Monday Thoughts: Florida Edition


First off, I hope everyone had a fantastic Easter!  My family met for brunch at my mom’s, where she made an unbelievable spread of food.  Thank goodness my cousin is a college student and would put the leftovers to good use.  We had a wonderful meal, excellent conversation, and lots of laughs.  It was a […]

Cranberry Almond Salad

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This title is very misleading and I apologize in advance.  While there are cranberries and almonds in this salad, there’s so much more!  So technically, you could call this the Feta Tomato salad or Sunflower Cranberry salad or Almond Herb Vinaigrette salad or…well, you see where I’m going with this.  This is a variation of […]

Bread & Butter Pickles

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Every Thanksgiving, my grandma is known to put on quite the spread of food.  Like, unbutton your pants right at the table, spread of food.  The basics are always covered and my cousins requested bread and butter pickles.  I’m not sure why that was a side dish of choice, but they always were.  Surprisingly, they […]

Monday Thoughts: Meal Planning

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When it comes to meal planning, I have mixed emotions.  Sometimes I love it and other times it seems like a big, fat chore.  However, when it is needed to be done to simplify my home life, I’m in heaven. My husband and I work completely different schedules, so most of the time we are […]