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Favorite Fall Recipes

I love fall! Everything from the chill in the air to the pretty leaves all around. One of my favorite things about the season is all of the yummy food. Today, I’m sharing some of my favorite fall recipes, and I hope you’ll add yours to the comments below.  Chili When I know cooler weather is […]

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My Favorite Mom Hack: Timber Ridge Cattle Company + FREE Promotion

One of the best mom hacks I’ve found is all natural, flax-fed beef sticks from Timber Ridge Cattle Company in Osceola. Convenient. Healthy. Portable. Kid friendly. Delicious. And direct from the farmer. I’ve told you before why I love buying from Timber Ridge. If you’ve attended one of our awesome events you’ve gotten to taste these amazing sticks in your […]

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Healthy Eating Tips for Back-to-School and Beyond

This post is part 4 of 5 in the Back-to-School 2015 series. The transition from summer to “back to school” can be hectic. In all the chaos it’s easy to let healthy eating slide, but spending just a little extra time creating routines now will set your family up for an entire year of healthy eating. […]

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“Home” for the Holidays: Holiday Traditions & Recipes from My Kitchen

Cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, vanilla, rosemary, sage, orange peel… the list goes on and on. A normally avid baker and culinary connoisseur, holiday baking takes my pulse up a few notches and gets my sentimentally charged creative juices flowing. It seems to me that pairing food with emotion has gotten a bad rap as of late. […]

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