Valentine's Day Family Traditions: Imperfectly Perfect Family Traditions

I have mentioned before that I am weirdly fond of this holiday.  We have a few long standing traditions that we do every year.  I ALWAYS order heart shaped pizza from Papa Murphy's.  Pizza makes everyone happy and heart shaped pizza even more so. 

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Sunday Supper Series: Chicken Avocado Lime Soup

I am a sucker for anything that involves lime, cilantro and avocado.  ANYTHING.  I follow cookingclassy on Instagram and pinterest and her feeds never disappoint.  This recipe is delicious even as leftovers the next day--with a freshly sliced avocado!  I do not do two jalapenos b/c it is just too spicy for us, but I ALWAYS seed my jalapenos.  Nothing ruins a great meal like blowing your brains out with too much heat!

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Sunday Supper Series: Chipotle Lime Chicken Tacos

Another one of my favorite food bloggers is Leigh Anne from Home Based Mom.  She is an incredibly talented woman with a gift for food, home decor, family, entertaining and fun.  I have followed her for years and I am a better cook, photographer, and hostess for it! 

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Sunday Supper Series: Instant Pot Smoky Honey Cilantro Chicken

With four kids who are ALWAYS hungry, dinner time is not my favorite.  There are few things that send me over the edge more than after a crazy day of work, carpooling, laundry and cleaning to have my kids say "What is for dinner?" when I am not well prepared for it.  I am hit or miss on the weekdays (I mean, we always eat...but some days it is grilled cheese or fried egg sandwiches), but Sunday I actually love cooking a nice, well-rounded meal.  It might be the only day I actually sort of enjoy cooking.  Maybe it is the slower pace of Sunday, or maybe it is because going to church puts me in a more generous mood. 

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