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Currently – December 2020

Holy moly! How is it December? Here’s another Currently post. I have been doing some baking lately. I have several recipes to update or just share for the first time. I’ve made pumpkin bread, oatmeal cookies, pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, and Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies. Of course with the holidays coming, I’ll be making more …

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Memories of the Month {11.2020}

This month I was happy about: having a little break for Thanksgiving. This month I was sad about: just been kind of in the dumps here and there throughout this month. Not for any other reason that just tired and stressed, I guess. Here’s my rating system for entertainment: ♥ ♥ = Love it! A …

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The Weekly [11.22-28.2020] Thanksgiving Week Edition

PICS & GOINGS ON Sunday -We did our normal routine. Church Online. Rob left to help with in person 11am service. Sunday School online. Lunch. -I made some brownies for our Boy Scout Scoutmaster’s birthday that was on Monday. -Rob, Alex, and I went to church to serve at the college ministries Thanksgiving. They had …

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November Monthly Musings-Christmas

I’m late getting this post up, but I always enjoy Monthly Musings of others. Link up 1. Favorite Holiday Tradition I love all the Christmas activities, from going to cut down a Christmas tree and decorating the house to watching Christmas movies. Baking and making other goodies withe family. Christmas tree shopping: 2016 / 2015 …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ November 2020

Today I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating I’ve been doing lots of baking lately. I’ve got several recipes I need to get posted, but this week and last week I have been super slammed at work. These Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies are so yummy! What I’m Reminiscing …

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5 Great Christmas Gifts for the Adventurer

Everyone has an adventurer in their life. That one person who’s never content to stay in one place and is always jetting off around the world to partake in exciting activities you would never dream of. These people always tend to shun fancy material possessions like flashy watches and trendy sneakers, instead savoring friendships, experiences, …

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Scenic Drive from Pikes Peak to Avon, CO

Happy Travel Tuesday, ya’ll! I’m continuing to share from when Rob and I were in Colorado for a work conference. This was an epic day. Rob finished up with his conference that morning, we booked it over to Pikes Peak, which you can read about >>> Pros and Cons of Driving up Pikes Peak. Up …

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The Weekly [11.15-21.2020]

Happy Turkey day week, yall! I can’t believe its the holiday season already! I’ve got 2 very busy days ahead before being off for the rest of the week starting Wednesday. I am so ready! iPHONE PICS & GOINGS ON Kayleigh sheds more than any corgi we’ve had, I think. I’ve been trying to brush …

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Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies

Lately I’ve been in a cookie making mood. I love these cookies that have chocolate chips, rice crispy cereal, and toffee bits. Such a yummy combination and a fun way to mix up your everyday chocolate chip cookie. The toffee bits add a flavor punch and crunch, along with the rice crispy cereal that adds …

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The Weekly [11.1-14.2020]

This week’s weekly is actually from the last 2 weeks. I started writing this post last week, but didn’t have a ton to share. I ended up deciding to just combine the 2 weeks. PICS & GOINGS ON Here was my 2nd day in a row to watch LaX, but this time it was to …

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Things To Bring on a Road Trip

Although the COVID-19 pandemic may have pulled the brakes on your 2020 travel plans, there’s no reason why you can’t start planning for your next road trip. Whether you are driving coast to coast, stopping off for a day trip, or exploring Amish country you need to ensure that you head out with everything you …

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Making Money From Your Love of Cooking

They say that if you’re doing something that you love, then it’ll never feel like work. The money will be an incidental side effect; if anything, it’ll be a novelty that you’re able to make money from doing something that you’d be doing anyway. The thing that many people forget is that there are more …

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Make Ahead Meal Ideas

Are you getting sick of having to face meal time? This could be for a variety of reasons. Maybe you’re tired of wasting food, because you make too much and you can’t stomach those leftovers one more time. Maybe you don’t have the energy to cook, and you feel like your diet is taking a …

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5 Tips For Cooking after an Exhausting Day

Cooking meals from scratch is the easiest way to be in control of what you’re eating. However, we all have days when we want to be done with the cooking as quickly as possible. We all have days after work where we don’t think we can put one foot in front of the other, much …

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Currently – November 2020

Happy November, ya’ll! It’s time for another Currently post, and I’m just going to jump straight in. appreciating just all the simple things. Life, health (for the most part), a nice warm house, a family that I love, jobs that provide, good school for my high schooler…During this month of Thanksgiving, I thinks it’s important …

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More Sight Seeing in Colorado Springs, CO

Today I’m continuing on with my posts about our Colorado Trip. All the posts from this trip will be here>>>>Colorado Trip Another day to explore on my own, while Rob was in his conference. This is the gorgeous view of Cheyenne Mountain as I left the hotel. As I was driving to my 1st destination …

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The Weekly [10.25-31.2020]

How are yall doing today? I’m honestly in kind of a funk this morning, but I’m giving my best effort to let it go and be in a good mood. Here’s my weekly recap from last week. 🙂 PICS & GOINGS ON Last week Hurricane Zeta brought us lots of wind and rain. Wednesday night …

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5 Top Camping Destinations In The USA

If you’re looking for a stunning camping destination, the USA has plenty to offer. Sometimes a camping trip is just what you need to escape the city and unwind in the natural world especially during these COVID times. For a little more inspiration, check out these five camping destination ideas. 1. Rocky Mountain National Park …

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Memories of the Month {10.2020}

This month I was happy about: continuing to get to work from home at least for a little longer. Getting a negative cancer result of my Endoscopy. Getting work done to the house. Refinancing our house with a much lower interest rate. This month I was sad about: more house issues that we have to …

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October Monthly Musings-Thanksgiving

Have you ever written a post and then for some reason it doesn’t get saved as you’re writing like it usually does? You just have a couple things left to do before you post and then, poof it’s gone. Then you’re so mad. You don’t want to have to rewrite the thing and you just …

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