Simple Stovetop Applesauce

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So we’re 8 1/2 days into this thing called parenthood and honestly, it’s going really well. Whenever I feel overwhelmed, all I have to do is look at her, hear a coo, or give that baby soft head a little rub to bring me back to this little sliver of paradise called motherhood. And yes,… 

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5th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #3 – Vegetarian Quinoa Chili + Weekly Menu

Vegetarian Quinoa Chili 3

  Friday was my last day of work for THIRTEEN weeks. I know this will fly by once Shea arrives, but for now, that just seems like…forever. I love my job and all of my staff and coworkers and walking to my car at the end of the day was this weird sense of not… 

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Spicy Pickled Cucumbers and Peppers

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They always say you want what you can’t have, right? Well, I’d kill for a cold IPA in this muggy August weather. And sushi? Oh lord, does some sushi sound phenomenal right about now. And don’t get me started on luncheon meat. I never had any desire to touch the stuff before pregnancy and now,… 

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Easy Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles + Weekly Menu

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No, this won’t be some diatribe about how the pregnant woman NEEEEEEEEDED pickles stat. But the pickles I made (8 quarts for anyone curious ) a few weeks ago are…safe. Power has been restored to my humble abode after a full 3 1/2 days without. I’ve never been so glad for Mr. Prevention’s thinking on… 

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