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October 1, 2012 duchessoffork 4

Another week has come and gone. Last week felt like we were all over the place! I only cooked three nights, but they were tasty meals. MONDAY: Blackened chicken with avocado cream, cilantro, corn & lime quinoa, steamed string beans You’ve seen this meal on our rotat …

Bump Update: 15 Weeks

September 27, 2012 duchessoffork 5

This is my first Bump Update post for baby number 2. I did a pretty good job of documenting my first pregnancy, so it is my hope to do the same with this one. How far along? 15 weeks Size of baby: About the size of an apple, believe it or not! Total weight gain: …

Fall Fun: Scarf Swap

September 25, 2012 duchessoffork 5

My sweet friend Meredith hosted her 4th Annual Scarf Swap to celebrate the beggining of fall and I finally got in on the fun this year! Even though it’s still in the mid 80s here in FL, it will eventually cool down and I’m looking forward to that day. I was paired …

Weekly Eats

September 24, 2012 duchessoffork 0

Last week was filled with some scrumptious meals! I’ll get right to it. MONDAY: Stacked enchiladas with my dad’s pork red chili This was my all-time favorite meal growing up! All you do is lay down a corn tortilla, then top with chili. You can even use taco meat. …

Project Pinterest: Cake Mix Pumpkin Cookies

September 24, 2012 duchessoffork 2

Howdy friends! Today I’m linking up with AP for Project Pinterest. You know how we all have hundreds of pins that we’ve never gotten around to cooking, baking, or creating? Well, AP is challenging us to complete one pin each week and share it each Monday. I can ha …

fighting for her, but not fighting her battles

September 21, 2012 duchessoffork 11

Since becoming a mom I feel like I’m always trying to catch up with a never-ending learning curve. Each new milestone that Julia reaches brings a whole lot of new with it. New challenges. New joys. New words. New actions. Julia is constantly learning and soaking up the …

Win Beer Fest Tix and a Gift Basket from Marlin Grill!

September 20, 2012 duchessoffork 25

Marlin Grill is a local favorite for an upscale evening in a casual environment. The Duke and I have been there on a few date nights in the past and have always enjoyed it. Marlin Grill is located in the heart of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin. This area is great for families. M …

100 Days to Christmas

September 18, 2012 duchessoffork 3

As I type this, there are actually 99 days until Christmas. Can you believe it? Where on earth has 2012 gone? Whether we like it or not, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas are on their way. I couldn’t be more excited about the joy and merriment that the holiday seaso …

Weekly Eats

September 17, 2012 duchessoffork 2

Another week has come and gone- can you believe it? Last week’s meals were delicious. I actually stuck to my meal plan every day! I feel very proud and accomplished when that happens. MONDAY: Buffalo chicken cobb salads This is such a great meal! I used my go-to recipe …

Apple Cinnamon Crumb Muffins

September 12, 2012 duchessoffork 1

Do these little beauties scream fall or what? I was browsing Maria’s blog for some sweet inspiration when these caught my eye. Maria is the queen of baked goods. From muffins to cookies to cake and scones, she’s made it all and it’s all beautiful! It’s …