June Ikea Finds | Atkinson Drive

IKEA Finds – June 2012

I don’t think I have mentioned yet my love for IKEA. I really don’t think words could accurately describe the affinity that I have for this store… I first heard of IKEA years ago when my mom & step dad went to visit my Grandma in Atlanta; they got to shop at this amazing warehouse-like…

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July 4th Decor Round-Up | Atkinson Drive

4th of July Food & Decor Series Round-Up

I am so sad that the first ever Atkinson Drive blog series is over! I really hope you all enjoyed the recipes & ideas; and put them to good use this July 4th! Here’s a review of the posts featured in this series. {Patriotic} Cupcake Wreath FREE {Patriotic} Printables Strawberry Pretzel Salad Decoration Round-Up Buttermilk…

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Low-Carb Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwich | Atkinson Drive

BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

I found this low-carb sandwich recipe recently {on Pinterest} and I am so excited to share it with you. I have been on a quest to eat right, be healthy, and lose weight lately & this is one of those dishes that I know my family will be eating frequently! My two-year-old pulled a chair…

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Lemon-Herb Chicken

This recipe is one of our family’s favorite staple meals. Not only is is quick and easy, but there is a ton of flavor from the herb crust and lemon! Lemon-Herb Chicken   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 45 mins   Author: Sam | Atkinson Drive Ingredients 2-4 Boneless,…

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Buttermilk Ice Cream | Atkinson Drive

Buttermilk Ice Cream

The following recipe is a top-secret one from my Grandma Hilda’s kitchen. She was a southern belle & many of her much-loved recipes have buttermilk in them. I will tell you that I was extremely skeptical about trying her buttermilk ice cream {and her buttermilk pie} but since I have tasted it, I don’t make…

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4th of July Decorations

4th of July Food & Decor Series: Decoration Round-Up

I know I have already given you some cute 4th of July Decor ideas like these… {Patriotic} Cupcake Wreath {Patriotic} Printables But today I wanted to share with you my 4th of July Decoration Round-Up. Ideas that I absolutely love for a patriotic party. These decorations are fun, whimsical, and affordable; and they’ll give your…

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4th of July Food & Decor Series: Strawberry Pretzel Salad

4th of July Food & Decor Series: Strawberry Pretzel Salad

This is a must-make backyard BBQ dessert! Strawberry Pretzel Salad has been a family-favorite recipe for years…we eat it for breakfast, lunch & dinner! I have not met anyone who doesn’t love this dessert – so it’s great for parties & get-togethers.  

FREE 4th of July Printable Sign

4th of July Food & Decor Series: {Patriotic} Printables

Today is an exciting day for the Atkinson Drive blog! It is not only the first series we’ve ever done…but today we will be giving you the first set of *FREE* printables we’ve ever made available! In my quest to find the perfect 4th of July decor, I realized that I am perfectly capable of…

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Edible Finger Paints

Edible Finger Paints

We don’t have a lot of kid’s craft supplies in our house, because without fail the little man finds them and uses them inappropriately {you know…on the walls and what not}. So, when I want to give him the opportunity to be creative through art, it’s always a quest for me to find things that…

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China Cabinet Re-Vamp: Part 1

This lovely piece of furniture was a Goodwill find – it came in two pieces: this bottom section, and a top hutch with glass doors. {The hutch re-vamp will be coming soon}. After the success of some of my other Goodwill finds, the husband insisted that we snatch this up ASAP and do something fun…

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Creole Steak with Grilled Vegetables & Potato Wedges

I can’t even tell you how many times my family has enjoyed this meal … it is easily one of our favorite summer grilling treats. The creole seasoning along with the charcoal flavors really add depth that is just simply delicious! Even my toddler gobbles up the steak like nobody’s business! Creole Steak   Print…

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Kids Toy Storage Re-Vamp

The husband’s parents live up north in Michigan where they frequently go garage-saleing on the weekends. Shortly after we moved into the house, they came down to bring us some of their finds. One of the items was this awesome toddler coat rack / cubby system they picked up for just $10! It was such…

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