4th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #9 – Harvest Festival Chili

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Is there anything better suited for the day after Christmas than your most favorite pair of sweatpants? I agree. Comfy sweatpants are an absolute post-holiday must-have. With just a few days before the quickly approaching 2014 and all of the resolutions that come with that first day, first few weeks, and perhaps even the first… 

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15-Minute Wonton Soup + Weekly Menu

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I have very mixed feelings about surprises. The surprise of what Mr. Prevention or my sister-in-law will give as gifts, I love. They’re both great gift-givers and I always like being on the receiving end because lord knows, they’re both impossible to shop for. Truly. Impossible. Mr. Prevention has resorted to emailing me links and… 

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Crock Pot Meyer Lemon Chicken + Weekly Menu

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My mom BEGGED me to go to step class yesterday with her. Friday night, however, I informed her that “I am on ‘vacation’ and I’d be happy to go with…if I happened to be awake. However, I’m not setting my alarm to get up for a morning workout. Sorry.” She pouted a moment. I held… 

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4th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #7 – Pumpkin Chili + Weekly Menu

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Yesterday was…different. Have you ever had an experience where you felt like you were witnessing something that you should do something about but you don’t know what the right thing is to do? Multiply that by 2 and backtrack to yesterday afternoon. I’m out running errands in the blistering cold Michigan weather. I’m stopped at… 

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Recipe Repeat & Meatless Monday: Vegan Crock Pot Refried Beans

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We went out for create-your-own stir fry followed by a create-your-own yogurt creation on Saturday night with our friend and her 4-year-old. Other than coloring Care Bears with her, it was fun to see her create her masterpieces to eat. Before we got up from the table to create our stir fry, she was encouraged… 

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