In 30 minutes, have a tasty comfort food corn chowder ready for your family to enjoy! /// by Atkinson Drive

Creamy Corn Chowder

I know I’ve mentioned this before, but I really love soups. Give me broth, soup, stew, or chowder … I’m sure to enjoy it! In fact, I like to consider myself a soup connoisseur if you will. Now, I can’t remember where I found this insanely delicious creamy corn chowder recipe, but it’s to die…

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California white chili has been a family favorite for years; this hearty and delicious recipe is sure to be a hit with any chili lover in your home!

California White Chili Recipe

When my husband and I got married, I was determined to be the perfect housewife who makes dinner every night and keeps a perfectly clean house. In my quest, I did a lot of recipe hunting and experimenting. This California White Chili recipe is one I found in the first few months of marriage, and…

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This ham and cheese casserole recipe has so much going for it: it's easy to make, delicious, family friendly, and it doesn't require you to make sides!

Ham and Cheese Casserole Recipe

This is part of the Family Dinner Night series … check out all of the recipes here. Easy meals are my specialty. I love anything that has a working time of 30 minutes or less! Recipes that can be prepped and assembled ahead of time get an extra plus in my book. This ham and…

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Shepherd's Pie Bowls: a quick & easy, modern twist on a traditional comfort food. Great for Family Dinner Night! /// by Atkinson Drive

Shepherd’s Pie Bowls

This is part of the Family Dinner Night series … check out all of the recipes here. This week my family started our new tradition of sitting down for a well-rounded meal at least once a week, and it’s been great so far! My oldest son seems to really enjoy connecting, and he eats better…

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Homemade Alfredo Sauce | Atkinson Drive

Homemade Alfredo Sauce

One of my favorite foods in the entire world is Fettuccine Alfredo. Well … Alfredo sauce at least – I don’t really care what it’s smothering! I’ve been making this sauce for years now, and have found that the homemade stuff is better than anything I’ve ever found at a restaurant. What a shame to…

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Cucumber Toasties | Atkinson Drive

Summertime Appetizer: Cucumber Toasties

Hello friends! Today I want to share with you one of my family’s favorite Summertime (or anytime) appetizer recipes. These are a hit with everyone who tries them … literally; and we have been eating them for years. My aunt usually makes this recipe when we all get together for cookouts and family gatherings, but…

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Ice Cream Cookie Cake | Atkinson Drive

Easy & Delicious Ice Cream Cookie Cake

With Summer quickly approaching, everyone is gearing up for cookout weather – I know I am! Next week I’ll have some great tips for you on how to cook fall-off-the-bone ribs, and decorate for a Red, White & BBQ event. But now I want to share with you one of my favorite new Summertime recipes…

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(almost) Dairy-Free Ranch Dressing | Atkinson Drive

Non-Dairy Ranch Dressing

We recently discovered that our little guy is somewhat lactose sensitive. It was the same with our first son. After he ate he would just scream for hours while having terrible gas (among other things). We switched him to soy formula for a few days to see if that would help any, and sure enough…

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Holiday Crafts & Treats Round-Up (Party Features)

Sorry about missing out on the Pinworthy Projects Party features from last week! To make it up to you, I have a special DOUBLE FEATURE full of holiday fun! *click on the images below to view the original posts* Sweets Dark Chocolate Pistachio Truffles {Kleinworth & Co.} Cinnamon Chip Mexican Brownies {FeedingĀ  Big} Nutella Mint…

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Coconut Oil Recipes for Mamas-to-Be | Atkinson Drive

Coconut Oil Recipes for Mamas-To-Be

Recently, the family and I were at Sam’s Club on a little food-sampling trip. While perusing the aisles, I saw jars of coconut oil for incredibly cheap! Of course I had to pick a jar up, just because I was intrigued… A while back, a friend told me that coconut oil was great for a…

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Creamy Pea & Bacon Pasta

Creamy Pea & Bacon Pasta

Last year I got hooked on Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, and the husband got me one of his cookbooks as a Christmas present! This recipe was in there and it’s now one of our FAVORITE meals. I love how it covers all of my bases so I don’t have to make any side dishes, it’s…

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{Light} Pumpkin Spice Latte | Atkinson Drive

{Light} Pumpkin Spice Latte

I know the official start of Fall is quite a-ways away, but it is my favorite season and I have a tendency to start celebrating it early! Growing up in Florida we celebrated fall “early” in November…but since moving to California and then to Indiana, I have found a whole new appreciation for the season….

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