The weather has been all over the place here in NC. One day it's 70, the next day it's 30. Because of this bipolar weather, the hubby and I are both feeling a bit under the weather, which makes it the perfect time for both comfort food and spicy food (because it opens those congested… Continue reading Mac-N-Cheese With Spicy Jalapeño Chicken Sausage
I'm less than a week away from my 35th birthday, and it's a little nerve-wracking because I always thought 35 sounded old. When you're 35 and up, a lot of people think they can start setting rules about things you're now supposedly too old to do. Well, I won't be following any of those rules… Continue reading 8 Things I’ll Never Be “Too Old” To Do
It's the weekend, I just got paid, and the hubby and I just crossed a major item off our 2019 adulting to-do list: We bought out the lease on his car so that our 5-year plan involves no more car payments. So naturally, we felt like we deserved a nice celebration dinner! We found ribeye… Continue reading Surf-N-Turf With Homemade Mashed Potatoes
The first time I ever had Duck Donuts, it was one of the first times I visited the Outer Banks of North Carolina years ago. I'd had plenty of donuts in my life, but this place blew all other donut places out of the water. They make the donuts to order and serve them warm… Continue reading Duck Donuts And The Best Donut Ever: Maple Bacon!
I like breakfast food, but I hate mornings and I'm never hungry that early, so I usually only have breakfast food on the weekends for brunch. Like most foods, I prefer to cook it at home so I can use special cheese I can actually eat and save a ton of money. Most people would… Continue reading Weekend Brunch and The Accomplishment Of A Pretty Omelet!
We're going to steak night! We're gonna eat it right! Steak is such a treat! It is the world's best meat! Much like Turk and JD on the (awesomely hilarious) show Scrubs, I love steak night. I could never be a vegan because steak is just way too delicious. I don't go out to steak… Continue reading Steak Night!! 🥩
Taco soup is one of my favorite winter recipes. I discovered it well over a decade ago when I still lived in Ohio. It's almost like chili but it's BETTER! The first thing you need to know about taco soup is that it takes just over 4 hours to make, so it's best as a… Continue reading All Hail The Crock Pot: Taco Soup!!