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built a house today.

Today’s entertainment including minor home construction. And by minor, I mean small… not insignificant. Because my kids loved this. I’m not a fan of gingerbread, but it was fun and not at all tempting for me. Because it was gingerbread … Continue reading

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delicious traditions.

My family has traditions. Old ones, new ones… and nearly all of them attached to a special day – a holiday, a birthday, or another such special occasion that occurs once each year. And like lots of family traditions, many of … Continue reading

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oatmeal cookie fudge bars.

I have a problem with baking for special occasions. I have amassed so many dessert recipes [mostly on Pinterest] that I rarely bring the same dessert twice. Every occasion, I try something new. Some have been good. A couple were complete failures … Continue reading

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my thanksgiving recap.

You may remember Aunt Dumbass from this post. I almost couldn’t wait to see her today and discover new levels of dumbassery. But it was not to be. Dreams shattered. While sitting in ridiculously excessive traffic, I texted my sister, … Continue reading

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chicken revelation.

Did you know you can shred chicken with a stand or hand mixer? This is loads better than using two forks (which is a freaking nightmare)! This changed my life. Although I don’t love how chicken flies everywhere and I later … Continue reading

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