Mushroom and Onion Quiche Muffins

Some of the best things in life are homely. Simple and understated.

Perfect example?

These Mushroom and Onion Quiche Muffins!

Each Mushroom and Onion Quiche Muffin is slightly sweet thanks to the caramelized onions with a touch of earthiness from the mushrooms. Sprinkle in a few spices and this is one recipe worth repeating.

To achieve perfect results, I recommend using either an immersion blender or beaters to whip the egg/milk batter. It gives each muffin a much more even consistency.

Also, use a whole lot of cooking spray and take them out of the muffin tin as soon as they come out of the oven. You’ve been warned! ;)

And that’s it!

For other variations check out broccoli egg muffins and red pepper/sausage egg muffins. 

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Big Flashy Sign…or Coincidence?

Oh, adoption. Grab some coffee and let’s chat about the latest page in this ongoing saga!

This past week, we found out we needed to re-do our home study in light of our recent move. I have to admit that it felt like the final straw. It felt like the moment when you take out the Jenga block then watch the entire tower crumble into pieces. Game Over.

I have another appointment scheduled with a fertility clinic and so the million dollar question of last week was treatments versus adoption? Should we cancel the appointment? Schedule another home study? HELP!

Well one night last week, I randomly asked Chandler if he would humor me and let us say a prayer together asking God for a sign. I was thinking big and flashy, preferably with bright neon lights. Like the bar signs with flamingos and margaritas.

Fast forward to Sunday….the very first thing they did during the service (which we almost skipped) was show a video about a community they support in Nicaragua and how they are going on a mission trip December to play with a bunch of kids.

That has to be our sign, right? Our tacky billboard that says Hey Alisha and Chandler… This is the way. 

Needless to say, we left feeling both overwhelmed and a little awe-struck.  Chandler turned to me and said I’m all in. Let’s cancel this appointment. 

So the moral of this story is all hands on deck for this adoption.

We got our sign.

Then Chandler remembered I prayed jokingly for 4 kids and promptly said oh shit… maybe it’s a coincidence after all! 

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Yesterday, Chandler and I spent the afternoon strolling through the Fall Festival of Homes. This is an event featuring seven homes in an upscale neighborhood by different builders. I absolutely love looking at houses, so when I learned of this event, it was a no-brainer. Of course we were going! Our house back in NC [...]

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Approved!!!!!

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Embrace your story, every single chapter of it.  -Unknown  I have some really exciting and unexpected news to share this morning. If you can’t guess from the post title, Chandler and I have our final approval from Nicaragua!!!! You guys, this was totally out of the blue. It’s kind of funny, I randomly woke up [...]

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An Afternoon at Arrington Vineyards

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We welcomed fall with open arms this weekend! Sunday was picture perfect, so Chandler and I headed to Arrington Vineyards, which is located just outside of Franklin. Our afternoon was one of those that just makes you happy. No worries, no stress, and it was much needed. But back to the vineyard! Fun fact: The [...]

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