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Moving? Buy some white vinegar.

Maybe I’m just really behind. I recently discovered miracle cleaner. White vinegar. I’ve used it to remove buildup in my Keurig. My mom used it many times on her coffee maker. Ok. That’s nice. So a couple months ago when I saw a video of a guy using it to remove buildup around his kitchen…

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Cinnamon Roll Muffins

As Easter Sunday was approaching I signed up to make something for our breakfast at church. I picked muffins from the list… but really wasn’t feeling like making muffins. So I decided to make cinnamon rolls instead. I’m a rebel. I’m pretty sure the reason they wanted muffins was so it would be easy for…

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Learning to dance in the rain

A couple days ago it was raining. Rained the entire day. As boys and I were running errands, Justin declared from the backseat, “I don’t like the rain. Mommy, make it stop please.”

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Extinguish the Flame

Ya know that old crush you had – maybe in high school or maybe in college. Do you ever think about him? What spurs on these thoughts or day dreams? Honestly, I was struggling with this. At some point my thoughts switched from fond times to what if dreams. NOT OK. I tend to dream…

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Diabetic Pecan Pie

Last year for Thanksgiving I made a pecan pie that the hubby’s grandpa could eat. I found a recipe that did not call for corn syrup. All that was left to do was minimize the amount of sugar. Now I’m his favorite.

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Moving? Plant a garden.

I have been wanting to share this post with you for a couple months. Finally I have a few moments to do so. We are moving. This isn’t really anything new for our family. In the first year of marriage, Josh and I moved 5 times. When we moved to Michigan and had been here…

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Taco Pizza

Leftovers. We save them because we have all the best intentions of using them up and saving money. But it’s hard. Reheated food is rarely as appetizing as the original spread. I like coming up with different ways to use those stacks of containers and clean up the¬†fridge. Last week I made Ritz chicken with…

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Mexican Chicken

Did you wake up this morning and remember it’s Cinco de Mayo? You want to make something fun that everyone will love but don’t have time to run to the store to pick up all of the special ingredients. Make this. My mom started making this for us when I was in high school. It…

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Lemon Cupcakes

I have been hoping to share this recipe with you for over a week! But I have two words: TWO BOYS! My life is always Go Go Go with these two gifts God has given me. I think little boys run on solar energy because all of this time in the sun is putting them…

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