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Fruit and Nut Trailmix

Every year my family takes a two week vacation “out west” to visit my husband’s family and friends in Utah.  And since we can’t afford to fly, we drive.  We usually break the 24 hour drive up into a couple days, the first being the longer of the two stretches on the road.  Yes, that […]

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Video: How to Cut Watermelon Watermelon Spears

It’s summer time!!!! This is an awesome way to cut your watermelon and keep it from getting all over your chin when eating it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYxkIBE7HKY

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My Favorite Marinades

I love marinades. They are great to put together in the morning to have later that night, or even put together and throw in the freezer. As you thaw the meat out all the flavors get into the meat and flavors it wonderfully! I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite marinades so […]

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Comfort Food Can Be Healthy

When I think about comfort foods I think of noodles and cheese. Two things that my body doesn’t agree with on a regular basis, not to mention the fact that I wouldn’t consider a consistent diet of noodles and cheese to be particularly healthy. Therefore, I find myself in a dilemma. It’s freezing outside, I want […]

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Swirled Sugar Cookie

I’ve shared my sister’s softest sugar cookie recipe with you before. It is such an easy recipe as far as sugar cookies go. No need to refrigerate the dough or anything. Plus, they really do turn out soft…every time!

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If You’re Afraid of Butter: Free Download

Who doesn’t love some good advice from Julia Child? I love her and will be sharing lots of great advice from her in free downloads! These are fun to print out to frame and give to someone else, put them in your own kitchen, or just something fun to print to have on your fridge […]

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Apple Crisp

Since it’s apple season around here, I thought this recipe was really appropriate for my post this week. When we bought our house a couple years ago, there were four over grown apple trees in the front yard. I was convinced that they all needed to be cut down. Well, this is the first year that we’ve had […]

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My Top 5 Fall Main Dishes

Every season brings it’s unique flavors and traditions. I love it! It keeps me on my toes and keeps me experimenting in the kitchen. Right when I seem to get in a groove or get used to using certain fruits or veggies, a season change happens and I’ve got a whole knew slew of things […]

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Weekly Meal Plan

Meal Plan includes 5 meals with healthy serving sizes for a family of four. Occasionally there will be a meal that is large, I’ll try to create those leftovers into a new meal for you, but sometimes there will just simply be leftovers (and I’ll make a note of it to give you a heads up)! I […]

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I Finished A Spartan Race

“Who are you?” “We are Spartan” “Who are you?” “We are Spartan” “Say it like you mean it, who are you?” “WE ARE SPARTAN!” “READY, SET, GO!!!!!” I was off, running up a hill that was made to ski down. In Welch, Minnesota this weekend I decided to put the past 10 months of training to […]

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