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Orange PushUp Smoothie

When I was growing up, one of my favorite things to do was ride my bike with my friends to the local gas station’s mini-mart and reach into their freezer case...

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KitchenAid Stand Mixer

After years of wanting one, it finally happened. The kitchen appliance Gods came through for me with a KitchenAid Professional 600 Series Bowl-Lift Stand Mixer in Nickle Pearl. I also had...

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Ritz Stuffed Peanut Butter Cups

I’ve always loved Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Cracking open those orange wrappers and then peeling back the black waxy paper from the perfectly formed Reese’s edges is one of life’s simple,...

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Tasks

I’ve had a productive day of checking various tasks off my list: I got my hair done.  Regrowth, goodbye. I love the salon vibe and overall environment at my salon. I...

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Oranges

Oranges were on sale at the grocery store today and I picked up a big bag of them and got my orange groove going in the kitchen. Among other things, I...

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Chocolate Score

The new chocolate I found at TJ’s is my newest foodie product score. If I have no other great food discoveries in 2012, I can rest happily for the rest of...

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Thursday Things

Time for a few Thursday Things.  A few noteworthy items of the week are: 1. I was hit by a parked car while I was running just a few days after...

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Silver Linings

We’ve only been home from Aruba for a week and a half, but I miss it. Our vacation already feels like a long-lost distant memory, but it’s only been 10 days....

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New School

I realized in Aruba after spending every single waking second with Skylar that she was ready for more stimulation and a more challenging environment than her current preschool was able to...

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White Chocolate Snickerdoodle Cookies

What’s the difference between a sugar cookie and a snickerdoodle? Not too terribly much from what I can discern. Sugar cookies are only rolled in sugar whereas snickerdoodles are rolled in...