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7 Ways To Avoid Scrambled Egg Brain

December 7, 2018

7 Ways To Avoid Scrambled Egg Brain

Over Thanksgiving I was reflecting on the things I am thankful for. Besides my family and friends, I am also deeply thankful for a change that has happened in my life [...]

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Winner, Winner Veggie Dinner

December 1, 2018

Winner, Winner Veggie Dinner

Almost two years ago my husband made a health decision that surprised me. After being quite the meat eater and protein consumer ever since we first met, he decided he wanted [...]

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Setting Your Holiday Table

November 30, 2018

Setting Your Holiday Table

The table is a place to gather. A place of nourishment, of love, of laughter, of comfort. Cooking is love no matter how simple the food. For my holiday table I [...]

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The Perfect Day In New Orleans

November 15, 2018

The Perfect Day In New Orleans

Are you in a New Orleans state of mind? I have always loved New Orleans but typically after 48 hours I’m done, I’ve even written those very words. But on a [...]

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7 Southern Trips To Take This Fall

October 5, 2018

7 Southern Trips To Take This Fall

It is fall even though it may only feel like it in the morning. That golden sun is casting a more amber hue across the landscape and there is a breeze [...]

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Veggie Chili Recipe

October 2, 2018

Veggie Chili Recipe

Hello October, nice to see ya. This #meatlessmonday chili was a crowd pleaser. The first question, “What meat is in this?” The answer none, just a puréed blend of tomatoes, carrots, [...]

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The Perfect Day In Lexington

October 1, 2018

The Perfect Day In Lexington

Rolling green hills dressed in wildflowers, thoroughbreds grazing behind white fences that sweep along the highway, this is Lexington, Kentucky. Behind the obvious reasons to visit – horses and bourbon – [...]

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Southern Grandmothers, An Endangered Species

September 27, 2018

Southern Grandmothers, An Endangered Species

“Now add the sugar,” my grandmother would say to me as I sat in my favorite spot in her house – on the kitchen counter next to the mixer. I would [...]

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Quality Of Life Vs. Standard Of Living

September 17, 2018

Quality Of Life Vs. Standard Of Living

I was 5 years old when I saw a small garter snake slithering through the backyard of my grandmother’s house. It noticing me getting closer disappeared into its hole. I ran [...]

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Cape San Blas, Everything You Dreamed The Beach Could Be

September 6, 2018

Cape San Blas, Everything You Dreamed The Beach Could Be

When I was a little girl before I ever laid eyes on the ocean, I read about it. I read about the waves and the sand, the shells and the sand [...]

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