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Mashed root vegetables

Mashed Root Vegetables

Now that it’s finally starting to cool off in the Lowcountry, my family is craving comfort food for dinner. Slow-cooked stews, roasted chicken, and hearty soups are finally back on the menu. With kids in the house, mashed potatoes are more than welcome on the dinner table. But if you’d like to put a healthier […]

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moms need magnesium

Moms Need Magnesium

Magnesium and moms go together like plants and phosphorous…a little biology (or gardening) analogy. Magnesium is essential for humans, but it is the mineral that we are most commonly deficient in. Are you feeling lethargic, irritable, having vertigo, or muscle/eye twitches? These are all signs that you may be magnesium deficient.   Take a magnesium […]

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Sheet pan dinners to the rescue

Sheet Pan Dinners to the Rescue

We used to spend our summers grilling and making somewhat complicated meals that we loved. Three kids later, and this summer I found myself in a huge rut with over a month left before we are back to our normal school routine. Our budget has been maxed out going out to eat and extra trips […]

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My Frenemy, the Internet

My Frenemy, the Internet

Recently, I have been part of a discussion about potentially quitting the internet for a period to make better use of time and connect with real live people. It feels like a crazy sounding idea. I’ve done the occasional social media fast, and I didn’t even have a smart phone until about two years ago. Ken […]

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Glittery Snow Dough Recipe

Glittery Snow Dough Recipe

It’s hard to believe that it is finally winter and time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day! Growing up, my mom bought a pack of dollar store Valentines for me to distribute to my classmates. End of story. Now, store-bought Valentines come with tattoos, candy, pencils, etc. I hate that there is so much pressure […]

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