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Changing Skin Care Needs

Changing Skin Care Needs

Pregnancy and getting older means a lot has changed. My skin has been one of those big changes. I find my skin care needs now are much different than they were 20 years ago.

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Creating a Self-Care Routine

Creating a Self-Care Routine

Ok maybe “routine” isn’t the best word but that is how I see it.  When I write my daily to-do list, self-care is always near the top.  For the longest time I though equated self-care with a special treat.  I would occasionally reward myself by […]

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Our Journey to Backyard Chickens

Our Journey to Backyard Chickens

We made the leap into backyard chickens! We have floated the idea of having chickens for the better part of a year.  We talked about the coop, the amount of effort it would take to maintain chickens, and even the benefits of having them for […]

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Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal {Dairy Free}

Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal {Dairy Free}

Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal is a warm, nourishing breakfast.  With its hint of maple syrup, toasted walnuts, and cinnamon it is a scrumptious way to start the day.  Make ahead of time and reheat for breakfast during the week, to make mornings healthy and less chaotic. […]

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Why I Quit Whole30

Why I Quit Whole30

When I decided to quit Round 2 of Whole30, it wasn’t an easy decision.  I more than loved my first round on Whole30.   I loved it so much I went past 30 days and ate strict compliant for 59 days.  I felt Whole30 changed my […]

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Basic Spaghetti Squash

Basic Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash used to scare the crap out of me.  It always seemed so complicated.  The first time I bought a spaghetti squash I was so scared of it, it sat on my counter until it rotted.  True story. Now I wonder what the hell […]

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Food Choices on Vacation

Food Choices on Vacation

When I ended Whole30, I had transitioned to my version of Whole30/Paleo.  It allowed me to eat clean but still have some treats like chia seed pudding and wine.  Then my family went to Maui for 12 days (10 days vacation + 2 days travel) […]

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You Grow Girl!

You Grow Girl!

This post may contain affiliate links.   You grow girl! That is pretty much what I’m saying as I write this.  I have never attempted to grow a plant much less a whole garden full of vegetables before.  In fact most things I have attempted […]

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Portabella Mushroom Burgers and Roasted Carrots

Portabella Mushroom Burgers and Roasted Carrots

I’ve been trying to introduce more vegetarian meals into our weekly meals.  Some have not been that great while others have become family favorites.  The toddler always surprises me when it comes to food, sometimes she will eat everything we give her, other times all […]

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Paleo Everything Bread

Paleo Everything Bread

Grain free, paleo bread that tastes like an everything bagel. The only thing missing is non-dairy cream cheese.

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