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Brown butter, sage and pumpkin cookies

Brown butter, sage and pumpkin cookies

I grew a pumpkin this year, so I wanted it to meet its pumpkin destiny, in part, as a batch of cookies. I didn’t like any of the recipes I found online, so here is what I came up with. Ingredients Cookies •1 c salted butter •1/4 c fresh sage (chopped) •2 c brown sugar […]

Decadent Chocolate Espresso Sheet Cake

Decadent Chocolate Espresso Sheet Cake

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Amazingly rich and incredibly decadent this cake is pure deliciousness.  The simple ingredients yield a moist cake that is just so ridiculously good that you’ll be eating it straight from the pan.  The frosting alone I could eat by the spoonful.  Who needs plates and cutlery anyways? What your going to need….water, butter (salted), Cocoa […]

What it means to be premature

What it means to be premature

Our babies were born at 33w2d gestational age, so basically, they were seven weeks early. They spent the first four weeks of their life in the NICU. Here’s a glimpse into what that was like. Jed and I lived in the parking lot of the hospital in a travel trailer that his best friend brought […]

I’m fine. (I’m lying)

I’m fine. (I’m lying)

I am about to get really raw with you. Really honest. I am sick. I cry a lot. I have guilt. I feel worthless. I feel detached from my body. No one understands it. I hear a lot of “You have beautiful kids so why are you so sad?”. I don’t have an answer for […]

DIY baby moccasins

DIY baby moccasins

I saw a picture on Pinterestnot too long ago of the most adorable baby moccasins, so I gave it a shot, with a few tweaks. Here is how it went:My materials list:   Leather (I used kid doeskin – you want something soft) Scrap fabric Embroidery floss Upholstery thread Leather needle (for sewing machine) Leather […]

Clean Mud: A fun (and clean) kids project

Clean Mud: A fun (and clean) kids project

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You must be asking yourself….what in the heck is she talking about? Clean mud? What? Well this fun little project gets your hands dirty…or rather clean in a mud like substance without the mess!  You can mold shape and squish the clean mud between your fingers or make shapes and handprints and the best part […]

Easy Ginger Soy Glazed Tuna, Chili Corn and Coconut Rice

Easy Ginger Soy Glazed Tuna, Chili Corn and Coconut Rice

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  Being a new mom is pretty hard work, I know I know, I’m preaching to the choir here, but I really didn’t expect to feel the time poverty of motherhood. In my attempt to be a great mom, wife and cook I have tried to come up with some easy menu items that are […]

Shannon

Shannon

My name is Shannon, I’m a 27 year old stay at home momma to two little ones. My daughter, Mazzy, is 2 1/2 years old and my son, Zephyr, is 6 months! I feel honored to be able to spend so much time with them and never miss a thing. Since we live on one […]