Differences in Egg Yolk Color

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eggs

If you have ever cracked open an egg from a free-range hen, you have probably noticed a bright orange to yellow yolk. My family is used to the rich-colored yolks and we don’t think twice about it. The other day […]

Work Week Menu Plan Week of 7/27/15

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zucchini pie

After several weeks, I am back to menu planning! June and July were extremely busy months for us. We traveled, Capt. M. had all-star baseball and I had intense training for karate nationals. I spent very little time in the […]

Accomplishing Goals: Fitness Goals & Beyond

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nationals

I’m a goal setter when it comes to fitness. To keep me motivated, I need to have goals in mind. Some are small goals while others are more on the long term scale. Last week I accomplished a goal I […]

Gardening: Volunteer Pumpkins

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volunteer pumpkin

A few weeks ago I mentioned that we had volunteer vegetable plants growing. I knew that one of the plants was a type of squash but I was unsure on what type. This volunteer squash plant was growing beside the […]

File it Friday: No-Bake Protein Cookies, Chocolate Bites + More

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  During the week I come across a lot of articles and blog posts that I think are worth reading. Or I come across a new recipe I want to try or a craft idea. Most of the time I […]

Strawberry Apple Smoothie Recipe

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srawberry apple smoothie

Strawberries are always a hit with my family. If I find a good deal on berries, I always freeze some for smoothies. Plus my family really enjoys frozen fruit – it’s often a “dessert” choice in our family. This smoothie […]

Edamame Succotash Recipe

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edamame succotash

Succotash is a traditional Southern dish. This recipe puts a little twist on it though with edamame and basil. I recently introduced edamame to my boys and Mr. B (age 7), loves it. The little green pods are so easy […]

File it Friday: Banana Yogurt Bites, Wood Planter + More

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banana yogurt

  During the week I come across a lot of articles and blog posts that I think are worth reading. Or I come across a new recipe I want to try or a craft idea. Most of the time I […]