Woah, Momma! Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of 3 in the “how this chunk entered the world” saga! If you’re just joining us…. here’s part one. If you’re not into pregnancy/labor/birth stories I suggest you stay tuned for future blog posts and skip over this one and the next. Cool? Cool. September 8 2018 I had no idea

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Great Grandma Sally’s Borscht + Bonus Chilled Cucumber Soup

I love beets. My husband love beets. Every time we eat beets we wonder to ourselves, “Why don’t we eat more beets?”. It’s that rich, earthy, dirt flavor that drives us crazy I guess. Hot, cold, pickled, roasted, raw. Ugh, just shut up and give me some beets already! We also love soup. I take

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10 Tips for DIY Wedding Flowers + Real Life Costs

Figuring out the flowers for our wedding was a little intimidating at first. We knew we had a budget and wouldn’t be able to afford to hire a florist but I also had totally unrealistic Pinterest-inspired #goals for what I wanted our arrangements to look like (along with zero experience arranging flowers, of course). Luckily

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WHY I WORE A $200 WEDDING DRESS

Despite my interest in sewing and love for quirky fashion throughout my life, I honestly never thought much about my wedding dress before I got engaged. I know that some girls dream about their wedding gown from a young age (I’ll be honest I had like, five things pinned on my *secret* wedding Pinterest Board)

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MY FAVORITE MEATLESS MEATLOAF

This meatless “meatloaf” recipe is my go-to meatless main course. It is everything you crave in a meatloaf – a hearty, savory loaf that is perfect with mashed potatoes and your favorite gravy. It somehow manages to achieve a “meaty” flavor and even looks pretty “meaty” when you slice it up + serve it! I’ve

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DIY BUNTING CAKE TOPPER

Cakes + Bunting = Pure Cuteness. Just watch a single episode of The Great British Baking Show (or binge watch an entire season in three days) and you’ll understand why these two make a perfect pair. Something about the simplicity of bunting makes it a perfect cake topper – it’s festive, it’s fun, and it

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COOKIES + A CARLDEDINSON CHRISTMAS

We had a very white and relatively quiet Christmas up here in North Dakota. This year I realized that there are a few things which really put me in the Christmas spirit (besides the obvious classic movies + music): Baking/decorating cookies Frantically crafting my gifts at the very last minute. I had already binge watched

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