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If you’re new around here, confessions are 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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Scattered Sundays

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Well, my friends, I have solved the case of “why have I had a sore throat for 2.5 months”. Even Dr. House would have been...

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Easy Tortilla Pizza Recipe

This incredible Tortilla Pizza recipe comes together in just a few minutes with only a few ingredients. Perfect for fast dinners or snacks, they’re even easy enough for kids to make their own.  As...

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Chocolate Lava Mug Cake

This microwave Chocolate Lava Mug Cake is rich and chocolatey without any flour. Open your pantry, grab a few ingredients and whip up this mug brownie in 5 minutes. As an Amazon Associate, I...

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Scattered Sundays

Praise be, Bennett headed back to school on Wednesday! He was always mostly symptom-free during his covid quarantine but was still testing positive. The line definitely got lighter, and I know that many people...

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Air Fryer Green Beans

These Air Fryer Green Beans are delicious and simple to make. Perfectly cooked in the air fryer, these roasted green beans are ready in under 10 minutes.  As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases....

Air Fryer Cornbread Recipe

This incredible Air Fryer Cornbread recipe comes together in just a few minutes with basic pantry staples. Perfect for fast dinners, breakfast, or snacks, this from-scratch cornbread is a delicious treat the whole family...

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Scattered Sundays

Well, Bennett’s run of three-year hide and seek Covid champ has come to an end. We never thought he’d go this long, so it was a good streak while it lasted!

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Air Fryer Cookies

Soft and delicious Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies are an easy dessert that won’t require heating up your kitchen. Make the perfect cookie in the air fryer for fast treats that your family will...

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Instant Pot Beef Barley Soup

Instant Pot Beef Barley Soup is the perfect meal for when you need an easy, and hearty dinner that the whole family will love. This cozy bowl of yum is a game-changer for weeknight...

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Scattered Sundays

Well, I have officially eased back into running after a season of surgeries and recovery. It’s going…well(ish). Maybe? I had no expectations that I would quickly be returning to pre-surgery level endurance. So, for...