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One Pot Zesty Nacho Pasta

This recipe was dreamt up in the prepared boxed food aisle of WalMart! HA! It has been tested by my picky children and has been wildly approved! Then I sent it off to my best friend and she tried it out on her family! Her children may be even pickier than my children! Now, her […]

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Chicken Noodle Soup {In the INSTANT POT}

The chill is finally in the air here in Flagstaff, HALLELUJAH! I know not everyone is a fan of the cooler weather but it’s probably my favorite time of year! I love being able to cozy up in a blanket either watching a movie or reading a book. The other thing I love about cold […]

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My Go-To Paleo Foods

Every ‘diet’ and ‘healthy eating plan’ out there agree on at least one thing, eat more veggies! That may be the only thing all eating plans have in common! But I believe it is true and I want to share my simple go-to menu along with some fun and more involved recipes for when I […]

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Pumpkin Pie Dump Cake

There seems to be this craze with everything pumpkin during the fall! I can’t say that I am one of those people who are head over heels for pumpkin the way some people are. Also, I’m not a fan of traditional pumpkin pie! I know, SHAME! I speak heresy!!! HAHA! This recipe, however, does tickle […]

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The Best Margaritas in Town!

This year I have lived in Flagstaff for 10 years, 7 of which I could legally drink. With that knowledge, I will pass on to you my top three places for the best margaritas in town! Best Margaritas in Flagstaff 1. Criollo What I love about Criollo’s margaritas is that they are made with fresh […]

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Thanks a Latte! FREE Fall Printable

You know what’s awesome? Fall.  The colors…The smells…The bulky sweaters that cover my apparently permanent “fall fluff”…Oh, and all the fall-flavored lattes we get to enjoy (see also sweaters to cover subsequent “fall fluff” from too many fall-flavored lattes. haha!).  I LOVE IT ALL!  And sometimes I want to share the love, which is why […]

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Our Love Affair with the Pumpkin Spice Latte

It’s that time of year again…when I earn “Gold” status at Starbucks, all thanks to one little drink: The Pumpkin Spice Latte.  I knew I wanted to write about it – but didn’t expect the #PSL frenzy that hit on social media and newsrooms across the country. Everyone’s writing and talking about it. Everyone’s coming […]

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Spanish Rice {in the INSTANT POT}

How many of you have tried to make Spanish rice on the stove top? Unfortunately, for me even after being taught by a Mexican woman, a family friend, how to make it on the stove I could NEVER get it cook.  It was ALWAYS still crunchy! So, when my mom bought me my favorite kitchen […]

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Refried Beans {in the INSTANT POT}

Yup, you read that right! You can make refried beans in the Instant Pot or any other electric pressure cooker! I have to say that the best Christmas gift I have ever received from my mom probably TEN years ago was my pressure cooker! Long before the real craze of the electric pressure cookers my […]

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