Creamy Garlic Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Garlic Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes – save time and space and make the best mashed potatoes right in your crock pot! Creamy, garlicky and pure comfort food!

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Holiday season is the busiest season of them all, not only for us food bloggers, but for everyone. It seems like there is so many errands to run, so many events to plan and attend, so many gifts to make and buy. The two days before the holiday, kitchen is filled with dishes everywhere and ingredients covering your countertops. This holiday season, I want you to have the shortcuts to make your favorite holiday dishes. See my Slow Cooker Sausage Stuffing and the Pumpkin French Toast Bake that you can make the night before or the super easy Roasted Carrots.

Mashed potatoes are right there with stuffing for me. Pure comfort food! I grew up on mashed potatoes and love them with a drizzle of melted butter and a sprinkle of fresh dill or green onions. So good!

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Skillet Salsa and Cheddar Chicken

Skillet Salsa and Cheddar Chicken – easy dinner idea for the busy weeknights! Chicken breast topped with salsa and gooey layer of cheddar. So good, you will want to make it everyday! 

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Raise your hand if you feel like your chicken dinners are boring. Yep, me too! I have my favorite ones that are in rotation on a weekly basis but you can get bored even with your favorites. Sometimes you just need to jazz things up a little. What better way than with spicy salsa and cheddar cheese. I am in!

A few weeks ago, I received a copy of the new and already highly popular cookbook written by Julie from Table for Two blog. I’ve known Julie’s blog for a couple of years now and everything she makes and shares on her blog always looks so tempting and delicious. I had a feeling that her book will be the same. After just few page turns, I had a handful of recipes bookmarked. This Skillet Salsa Cheddar Chicken was one of the first. It has everything I love (chicken, salsa and cheese!!) and is so easy, I had to try it. There are days when my Hubby and I want something spicy but we know the kids won’t like it. This recipe (and the whole book for that matter) is perfect for those days. I can make our kids their favorite meal and my Hubby and I can whip up something new for us.

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Homemade Cinnamon Roll Coffee Creamer

Homemade Cinnamon Roll Coffee Creamer – a 5-minute coffee creamer that requires only 5 ingredients and tastes exactly like your favorite cinnamon rolls! Your mornings deserve to be a little sweeter! 

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Homemade coffee creamer (read that 5-minute coffee creamer) that tastes just like cinnamon roll. Can I get a high five?

Days are getting colder and I am craving my morning cup of coffee more than ever. It’s a part of our routine and let’s be real, as busy parents of three kids – we simply need it. Week days are not only shorter but busier and we definitely need the fuel. On the weekends we try to slow down. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that we have a little series going on called Sunday Mornings For 2. Every Sunday, we take time to enjoy our coffee and I always try to make pastry to go with it. Last weekend, we had cinnamon rolls. I will come clean and admit they were from a tube. Whomp whomp. It’s only because we are in the busiest time of the year right now and I am already baking and cooking a lot. I took a shortcut. But the coffee and cinnamon roll combo was so good, it gave me an idea. How about a homemade coffee creamer that tastes just like a cinnamon roll. I could add a splash to my cup on any week day and make my morning just a little bit sweeter.

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