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Easiest Ever Camping Meal Boy Scout Stew

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This is one of our top go-to meals for camping. Looking for something easy to eat while camping without really cooking that’s healthy, and doesn’t require a fridge? You need zero special skills, very little equipment, not a lot of prep, and it’s a delicious, filling camping food that will feed up to seven people […]

no boil manicotti bake

No Boil Manicotti Recipe

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This No Boil Manicotti recipe uses egg roll wrappers for the easiest to stuff manicotti recipe ever! Get ready for a light and delicious pasta taste with minimal effort. I’ve made no secret my aversion to pre-cooking pasta for recipes. Is it easy to boil water? Yes. But I feel like pasta boiling is like– […]

Easiest Thanksgiving Dinner #thanksgiving

Easiest Ever Thanksgiving Dinner

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This Easiest Ever Thanksgiving Dinner is — you guessed it — as easy as they come.  If you’re barely hanging on stress level wise, or if you just want a quick but still super delicious semi-homemade Thanksgiving dinner, you’re in the right place!  This post contains affiliate links. Updated 11/2019 with new coupon codes. So […]

Oven Fried Chicken

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Oven Fried Chicken is an easy dinner that’s a taste sensation.  Basically if you can shake chicken in a bag and have a working oven, you’re about 90% of the way the way to enjoying a delicious fried chicken dupe. After having kids, I hit the lowest of low levels with want/ability to make dinners.  […]

Crockpot Brats

Crockpot Beer Brats Recipe

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Crockpot Beer Brats are an easy weeknight dinner that is ready to eat when you are.  Perfect for busy weeknights! Last year, we moved into an older house that I LOVE.  And part of the charm for me is the kitchen ~ which has carpet, which is not counted as part of the charm.  Not […]

Barbecue Chicken Nachos #nachosrecipe #easynachos

Barbecue Chicken Nachos

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Before you had kids, did you ever think, “I’ll never …”  Literally insert anything  here and I’ve probably done it.  Like before I had kids I thought I’d really make my kids tow the line, but in reality — meh, sometimes.   The other day my husband took the boys out to eat while I was at […]

Toasty Sandwich Roll

Turkey & Cheese Toasty Sandwich Roll

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Cooking when your audience is children is high highs and low lows.  It’s like sometimes (let’s be honest, few an far between) they’re scraping the plate, and sometimes they’re rejecting your dinner for literally no reason.  Primo example: I served popcorn shrimp the other day and my 5 year old hated it.  He carried on and […]

Captain's Soup - Easy Crockpot Soup

Captain’s Soup

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Captain Soup is an easy peasy cold weather dinner that cooks up in the slow cooker and is ready to go the moment you hit the door! One phase I’m pretty ready for my children to grow out of is wanting to eat within five seconds of arriving at our door.  I’ve tried snacks right […]