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Just some pretty things…

I have a weakness for pretty things. For instance, I went shopping today for lasagna ingredients and half my cart ended up filling with clearance flowers! Here are some other garden pictures: These all taken after 8pm. More proof of … Continue reading

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I cleaned my room!

During my final semester of College, when I was walking up at 5am to work on homework, then crashing at 1am the next morning, I put off cleaning my room. I do not enjoy having a messy room. To me, … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken in Puff Pastry

Sometimes, I can be a really dumb cook. I made a few good recipes lately (3/5), including the Ranch Pork Roast, and got cocky. I figured if I always follow the directions, then I would automatically become a good cook. … Continue reading

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TokyoTerrace: The Japanese Fusion wine dinner event

Tokyo, a city known for its fireworks and seafood, came to White Bear Lake On August 4th. Food blogging extraordinaire, Rachael White, creator of the blog, Tokyo Terrace, combined with wine genius Kurt Hegland, owner of Ursula’s Wine bar and Café, … Continue reading

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Why workouts are better without the gym.

Don’t get me wrong—I love the gym. The gym is where I taught myself to work hard, to work consistently, and to pick up more techniques. It’s full of people who make me look fat or wimpy. It’s available in … Continue reading

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My recent commitment to cooking.

I don’t want to live out on takeout. Not only is it expensive ($5-14/meal instead of $2), but I like being home and knowing exactly how my food came together (once in a while, anyway). I have recently made a … Continue reading

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Welcome to my life.

Summer is fast, my goals are lofty, and as for my motivation…it was stolen by shiny objects. I am realizing that I still have to start that beach body routine I planned three months ago, even though I’ve worn my bikini 72 hours already. Continue reading

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