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Italian-Style Stuffed Artichokes

Stuffed artichokes have been a staple in my Italian family for as long as I can remember. We serve them as a side dish at our Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner on Christmas Eve. My Grandma Bonnie always has done them with breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan Cheese and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  On Thanksgiving a…… Continue reading Italian-Style Stuffed Artichokes

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Putting Self-Care First: Introducing Essential Oils into the Home

So what’s a Well-being Coach to do with a Christmas gift-card from her boss? Focus on Self-care, of course! I’m currently diffusing Thieves, Lemon, and Raven to get all the nasties out of this house! I don’t know about Y’all, but this winter has been no joke with upper-respiratory junk for us! I’ve always been…… Continue reading Putting Self-Care First: Introducing Essential Oils into the Home

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Seasonal and Simple DIY HOME SIGN- $2 to Make!!!

That wasn’t a misprint, it cost me $2 to make this sign since my husband has scrap wood hanging around the garage. Even if you don’t, it would cost you less than $15 if you got some plywood at Home Depot. My favorite thing about this is that it is very quick to make, and…… Continue reading Seasonal and Simple DIY HOME SIGN- $2 to Make!!!

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$10 Flip Flop Wreath Tutorial!

As back to school sales and even Halloween decorations are popping up everywhere, a reminder that SUMMER IS STILL HERE is necessary! Honestly, just like all summers do, this one flew by so quickly and was filled with lots of fun. I made this flip flop wreath back in June, but I’m just getting around…… Continue reading $10 Flip Flop Wreath Tutorial!

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Heavenly Coffee Ice Cream Pie! Gluten-Free with Dairy-Free Option

There used to be a restaurant in town with the most amazing “Mud Pie” It was a giant slice of coffee ice cream pie with Oreo crust and sliced almonds. I still crave it to this day, and I thought, I can make a cleaned up version that will still satisfy; and that’s just what…… Continue reading Heavenly Coffee Ice Cream Pie! Gluten-Free with Dairy-Free Option

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Honey-Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Feta and Cranberries

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved 1/4 teaspoon coarse sea salt Pinch freshly ground pepper 4 oz pancetta, diced 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/4 cup raw honey 1/2 cup  bone broth or stock 1/4 cup feta cheese crumbled 1/4 cup fresh cranberries 1/4 cup  fresh herbs…… Continue reading Honey-Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Feta and Cranberries