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Spinach Balls

I was looking for ideas to use up some leftover spinach when my neighbor shared this recipe for Keto Spinach Balls. Nobody in my house is doing the Keto thing, but there were non-keto directions too. I adjusted the recipe to match what was in my fridge, and now I’m…

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Amazon Prime – I finally tried it!

I was close to trying Amazon Prime a few years ago before they upped the yearly price from $79 to $99 and again before they raised it from $99 to $119 per year. As I find myself ordering more stuff online, I have decided to go ahead and give it…

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Walmart Grocery Pickup

I have waited so long for this. My local WalMart finally offers grocery pickup! The experience was quick, easy, and I am very pleased! Here is how it worked: I downloaded the WalMart Grocery app to my phone, but you can also shop on a computer at https://grocery.walmart.com Or, sign…

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Muffin Frittatas

Frittatas are a convenient, yummy, and budget-friendly breakfast. These muffins are too much work to make just one or two on-demand. But they are excellent if you want to make a batch of something versatile to serve throughout the week. My Go-To Frittata Muffin Recipe Ingredients: (Makes 24 frittata muffins,…

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The convenience of eating out

Not only is eating out a convenient way to nourish your body on a hectic day, eating out is an opportunity to enjoy the company of friends and family without the stress of trying to come up with a dish everybody can agree on and without adding a new pile…

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What is it like to be a young parent?

I was 20 years old when my daughter was born, but many people thought I looked younger. The picture to the left is after being aged by 2 months of sleep deprivation by a newborn. Even now, at 37 years old, I rarely go a month without somebody asking if…

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We survived our first driving lesson!

Senior year is just around the corner. And today we started driving lessons! We are going with the parent taught course from Aceable. … My daughter got her permit last Friday. Today we headed up to the empty parking lot of the football field and went over one of the…

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Apple Music for Christmas

There are a few things that I gift myself every year around Christmas: A trip to one of my favorite restaurants where I will pick up a gift card to bring myself back on my birthday. A game or craft project to enjoy with friends and family. Something to wear.…

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As good a time as any to be sick.

I am sick. I woke up yesterday with a sore throat and stuffy nose. 38 hours later I am just “blah”. First and foremost, I would like to apologize to anybody whom I have not shown an appropriate level of sympathy when they were sick. It is easy to forget…

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Child Support and Non-Custodial Parent Disability

I was full of questions when my ex became disabled. He said that he was going to sign up for Social Security and our daughter would be able to draw too. I was skeptical at first. He hasn’t had the most stable work history. I doubted that he would have…

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