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1 Year of Motherhood

Today was so significant it felt like my own birthday. I guess it was my birth  day in a sense. My wee babe turned one year old. He is quite the guy. He has taught me so much. Yeah, I don’t even know where to begin with that. Patience? Wow, yes, I am lacking in that…

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Bite size crispy sunflower cookies

Bite-sized crispy little morsels of sunflower goodness. Goodness, yes. I love these. They look sort of no-bake. They’re not, but could be, and I assure you they taste equally good baked and unbaked. You be the judge. For this recipe you will need a food processor and a melon baller or cookie scoop with the disher…

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DIY Almond Butter

Homemade Almond Butter Yes, it tastes as good as it sounds. Here is how I make almond butter followed by some ideas for variations of almond butter flavors: Start with a pound of almonds. Roasted really works best. I have tried to use raw, but processing the nuts takes so long and causes so much heat that the nut…

quinoa bfast

Arguably The Very Best Vegan Breakfast Porridge

Quinoa. It’s what’s for breakfast. And this is his you’re-not-feeding-me-fast-enough face… Here’s the recipe for his favorite baby breakfast (and mine too): 1/2 c Quinoa soaked overnight in water and a splash of apple cider vinegar, then rinsed and cooked in 1 c fresh water for about 20min until soft 1 Banana, mashed 1 T Chia 1…

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Fresh Air Adventure in Lone Peaks

Ma, let’s go on an adventure. Sledding? Horses? Kitties? Not exactly what I had in mind? This is more like it… Mama Kitty, you wanna ride this train?   Now let’s go find the horses. Maggio, there’s no hiding from this cowboy, not even behind that dried up queen anne’s lace. Nor for you, Rio… Giddy…