my lavender blues

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Minute® Ready to Serve Guys. This is the year! I refuse to be apart of the ‘February drop off’ and am feeling pretty optimistic about it. However…. I have a feeling I probably feel this way every year, so just really really hoping that […]

Kickin’ Shrimp Gumbo over Minute Ready to Serve Brown Rice

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        It’s only the first week into the new year and is anyone else about to jump off their resolutions head first into a drained pool? me me me me. actually i made mine pretty easy this year. or perhaps more attainable, if you will. can’t set the goals too high or […]

Healthy Butternut Squash & White Bean Chili

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    December. What is my life right now…………. Thanksgiving came far too early in November which left me no time to mentally prepare a transition in to December. I’m still on November time. Or maybe it’s the fact that I experienced a hot flash the other day because I wore a light sweater and […]

Healthy Creamy Broccoli & Spinach Cheese Soup

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      So you know how on my last post I said I hated bug bites umm…. julia…. name a person who loves them? Yes we all share the same hatred, but I can guarantee you mine is stronger. the damn bite gave me cellulitis. what the ell man. I’m talking a red tender […]

Butternut Squash, Pear & Pepper Soup

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  Butter my buns and call me a biscuit, What in the world did I just agree to? The exact thoughts (except insert profanity where needed) that ran through my head when I responded “yes” to a dinner proposal from Eckerts Farm asking if I would be willing to put together a pop up meal […]

Chilled Curried Coconut Sweet Corn Soup // Scenes from my Dinner in The Orchard

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First things first, i’m keeping my half promise. sort of like telling a half truth. which we all sort of know is a lie…… but then maybe this is a partial promise kept. i told you i would be posting 1-2 times a week. this is 1 of 2, and i can guarantee you there […]

Summer Vegetable & Pork Zoodle Ramen

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guys. allergies. what in the hell shmell. or i might just be getting sick, for the ten thousandth time this year. WHICH. means i’m basically going to be pushing daisies over the weekend so that’s something to look forward to. *yay* thankfully my son is a skilled balance bicyclist soo i’ll be sending him off like […]

Italian Sausage, Kale & Egg Drop Soup

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Dating apps. Thoughts? I decided to give it a go as a little experiment, as I am constantly knocking them without ever actually trying it out. Putting my money where my mouth is. And so far: Every. Single. Person who does an Iron Man is single. Or every single man on this app has done […]

Yakizozba (Healthier Yakisoba and Zoodles)