Monthly Archives: December 2014

Goodbye 2014…

Dear 2014, I feel like we have just gotten comfortable with each other, and now it’s time to go. You were a year that started with great ups and finished with many downs, but still managed to be pretty good … Continue reading

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My ER visit…

I would like to take a moment to remind everyone that I can’t stand drama. I avoid it like the plague. I also avoid hospitals as much as possible. That being said, several family members have needed emergency medical care … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary…

Yesterday my amazing husband and I celebrated our 11 year anniversary (married for 6 of those years)! We have endured through so many good times and quite a few bad times as well, but it has only made us stronger and … Continue reading

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French chocolate bark…

SHUT THE FRONT DOOR this stuff is awesome! So I wanted to make something beautiful, delicious and easy for Christmas. This recipe fits the bill perfectly! Thank you Ina Garten! As I typically do, I worked off of the original … Continue reading

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Have you ever been terrified? Like actually frightened to the point of panic? I was recently.  I am not the type of person to panic. I am usually the rock in my marriage and family. It takes something bit to shake me … Continue reading

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Cranberry Christmas cake…

I LUV potluck suppers! You never know what you are going to get at a potluck party; it’s like Russian roulette buffet style! Someone always brings pasta with sauce… Blah and boring. But then ole Mrs. So-and-so whips out a … Continue reading

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Adventures in ‘poo free..

For many years now I have been slowly moving our family away from chemicals. I am especially bothered by nasty chemicals that go into and onto our bodies. I have switched to a natural deodorant, an awesome soap (below), and … Continue reading

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