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It’s Super Bowl (of Food) Time Again!

That time of year is upon us. The time when most of the nation is gathering together at one another’s houses, glued to their TVs. That one time, regardless of who your “favorite” team is, you still somehow manage to come together with your friends and family and bond over the biggest sporting event of […]

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The Unrecipe Post

This started out as a post on holiday recipes.  Yea, holiday food!  Only, it isn’t working itself out to be that.  I think it’s about grief.  The kind of grief that haunts your life, just like you wish those who have departed would haunt you.  The kind of grief that steals your breath and pops […]

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Best Homemade Gifts for the Holidays

With Thanksgiving and Christmas around the corner, gift-giving is on my mind already. Now I know store-bought gifts and gift cards are often the first things that come to mind. But, I also like homemade gifts that really come from the heart. There is just something about receiving (and giving) something that is homemade! Here […]

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Fowl Play: Raising Children and Chickens!

We are what you would call, “animal people.” Rather, the kids and I are. My husband is guilty by association. Our friends and family sometimes refer to our place as the ‘Riojas Mini Farm.’ Our creature family currently consists of 3 rescued dogs, 5 rescued cats (2 inside, 3 barn cats), 2 Red Eared Sliders […]

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Spooky Spider Web Eggs Recipe

When Halloween comes around, my family enjoys all the festivities that come along with the holiday itself. Dressing up, trick-or-treating, pumpkin patches, and even some spooky recipes!  My 4 and 2 year olds LOVE to help in the kitchen. I needed to get my act together and come up with some fun, spooky Halloween food […]

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Pumpkin Recipes with a Dash of Mockolate

Pumpkin Recipes with a Dash of Mockolate

I love most things pumpkin.  I blame Starbucks.  I think they started this trend with their lattes for every season.  It was a slippery slope.  First, there were Gingerbread Lattes, then Eggnog Lattes and then PUMPKIN SPICE LATTES. It was then that pumpkin obsession began for many, many of us.  So, naturally, I have a favorite […]

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