• August 2019: Books by famous folks, exploring Culpeper, a colorful card, and lots of steps.
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    Goal Summary for August 2019

    August was a very busy month, ending with a shiny diamond ring. We’re engaged! August 25, 2019 is one to remember 🙂 While my brain is hopping into planning mode, I’m trying to keep myself in check and remember that…

  • Grocery staples like pasta, lentils, and beans can save you when you don't know what to make for dinner.
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    Grocery Staples You Should Have on Hand

    We’ve all been there, the dreaded “What are we having for dinner?” question. The deciding is usually the hardest part for me. I really wrote this post to help myself. Anyway, for whatever reason you don’t have a plan, or…

  • Food

    Spicy Curried Lentils with Roasted Cauliflower

    I’ve been ramping up my vegetarian recipe repertoire and lentils have been a recent favorite of mine. They’re cheap and quick to cook. Lentils are crazy high in fiber and are a good source of iron and protein. Oh and…

  • Hanging a canvas can be tough, but there's an easy damage free way to do it.
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    How to Hang A Canvas Painting Damage Free

    I absolutely love this lips painting! I bought it at a small arts festival because it’s so bold and colorful. The teal in the background matches the teal I painted my kitchen cabinets so I knew I wanted to hang…

  • 3 books, Fredericksburg & Strasburg spots, more crocheting & a DIY project for July 2019
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    Goal Summary for July 2019

    July is always one of my favorite months. People tend to be happier in the summer, and it’s by birthday month! I spent a lot of my time prepping some upcoming blog posts, celebrating my birthday, and focusing on my…

  • macaroni & cheese is easy from scratch
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    Crazy Simple Macaroni & Cheese from Scratch

    I ate a lot of macaroni & cheese growing up (and still do…). It was almost always from a blue box. I didn’t care. Sometimes instead I’d have the yellow box with its squeezy cheese. You can make mac &…

  • a quick summary of goals for June 2019
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    Goal Summary for June 2019

    It’s hot as hell and time for ice cream; summer is here! I started off June in Asheville and haven’t stopped since. It’s hard to believe 2019 is half over. I managed to complete all of my goals for June…

  • Travel

    Asheville, NC – A Food & Beer Town

    I genuinely don’t think there’s a bad place to eat in Asheville. Someone has probably found a spot that isn’t so great, but they must be few and far between. Everyone I’ve talked to that’s been to Asheville has raved…