Crockpot Ham Bone Soup

Crockpot Ham Bone Soup

Happy 2016! I always feel like this time of year should be smooth sailing, with fresh starts and resolutions and the end of the Christmas craziness. But it never is. At least not for me. The absolute, total CRAZINESS of the holiday season takes its toll! Parties to attend, clothes to fit into, food to make, treats to prepare, houses to clean..

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Easy Crockpot Meatball Soup

Easy Crockpot Meatball Soup

As I type, I am simultaneously watching the Bates Hotel tv series. I may abruptly start writing about taxidermy and mental illness, so do not be alarmed. On a much more stable note, we had a fun day! We saw the new Peanuts movie, spent quality time together as a family and...uh, Dan and I just DEVOURED the pumpkin pie bars that I will be posting about soon. They are TO DIE FOR.

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Crockpot Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

Crockpot Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

I don't know what it is about cabbage. I love it. It's so simple and it has a mellow flavor. What makes it so irresistible? Every time I watch Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie's mom says, "Cabbage Soup for dinner...again.." I think, "Jealous! I want Cabbage Soup!" A few weeks ago, on Saint Patrick's Day to be exact, Dan and I made a delicious

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Crockpot Turkey Rice Soup

Crockpot Turkey Rice Soup

Dan and I lead probably the most unconventional lives on the planet. Our schedules are all over the place and they change with the seasons. Between the two of us, we have approximately eight jobs. It suits us well, though. We both work really hard so we can do the things we love, and I think that is an important lesson for our boys. We are in the midst of an exciting time right now.

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Delicious Homemade Turkey Stock Recipe

Delicious Homemade Turkey Stock Recipe

Homemade turkey stock might seem like a pretty boring food topic. Unless you have tasted it, that is. My mother-in-law offered this year's Thanksgiving turkey carcass to me and I squealed with excitement. I was oddly giddy about our poor turkey's torn-apart, disfigured remains. If you ever have the carcass of a turkey on your hands, you absolutely cannot pass up the opportunity to make a delicious batch of homemade stock.

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Slow Cooker Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Slow Cooker Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Are there support groups that exist for individuals with apple addictions? I acquired two more huge bags of apples (this time not from the secret orchard) and I have been salivating over the possibilities. So far today I have made three apple recipes. One of them I had never made before and I'm super excited about sharing it!

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