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Easy burrito bowls and wine pairing

I resisted the instant pod fad for so long and now I’ve been wishing I hadn’t!  This baby has saved my grain game.  It used to be hit or miss whether or not my rice came out right, and the pans never stood a chance to staying unstuck with a nice lining of rice. Now… Read More Easy burrito bowls and wine pairing

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How to do Thanksgiving table decor on a budget & my favorite red and white wines to add to any holiday feast <3

I was just on the phone with my good friend Courtney and realized that I better get this blog out because Thanksgiving is next week already! I was sure that it was still two weeks out. That means that I need to get my butt in gear because I threw together quite a big menu… Read More How to do Thanksgiving table decor on a budget & my favorite red and white wines to add to any holiday feast

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Tips to easily find season friendly wine and my favorite fall to winter pairings and recipes

Fall seems to have left us pretty quickly here in MN. In my mind, as soon as the first snow flies, it’s time to start feeling all the Christmas joy. Since we’ve officially had our first snow, I figured it’s a good time to share some of my favorite pairings so far before I gear… Read More Tips to easily find season friendly wine and my favorite fall to winter pairings and recipes

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7 Easy ways to change your home with the season

Changing your decor with the seasons can sound expensive and possibly overwhelming but there are some simple touches that can change the feel but not break the bank. It’s a great way to bring the outside in and create a welcoming environment. In the summer, you want your interior to feel bright like the outdoors,… Read More 7 Easy ways to change your home with the season

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Fourth of July fun; 4 fruits, 5 ways!

There is little more nerve racking to me than waste.  It’s an awful complex to have ha ha I’m sure it sounds cost effective and environmentally sound but if you ask my family about some of the random meals they’ve been forced to endure because of this complex, they might explain that its less then… Read More Fourth of July fun; 4 fruits, 5 ways!

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Happy Third Birthday to our little Super Hero

I wanted to share some of the wins from the last party we hosted for our little guy Asher, because it was an overall big win for me personally. I really enjoy hosting gatherings with people that I love, and sometimes hosting can feel stressful but I’m learning slowly how to simplify what I do… Read More Happy Third Birthday to our little Super Hero

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Chocolate Strawberry Energy Bites

Chocolate Strawberry Energy Bites   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   This easy recipe is great when you have a sweet tooth or need a little extra energy in the morning! Author: Jenny Broden Recipe type: Snack Ingredients ½ Cup chocolate almond butter ½ Cup cashew butter (or your preferred… Read More Chocolate Strawberry Energy Bites

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Nisswa Getaway and Wedding Planning at Grandview Lodge

This past weekend we took a trip up north to visit all the spots for our wedding and also to celebrate Joe’s 34th birthday. We gained a ton of insight into what we have left to plan and also found that time spent away from responsibility was much needed for us to relax and reconnect;… Read More Nisswa Getaway and Wedding Planning at Grandview Lodge