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Greek Tomato & Cucumber Salad {Perfect Summer Side}

May 15, 2015 duchessoffork 0

I love a good ole fashioned cookout as much as anyone, but even I need a break from the baked beans, cole slaw, and potato chips. I crave something fresh on my plate, no matter the occasion. Don’t get me wrong- I can’t resist my mother-in-law’s broccoli or t …

Weekly Menu {5/11-5/15}

May 11, 2015 duchessoffork 0

Happy Monday after Mother’s Day! We had the best weekend and spent the majority of it in the pool. I knew we’d love having a pool right in the back yard but it’s just been better than I could have imagined. It’s so easy to throw on our suits and get in …

Weekly Meal Plan {May 4-8}

May 4, 2015 duchessoffork 1

Monday again…but only three more Mondays of the school year and then I’m a full time SAHM again! In that case, Monday isn’t so bad. The weather here has been just perfect and we’ve been soaking up every drop of sunshine. This past weekend we went to th …

Our New Home {First Glance}

April 30, 2015 duchessoffork 11

It’s no secret that we move often. My husband became a general contractor in 2010 and has been creating gorgeous custom homes ever since. We are often the guinea pigs, as we move from house to house, waiting for them to sell. The packing and moving part is no fun, but s …

Spicy Bacon Cheese Ball

April 23, 2015 duchessoffork 2

I’m always searching for new appetizer ideas. We love to entertain, or constantly find ourselves attending functions for this or that, and I get tired of the same old dips. I tried this cheese ball at an Easter egg hunt and was hooked! So many cheese balls are simple an …

Weekly Meal Plan {4/20-4/24}

April 20, 2015 duchessoffork 0

Happy Monday! It’s been a while since I’ve shared our menu, but I promise I’ve been planning them. I just haven’t been posting. Weeks are getting busy and flying by at record rates. Now that the days are longer and warmer, we’re getting out and a …

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

April 9, 2015 duchessoffork 1

Can you believe that up until this past Easter weekend I’d never tried the beloved Southern Strawberry Pretzel Salad? It’s true. My mom was never into casseroles and congealed salads that many other women in her generation were known for. We never had tuna noodle …

Disney Cruise Dos and Don’ts

April 6, 2015 duchessoffork 0

Before we cruised with Disney, friends and family gave us lots of advice. Jason and I love to cruise, but this was the first time we’d traveled anywhere with our kiddos. Our amazing travel planner sent us a novel of helpful information. Even still, you just don’t …

Spring Supper Inspiration

April 2, 2015 duchessoffork 0

You know how they say you should never shop for groceries on an empty stomach? Well, take it from me, you should never pin spring supper ideas on an empty stomach, either. There are so many gorgeous food photos floating around the internet and I want to eat them all! Spring h …