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Post Whole30: Adding in Legumes

Legumes are one of the things I miss during Whole30. Not being able to eat hummus, add lentils into a meatless meal, or beans in soups/chili… So I decided to add that back in first and see how things go. … Continue reading

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Whole30 Soups and Frittata

I’ve done Whole30 before and it helped me really curb that sugar craving. I’m a sugar junky. And it shows in my weight. So I decided to go back to Whole30 and reset. I’m not going to get into all … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Prior to my Divorce Hearing, my attorney reviewed the documents with me and we discussed the section pertaining to my name. After the Hearing, I would be able to revert to my maiden name. I did not have to do … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner: Pumpkin and Apple Soup

Aahhh Fall.  Pumpkin Spice everything. Although it’s September, it’s been bloody hot here in Chicagoland. This is more amusing since the ENTIRE FREAKING SUMMER WAS COOL. Okay, I feel better. Maybe. Fall brings on sweaters and jeans, changing leaves, and, … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner: DF Mushroom, Broccoli, Goats Cheese Quiche

After becoming comfortable in my own skin, I have started to realize the things I used to love that I stopped enjoying. Little things. Part of it was because I just did not care to hear the jabs about how … Continue reading

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End of August: What’s in the Garden?

​This morning I picked more plum tomatoes. The Red Zebras are almost ready and the Salsa Hybrids are almost done. Still tons of cherry tomatoes despite the plants dying of early from disease, glad it doesn’t affect the fruit! The … Continue reading

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Operation No Biting Our Friends…

Monkey went to preschool today and decided that a friend of her’s was not going to play with the bike she wanted to play with, so she snacked on his arm. Monkey is not a zombie. We had already told … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Baked Turkey Pork Meatballs

I am trying to come up with different meals to serve the fam… it is a little more tricky being with my parents since now I need to take their likes/dislikes into consideration.  Hubby is anti cheese unless it is … Continue reading

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Monkey Vs. Food

While preggo I never considered a few things/concepts that in retrospect that I should/could/might have wanted to… there is so much info out there and as a first time parent I had no idea where to focus my attention.  Some … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Beef Risotto, Cranberry Pineapple Chicken, Homemade Hamburgers

It has been awhile!  I have been slacking a bit with making my weekly menus, I still generally have a good idea of what we are eating and do tend to prep some stuff… but I really need to get … Continue reading

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