Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Spiced Cream Cheese Glaze

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Have you started your Thanksgiving menu plan yet? Are you putting it off until the last minute? Have you already had it planned for weeks? We just decided that we are staying home and hosting this year, so I am just starting my planning. Thankfully (pun intended) I've hosted Thanksgiving twice now so I know what works and what doesn't. Since I'm not sure how the cooking will go with the baby, I'm going to stick to mostly tried and true recipes. The few new things I will be adding will be tested … [Continue reading...]

Easy One-Pot Buffalo Chicken Pasta

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One thing that has surprised me about having a baby is how much longer everything takes. Getting out the door, doing laundry, going to bed, making dinner.... The only things that seem to be happening faster these days are eating, showering, and sleeping. So as much as I love a good complicated recipe, I have been defaulting to quick and easy dishes pretty much every night (that doesn't end in fast food :/ ). Things that I can throw together in 30 minutes or less are perfect for me. And if the … [Continue reading...]

Ultimate Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

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First, Happy Halloween! Even though our little pumpkin is too young for Trick or Treating (or even having a clue that today is Halloween!), I still couldn't resist dressing her in spirited gear. I think she looks pretty cute, but I might be a little biased. Second, I have to admit that in this house black and orange are not just colors you wear on October 31st. They are colors we rock all year long in support of our hometown team - the Cincinnati Bengals! Truth be told, when I saw this special … [Continue reading...]

Freezer Meals For New Moms

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Almost 2 months ago I mentioned in a Weekend Dish post that I had spent a few days stocking my freezer for when the baby came. I asked if there were any interest in a whole post dedicated to freezer meals and judging by the emails I got, I'd say there is a big interest. So for those of you that reached out to me I just want to apologize for how long it has taken me to get my act together! I wasn't sure exactly how to write this post but I think the best way for me to get the information out … [Continue reading...]