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My First Thanksgiving

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Hi.  My name’s Julie.  And I’m a turkey virgin. That’s right.  I’m cooking my first solo Thanksgiving dinner.  I’ve brought sides over to someone else’s house in previous years.  This year is the first time I’m shouldering the workload.  And it all comes down to the turkey.  I’ve been googling, watching The Chew, looking up Alton Brown’s […]

10 Thanksgiving Home Decor Ideas

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Happy Thanksgiving week everyone! In an effort to save my energy for cooking on Thursday, this week I’m sharing lots of fun Thanksgiving ideas I think are great.  I’m taking a nod from Tidy Mom‘s “I’m Lovin’ It“.  I hope you find some decorations and recipes you like and that they make this crazy holiday […]

Cranberry-Orange Spice Cookies

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Happy Thanksgiving Day WLOW readers!  I know you already have the turkey day under control, so it’s time to think ahead to Christmas and that means cookies.  I love Christmas cookies and this year, while we have our favorites in this house, I decided I wanted to find some new recipes to try. One day […]

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. And happy Thanksgiving week! ———- You guys.  There are like a million things coming to the blog soon, including SIX different giveaways!  I’m talking stand mixers and money and all kinds of cool stuff.  I’m so excited!!!!!  This December is going to kick butt. Starting December 1st is my […]

Bacon Roasted Turkey Breast with Sage Butter

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If you can believe it Thanksgiving is one short week away!  I finally got my plans on lock down this past weekend.  We’re going to my dad’s to say hi to everyone, and then I’m cooking at home for my MIL, her husband, Mike and the boys.  I’m off turkey duty this year which is […]

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. ———- On the blog this week. The boys and I had an ice cream party just because. I checked out the new Sriracha Pineapple Pork Lettuce Cups from Pei Wei. I found the BEST carpet ever!  It’s stain resistant FOR LIFE.  Something I desperately need with a 2 and 4 year […]

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. ———- Umm, who told November it could be half way done?  Not fair. I can’t believe I have to start thinking about Christmas presents soon.  UGH! For now, I’m going to focus on the upcoming food coma that is Thanksgiving and relax. On this blog this week. This month […]

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. ———- I hope you’re having a fantastic start to your November!  I am!   Here’s what was on the blog this past week. Beauty contributor Tessa showed you how to get a French Mani with office supplies. Health & Wellness contributor Cindy answered the question What is a Whole […]

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Pumpkin Chai Hot Buttered Rum

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The days are getting shorter and the evenings are getting cooler.  Fall evenings are meant for curling up under a cuddly blanket with a mug of something warm and tasty in your hands. One of my favorite winter time drinks is a nice hot buttered rum.  Butter, brown sugar, a few spices… add a shot […]

Circle Sticker Mani

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Hey friends! Tessa from tessacotton here. Can you believe it’s already November? Christmas is next month. I’m so not in holiday mode yet, but I can’t wait to get started thinking about Thanksgiving and Christmas soon. I’m sharing an easy-peasy two step mani with you today, using just two polish colors and some everyday office-supply stickers. I just […]

Dark Chocolate & Hazelnut Cheesecake Bars

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This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Cooking Light, Real Simple, and Sunset Magazines, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #SafewayHoliday http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. If you make these cheesecake bars, they will be gone in one minute flat.  I’m not kidding.  Everyone complained that I didn’t […]

Scrumptious Sunday Menu Plan {Sept 2013}

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      Breakfast: Carrot Cake Pancakes with Maple-Cream Cheese Drizzle Pecan Crusted French Toast Baked Funfetti Donuts {from scratch} Avocado, Bacon & Brie Breakfast Sandwich Entrees: Easy Navajo Tacos Saltimboca Alla New Yorkese Italian Sausage & Caramelized Onion Pizza One-Pot Southwest Macaroni Grilled BBQ Salmon with Avocado & Corn Salsa Lime Cilantro Chicken Rice […]

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 […]

Corn Casserole & Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

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I love eating, I don’t think that’s a secret.  Maybe that’s why Thanksgiving is my favorite food holiday.  Turkey, potatoes, stuffing, cranberry anything, desserts, sides, the array of fall flavors is endless.  Two of my favorite fall flavors are corn and pumpkin.  When Unilever asked me to share a couple great Thanksgiving recipes I knew […]

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Hi Everyone. Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits! Funny. Serious. You should sign up for the Christmas Cookie Swap I’m co-hosting. You’re not mailing cookies, but recipes instead. Make the recipe you receive and blog about it. We’ll be having a cookie hop on posting day. Truth. It’s time for this week’s features!   Most Viewed   […]

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 […]