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Moroccan Rice

Last week (er, maybe it was the week before) I shared with you a recipe for Moroccan Chicken with Lemon and Olives. The flavors of the chicken were so incredible that I wanted to recreate it in another dish and found the recipe for this delicious rice over at Food.com. For this recipe I used an Instant Pot. Never heard of it? It's an electric pressure cook...

Basic Homemade Cleaners DIY

I let my kids clean the bathroom. When I say "let," of course, you know that I mean it's a chore. But the point is that my kids CAN clean the bathroom, because it's not unsafe for them to do so. We make our own homemade cleaners, which means we don't have to worry about the same issues as those folks using traditional chemical-based cleaners. Oh, what... yo...

Moroccan Chicken with Lemon & Olives

The traditional gift for a 6th anniversary is candy/iron (an odd combination, if you ask me) and it just so happened that during this period of time in our marriage, my husband and I happened to discover the beauty of Le Creuset cookware. And that was why, for our 6th anniversary, we gifted ourselves with several pieces of Le Creuset (cast iron, enameled co...