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18
Oct

Easy Apple Crumb Cake

Apple crumb cake is a sweet, crumbly, and delicious fruit dessert that you can make on a cool fall day to use up the rest of those apples lying around! Baking made super simple, this easy apple crumb cake comes together easily with your favorite kind of apples and a sugar-cinnamon crumbly topping! Apple Crumb...
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17
Oct

Mini Baked Corn Dogs

Quick, simple, and delicious mini baked corn dogs are the perfect easy lunch or dinner for your busy weeks. Your kids will love these cute little corn dog bites! Made with cornbread mix, hot dogs, and mini muffin tins, they are such a simple and tasty dish that you can count on when you need...
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16
Oct

Homemade Sloppy Joes

These homemade sloppy Joes are quick, easy, and delicious. No canned food of any kind is needed for this recipe! Just ketchup, brown sugar, lots of flavor, and your favorite kitchen helpers. Sloppy Joes are such a fun treat and the absolutely easiest meal to make — plus, kids love ’em and adults love ’em,...
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15
Oct

Homemade Bacon Pizza with herbs

This herb and tomato bacon pizza is not only super tasty, but it is also a great way to bond with your family as you make and enjoy dinner together! I seriously, seriously love pizza, and this one’s a winner because it’s pretty straightforward, but DELISH! You’ll love making it with your people. Healthy Homemade...
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14
Oct

The Best Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This decadent chocolate buttercream frosting is the best topped high on cupcakes! It’s super simple to make and tastes incredible on all your favorite sweets (or straight off the spoon — I won’t judge!). If you’re a chocolate lover, you’ll adore this incredible chocolate buttercream that you can use on so many baked goodies and...
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13
Oct

My Favorite Pie Crust Recipe

This perfect pie crust recipe is flaky and buttery with the best consistency ever, and anyone can make it with ease thanks to the simple and straightforward recipe! To me, pie season is all year long, so I know this amazing pie crust recipe will come in handy for you, whether you’re making pumpkin pie...
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12
Oct

Easy Halloween Bean Dip

This easy Halloween bean dip is a no-bake recipe full of delicious ingredients that is SO easy to make, and its simple sour cream spider web makes it perfect to bring along to all your Halloween festivities! Wondering what to bring to this year’s Halloween party? This bean dip is such a breeze to whip...
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11
Oct

Green Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese (Toxic Waste Mac and Cheese)

This delicious broccoli macaroni and cheese recipe is such a fun and creative take on the comfort food staple, and a simple, tasty way to get more green on your plate! It doesn’t look like your typical mac and cheese with the green color from broccoli, so I like to break this out around Halloween...
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10
Oct

Easy Ghost Cupcakes for Halloween

Spooky and sweet, these easy Halloween ghost cupcakes are such a treat to enjoy on this fun holiday, and they couldn’t be easier to make! If you have little ones, they are going to be head over heels for these adorable ghost cupcakes that come together so quickly and easily! Ghost Cupcakes for Halloween Well,...
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09
Oct

Honey Caramel Corn

Honey caramel corn is a sticky, sweet, and slightly salty snack that your people will LOVE munching on any day of the week, and it’s the easiest to make! You won’t even pause by the caramel corn at the store after you ace this easy recipe — it’s so satisfying and delicious, and a great...
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08
Oct

5 Fall Crafts for Kids

The change in seasons is always an amazing time to introduce fun and new crafts to kids. These ideas for 5 fall crafts for kids will encourage them to be creative and resourceful as we transition into the season of crunchy leaves and crisp air! 1. Rainbow Pumpkins We adore magazines, and one of our...
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07
Oct

Halloween Sugar Cookies

Halloween sugar cookies are adorable, soft, and sweet cookies that are sure to create wonderful memories baking with your family and festive treats for this spooky holiday! As a lover of sweets, I’m of the firm belief that sugar cookies aren’t just for Christmas, and candy isn’t just for Halloween! Celebrate this fun (and sometimes...
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Bless This Mess - About Me

I’m Melissa, and I want to help you feed your family wholesome food.

As a hobby farmer and mom of five, I’m all about keeping it simple in the kitchen. I want healthy meals that feed my family well, and then I want to get back to my (messy) life. Let’s work together to find something yummy for your dinner table.

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