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Sourdough Waffles

Sourdough Waffles

I’m a practical girl. I’m a girl’s girl. I’m a girl who loves winter air and maple syrup. A bookworm, finding solace and joy in the pages of a well-written story. I’m the kind of girl who slips into pajamas...

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Nicole’s Famous Roasted Sweet Potato & Kale Salad: Cooking with a Friend Series

Nicole’s Famous Roasted Sweet Potato & Kale Salad: Cooking with a Friend Series

As an introvert, forming connections has always been a challenge for me. I often liken myself to a deep-rooted tree rather than a sprawling vine – preferring meaningful, profound relationships over a wide circle of acquaintances. However, finding like-minded individuals...

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Sourdough Cinnamon Buns

Sourdough Cinnamon Buns

Making sourdough has always been a therapeutic process for me, more so than anything else. I find peace in the ritual of it – the timing, the steps, the kneading, the waiting. There are very few things that calm my...

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Read & Nosh Series: “The Many Lives of Mama Love” paired with a Sleep Tonic Mocktail

Read & Nosh Series: “The Many Lives of Mama Love” paired with a Sleep Tonic Mocktail

The Read: The Many Lives of Mama Love by Lara Love Hardin “The Many Lives of Mama Love” is a compelling testament to the resilience of the human spirit, a story that not only captivates but also educates us on...

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Read & Nosh Series: “True Colors” paired with a Tangy Margarita Inspired Mocktail

Read & Nosh Series: “True Colors” paired with a Tangy Margarita Inspired Mocktail

The Read: True Colors by Kristin Hannah “True Colors” immerses readers into the rugged expanse of cowboy country, delving deep into the intricate dynamics of the Grey family. At its core is Vivi Ann, the youngest sister whose journey grips...

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To all the mamas who came before me…

To all the mamas who came before me…

I didn’t know.  I had no clue that when the initial excitement settled, that’s when you’d need the most support.  That after months of sleep deprivation it all catches up to you.  That it takes on average 12 months postpartum...

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Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

Step into a world of citrusy bliss with this lemon curd – it’s like capturing sunshine in a jar. Picture this: a dollop of delicious lemon curd atop a mound of fresh berries, nestled within the layers of a sponge...

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An open letter to my husband

An open letter to my husband

I wasn’t searching for forever when I met you. Quite the opposite really. But shortly after meeting you it’s like the sun came out. You radiated warmth and love, enthusiasm and a zest for life – how could I not...

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Mixed Berry Cobbler

Mixed Berry Cobbler

As the weather shifts and a summer storm threatens outside, there’s a cozy scene unfolding in my kitchen. The oven hums to life, and my favorite nostalgic tunes fill the air. What’s baking? A mixed berry cobbler—but not just any...

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Dijon Roasted Potatoes

Dijon Roasted Potatoes

This is one of my favorite ways to roast potatoes. It’s so simple but the flavor profile is so well rounded. Every time I make them I’m always asked for the recipe details. The Dijon gives it a rich, umami...

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