Party Menu: Summer Bridal Shower

Kate and Matt are getting married later this summer, and I was delighted to be able to host a bridal shower for Kate to meet her extended in-laws. A backyard garden party was planned, and I got my butt in gear and spruced up the patio and surrounds to make everything nice for the day.

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Blogaversary: Reinventing the Chicken Coop (Giveaway)

And the fun continues! Hopefully you all know I have backyard chickens. The Girls, as we affectionately call them, came to live with us almost 3 years ago exactly. I took a class at Love Apple Farms on raising chickens and part of the package was 4 baby chicks, which I brought home in a

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Family Dinner Plan: Roast chicken and Bora Bora Fireballs

    Monday starts the second week of our Whole30 clean eating challenge. 7 days done, 23 more to go, and when we make it past this week, it will be smooth sailing! Once I get into the groove of cooking, it is not difficult to cook extra dinner for planned leftovers the next day.

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How to Paleo: Asian-style turkey lettuce cups (recipe)

Short story: Inspired by Kalyn’s Kitchen Asian Lettuce Cups with Spicy Ground Turkey Filling, I modified the recipe for our Paleo diet challenge. Longer version: As I look around each week to plan our menu, search terms often bring me to favorite blogs I have been reading for years. These last few weeks, as we challenge

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