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Scattered Sunday

Bean Protocol update! My skin looks…maybe a bit better. Not seeing a giant improvement, but it is probably my fault. I’m not doing the “full” protocol of cutting other things out of my diet....

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Instant Pot Mexican Rice

Make this Instant Pot Mexican Rice for a fast side dish that the whole family will love! This copycat restaurant rice pairs well with so many dishes. No pressure cooker? You’ll also find stovetop...

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Frozen Strawberries in Syrup

A batch of Frozen Strawberries in Syrup is a wonderful thing to have in your freezer stash. You can enjoy them all year long on desserts, pancakes, waffles, and so much more. As an...

Low Sugar Strawberry Jam

Canning Low Sugar Strawberry Jam is a delicious and fresh-tasting spread for toast, yogurt, or dessert recipes. Homemade strawberry jam is an amazing way to preserve the harvest and is a treat for the...

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Scattered Sundays

Well, it finally happened. After being chicken owners for eight years, we finally lost one to a predator. 🙁 That jerkface raccoon doesn’t know what he started though. You think John Wick was mad...

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Confessions

If you’re new around here, confessions is a time for us to all unburden ourselves of the silliness we’re feeling at the moment. I share dumb things, then you share dumb things, and we...

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Air Fryer Turkey Bacon

Learn how to make perfect Turkey Bacon in the Air Fryer each and every time.  It’s a great method for cooking bacon that is mess and fuss-free. You’ll love the easy cleanup and the awesome...

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Fresh Blueberry Ice Cream

Creamy, luscious, and irresistible homemade Fresh Blueberry Ice Cream is the perfect summertime treat. This easy recipe has a bright blueberry flavor and includes machine and no-churn instructions. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from...

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Cucumber and Onion Salad

This make-ahead Cucumber and Onion Salad is a summertime superstar. Simple and delicious, the fresh ingredients let the garden-fresh produce shine in this easy cucumber salad.  As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying...

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Scattered Sundays

Great news! The Prep Once Cook Twice Challenge is officially open for enrollment! If you could see me in person, I’d be doing a very terrible version of The Carlton. I’m that dang excited...

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Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

This is the best Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp you’ll ever eat! Made with an incredible gluten-free crumble topping, this strawberry dessert can also be made dairy-free or vegan. As an Amazon Associate, I earn...

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Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce {Vegan}

This fresh, homemade Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce is a delicious meatless sauce made from scratch. This sugar-free spaghetti sauce creates magic from fresh tomatoes and herbs. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases....