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Whole Wheat Applesauce Donuts

These Whole Wheat Applesauce Donuts are the best homemade donuts you’ll ever eat! Soft and pillowy and sprinkled with crunchy cinnamon sugar, you will love these perfect bites of baked apple donuts. As an...

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Scattered Sundays

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Back in May, I received a jury duty summons. I opened it with dread, but not the dread that most people feel when they get...

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Chicken and Bacon Risotto

This delicious Instant Pot Chicken and Bacon Risotto is a one-pot weeknight dinner that is packed with amazing flavors. Ready in a flash, this pressure cooker risotto eliminates the long cook time and constant stirring...

dried pears in a mason jar

Drying Pears the Easy Way

Learn all about drying pears in a food dehydrator or in the oven. Dried pears are a delicious snack, or add them to baked goods and oatmeal for a tasty treat. As an Amazon...

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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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Freezing Apples the Easy Way

Learn all the tips and tricks for Freezing Apples to stock your freezer with this delicious fruit. Learning how to freeze apples sets you up for amazing baked goods, smoothies, and desserts all year long....

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Scattered Sundays

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. A few weeks ago, I shared that our church was creating welcome kits for a group of refugees that are settling in the Puget Sound...

Frozen beets in a silicone bag

Freezing Beets

Learn all the tips and tricks for Freezing Beets to stock your freezer with this amazing healthy vegetable. Learning how to freeze beets is a great way to preserve this versatile crop without needing any...

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Scattered Sundays

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Do you know what’s awesome? Having both kids out of the damn house and physically IN school. Getting to work in pure silence is heaven....