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Pomegranate Apple Cider Sangria

TGIF! With Thanksgiving less than a week away, what better time to count your blessings, no matter how small? Friends and family, good health, beautiful autumn weather and, of course, another glorious Friday night (amirite?), are just a few. Thanksgiving has always been the holiday for our family. Immediate and extended family, friends and new-comers all gather at our… Continue reading Pomegranate Apple Cider Sangria

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Savory Chicken & Onion Gravy Over Rice

When my brother and I were growing up, it was a lot of chicken and yellow rice, chicken and dumplings or simply oven-baked chicken. We would have some sort of chicken dish at least 2-3 times per week. Not complaining! I love chicken and I reckon my mom did too. One of our favorites was… Continue reading Savory Chicken & Onion Gravy Over Rice

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Broke Gal Chronicles Part 2: New Home, Same Chalk Paint

Moving in with my boyfriend has proven to be an overall awesome experience. My pug, Po gets to play with his fur siblings, Mac the German Shepherd and Gilly the lab, every single day. Splitting bills obviously does not hurt, and it is just nice to come home everyday to your "person." Although we have… Continue reading Broke Gal Chronicles Part 2: New Home, Same Chalk Paint

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Current Beauty, Skincare & Other Favorites

Hey pals! I don't know about ya'll, but I am living for this time of year. It is currently a crisp 58 degrees in Florida and I could not be more excited. Although summertime was full of fun beach days, sipping sangria and BBQs, it was also hot as h-e-double hockey sticks. So we are definitely thankful for cooler… Continue reading Current Beauty, Skincare & Other Favorites

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Instant Pot Spaghetti Sauce

Happy Hump Day! Who am I kidding? Wednesdays are the lesser. We all have that overly cheerful person in the office. You inevitably get stuck with them on the elevator, as they merrily ramble on with their "good mornings" and weather comments, sipping their second cup of coffee because you know they went to the gym already at 5 a.m. Meanwhile,… Continue reading Instant Pot Spaghetti Sauce

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Better Than the Box: Homemade Hamburger Helper

Whether you are in college, a parent in need of a quick weeknight meal for the kids or on a budget in general, you have probably eaten a skillet of Hamburger Helper. I remember Cheeseburger Macaroni Hamburger Helper being a staple in our household growing up. My dad would cook it for my brother and I whenever my mom… Continue reading Better Than the Box: Homemade Hamburger Helper

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Bubbly Pink Party Punch

Hello blog family! It has been a crazy busy, yet fun couple of weeks. Between work, FSU home football games and shoring up the house and yard for my mom and I's joint birthday BBQ, I am ready for some R&R this weekend. Ok...maybe FSU football has been a tad stressful lately, but it's still fun to me! Anyway,… Continue reading Bubbly Pink Party Punch