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Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies + update on Story

By On December 22, 2014

Today starts our fourth week of eating paleo as a family. Just so there’s complete full disclosure out there, our whole family has not done Paleo these four weeks 100%, but Story… Read More

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Stitch Fix #12 & cookies

By On September 17, 2014

I want to tell you all about my latest stitch fix (actually a few weeks old now) but before I do that I need to let you know that last week I… Read More

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A little bit of everything …

By On September 1, 2014

Happy Monday and Labor day! We have spent the day lounging around the house doing just about nothing. Currently the kids are watching High School Musical 2 because you know we haven’t… Read More


Healthy & Kid-Friendly Recipes

By On June 20, 2014

You guys know I don’t like to cook. I LOVE to pin recipes on Pintrest. I LOVE to look at cookbooks with pictures. I LOVE to eat. I LOVE for Aaron to… Read More

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Happy Hour Podcast #7 with Rachel McCoy

By On June 18, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s guest on THE HAPPY HOUR is Rachel McCoy. Rachel is a newer friend of mine within the past few years. She’s not only one… Read More

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The Best Breakfast Cookies Ever

By On April 29, 2014

Every time I have banana’s that are on their way to being bad I pull out this recipe. It’s perfect and has nothing bad in it, so I don’t feel bad at… Read More


Sweet Potato Vegetable Lasagna & Butterfinger Pie

By On August 21, 2013

Last night we had Meghan over for dinner and so I decided to actually cook.  Aaron is our cook around here, especially if we have guests, but last night was all up… Read More


Meeting the teachers & a “30 minute” meal

By On July 26, 2013

Yesterday was a good day around the Ivey household.  Before 1pm we had conquered Target and finished our school supply list (which deserves a huge pat on the back) (well actually there… Read More


The Vitamix goes on vacation

By On July 8, 2013

Is there something that you must bring from home with you when you go on vacation?  Something you will go out of your way to pack even if it’s not that convenient.… Read More


Weight loss challenge & chocolate bundt cake

By On April 12, 2013

You all know that in January I did the slow carb challenge and loved it. Well, I didn’t always love not eating chips every day, but I did love the 13 lb… Read More

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Blueberry Crisp from BREAD & WINE

By On March 12, 2013

I told you that during my trip to Mexico I fell in love with a book. Here’s why I fell in love with the book. It’s about food. Community. Wine. Bread. Life.… Read More


Slow Carb Challenge Final Results

By On February 26, 2013

I did it!!!  My 6 weeks food challenge is over and I’m so happy with the results!  The slow-carb challenge was a great way for me to boost myself into 2013 with… Read More

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Slow Carb diet week #1 meals

By On January 12, 2013

Day one Breakfast:  2 eggs & 1 egg white scrambled with 1/4 of an avocado – I also heated up about 1/4 cup of left over Spicy Masala Lentil Soup that we… Read More


Slow Carb Egg, Spinach & Avocado breakfast

By On January 10, 2013

Eating eggs for breakfast is nothing new to me.  I love eggs for breakfast and I’ve written about one of my favorite ways to eat eggs for breakfast before, and so here’s… Read More