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Spring Pillow Roundup

It’s only January (though we’re almost into February now!), but the new year, new semester, and sunshine with the snowfall are making me look forward to spring! When I took down my Christmas decorations this year, instead of keeping a few wintery decorations, I put everything away and put out my bright, colorful spring decor.… Continue reading Spring Pillow Roundup

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The Best “Friends” Quotes

For everyday use “Rat baby rat baby rat baby!!” — “…Oh maybe that’s him!” –Monica; Phoebe, in the One with Phoebe’s Rats “Alright, what are we havin’?” – Joey, in the One with the Cheesecake “Could I BE wearin’ anymore clothes?!” – Joey, in the One where No One’s Ready “P as in Phoebe, H… Continue reading The Best “Friends” Quotes

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Arbonne 30 Days to Healthy Living

If you want to detox your body and get on the right track, nutrition-wise, you could absolutely make up your own regimen to follow. I’ve done it before, approximately following the Nutritarian guidelines set out by Dr. Joel Furhman (“Eat to Live”). However, this time I knew I needed more than just my own determination,… Continue reading Arbonne 30 Days to Healthy Living

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Inside My House: My Office

Although we didn’t have many options for housing upon deciding to move to Blacksburg (downsides to deciding living in a college town in the middle of the year), the house that I thought was the cutest had one major bonus: an extra bedroom. I use the term “bedroom” loosely (even though our rental company doesn’t).… Continue reading Inside My House: My Office

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Grocery Planning: Cooking for Two

I think I’ve started something revolutionary for our meals, grocery shopping, and budget. I never thought this idea would work for me, because 1) I like grocery shopping, 2) We don’t like to waste food, and 3) We follow a strict grocery budget. I didn’t even really plan for it as much as it just… Continue reading Grocery Planning: Cooking for Two

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A Potential Soup Fail that Turned Out to Be Delicious

It’s definitely winter now. Cold fronts have come in full force, the wind is whipping around, and snow is now a weekly possibility. What does that mean for your kitchen? I’d venture a guess that you are making (or at least eating) soups every now and then, if not all the time. My meal plan… Continue reading A Potential Soup Fail that Turned Out to Be Delicious