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One-Pan Rice and Beans Taco Skillet

It's true that I love food. I mean, obviously, right? I'd be a terrible food blogger if I didn't. But it is rare when I love something as much as I loved this simple little dinner.

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Orange Julius Copycat

I could walk through the desert for days and not be as thirsty as I get while photographing weddings. As I wait for the bride and groom to smooch, I think about slurping down a super-cold slushy or a big fat glass of ice cold water. I need to buy one of those nerdy water backpacks with a bendy straw that wraps around to my mouth.

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Meatball Sub Casserole

A few summers ago I had an addiction to food magazines. It was bad. I spent most of my spare time flipping through them, excited to make a million different recipes. I still have my enormous stash and over the years Dan has occasionally threatened to throw them away. Can you believe the audacity?

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Avocado Berry Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

We have had some sunny, HOT days this week here in Minnesota and I love it! Giggles have been gushing from my front yard as my boys squirt each other with cold water and run around in soaked swimsuits. I think I can safely say that we Minnesotans appreciate summer more than most. Aside from maybe Alaskans and Russians.

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One-Pan Chicken Broccoli Rice Skillet

As the mother of two little boys, one of them with special needs, I can tell you that there have been many days that have left my head spinning. But I have never...not ever...had a day like today. I wish I could erase it from my memory. The promise of a new day always helps, but all I want to do is cry. And eat. Repeat, repeat, repeat.

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