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20 Something Redux

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I thought I was about time I made good on my promise to share the details on the Mix CD from my Last Twenty Something giveaway.  But first, I’m going to tantalize your taste buds with my birthday food journey.     First up, breakfast with Mom at JP Pancake.  This place is outrageous and […]

Wednesday Whatsits (20)

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Hi Everyone. Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits! This past weekend we had Otto’s birthday party. Earlier today we announced the winners of the Unique Sweets Dessert Challenge and I shared my awesome Foodie Pen Pals box from Rachel. Tomorrow I’m guest posting at Passionately Artistic and Thriftary. Whew! I thought July was CRAZY. Oh wait. It’s still July. […]

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Hi Everyone. Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits! So yesterday Get Your Chef On posts went live. I can’t believe all the amazing recipes the participants came up with! You can see who shared an awesome lemon recipe today, by clicking here. Oh and you can see my recipe HERE! There is much last minute blog crazy awesomeness happening […]

Scrapbook Paper Wall Art

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Hi everyone!  I can’t wait to show you how I got all crafty today.  So without further ado…here’s the Covert Robin gift I made for Becky from Belle + Bee.   I have to tell you all when I first signed up for the Covert Robin gift swap I was dead set on making pot holders. […]

Foodie Pen Pals – July

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It’s no secret I’ve fallen in love with the idea of getting mystery packages in the mail.  It all started with the Covert Robin gift exchange.  After that, I was hooked.  Who would I be paired with?  What would come in that unassuming box?  WHEN IS IT GOING TO GET HERE??? I’m better now, I […]

Package Pals – June

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I keep signing up for trades and saying yes to offers to guest post and to co-host events.  Some days I feel like I’m spreading myself too thin, but the payoff is way too good to say know.  I love guest posting and co-hosting.  I get to know other bloggers so much better. My new […]

Striped Yarn-Wrapped Wreath

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Do you love presents?  I do!  I found the funnest blog birthday idea ever this year.  Rachel over at Imagine Gnats put something together called the Covert Robin.  Basically you sign up, get paired up with a super secret give recipient, and then you make something for your giftee.  You don’t know who has you, only who you […]

Grow.Swap.Share Participants 2

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Happy Wednesday everyone!!  It’s my Saturday!!  The Grow.Swap.Share blog swap is less than a week away!  This whole experience has been totally amazing and getting to know all the participants and their blogs a little btter has been really fun.  I can’t wait until the next time Grow.Swap.Share happens.  I don’t know when it will […]

Grow.Swap.Share Participants 1

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Happy Tuesday everyone!!  Can you believe in just one short week the Grow.Swap.Share blog swap will be live?  I’m still wrapping my head around the idea.  I think back to my first Trading Blogs experience – it was my very first time guest posting or having someone guest post for me – and now everything […]

Chocolate Jack Daniel’s Cupcakes

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{photo source}   I’ve been wanting to share that picture forever!  Today is totally the right day.   Today I give you – Chocolate Jack Daniel’s Cupcakes!   You heard me.  After Mike saw this PIN from my cupcake board I was obligated to make these cupcakes.  Being the amazingly wonderful friend that I am, […]

Thing 1 is 3!

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I can’t believe my baby is already 3.  What happened?  I swear he just learned to walk the other day.  Oh wait, maybe the was Eddie.  In any case, We had a party for Otto this past Saturday and now you have to look at all the haphazard picks and act like you care.  Go!     […]

Wednesday Whatsits (46)

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Hi Everyone. Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits! I’m totally going to whore it out for a minute. In the past, I’ve offered free sponsorship spots.  Well, after the move to WordPress in just a couple of weeks, I’ll be charging for those ad spots. However, I need to get my shout out/feature game back on track. […]

Saltine Cracker Toffee

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Good morning White Lights readers!   {you have to say it like Robin Williams in Good Morning! Vietnam} Let’s get all serious for a minute.  Bra shopping is hard.  Whatever happened to a bra that just fits and doesn’t make you look all weird and pre-confirmed.  I don’t need a push-up, 10-in-one, since when are […]

Jack Daniels Bottle Cake & Buttercream Frosting

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If I’ve never mentioned it before, Mike works for an adult beverage distribution company.  We end up with all kinds of fun shwag around the house.  Today was the best!  He brought me home a Jack Daniel’s bottle cake mold and label stencil.  How cool is that?!??  I immediately wanted to make the cake happen.  I […]

What is a Whole Food?

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So last time I talked about food as being Medicine and this week, I am going to give you more specifics.       What is a whole food?   Whole foods are foods that are in the same form that they are found in nature. They are fresh, unprocessed, simple, and organic. You will see […]

Better Than…Cookie Dough Cheeseball

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Yesterday was amazing!   The Buckeyes beat that state up north and all is right in the world.   GO BUCKEYES!!!     Per the usual, we were at our friend Treena’s house.  You may remember Treena from her Tater Tot Casserole.  Well, she has another gem.  This is the most addicting, delicious, “Treena did […]

Creamy Broccoli and Cheese Soup

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Hey there! Rina again from ITHEECOOK.com.  It has been so bone chilling cold here in NY I have been making a lot of soup. We have not got any snow yet (thank goodness) but it’s been pretty frosty. Today I share this Creamy Broccoli and Cheese Soup with you all. Soup always is the perfect meal for […]

The Most Powerful Thing…

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  The most powerful tool you have to transform your health or keep your health is your fork! Use it well and you will thrive. Choose poorly and you will suffer.  This principle starts at a very young age but it can also turn things around mid-stream if you’ve been using your fork in a […]

Bacon & Hibiscus Shortbread Cookies

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It’s been a few days, but I’m back from our trip to Minnesota and ready to get back in the bacon saddle! We had a great time on the trip.  It was crazy and fun and the boys were in love with their cousins and aunts.  They had a HUGE grass backyard to run around […]