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Pardon my dust…

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I’m in the process of making some changes to my blog here. I’m sure not everything will work correctly while I switch my content and make my updates. Please bear with me and follow along, I promise it’ll all be worth it!

Homemade Gazpacho

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Warm weather is here and with that comes availability to lots of wonderful fresh veggies!  One dish that has become one of my absolute favorite things to eat is gazpacho, and after hem-hawing around I have finally developed a recipe that is as simple as it is delicious.


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Clean Homemade Granola

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One of my absolute favorite snacks is Greek Yogurt with granola; toss in a handful of fresh blueberries and that is my heaven in a bowl.  I LOVE granola!

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Simple Roasted Pumpkin Seeds AND the Easiest Method to Removing Seeds EVER!

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Simple Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

It’s that time again…temperatures have fallen, leaves are changing, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner…which means it’s PUMPKIN TIME!!

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BEST Frozen Blueberries EVER!

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The Best Frozen Blueberries

Blueberry season is upon us!

 My family LOVES blueberries, and while it’s great to find and have them while they are fresh and affordable, off-season blueberries are hard to come by and EX-PEN-SIVE! Even store-bought frozen blueberries are pricey. I stock up as much as possible while I can and freeze as much as my freezer will hold (and I’m trying to talk my husband into buying me a chest freezer, which may not be too difficult since frozen blueberries are one of his all time fave things…he may even like them almost as much as he likes me…) 😉

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Elephants on Parade

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These were sooo much fun to make!  I made them for the baby shower of a teacher at my girls’ school…

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A Little Football & Beer

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I recently created these cookies for a friend’s birthday party (the same one I brought my homemade-caramel-topped cupcakes to).

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Now, these are far from perfect, and I clearly have some practicing to do, but I’m darn proud of these for a couple reasons: 1. These were done completely free-hand, and 2. these were done in about 5 hours…in a row…thanks to the use of a fan Read the rest of this entry