Monte Cristo Sliders

Monte Cristo Sliders | eat. snack. love!

Let me set the scene for you.  My husband and I decided to go out to dinner one night at a local bar we like.  They’re known for their bar food (burgers, fries, etc.) as well as my husband’s favorite: a pint of Rainer beer in a can.  Yes, you read that correctly (haha).  I…

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Babymooning in Leavenworth

It scares me to even say this, but our little bundle of joy is due in eight weeks.  EIGHT WEEKS!  I’m somewhat in denial of this entire thing.  I guess I’d be in for a huge surprise should I bury my head in the sand for the next two months.  So instead, I’ve started the…

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DIY crib mobile | eat. snack. love!

Baby Girl’s Crib Mobile (DIY)

I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect nursery items, which has been much harder than I thought it was going to be.  I’ve also been trying to not overdo it, since I was honestly overwhelmed just trying to create a baby registry.  Simply searching through Target’s website sent me into a full-blown anxiety attack. …

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Crock Pot Artichoke Dip | eat. snack. love!

Crock Pot Artichoke Dip

Happy New (almost) Year!  ‘Tis the season for parties, appetizers, and final flings before starting any weight loss resolutions start.  Enter: this Crock Pot Artichoke Dip.  It’s easy.  It’s delicious.  It’s able to be eaten on anything.  And to be completely honest (since we’re friends and all), it won’t break the diet too badly.  This…

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Holidays and nesting…all in one post

What they say is true: pregnant women have a compulsive need to nest.  Being 30 weeks pregnant, I have to-do lists up the ying yang.  My Pinterest boards are covered in nursery ideas, freezer meal recipes, and items to pack in my hospital bag.  I’ve made my baby registry and hope I didn’t forget anything.  I’m…

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Hot Cocoa Cookies | eat. snack. love!

Hot Cocoa Cookies

I love the holidays.  I don’t think that’s a surprise to anyone that knows me at all.  I love all things Christmas – the trees, decorations, parties, snacks, sweets, and company.  I may sound weird, but I always love to receive handmade gifts of some kind.  I think they add to the specialty of the…

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Apple-Butternut Squash Soup | eat. snack. love!

Apple-Butternut Squash Soup

Remember awhile back when I posted about buying the 40-pound box of apples from a local Lions club fundraiser?  Well, I needed to an outlet for those babies, so I was trying to find extra things to pop apples into.  Enter: the apple-butternut squash soup.  Perfect for winter and a family with a few too…

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Whoa, Baby

Thanksgiving is over and it was fantastic.  With my husband and I both having families that live in the area, along with odd work schedules, we tend to run around like crazy people on an eating spree.  Honestly, I’m not sure how my regular pants held up in the last few years.  These maternity pants…

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Blue Cheese Fig Dip | eat. snack. love!

Blue Cheese Fig Dip

I’m so excited to share this recipe with you today.  Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because it’s the kickoff to the holiday season as a whole.  The flavors in this dip remind me of the holidays so it’s a perfect one to post today.  I should let you in on a couple things.  First…

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