the tall, blonde Sienna Miller look-alike at the hair salon the other day. Flavored water, how trendy, I thought. “Um, sure. What do you have?” “Cucumber, watermelon and lime!” she chirped. I went with cucumber. Within 20 seconds she returned with a tall, slender, dewy glass of…cucumber […]

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