On Valentines

Happy Ash Wednesday everyone. Seems sort of awkward to be celebrating today but what else do you do when this shows up on your front porch? That’s right. Years of Catholic school didn’t stop my dad from scheduling my Valentine to arrive on Ash Wednesday. Typical Murf. I shouldn’t be surprised really. I mean this is […]

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Everything is Awesome

My apologies for the delay in posting and for getting this tune in your head for the rest of eternity. I traveled home this weekend to see my family and pick up my pooch. I was supposed to pick him up the weekend before but the roads were bad so we pushed it off a […]

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Hearts and Love and Mushy Stuff

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Let’s talk about love. On second thought, let’s not. Let’s talk about making the most of a holiday that celebrates love by whipping up some sweet treats for friends and family. Valentine’s Day is here and that means restaurants everywhere will have a chance to jack up menu prices just by throwing in a chocolate […]

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Workout Wednesday: learning to love your body

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Happy workout Wednesday. And an especially exciting one at that because it falls just before Valentine’s Day. Let’s talk about loving your body. Not to discount my oh-so-loyal male readers (ahem Dad), but this week’s post is dedicated to my girls. As women we are often our own worst critic when it comes to our […]

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Workout Wednesday: Vacation-style

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It’s workout Wednesday, vacation-style. It seems only fitting to talk about workouts in warmer climates in the midst of yet another winter snowstorm doesn’t it? I thought so too. Now I’m not saying you have to exercise on your vacation. Some people prefer to use it as a recovery period and that’s fine. If you’re […]

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Conversation Heart Cookies

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I apologize that I embargoed my Wednesday post until Thursday. But holidays trump blog schedules and I highly doubt any of you were waiting at your computers for that recipe to come through. (Sigh) Maybe someday? Plus, our last baby season baby was born this week. Hooray! I shared Ella’s shower in the baby season […]

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Dreamy Valentine Desserts…

> A girl can dream, right?  Maybe someday I will have the talent to be able to show off creations like this for Valentine’s Day. In the meantime I’ll just share a few “wow” treats I’ve been drooling over this week as I search for inspiration. Stay tuned for next week to see what I […]

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