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Happy Birthday to my sister soul mate

Happy birthday to my little, and totally grown up sister, Emily.   She may also be referred to by me as the following: Em, Emmy, Nemily, Princess Banana Pants, Emilio Estevez, Dumb Dumb, Girl, Hey Stupid, etc.  I rarely call her by her actual name, so I felt like I…

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Meaty Marinara Sauce

I started making this sauce when the Prego jar sauce that I had always used was discontinued.  I tried a few others, but they all had chunks of tomatoes in them.  The horror!  Remember, I have to trick myself into eating food of substance – so I can eat a…

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You do what with what?! (A cleaning how-to)

If you just look at the above picture, you will gather that this post is going to be a little random 😉 I decided to put together a couple of random tips for cleaning that I’ve gathered over the years.  The general theme of these tips is laziness.  I really…

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Food: Chili while it’s still chilly

You know how if you live in the midwest, every single year, the weather seemingly changes from winter to beautiful 70+ degree weather almost over night?  And you break out your flip flops, and your sleeveless tops, and think you’re in the clear… because it will NEVER BE COLD AGAIN!….?  Well,…

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Design: Making the most of your memories

I’ve been trying to figure out what my next post would be for the past couple of days… my thoughts ranged from knives, to DIY carpet cleaner, to purses, to recipes, to pretty much everything in between.  (Doesn’t that sound like a random assortment? I think the “knives” piece makes…

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