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Meal Planning and Organization

Hello there! It’s been a while. A lot has happened since my last posting! We’re finally finished with the holidays, which was not all that great for me this year. While I did get to have my favorite part of Christmas – time with my family & friends – I was pretty sick the whole time,… Continue reading Meal Planning and Organization

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No-Fuss Funfetti Cake Pops

I’ve told you about how much I love birthdays, right? They’re pretty great. You get a whole day just to celebrate someone for who they are! It might have something to do with the fact that I’m a huge fan of encouraging others, but I love to make people feel special on their birthday. How cool… Continue reading No-Fuss Funfetti Cake Pops

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Classic Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Let’s talk about how much I love cookies. I know you’re with me here, because seriously have you ever had a cookie you didn’t like? I haven’t either. These chocolate chunk cookies are awesome. Like, way awesome! They stay soft and delicious for almost a week – if they last that long in your house. When there are… Continue reading Classic Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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Spicy Taco Soup

Okay, confession time. Sometimes, I’ll say something and the person I’m talking to gives me that look that says “What???“. Actually, that happens to me a lot. It usually happens when I use words like rubberneckin’ and hankerin’. These are words that are just part of my vocabulary. I grew up hearing them used, and… Continue reading Spicy Taco Soup

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Hi everyone! Let’s get right to it today – the good stuff. When it comes to sweets, I just can’t wait any longer. These Lemon Poppyseed Muffins are seriously delicious. You’ll want to simultaneously eat them all and give them away to everyone you know just to see them wonder how something so tasty could exist.… Continue reading Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

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Chicken Alfredo with Spaghetti Squash

Sometimes I complain about having to cook dinner every. night. Then, sometimes life gets so busy that I don’t cook for a whole week and all I want to do is make a nice meal. I don’t know if this is how it works in your house, but I find myself somewhere in this cycle… Continue reading Chicken Alfredo with Spaghetti Squash

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Homemade Strawberry Jam

Friends, have you ever rushed through something just to get it done, then later wished you had spent juuust a few more minutes on it? I sometimes have a patience problem (don’t we all?), and that is exactly what happened the first time I tried to make jam. Homemade anything takes a little patience. And if… Continue reading Homemade Strawberry Jam