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    Pacific Coast Road Trip

    Pacific Coast Road Trip My bucket list has many travel places on it, and in October, I finally got to fulfill driving the Pacific Coast. Mike’s sister, Maria, and her boyfriend, Al, flew in from the East Coast to enjoy a full week of the West Coast! We began our trip by enjoying a day […] Read more…

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    Willamette Valley, Part 2

    This past August was our third time attending the World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon. Last year we made it a point to go an extra day earlier to experience the wine region, Willamette Valley. We had such a good time; we decided to do it again this year. Now if you have not been […] Read more…


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    Haircut: Chop for a Cause

    Year after year I constantly battled with myself on whether I should chop my hair off or not. (I know first world problems.) I have always had long hair, and have only chopped it off twice in my life. So, needless to say, this past Friday I decided to take the plunge again. And for a […] Read more…

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    Find your T R I B E

    Tomorrow I am launching my first ever t-shirt design on teespring. This has always been of interest to me, however, I never knew where to begin or what direction to take. I have put numerous products out there, so why should a t-shirt be any different? No reason. So, before the shirt goes live tomorrow, […] Read more…


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    Butternut Squash, Ricotta, and Spinach Stuffed Shells

    As we move from cool Autumn days to crisp Winter air, the fall recipes are still in full effect. Last year, Mike brought this recipe to my attention. So, of course I added it to my Pinterest recipes. The recipe is fairly easy to follow and is delicious! Time: Approx. 1 hour Servings: 4 Ingredients: […] Read more…

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    Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce

    About 80% of my meals include chicken, so I try to add variety with different recipes I find on the internet. A few years ago, I ran across this recipe on Pinterest, and it has been a staple around the house. There are several recipes out there, so I’m not sure who created the original, […] Read more…


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    DIY Twine Anchor

    Ahoy! So my longtime friend, Amanda, finally became a Mum. With a little baby boy on the way, I knew I needed to do something crafty for his nautical themed room. There were so many options and cute ideas on Pinterest, but I finally chose a cute anchor design. Here is my Twine Anchor DIY: […] Read more…

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    DIY: Hallowine

    My love for wine has brought me to yet another craft. This time involving the upcoming holiday, Halloween. Who knew you could make this many crafts reusing wine bottles?! Excuse to buy more wine? I think so! Here is my Halloween Wine Bottle(s) DIY or Hallowine, if you will: The craft begins by polishing off […] Read more…