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Our First Time Strawberry Picking

By: Amanda Magnus This past week the kids and I had our first strawberry picking experience! We go through a lot of strawberries in our house, so of course going and picking our own was a great idea! I had never been strawberry picking before but had wanted to go for the past few years.… Continue reading Our First Time Strawberry Picking

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Unique Fourth of July Recipes

By: Kristen Darkow   Can you believe the 4th is just around the corner? If I had to guess, I'd say it's May 15. And yet here we are with less than a week until July. Honestly though, July 4th is one of my very favorite holidays! I love summer, I love cookouts, I love… Continue reading Unique Fourth of July Recipes

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Must Try Summer Drinks

By: Amanda Magnus Now that the warmer weather is here there is more opportunity to grill out, have fires and just enjoy being outside. I don't know about you, but it's nice to enjoy an ice cold beverage on those warm days. I have a wide range of drinks that I enjoy, depending on what… Continue reading Must Try Summer Drinks

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Grandma’s Cookie Recipes

By: Kristen Finstad   Grandmas are the best - am I right? They're just so sweet and warm and kind, and almost always amazing cooks or bakers. My grandma Bev was no exception. She passed in 2017, so I was lucky to have her around for 24 years of my life. I still miss her… Continue reading Grandma’s Cookie Recipes

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What’s for Dinner: Lightened Up Hot Dish

By: Kristen Finstad   Everybody loves a good hot dish, right? I think Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice hot dish is a favorite in many households, but we all know how unhealthy a midwestern hot dish can be. One of my favorite ways to cook is figuring out how to eat my favorite comfort foods but… Continue reading What’s for Dinner: Lightened Up Hot Dish

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Pigs in a Blanket with a Twist

By: Amanda Magnus Do you ever experiment with food? Well I don't very often but from time to time I'll have a good idea. This time though it was my husband, Brian, that had the idea for the recipe I'm about to tell you about. We enjoy doing brunch with my parents on the weekend.… Continue reading Pigs in a Blanket with a Twist

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Your St. Patty’s Day Menu

By: Kristen Finstad   So last week I posted several St. Patrick's Day-themed meals and desserts and asked for help deciding which ones to make (even though I would have loved to make them all). I also asked for Andrew's input, since, well, he'd be the one stuck eating it! We decided on one meal… Continue reading Your St. Patty’s Day Menu

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes – What’s Your Vote?

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, and ever since finding out I'm a little bit Irish via the Ancestry DNA kit, I take the opportunity to celebrate! Even if you're not Irish though, I think there's always a reason to dress up in green and celebrate St. Patty's Day! Today I'm going to… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Recipes – What’s Your Vote?

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Party Food: Super Bowl Edition

By: Kristen Finstad   Ahh, the Monday after the Super Bowl. This should be a national holiday - am I right? Most everyone wants to enjoy the Super Bowl in some capacity -- whether it's for the game itself, the commercials, the social element of Super Bowl parties, or the food -- and it just… Continue reading Party Food: Super Bowl Edition