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Top 5 Must Try Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year! The lights, the spirit, the snow, and the food! I don’t know about you guys, but I got bit by the baking bug this year and there was no stopping me! We moved into a new house this year and I got the idea in my head to make cookies for all our new neighbors…you know, so they all know how domestic I am! Ha! 😉  So, I went to Pinterest,…

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Lifestyle

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

Sugar and spice And everything nice. That’s what little girls are made of. For our daughter Avery’s first and second birthday parties, I had known exactly what I wanted the party themes to be. When this year rolled around, life had gotten a lot busier and we were just planning a party with our immediate family. My first thought was that I wouldn’t do anything that involved too much effort. My second thought was, that maybe I should let her…

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Food

My Top 5 Whole30 Go-To Meals

Whole 30 Sweet Potato Sliders by Carchellany

Everyone knows diets begin on Mondays. Something about Mondays, a new week, and a clean slate make it the ideal day for fresh thinking. Well, that and the regret you’re feeling from eating non-stop all weekend! I think that it might actually be a law that diets must begin on Mondays, and if you happen to cheat on your diet, you obviously can’t start over until it’s Monday again! No one ever said, “It’s Thursday, I think I’ll start my…

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Travel

Top 10 Sites and Secrets of Oxford

When I was originally planning my trip across Europe, Oxford never entered my mind. The goal of my European adventure was to see as much as I could on a shoestring budget. To do this, I put the word out on Facebook to all my friends and family that I was headed to Europe and any connections that people may have for a place to stay over there would be appreciated! I then received a message from a relative that…

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Food

Slow Cooker French Philly Sandwich

Slow Cooker Roast Beef Sandwich by Carchellany! Easy recipe with loads of flavor!

Whenever I see roast beef on sale, my mind immediately goes to your standard crockpot roast beef and mashed potatoes dinner. It’s simple, fast, and tastes delicious. Now, while I love that meal, it can start to feel a little tired and ordinary after a while. So, I began to think, what else could I make with roast beef? My first thought was of sandwiches (they are my favorite food!) I love going to a restaurant and getting a French…

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Food

Irish Soda Bread Recipe

St. Patrick's Day Food

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Leave it to the Irish to make an amazing loaf of bread using ingredients I guarantee you already have in your pantry! In past years I’ve made most of the traditional St. Patty’s Day foods, corn beef and cabbage, green desserts, and even done the whole green beer thing! This year though, I was at a local grocery store and they were sampling some Irish soda bread, it was so good! I’ve never had Irish soda…

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Food

Southwest Chicken Pizza

Southwest Chicken Pizza Recipe

Happy National Pi Day! (3.14) In order to make sure that we properly observe National Pi Day and do our due diligence, we are sharing with you our killer recipe for Southwest Chicken Pizza “Pie”! This flatbread pizza is not only out of this world tasty, but super quick and simple to make as well! It’s a win-win!! I can’t decide what my favorite part is, but all the fresh ingredients and flavors come together perfectly to make the tastiest…

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Lifestyle

Spring Capsule Wardrobe

Here is a look at our fabulous Spring capsule wardrobe! We used under 10 pieces to create 12 different outfits! Check out the photos below to see seven of them! Each item is a solid piece that can be layered or paired with almost every other item in the group! Feel free to comment with any questions you may have about where items are from or outfit ideas! Enjoy! Get it: Teva Leather Ankle Boots Get it: Brown Fossil Wallet Get it: New Balance 696…

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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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