fluffy fall spiced pancakes

Morning all! I hope everyone is having a rockin’ fall so far. I can’t believe Halloween is in ten days as I haven’t even done a dry run of my costume yet – EEK! This season has just been flying by, so when I realized I hadn’t made any fall-ish meals yet I decided to…

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banana chocolate chip muffins

Happy weekend y’all! I think it’s going to be a great one, since it’s going to be 65 degrees here in Chicago! We’ve got plans to fire up the smoker tomorrow for some brisket and sausages. BBQ in February? Hell yes! πŸ˜€ But this post is less meaty and more banana-y. So it goes that…

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some happenings & some overnight oats!

Woops! I can’t believe I let more than a month go by without posting a darn thing. Even though this wasn’t a scheduled blogger break, I’ve got to say it was nice to let myself take a breather from blogging so I could really enjoy summer and all the crazy (mostly fun) things that popped…

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cajun frittata with smoked andouille sausage

I found myself wandering out of one of my favorite butcher shops (Paulina Meat Market) with the two steaks I went in to get, corn beef hash, smoked andouille sausage, two different kinds of brats and I would have gotten jerky too if they hadn’t been sold out. I like the all the meats, ya…

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scrambled eggs with fresh herbs & feta cheese

I’m not usually a huge fan of breakfast, but these quick and easy eggs are my new lazy weekend morning go-to. My adorable ma gave me a bag of fresh herbs from her garden which were perfect to toss into this recipe. I’m pretty sure I have a feta-addiction so trying this yummy cheese in…

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quick and easy biscuits and gravy

This is one of my favorite meals to order when we go out to breakfast but for some reason my lazy butt had never attempted to make it at home because I thought it had to be time consuming and overly complicated. Big oops on that assumption! This recipe was delicious and only took me…

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spinach & bacon quiche

Almost every time I share this quiche everyone asks for the recipe (and unless I double the recipe my husband gets grumpy) – both signs of a crowd pleaser. It’s quick and easy and has bacon in it – what more could you want? Ingredients: *I usually double this to make 2 6 large eggs,…

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