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I'm Brandi, a thirty year old Mom of two living just outside of Nashville. I share all of my passions here. My hope is to help you realize that you can make some absolutely amazing, flavorful, and healthy meals at home...meals that your family will love, and you don't have to spend a lot of money or put in a ton of effort in the kitchen. I want you to be able to find community, encouragement, tips, and several laughs here.. So grab a snack and your favorite drink and stay a while! Let's be friends. Read More

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  • HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY FRIENDS. 
Get you a Valentine who looks at you the way that Grayson looks at ice cream in the ➡️➡️s w i p e 😂😂😂
  • These didn’t photograph as well as I wanted, but they were insanely delicious. 
Baja Chicken and QUESO stuffed Bell Peppers. 🤤🤤 I cooked two chicken breasts in a little bit of chicken broth in the crockpot—seasoned with @goyafoods Adobo Seasoning, onion and garlic powder, chili powder, and pepper. High for 3/4 or low for 6. 
Then I began by caramelizing some onions in my pan, added a bit (a lot) of minced garlic and sautéed until fragrant. I added a can of tri bean blend (this was kidney, black, and pinto beans but you can use your fave) and a can of corn drained and rinsed into the pan. Seasoned all with onion and garlic powder, as well as salt and pepper. I added my shredded chicken and a jar of my favorite Queso to these. 
After cutting the tops off and cleaning the seeds out from inside my peppers, I spooned this mixture into each and sprinkled with cotija cheese. 
Bake them at 350 for 30-45 minutes or until the cheese on top is brown and bubbling. *You can boil your peppers prior to this so they’re soft and not super chewy. 
I served them over Mexican Rice (also from Goya). These will be on the blog soon. But I wanted to share it since it was super yummy. ■ ■ 
#foodblogger #eatingfortheinsta #eatmunchies #epicurious #feedfeed #foodbloggerfeed #foodbloggersofinstagram #foodie #foodies #foodlover #foodphotography #foodstagram #foodstyling #forkyeah #huffposttaste #instafood #nashvillefoodblogger #seriouseats #spoonfeed #buzzfeast #bonappetit #tasty #yummy #beautifulcuisines
  • Perfect Saturday Family Lunch. 
We tried out @baddaddysburger for the first time today and it did *not* disappoint. Jacob got the Bad Ass Burger, which is a 10oz beef patty with buttermilk fried bacon on top. It comes with horseradish mayo, but he subbed for original. 
And I got the create your own (giant) salad—with chopped romaine, red onions, hard boiled eggs, black olives, grapes, shredded cheese, croutons and fried chicken tenders; with ranch on the side. Seriously delicious. 
Their fried pickles were noteworthy—coated in a seasoned batter and super tasty. Our server told us that the fried deviled eggs were really popular as well, so that’s on my to try list. 
We didn’t try their milkshakes or banana pudding today because we were just so full, but I can’t wait to go back. 
#bonappetit #buzzfeast #eatingfortheinsta #eatmunchies #epicurious #feedfeed #foodblogger #foodbloggerfeed #foodbloggersofinstagram #foodie #foodies #foodlover #foodphotography #foodstagram #foodstyling #forkyeah #huffposttaste #instafood #nashvillefoodblogger #seriouseats #spoonfeed #baddaddysburgerbar #baddaddy #bdburgerporn
  • My photo dump rambling of a weekend recap is live on the blog. I had so much fun with these ladies, and I swear I’ll stop talking about it eventually. 😂 
Shout outs to every single place we went that accommodated such a large group of loud women, all with cameras out. 
@noelle_nashville / @makeready_nashville provided us with THE most delicious dinner Friday night, where this photo was taken. (I think that I may take Jacob there for Valentine’s Day). 📸: @ellie_kayphotography 
#rrnashville2020 #rootandrise #nashvillemom #nashvillemomblogger #momblogger #nashvilleblogger #lovewhatmatters #communityovercompetition #nashvillefoodblogger #eatnashville
  • Wow. FIVE YEARS.⠀
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While we’ve been together for much longer, marriage is so much different. And I definitely think that getting to the five year mark is a feat in itself. ⠀
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Today on the blog—I’m sharing a few, five to be exact, of the lessons I’ve learned over the course of the last five years. (Click the Link in my Bio to read). ⠀
Being married to someone and in their space almost constantly, you learn a lot about a person...and I honestly feel like I picked one of the best. He’s my best friend and he is always in my corner. He supports me unconditionally, even if I’m not believing in myself. ⠀
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Spoiler Alert: It isn’t always Sunshine and Rainbows, but Marriage isn’t supposed to suck. ⠀
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If I could give one quick piece of advice it would be this: Marry someone who just gets you. Someone who sets your soul on fire. ⠀
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I’ve said this many times, but I knew almost instantly that I was going to marry my husband. ⠀
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TELL ME IN THE COMMENTS ⬇️:⠀
What is the best piece of marriage/relationship advice you’ve ever received, and what is the worst? ⠀
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#nashvilleblogger #nashvillemom #mommyblogger #momentsinmotherhood #motherhoodintheraw #momblogger #lovewhatmatters #funnyparenting #theselittlemoments #scarymommy #nashvillemomblogger #motherhoodunplugged
  • If you had told me a few weeks ago that I would have been brave enough to meet 30+ bloggers and women who I looked up to and who inspired me, I would have laughed. 
When @katiemcrenshaw created a small and tight knit community of creators, I joined because at the time blogging was my only source of income, and while I do make money from it often, I always felt like a bit of an imposter in this group of women who just seemed to do it a little *better* than I did. 
At first, I felt like I didn’t quite fit in...I kept to myself, I gave advice where I could and took even more advice and tips from that group. 
When we planned for this weekend in Nashville I was so nervous. I was sure no one would want me there. (No idea why...these women had no reason to think that. Just my own anxiety and self confidence waivering). I was wondering if I even deserved to go. I had convinced myself I wasn’t even going to, but then I thought of all of the reasons that I should. 
And you know what? 
Every single one of these women, who I look up to and felt like I knew just from watching their stories and talking to them in this community, every single one of them welcomed not only me but everyone who came. These women were exactly how I thought they would be, and completely exceeded my expectations—just truly awesome humans. 
No one compared followings. No one made anyone feel any less. No one was better than anyone else. There was a seat at the table for everyone... I went into the weekend uncomfortable and nervous, and ended it dancing and singing at the top of my lungs with this beautiful and amazing group of women that made sure we all felt included. 
My favorite part, and I mentioned this in my stories as well, was that everyone felt the same as I did! No one wanted it to end. And I feel like I just gained some really amazing friends to not only support me in life, but in this blogging career as well. It was truly a weekend for the books. 
This is the kind of thing that can happen if you commit to just showing up. 
Thank you, ladies. For the fellowship, for the laughs, and for letting me show you around my city! 📸: @arynhinton and @verbalgoldblog 
#rrnashville2020

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