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Cornbread Stuffing

Cornbread Stuffing is the most delicious Thanksgiving side dish recipe. This homemade stuffing is simple, and your family will love it – this recipe is a keeper! The other night my husband and I were talking about how Thanksgiving will look this year. We are disappointed that we need to keep it just our small…
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Honey Roasted Carrots

Honey Roasted Carrots are the perfect weeknight side dish, and delicious enough to serve at the holidays. No need to worry about how you will get your vegetables in with these simple roasted carrots. I hear from readers often that they need more vegetable side dishes for their kids. I absolutely get it. Our number…
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Homemade Cornbread

This Cornbread recipe was tested and retested to perfection! It has the perfect taste and moist texture, and it is so easy to make. I’m so excited to share this cornbread recipe with you guys! This recipe went through tons of rounds of testing until we had a winner that was the right taste, texture…
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Three Ingredient Mashed Potatoes

These Three Ingredient Mashed Potatoes are the perfect easy side dish recipe. This easy mashed potato recipe is simple enough for a weeknight meal, but delicious enough to make for holidays. I’m so excited to share my friend Rebecca’s new cookbook with you today. It is coming out at the perfect time because it is…
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Sausage Stuffed Jalapeños

These Sausage Stuffed Jalapeños are the perfect easy appetizer. Something anyone will love! This post is sponsored by Mirum, but opinions expressed are my own.  You guys know how much I love appetizers. I would live on them if that was a responsible adult choice. At the top of this list would be these Sausage…
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Roast Turkey

This Roast Turkey recipe is the best! With my detailed video and step by step instructions you will know how to brine a turkey like a pro. This is the perfect Thanksgiving Turkey; after making this recipe you’ll never use another again. Today I’m going to share with you the best Roast Turkey recipe, and…
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Crockpot Lasagna

Crockpot Lasagna is a delicious slow cooker meal with the best sauce ever. Make this recipe and come home to an amazing and comforting dinner. I’m not sure if there is anything that says comfort food to me in the same way lasagna does. Noodles, delicious sauce, and cheese come together in a magical way…
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How to Make a Charcuterie Board

A Charcuterie Board is the perfect appetizer for a party. It also makes a fun and delicious family dinner recipe! Making a charcuterie board doesn’t have to feel hard or complicated, I have tons of tips and tricks to make this easy! Have I mentioned to you guys how much I love making charcuterie boards…
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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip is the answer to easy party food! This buffalo chicken dip is the perfect appetizer recipe. I have such a great easy appetizer for you today. I love making appetizers, and I think that they easily can come together to replace a meal. It makes for such a fun family movie…
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Chicken Dumpling Soup

Chicken and Dumplings is such a perfect comforting meal. This will become a treasured recipe that you come back to over and over. Today is the first official recipe under the name Simple Joy! I am so excited – kid on Christmas morning excited. And Chicken and Dumplings is the perfect inaugural recipe. This amazing…
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Wine & Glue is now Simple Joy!

Today is a HUGE day! Today we are announcing: Wine & Glue is Rebranding to Simple Joy! We could not be more excited to share this news with you, news that has been more than a year in the making. Most important thing you need to know: There is nothing you need to do differently.…
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Italian Stuffed Peppers

These Italian Stuffed Peppers are a family favorite and I know they will be for you too! With my tips and tricks, this will be an easy meal you adore. My kids absolutely love this stuffed pepper recipe. In fact, they know the smell! They have been known to come into the kitchen as I’m…
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5 Secrets to Stress Free Weeknight Dinners

5 Secrets to Stress Free Dinners





5 Secrets to a Simple & Joyful Holiday