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marinated rainbow veggie salad

You know what I’m really excited about? The almost arrival of my son (allegedly). Sixty-degree days in January (yesterday). Vegetables that I can prepare and keep in my fridge for […]

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{sweet sunday} pancakes

Oh how I love Sundays. For the last two years, Meeker worked for our church (along with another job), and so he had to work seven days a week. But […]

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easy homemade pretzel buns

No baby yet. I know that’s why ninety-nine percent of you here. Not yet. I’m just as ready as you are. But my body doesn’t seem to be doing anything […]

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thirty-eight weeks

Thirty-eight weeks! Holy guacamole. I can’t believe we’re two(ish) weeks away from meeting the little guy… I am so excited I could burst. I am waddling like a champion. I […]

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{sweet sunday} salted honey maple skillet cake

It’s been snowing for the better part of three days. Or maybe two. I can’t remember. It feels like weeks. If there was ever a reason for cake, I think […]

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Veggie Packed Chicken and Stars Soup

Oh my word. I forgot how good this soup is. Way back when Meeker and I were first married, I used to nannie three kiddos. I was basically a stay-at-home […]

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apple lemon mocktail

Happy (almost) New Years Eve! How was your Christmas? Did it fly by like ours did? Seems like it goes faster and faster each year…but also gets more fun. Watching […]

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photo an hour

6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM (^^ Adrienne took this picture!) 12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM (^^blurry Adrienne and her cousin dancing to Christmas music) 8PM (^^my […]

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lunch lately

[sweet potato + sautéed collard greens + over easy egg] Lately, I’ve been able to squeeze in five, maybe six, bites of food in my baby-squished-belly before I am on […]

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toddler-made gift wrap

I’m not one of those people who has their presents all formally wrapped, tagged and beautifully tied up in fancy bows. I really like plain white or brown paper with […]