The Best 7-Layer Taco Dip Recipe {VIDEO}

The Best 7-Layer Taco Dip Recipe {VIDEO}

Summer is the best time for parties, gatherings, get-togethers or whatever you wish to call them. I am constantly preparing food in the summer months and I love it because it means we are spending time with people. I have a handful of favorite..

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Easy Italian Meatball Sub Casserole Recipe

Easy Italian Meatball Sub Casserole Recipe

A few summers ago I had an addiction to food magazines. It was bad. I spent most of my spare time flipping through them, salivating over photos, 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.

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Classic Hummus

Classic Hummus

I refuse to talk about the weather. I'm not talking about the weather. Minnesotans talk about the weather waaaaay too much. Nothing in this post will be about the weather...that really cold weather that creates an ice skating rink on my driveway and that makes me want to scream every time I open my front door.

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Crockpot Reuben Dip

Crockpot Reuben Dip

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. day, hence no school or work. Dan and I brought the boys to Grandma's house for a few hours and sneaked away to see a movie (a rare but cherished treat!). Have you seen American Sniper yet? I can say with all honesty that it was one of the best, but also one of the most heart-wrenching and saddest movies I have ever watched.

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Zingy Berry Basil Turkey Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Zingy Berry Basil Turkey Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Although I am tired beyond words (excited for this "season" to be done), I am so happy to cheat a little bit and share some forbidden fruit with you all. This sandwich comes from my beloved grilled cheese cookbook that I spent all of last winter creating...in that super cozy favorite coffee shop of mine.

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Candy Bar Fudge

Candy Bar Fudge

I will be ending my string of Christmas treats with my three favorites. I've been saving the best for last! This fudge is incredible and comes with a warning: If you take a bite, you will not want to stop taking bites. You will need to dig very deep inside of yourself for willpower to stop taking bites. It is so addicting that I have been storing my batch of crack, er...fudge, in the freezer to make it more difficult to graze upon. 

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Sister's Awesome Pasta Salad

Sister's Awesome Pasta Salad

I have fabulous sisters. They have helped me through an incredible amount of crap. I am sure they will all have a spotlight on this blog eventually, but for now I would like to tell you about my sister Lissa. She is an amazing, beautiful woman. She has been by my side through all of my son's surgeries and hospitalizations.

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