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Spring ( teeth) Cleaning

If you haven’t noticed… it’s Spring! Or maybe you noticed the snow in the sky the other day and got confused. Either way, it’s totally Spring now. Technically speaking, and also finally weather-speaking! The only downfall Spring has for me is keeping up with the pollen. I spent most of my morning cleaning my screened-in porch from all the yellow dust it had accumulated recently.

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Food + Wine

Porked up Pork Chops

So I teamed up with Southern Recipe Small Batch to make sure everyone knows how awesome their pork rinds are. When they contacted me, I had actually just had my first-ever-in-life pork rind. No kidding. My family never bought them growing up, so I was just never around them that much… and I guess they never really appealed to me. Plus, as an adult, I’m just not a super big packaged snacker. But my husband brought home a bag of them the other day and I gave them a try.

And… yeah. I loved them and totally see what the big deal is.

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Rutabaga Fries and all things overlooked

Hi!  How are you?  How’s the fam?  Sweet.

So I absolutely had to share this new (so easy .  so yummy . so let’s make this a thing) recipe I made the other night when I realized I had nothing planned for dinner (one of those days we had been out all afternoon and I was having a blast and then it suddenly occurred to me that my job is still to feed everyone) so I quickly defrosted some steaks I found in the freezer (Chuck eye – the best flavored / cheap AF steak if you can get your paws on it…but more on that in a sec) and then saw the bag of sad and forgotten rutabagas in the veggie drawer…

(do not come at me, grammar police)

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Roasted Chickpeas, Martinis, and Twenty Years of Kindness

Heeeey y’all!  Holy moly it’s already been Christmas and New Years, and I think Thanksgiving was in there somewhere, and it’s freakin’ mid January now??  What the whaaat?? I hope y’all had a great holiday, one filled with everything on your list and more.  Mine was absolutely perfect – incredibly hectic and insanely busy and fulfilling as hell. (= perfect) Life is still busy for me – loving every unpredictable minute of it – but I found a time pocket of 14 minutes before my first child is predicted to come stumbling in for a cuddle, so I had to take it to come see all of yoooouuuu!

i miss you. how are you. let’s catch up soon, yeah? coffee? cocktails? lunch? you could come over and we could sit in my dressing room and drink pink bubbles by the twinkle lights if you want.

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