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We're Forrest & Courtney

Courtney began this site as a way to save recipes when we were married in 2013. Now we have two kids, and a lot more to share.

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Reality Check

We're young with
two little kids, but
we know we aren't
seasoned pros. We
just share as we learn.

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Dinner, Lunch, Recipes

BLT with Guacamole

A BLT is the perfect summer sandwich, so adding guacamole to it make this the perfect sandwich. Period. There is nothing quite like a pile of salty, crispy bacon next to a generous portion of fresh sliced tomatoes. Add in…

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Recipes, Snacks

Homemade Kettle Corn

I am deciding whether or not it was a good thing that I learned how to make my own homemade kettle corn. While it is of course cheaper and most likely healthier to make it yourself, it still has some…

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Dinner, Recipes

Healthy Banana Oatmeal Cookies

I was having a serious baking craving this morning, so I decided it was time to act on this thought. And here we have, healthy banana oatmeal cookies. The wonderful thing about this dessert recipe is that I didn’t have…

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Crafts, Love

Love Notes

Some may say my practice of leaving love notes for my husband is just newlywed love, or being in the “honeymoon stage”, but I want it to be a continual action throughout our marriage. My husband and I always leave each…

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weekly meal schedule
Weekly Meal Schedules

Meals For The Week 6/30

Can you believe tomorrow is July?! Summer time!! 🙂 Here is my weekly meal schedule. We will be making three new recipes this week; veggie stir fry with rice noodles, BLT’s with guacamole, and chicken carbonara. Yum! What’re you cooking…

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Dinner, Recipes

Sweet Potatoes with Apples

This recipe comes straight from my husband. He has a way of always being able to transform these delicious potatoes into something wonderful and full of flavor. Tonight, he decided to add some apple with the sweet potato, which is…

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Dinner, Lunch, Recipes

Colorful Summer Salad

I wasn’t quite sure what to call this salad because it has grilled chicken, but I can’t call it chicken salad, because that means something completely different. It has crasins and mandarin oranges, but I can’t call it a fruit…

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