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  • Bacon and White Cheddar Pork Chops | Mini Van Dreams

    Bacon and White Cheddar Pork Chops

    You know how some days you just get tired of chicken?  And plain pork chops are so boring!  I decided to kick it up a bit and came up with these Bacon and White Cheddar Pork Chops.  I mean… bacon, tomatoes, and white cheddar cheese… how could it be wrong?  These are perfect in the oven, […] Read more…

  • Halloween versus Fall Festivals: My Take on the Debate | Mini Van Dreams

    Halloween versus Fall Festivals

    Halloween versus fall festivals – a hot topic this time of year.  Let me start this post by saying… I am a Christian and I believe in God.  I was brought up in a Baptist church and was raised “right” as my parents would say.  This post is about my opinion on the whole Halloween […] Read more…

Planner Printables

  • Free Printable Planner Stickers: School Time | Mini Van Dreams

    Free Printable: School Planner Stickers

    School is almost back in session… and who wants to sit and write all those important dates in their planner?  Not me. Grab my free printable school planner stickers and save some time!  These cute pencils have events already filled in – from meetings, to picture day, to graduation day – there are even some […] Read more…

  • Free Printable Planner Stickers: Blue Skies & Lemonade | Mini Van Dreams

    Free Printable Planner Stickers: Blue Skies & Lemonade

    This week’s free printable planner stickers make me happy.  I don’t know if it is the colors, the designs or the fact that it reminds me of lemonade on a hot, summer day.  But, they bring a smile to my face and I hope they make you happy too.  Grab a glass of lemonade and […] Read more…

Recipes

  • Bacon and White Cheddar Pork Chops | Mini Van Dreams

    Bacon and White Cheddar Pork Chops

    You know how some days you just get tired of chicken?  And plain pork chops are so boring!  I decided to kick it up a bit and came up with these Bacon and White Cheddar Pork Chops.  I mean… bacon, tomatoes, and white cheddar cheese… how could it be wrong?  These are perfect in the oven, […] Read more…

  • Smoked Sausage Penne Alfredo with Cherry Peppers

    My smoked sausage penne alfredo with cherry peppers is a twist on traditional alfredo.  It combines the smokiness of sausage with the creaminess of alfredo sauce and the spiciness of cherry peppers.  If hot isn’t your thing, feel free to omit the cherry peppers or swap them out with cherry tomatoes!  Enjoy! Read more…

DIY & Crafts

  • Santa Boots Decoration | Mini Van Dreams

    Santa Boots Decoration

    These Santa boots were definitely not made for walking… but, they would look adorable on your mantle or as an extra-special way to give small gifts, gift cards, or candy.  The best part is, you can make these in a couple of hours and have them ready for gift giving or to decorate your home.  […] Read more…

  • Easy Birthday Gift Tag | Mini Van Dreams

    Easy Birthday Gift Tag

    Have you ever gotten one of those gifts that someone wrapped beautifully – almost too pretty to open?  They always have an amazing gift tag attached, right?  Well, you can make your own easy birthday gift tag with some scraps and birthday candles – in less than 15 minutes!  Jazz up the next birthday gift […] Read more…

Family Life

  • Halloween versus Fall Festivals: My Take on the Debate | Mini Van Dreams

    Halloween versus Fall Festivals

    Halloween versus fall festivals – a hot topic this time of year.  Let me start this post by saying… I am a Christian and I believe in God.  I was brought up in a Baptist church and was raised “right” as my parents would say.  This post is about my opinion on the whole Halloween […] Read more…

  • My 40th Birthday | Mini Van Dreams

    My 40th Birthday

    Yesterday was my 40th birthday.  I have been dreading this day for about a month.  I was going to be 40.  What have I accomplished?  I have two amazing children, a Master’s degree, a great job, and a handful of great friends.  But, what about that bucket list I made when I turned 30?  I […] Read more…

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