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Mostly Homemade Mondays – Week 116

Homemade Mondays is a series for people that are on a journey to better living, via healthier eating and a more natural lifestyle. We realize that there are different paths that we all take to get to that place, and this bloghop celebrates that. Whether you’re a seasoned raw foodist who has banned all things… 

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What couples in the country really want

Content and/or other value provided by our partner, Target. All opinions are my own. It’s hard to believe that last year my husband and I celebrated five years of being married. (For those of you keeping track, we’ve been dating since 2003, we just took a while to make it official in the government’s eyes.)… 

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Plum dipping sauce for tempura shrimp and veggies.. this would also go really well with duck or pork!

Plum dipping sauce for shrimp & veggies

My husband and I were talking; we decided it’s time to give prunes a better reputation. I think they may be a little misunderstood. In fact, I know they are. When I brought home a bag of Sunsweet® Amaz!n™ Prunes my husband, the man who taught me how to cook, said: “I didn’t know that prunes were… 

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Easy ways to brighten a room

It’s me again, with another tip of home decor! In addition to crafting and cooking, I’m a huge fan of just … making things look pretty. In fact, I’m super jealous of people who don’t have kids because they can just decorate however they want and not have to worry about little sticky fingers all… 

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Maple marinated salmon is so delicious and simple to make! Then we wrap it up with veggies for a quick and tasty meal.

Maple Salmon Rolls

First off, I want to get the record clear on a few things: Everyone in my family loves sushi rolls. But we live out in the mountains, which means there is nary a fresh fish in sight. My four year old is especially obsessed, so when we make “sushi” at home we don’t use raw… 

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With carbs and lots and lots of veggies, your tummy will be satisfied and will barely notice that it's a vegetarian dish.

Asian Noodle Salad

This tasty salad may be eaten as a complete meal by itself! With carbs and lots and lots of veggies, your tummy will be satisfied and will barely notice that it’s a vegetarian dish. I love salads. I love it more than cake, I love it more than chocolate. Slightly obsessed, if you ask me…. 

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Getting healthy with Augusta Active (giveaway)

This post and giveaway are sponsored by Augusta Sportswear. All thoughts and opinions are my own. How are you all do with your fitness goals this month? We’re a few weeks into the New Year and I’m always inspired when I scroll through my Instagram feed and see all of my friends working hard to meet those resolutions…. 

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