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Chicken Cheese Tortellini Casserole (Freezer Friendly)

You know That Feeling that strikes you on Those Days? Sometimes That Feeling is good, and sometimes it’s not so good, but recently in Godmotherland, That Feeling has been beautiful, and in turn, humbling. Remember last month when I shared my goals for 2014? I wanted to simplify so I could better appreciate the wonderful moments in life. I think it’s happened. I’m typing this post while baby girl is…

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Blog Recipes/ Cakes and Cupcakes/ Desserts and Sweets

Salted Caramel Chocolate Lava Cake

Make salted caramel lava cakes at home with this easy recipe! A delicious Valentine's Day dessert idea brought to you by

This post updated January 2016 as part of the #ThrowbackThursday photography project where I add delicious new photos to already delectable recipes. Enjoy! The Godfather and I have always stayed in for Valentine’s Day… remember the 17 hour key lime cheesecake I mentioned in this post? That was from our first Valentine’s Day together. At first we alternated years cooking for each other, but it’s devolved into us just making…

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Lemon Chicken Pasta

We’ve been all about mastering quick and delicious meals here at the Godmother’s house the past few weeks. Our little one is just over a month old and I’m realizing how quickly she’s growing. On one hand, I’m excited because it means we’ll be able to do so many things together and I’ll get to teach her and watch her discover the world around her. But then, time is passing…

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Copycat Chick-fil-A nuggets (almost)

It's easy to make your own Chick-fil-A nuggets at home! Recipe on

This post updated 7/2015 as part of the #ThrowbackThursday photography project where I’ve challenged myself to re-shoot old photos from ye olden days where I knew nothing about photography. Enjoy! I’m sort of consistently cooking again ya’ll! This is very exciting. It’s amazing how time efficient one becomes when there are many things to juggle. I love being busy and so the Mary is very happy.…

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Blog Recipes/ Breakfast/ Cookies and Macarons

Cranberry Dark Chocolate Breakfast Cookies

Loaded with oats, nuts, dried cranberries, and dark chocolate, these make-ahead breakfast cookies are freezer-friendly & pair perfectly with a latte or milk. Recipe on

This post for Cranberry Dark Chocolate Breakfast Cookies updated April 2016 as part of the #ThrowbackThursday photography project where I add better photos to already delicious recipes! Enjoy! I thought I’d have plenty of time to relax and catch up on my blogging over maternity leave… I’m off for a few weeks with just an infant at home, I’ll have plenty of time! How much work could one tiny human…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Caramel Apple Cheesecake with Crunchy Streusel Topping

Caramel Apple Cheesecake - A creamy vanilla bean cheesecake on a cinnamon graham crust topped with a homemade apple pie filling, a crunchy streusel topping, and liberally drizzled with caramel sauce! Get the recipe on

Caramel apple cheesecake with crunchy streusel topping is the perfect mix of creamy crunchy, sweet, spiced autumn dessert perfection!  Happy 2014 darlings! I know we technically haven’t entered the new year until midnight, but there’s nothing wrong with a little early celebration, right? And I’m giving you the perfect decadent little dessert recipe to enjoy before those resolutions kick in tomorrow.  2013 has been an incredible year, thank you for…

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Blog Recipes/ Breads/ Breakfast/ Side Dishes

Savory Pumpkin Biscuits

Savory pumpkin biscuits are an easy accompaniment to your Thanksgiving meal! Get the recipe on

This post updated Oct 2015 as part of the #ThrowbackThursday photography project where I add better photos to already delicious recipes!  I can’t believe Thanksgiving is already next week! That means Christmas is just around the corner and then it’s a brand new year, with brand new adventures for the Godfather and I – the first being the birth of our daughter, expected in early January. That brings me to…

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Chicken and Dumplings From SCRATCH!

Southern comfort food at its finest - chicken and dumplings from scratch!

This post updated Oct 2015 as part of the #ThrowbackThursday photography project where I add pretty photos to pretty amazing recipes. 😉 Happy Veteran’s Day weekend! I’m not sure it’s necessarily something to celebrate, as the circumstances that make one a veteran are ugly, but it’s a good opportunity to say thank you to those who are brave enough to face the ugliness of combat so we can enjoy the…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Sandwiches/ Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork – Georgia Style

No smoker required for perfectly pulled pork. A Georgia style dry rub and a few hours of low and slow cooking make the perfect slow cooker pulled pork! Get the recipe on

This slow cooker pulled pork recipe post was updated 8/2015 as part of the #ThrowbackThursday photography project where I add better pictures to already delicious recipes!  Hello dolls! That chill is in the air and I’ve finally spared a minute to blog again! The Godfather and I were in Florida for a few weeks visiting family; I didn’t pack a computer and I abhor typing long messages on my phone.…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Salads

Thai Peanut Slaw

This delicious Thai Peanut Salad makes a quick and easy light lunch or side dish! #vegan #healthy

Updated 4/9/15 as part of the #ThrowbackThursday photo makeover series.  Time for another kitchen confession! I’m an incredibly lazy cook when I’m not cooking for someone else. This manifests itself once or twice a week when the Godfather and I do not meet for lunch. As a side note, with the exception of about two years in our relationship where we worked about an hour apart, we always meet for…

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