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February 2016

Food

The Ultimate Homemade Chipotle Burrito Recipe

Chipotle Copycat Recipe

  Hi, my name is Michelle and I have a problem, I am addicted to Chipotle. What I am not addicted to, though, is how much it costs for my burrito. Solution: homemade chipotle burrito or burrito bowl. I could easily eat at Chipotle two times a week and my husband claims that he could eat there once a day, that being said, we needed a solution for our wallet. I started looking online to see if anyone had posted…

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Lifestyle

DIY Mercury Glass

How To Mercury Glass

If there is one thing that you need to know about me, and really all the women in my family, is that we love getting the best deal! For my mom that means couponing, for me that usually means carrying things around the store until I come up with a reason why I don’t need or why it costs too much! (Ask my sister-in-law, she says I have a real problem.) “Let’s all have a moment of silence for all…

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Food

Double Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Double Chocolate Cookies

Hollywood (aka Brittany) took a fabulous winter retreat to Hawaii with her in-laws this January and returned bearing gifts! She bought us back real, Hawaiian, macadamia nuts. Not feeling up to the challenge of wiping out a whole bag of macadamia nuts plain, I began to think of a recipe that I could use them in and get the most out of my Hawaiian treat! Thus, the double chocolate macadamia nut cookie was born! Let me just say these cookies…

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Travel

5 Money Saving Tips for Paris

1. Go to the Louvre on the first Sunday of the month. The first Sunday of every month in Paris is free museum day. This means museums like the Musee d’Orsay and the Louvre, which normally would put you out around 15 Euro, are now completely free! This saved my husband and I 30 Euro at the Louvre alone. Insider tip: Arrive early on this day and plan out your route to make the most of the free museums. Insider…

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