No one says that the early hours are primo decision making time – the grogginess of sleep still with you, you stare at the fridge hoping something, anything (edible) will jump out at you.
Here are some go-to’s of mine, that hopefully will brighten your morning with some quick and easy choices. Every since I stopped eating meat at age 16, I’ve had my ear tuned towards health conscious eating. The following foodie options are labelled gluten free, dairy free, and meat-free if that’s your thing.
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I’m falling in love with this place. We’ve taken our time settling in, finding furniture, finding our creative passions. Sam started school yesterday, a proper 3rd grade teacher. It’s encouraging to see him thrive in a place of leadership, where his mentorship to little boys and girls will make a positive difference in the future … Continue reading
Secondhand furniture can be a secret treasure trove of high quality goods, if you know how to look out for certain red flags.
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Sam and I have settled into a new home by doing what feels best; we are creating. Build It Sam, a self-described moniker, has his new project. We wanted a bar top table to match in height to our island, big enough that we could pull out to entertain guests, but with Sam’s special eye … Continue reading
I adapted a cheddar bay biscuit recipe using leftover cheese, an Italian blend, and dill fresh from my windowbox garden. Ingredients 1 pre-made biscuit mix, 1 large egg 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped 3/4 cup cold water Preheat oven to 375F. Place water, mix, and egg in mixer on low speed, careful not to over-mix. … Continue reading Dill biscuits, from the garden
Cracking open the oven door It took me a while (years) to break the bad habit of cracking open the over door halfway, a few minutes, too often while my dish is baking.I didn’t realize how much it affects the baking process, allowing the inside of the oven to drop 10s of degrees, and affecting … Continue reading 2 Common Baking Mistakes