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Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

Want a recipe your whole family will love? Ok well at least most?

This one is awesome

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I love buffalo chicken and this is a great light version of staple we do around here. Oh and I buy the tortillas from Costco that you make yourself. Makes it so much better!

Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

Prep time
4 mins
Cook time
15 mins
Total time
19 mins

Author: Layla
Serves: 4
Ingredients

2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
½ cup buffalo wing sauce
2 tablespoons ranch dressing
2 teaspoons canola oil
⅛ cup cilantro (optional)
¼ teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon pepper
4 flour tortillas (10 inches)
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
¼ sour cream for dipping

Instructions

Heat skillet to medium heat, In a small bowl, toss chicken, buffalo sauce, ranch, cheese, salt & pepper, and cilantro.
Lightly grease pan with olive, Place tortilla on pan, top with ¼ of chicken mixture and fold in half. Allow to cook for 2 minutes and flip for 2 minutes on the other side. Remove from heat and repeat the process for all four tortillas. Cut each quesadillas into 4 portions, makes 16 slices.
In a small bowl, mix sour cream, garnish with cilantro and serve with the quesadillas as a dip.
Enjoy!

Just a little rain

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Right after this sunny day when we were making our own rain, it started to rain

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And when I say rain I mean pour

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21 days in a row

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Or something crazy like that.

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And we are going a little stir-crazy inside

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Every time it stops for a bit we run outside

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Eva likes to pick apples for the deer and put them in a bucket. Hud likes to steal them.

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The old red Jeep was replaced

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And another trip down to the park

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I started working on my Project Life again.

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One of my biggest issues was dealing with all my iPhone pics. I downloaded the project life iPhone app a long time ago but found it was just too small to use.

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But then I had a lightbulb moment. I had Andy change my settings so all my pics also go to my iPad.

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And that my friends was life changing. I can whip out a layout in 2 seconds and print it off and voila. A way to deal with all the millions of iphone pics I take!

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I can see how people like going digital. But I will still use my big camera pics the old fashioned way.

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The river is just a little high

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She’s a monkey

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And very very strong

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Ready for a little sunshine for this holiday weekend!

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Hannah - It’s been raining like crazy here too. We really needed it…but now it’s a bit much. Would you believe I cut and laid sod for 8 hours today in the rain? Seriously, I can barely type right now.

Love the new jeep. Love that park picture in the sunlight! LOVE that cute little girlie :)

Angie - I love that project life app. My daughter and I just recently took a girls trip and did some traveling. I sat down each night and created layouts of the days events while they were fresh in my mind. I now have a nice little book of our trip :)

yard work

Ok not really. We are slowly getting a yard and plants back

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It’s slow going but all the flowers I ordered from a fundraiser at Eva’s school are looking pretty good with all the rain we have been having

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I am in love with my macro lens. It requires me to slow down, have patience, hold still.

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Small things look pretty cool up close

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And flowers- well they are just cool anyway you look at them

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Hello little bee.

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And hello little girlie who loves a good picnic

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Hope your week if off to a good start:)

Hannah - I am so jealous! Those are awesome. I really want to give macro a try…you know with ALL my free time {insert eye roll} It seems like it would just be so calming. You said the exact thing I keep hearing over and over….”it forces me to slow down” That’s why I keep feeling drawn to it. I love being forced to slow down. Meanwhile Summer is half over…no vacation as of yet and I sent my kids off to the free movies so I could have 2 hours to myself. When did summer get so busy? I still love summer though :)

Finding our Summer groove

This is our first Summer in our house and it has been slow to find our groove

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I think it’s because we left for the beach the day after school ended. And when we came back Blake went right into drivers ed, Cole into all day adventure camp, and Eva into Safety City.

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Oh and Austin has XC practice twice a day and is working full time for our contractor.

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So there have been no sleeping in lazy summer days.

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At least not yet. Next week Blake will be done with drivers ed but most likely starting a (at least part time) job. Eva will still have Safety City but I think Cole has the week off.

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We have never had a summer with all 4 kids doing so many different things. I have to admit it’s not feeling much like summer.

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And then there is the rain. It has been raining for the last four days. All day every day.

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These pictures are from May. Back when it felt like Summer

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Hoping we find our new groove soon- I’m afraid it won’t happen until the week before school starts!

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Hannah - Our summer didn’t seem to start until about almost two weeks ago….it was just crazy. Now we are sleeping late and taking it easy {well easier…but still on the crazy side}

Oceans

Hearing about the three people that have been attacked by sharks off the coast of NC yesterday made me sad, then scared, then sad again. We were just in that same area.

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The ocean- it’s a crazy beast that’s for sure.

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Most of go there for relaxation, for tranquility, for a break from the crazy of life.

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I can’t imagine going and having tragedy strike.

But it does.

And not just with shark attacks.

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Growing up we went to the beach all the time and I remember one day getting caught in a rip tide that took me far far out and then shot me back in faster than I could control. I just let go. I think I was in 4th grade. I was wearing a t-shirt because I was sunburned and when I pulled myself out of the water it was gone. my swimsuit was full of sand and I had swallowed so much salt water that I couldn’t stop coughing in an effort not to puke everywhere.

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That turned me off the beach for a while. But also made me respect it as well.

Yesterday Blake and I were running errands and I said, “imagine going to the beach for a fun time and getting your arm bit off. That would just be awful.”

And in true Blake response he said, “yeah, especially if it was your good arm.”

Then he realized that he needs both his arms to play guitar so he really has no good arm.

Blake logic.

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I still love the beach, and we are headed back there next month for Cousin Camp. But I will admit I am happy we are headed to a place where the water is very clear and you can see if any danger is lurking!

Elizabeths07 - LOL never a dull moment with Blake. Too funnny. Great beach shots.

Gretchen P - we are headed to Charleston on Friday. The water is never clear, but we are always so careful. Sometimes, it doesn’t matter. While the ocean is scary, I will always love it and have a ton of respect for it.

Tiffany - FYI…two sharks in Seaside last week. Super scary they come in on calm days. Russ loves to swim way out…scared me too.

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Hannah - I find the beach scary too. I fear it enough to respect it…but I still love it.

Blake reminds me a lot of Dmitry. The logic is a little weird sometimes, but they make life fun :)