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Visalus shake time!

Visalus shake time!

My brother in law recently started using Visalus shakes. I never heard of it. He wanted us to try it. Ehhhh. Do I need it? What does it do? He believed in them so much and had seen some great results. We trusted him and bit the bullet. The shakes are for anyone who wants … Continue reading

Trader Joe’s gluten free favorites!

Trader Joe’s gluten free favorites!

Last Spring my town got a Trader Joe’s. I had only been in one once, across the country, and prior to shopping for gluten free food. It is always extremely crowded there so I have only made a handful of trips. I grabbed a few new products last night and was pleasantly surprised at my … Continue reading

Time for vacation!

Time for vacation!

I will be taking a mini hiatus from blogging as I am leaving for vacation this weekend! I am going on a cruise with my husband, parents, in-laws, sibling, and a large group of people. I am the “travel agent” aka organizer so the past year of planning has been busy! We are traveling on … Continue reading

Gluten Free Christmas #2

Gluten Free Christmas #2

Another successful holiday for the books! I was a little too rushed and stressed to take pictures, but 100% GF Christmas Eve at our house was great. We entertained both sets of parents and siblings (and a significant other) for a total of 11 people this year. I served: Cocktail mini hot dogs (Nathan’s) pepperoni … Continue reading

Color me awesome: another award!

Color me awesome: another award!

Very excited to share that I received another blogging award! This is the Liebster Award. The Liebster Blog Award is given to up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers. “Liebster” is German for “favorite”. This award is the “favorite blog award”. Thanks Dana!

I hate being sick

I hate being sick

I guess that’s common sense.  Is there anyone that actually enjoys it?  About 3 weeks ago my work spouse was sick.  About a week and a half ago another coworker was sick.  As of Thursday morning, I declared myself sick.  After some investigation, I diagnosed myself with the flu.  No, I didn’t get the flu … Continue reading

Planning for holiday dinners

Planning for holiday dinners

Holidays are stressful.  Being on gluten patrol makes things even more interesting. When my husband and I started dating, we went to about 6+ stops on December 25th alone.  One of the many perks of having most of your family in the area.  Over the years we have come to our senses and visit about … Continue reading

The arts and crafts bug has bitten!

The arts and crafts bug has bitten!

I get random urges to do large and/or new arts and crafts projects. Once I made a curtain for my bedroom door. I have also tried to duplicate expensive dog pillows on Etsy and made them like my dogs. There have been various other small projects here and there, but expanding my cooking and baking … Continue reading

Beautiful Blogger Award nomination! Wow!

Beautiful Blogger Award nomination! Wow!

What a pleasant surprise I received the other night. I opened my email to see I had a comment on my latest post. It was about some very tasty chicken wings, so I wasn’t too surprised. I open the email a couple hours later and BAM! One of my new blogging friends, Dana aka CeliacKiddo … Continue reading

New additions to our tank!

New additions to our tank!

My husband’s birthday was yesterday! His favorite fish, Lou, died unexpectedly a couple weeks ago. He was a fuzzy dwarf lion fish. They’re supposed to be extremely poisonous and aggressive. Lou was the friendliest fish in our tank! I felt so bad I decided picking out a new fish would be a great activity for … Continue reading