Why I Am Never Going on Another Diet

The title of this post is totally misleading, I know! lol. But I promise you – after reading this you will see where I am coming from. I made a realization today after looking at these 2 pictures side by side: I. Have. Let. My. Weight. Get. Out. Of.  Control. The picture on the left […]

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Liebster Award Nomination

I cannot believe how crazy busy the last couple weeks have been! I seriously feel like I haven’t slept in days! But I had a nice surprise yesterday when I woke up and found out that I had been nominated for a Liebster Award by Britt over at Alternatively Speaking! I’m so glad I was […]

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Garlic & Herb Grilled Chicken

Guys, I officially have the world’s PICKIEST husband! For real. He likes to tell me all the time that he’s not, but then complains most days about the smell of whatever I’m cooking (onions are too strong, garlic is too strong, chicken again?!) But I have finally found a way to cook chicken that he […]

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Oven Baked Italian Meatballs with Meat Sauce and Zucchini

I’ve been feeling pretty adventurous in the kitchen lately, but yesterday was definitely not one of those days. I had this whole plan to make some Italian meatballs in the crockpot, but the recipe I planned on using was so complicated. You had to bake the meatballs before you put them in the crockpot. To […]

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Slow Cooker BBQ Spare Ribs

I am SO ready for Summer!! It feels like ever since we got to California it has been nothing but rain. Probably my Portland friends sending me rain vibes. (Looking at you Lindsey and Rebecca xD) I’ve been spending a lot of time on Pinterest lately, because we FINALLY have a deck that I can […]

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6 Ingredient Beef Stroganoff

I am all for quick and easy recipes, that are still semi-healthy. I say semi healthy because beef stroganoff isn’t necessarily the best thing for someone like me who is on a diet to eat, but you can change some small things to make it at least a little bit better! I have a slight […]

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What makes a parent?

Those of you that have known me for a really long time, know about my love for Michael Jackson. What this has to do with today’s post, you will understand in a minute. Michael has got to be the most talented person I have ever been able to see perform. He was always on his […]

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Big Changes, and lots of them!

Five years ago, if you had asked me where I would be living I would have probably said right at home in PDX. Never in a million years did I ever imagine that I would be able to make the move to California! For someone like me who has never lived away from family, that […]

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