Lasagna Soup

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Anyone else willing fall to actually happen? It’s September. Today’s high is 90 degrees. The boots in my closet are weeping. I moved all the shorts and swim suits out of my dresser yesterday in an act of defiance against this stupid weather. Come on summer, we are so over you. Know when to quit…. 

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Roasted Chicken & Vegetable Soup

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I’m declaring it pre-fall. It was 80 degrees today but I wore long sleeves. This is the time of year when I attempt to usher in cooler weather by dressing for it even though it’s really still summer. So I was really hot and uncomfortable all day in my long sleeves, but I didn’t care…. 

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The.Best.Chili.

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What can I say? I’ve been caught. Cheating on my favorite chili recipe. We had a good time, my old chili recipe and I. And I may go back every now and again, for old time’s sake. To relive the times when I made chili with a jar of salsa and cream of mushroom soup…. 

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Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Uh…where to start? I just wrote you a whole paragraph and then said to myself “no one cares about that, that story was lame and stupid”, so I deleted it. I’m tired. This whole working out at 5:30 in the morning business is for the birds. Sorry Mr. Sweeter Thing, but it is. All I… 

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Baked Potato Soup {in the slow cooker!}

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It’s soup season, Friends! BTW…I’m learning after a year in the “south” that everyone can be referred to as “friend”. Whether you have known someone your whole life or for ten minutes. Whether they are two or eighty-two, everyone says “hey friends….etc. etc”. This is confusing if you are from the more northern states where… 

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Cindy’s Beef & Vegetable Stew

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The weather is messing with us here in Illinois, as I ┬ábelieve it is doing everywhere else. It’s January and yesterday it was 60 degrees. Coats off people. Today its in the 30′s, windy, like I don’t know………it’s winter or something. Gross. I just want to crawl back into bed and sleep until it’s spring… 

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Italian Stew

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That right, I’m adding meals to A Sweeter Thing. For a couple reasons: 1. Sometimes the sweeter things….have nothing to do with what you’re eating but who you’re eating with. For our fifth wedding anniversary (like 3 years ago….our marriage is old enough for second grade!). Anyway….the anniversary. We were given our choice of a… 

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