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how lovely are your branches: using the leftover trimmings from our christmas tree {part 1: christmas swag}

Waste not, want not.  A penny saved is a penny earned.  Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.  A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.  Do what you can, where you are, with what you have. These wise sayings make a lot of sense when you…… Continue reading how lovely are your branches: using the leftover trimmings from our christmas tree {part 1: christmas swag}

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tastes like chicken ~ honey soy chicken breasts

My cl boy begs for skinless, boneless chicken.  He is the most meticulous meat eater on the planet.  Not a speck of fat, a flake of char or minutest of skin will pass his inspection–or his lips for that matter.  In fact, it’s not just meat, but anything really.  His toast must be browned just…… Continue reading tastes like chicken ~ honey soy chicken breasts

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easiest ever rolls

When I found this recipe on Pinterest, I didn’t realize it would be life altering.  These rolls are light and fluffy, super yummy and best of all are done in under 2 hours!  Yes, that’s right.  Two hours.  You’re welcome.   Anytime I’ve served them, they’ve gotten rave reviews.  My Love can’t resist sneaking one…… Continue reading easiest ever rolls