Thankful for… Days 18,19

Is it Wednesday already?

Day 18- so thankful that Tatum is such a good, calm baby!! She’s really spoiling us in parenthood with how easy she is!!

Day 19- thankful for the crockpot potato soup recipe I found on Facebook. Made that today and it was absolutely delicious and a great dinner choice for a winter day âĪ

Easy Crock Pot Potato Soup

Ingredients:
1 30oz. bag of frozen diced hash browns
1 32 oz box of chicken broth
1 can of cream of chicken soup (10 oz)
1 pkg. cream cheese (8 oz, not fat free)
3 oz bacon bits
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Put the potatoes in the crockpot. Add in the chicken broth, cream of chicken soup and half of the bacon bits. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.
Cook on low for 8 hours or until potatoes are tender.
An hour before serving, cut the cream cheese into small cubes. Place the cubes in the crock pot. Mix a few times throughout the hour before serving.
Once the cream cheese is completely mixed in, it's ready to serve.
Top with cheddar cheese and some additional bacon bits.

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Thankful for… Day 9

Another frivolous thing to be thankful for, but in all honestly it’s a huge help in my life right now. I’m super thankful for my crockpot. Seriously, with a 5 week old and a husband with a broken foot, it’s absolutely MAJOR for me to be able to throw some food in that thing and VIOLA! 6-7 hours later dinner is ready to eat with a minimum of fuss.

Today I did my Jamaican Jerk Chicken with the spices we brought back from Jamaica earlier this year. I usually pair it with rice and black beans mixed together and it’s oh-so-yummy. The other good thing about crockpots is, LEFTOVERS. I may actually have lunch tomorrow. 😉

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