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I hope you’ve had a great week! After a busy week around here, it was nice to settle in for a relaxing weekend with family and friends.

Finley //

Finley, my sister’s puppy, came to the Barn for a visit the other day. To say that I lose every bit of productivity when he’s around is a definite understatement. Every time I’m around him, I am even more smitten with him and want to just snuggle and play. There’s nothing like a puppy to brighten your day!

Chicago //

I had a quick trip this week to Chicago with Reynolds Kitchens. You may have seen some of the photos on my Instagram stories of the deep dish pizza (yum!), spending the day at The Chopping Block cooking, eating, and learning (delish!), and even of the short ribs and creme brulee from Maude’s (oh my stars!). Talk about a delicious trip! I’m still stuffed! πŸ™‚

Your Favorite Posts of the Week

I always love seeing what posts you love the most each week.

Easy Barbacoa Recipe from

  1. Easy Barbacoa Recipe
  2. French Toast
  3. Homemade Chicken Stock (Slow Cooker, Instant Pot, Stove)
  4. Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup
  5. White Chicken Chili

Weekly Menu Plan (Supper)

Weekly Meal Plan #7 // Sharing our Weekly Meal Plan with make-ahead tips, freezer instructions, and ways make supper even easier! //

Weekly Meal Plan #7

Based on your feedback, I’ve moved our Weekly Meals Plans to a stand alone post! Thanks so much for letting me know how you wanted to see these each week. I always want to make sure that whatever I’m sharing is helpful and in the most useful format for you. Please let me know if you have any other suggestions or requests! I’m happy to help!

Favorite Things from Around the Web Lately

My town is in total Super Bowl mode right about now since we have two hometown players playing! Either way, we win!

I love these ideas for ending each day with a sense of accomplishment rather than a sense of just spinning your wheels!

Chungah and I were talking about this soup this past week on our trip to Chicago. I can’t wait to try it!


I know that Sam would devour Christy’s cinnamon roll breakfast bake. How could he not?

What I’m Watching Now

We watched The Queen the other evening and were absolutely mesmerized. Thanks so much for the recommendation, Jo! So, we are now in need of a great new movie to watch or series to start! If you have recommendations, please send them my way.

Have a great weekend and week!
Robyn xo

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Robyn Stone

Robyn Stone is a wife, mom, blogger, recipe developer, and cookbook author. Welcome to Add a Pinch where I share thousands of delicious, tested and perfected easy recipes that the whole family will love.

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    1. We’ve not watched it! I’ll have to look for it to watch. It sounds like something my whole family would enjoy! Thanks so much for the suggestion!

  1. Love Outlander, and totally agree with Karina. I’ve into season 2 of a British series on Netflix called “LAND GIRLS”. It is set during WWII and tells the stories of the women who worked in the Women’s Land Army, tending the farms, while the men went off to war. It is really good! Some women volunteered for the WLA while others were conscripted. So some of the characters are city girls who have never been to the country, and it is quite an adjustment. Drama, love, humor – Land Girls has it all. Also on Netflix, the short series, “FLEMING”, is really good. It tells how Ian Fleming because the famous Ian Fleming of James Bond fame.

    1. Oooooh! We’ll have to add those to our list to watch, too! The sound like something we’d enjoy! Thanks so much for the recommendations! xo