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Food Is Our Love Language

Years ago I spent the day canning homemade applesauce. After a full day of labor, my then four year old took one taste of it and shuddered. With a look of pure disgust on his face, he asked me what I had put in it. I rolled my eyes and simply responded, “love.” He looked […]

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Rethink Thanksgiving

The title of an email that popped in my box this week was “Rethink Thanksgiving.” The eventual subject of the email turned out to be a using a non-brining method to cook your turkey and new twists on other classic Thanksgiving recipes like making a pumpkin tart instead of pie. I was expecting a whole […]

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The Blessing of Forcing Myself to Host

I’m not a naturally hospitable person.  I’m friendly and I can easily make conversation, but inviting people into my space doesn’t come easily.  In fact, it is very difficult.  It rattles me.  It stresses me.  I overthink everything and suddenly feel insufficient and frustrated at my lack of skill.  I feel self-conscious as I view […]

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{HELP} My Toddler has an Obsession

My daughter has an unhealthy obsession with squeeze pouches! If it was up to her that would be all she would eat all day long. Yes- they can be healthy depending on the brand and I enjoy the convenience factor, however, they can be costly- especially if your child is like mine and constantly requests […]

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Poop is Stressing Me Out

It’s the four-letter word that no one mentions pre-kids, but holy smokes; it rules your life once you have them. Before my husband and I had our girls, we NEVER talked about poop. These days, especially the last week or so, it’s been all that we talk and think about. So, I apologize for those […]

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Gluten… what’s that? (part 1)

It was last year, on Christmas Day, when I started feeling off.  I was feeling light headed, my tongue was tingling, and I had a dull headache.  Besides the tingling tongue (which totally freaked me out…) I thought I was probably coming down with a virus.  Well, in the coming days, I started experiencing severe […]

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