Tips for a Better Sandwich

During this time of being home for a lot of us during COVID has meant a lot more cooking. I found myself relying easier meals especially for lunch, so I have embraced the sandwich! My family isn’t really big sandwich eaters, but these tips below I have been able to make my sandwiches so much …

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Hiking and Driving – Colorado Springs, CO

Again, here we are. Still in COVID times. Not traveling. Blah blah blah. I’m taking advantage of this time to continue to catch up on travel posts! Today I’m continuing our trip to Colorado Springs. Rob was there for a conference. I was there for fun and relaxation. After getting up, eating breakfast with Rob …

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The Weekly [10.18-24.2020]

Here’s my run down from last week that I call “The Weekly.” How was last week for you? I worked from home and didn’t really have a lot going on, which if you know me…You know I love! Oh I almost forgot. Last Sunday I got together with a few of my friends from Cookbook …

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Easy Ways to Add Vitamin Rich Foods To Your Diet this Winter

With the cold and flu season around the corner, it is more important than ever before to try and stay healthy as it’s not just colds and flu you need to be careful of this year but COVID too. One of the best ways to prevent illnesses, in general, is to eat well and to …

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Jalapeno Poppers – Repurposed Leftovers

Hey guys, I’m here with the follow up recipe for you to use up that Jalapeno Popper Dip if you didn’t finish it off. I know sometimes when I bring a dish to a potluck and there is so much food. A lot of times many of the same type dish shows up and your …

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Fall Scavenger Hunt

I’ve said this so many times, but I really do love Fall. A few weeks back I decided to embrace the fact that I’m late writing and sharing these fall posts. I wrote a Fall Food Bucket list as well as a Fall Fun Bucket list. This week I thought it would be fun to …

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6 Reasons Why I Love Coors Field {Colorado Rockies}

When Rob and I first visited Coors Field it was in April, Opening Weekend. It was a cool and breezy April day, but you could totally feel the excitement in the air. We were excited to be in Denver and to be marking another baseball stadium off our list! Coors Field is tucked right smack …

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The Weekly [10.11-17.2020]

iPHONE PICS & GOINGS ON This last week was a busy week of working in the office, but still making the best of it. Here’s a run down of some of the fun… Look at the baby Tabasco peppers! They are finally growing. Turns out they needed fertilizer. *eye roll* Hashtag First time gardener problems …

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YouTube Channel Favorites – Fall 2020

I promised a while back that I would write a post about my favorite YouTube channels that I’m currently watching. I don’t know if you’ve embraced YouTube yet. I know I only watched YouTube for how to videos until maybe 3 years ago. I go through phases where regular TV just gets old and YouTube …

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Apple Walnut Oatmeal Muffins

Here’s another old recipe that I thought I’d share again since it’s one of the items on my Fall Food Bucket List. I have had a craving for apples and oatmeal lately. I decided to make these Apple Walnut Oatmeal Muffins. These turned out so good and I think they’re my second favorite muffins! Aren’t …

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Fall Fun Bucket List

Last week I shared my Fall Food Bucket list in an effort to find new recipes to add to my Fall traditions. Today I decided to go ahead and make a Fall Fun Bucket List, even if we are nearly half way done with my favorite season! It’s never too late to decide to bring …

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The Weekly [10.4-10.2020]

iPHONE PICS & GOINGS ON Last Sunday, we drove to church that afternoon for drive by communion as well as blessing of the pets. Everybody loved seeing Kayleigh. Rob and Drew went the Auburn football game Saturday. This is a pretty big deal with COVID. Auburn decided to make game by game decisions on who …

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Jalapeno Popper Dip

This is a post that I posted on my old blog back 5 years ago maybe. I will never forget though Rob’s reaction to this recipe was “where has then been all my life?!?!” I’ve wanted to make the dip again, but my family just really isn’t big dip eaters. I have used the leftovers …

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Fall Food Bucket List

Raise your hand if fall is your favorite season. Raise your hand if you are in a cooking rut like me. My friend, Leslie over at Once Upon a Time Happily Ever After asked me like a month ago to join in on the Autumn Bucket List fun. I finally had some time recently to …

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Currently – October 2020

It’s time for another Currently post. I’ll admit these prompts were hard for me. admiring I’ve recently been watching some YouTubers (Kara and Nate) and their interesting life during this COVID time. Nate mountain biked the Colorado Trail with his brother and a friend. My Dad was an avid cycler and mountain biker who lived …

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The Weekly [9.27-10.3.2020]

iPHONE PICS & GOINGS ON Wednesday was my 45th birthday! WOW! Numbers usually don’t really bother me, but man that sounds old. I had a great birthday. Taking the day off was great. I got a chocolate candy bar (thanks, Alex!) I also go an Echo Dot, a lap desk so my hot laptop doesn’t …

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7 Benefits of Staying in a Cabin on Vacation

Staying in a log cabin is the perfect way to get away from it all. You can finally get back in touch with nature while enjoying the home comforts of proper accommodation whatever the season. There are plenty of different options for log cabins as well. Some have a sense of community or if it’s …

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Acid Reflux?

I mentioned in a couple posts recently about having an Endoscopy done. I never really went into all the details, so I’m going to do that here. Maybe 10 years ago (maybe longer), I started having acid reflux. My dr. prescribed something for it, but said I shouldn’t stay on but a couple months because …

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Tips For More Comfortable Travel

We tend to think of traveling as an endlessly fun experience, but this isn’t always the case. While we’ll hope that all of our trips have fun and exciting elements, it’s also possible that there’ll be somewhat interrupted by uncomfortable and awkward moments. Of course, this isn’t entirely unwelcome. Part of the magic of traveling …

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Memories of the Month {9.2020}

This month I was happy about: Things feeling a little more normal with college football starting and activities like soccer and scouts ramping back up for fall. Also glad we’ve been blessed with some cooler days. This month I was sad about: Not sad about much or that I can remember, which is good! Here’s …

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