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Wild Mushroom and Christmas Bean Crostini


. . .  with Parsley Pesto. (!!) I just didn’t have room for it in the title. But you’re hung on the Christmas bean part, aren’t you? Have you ever seen slash HEARD of Christmas lima beans? I’m sort of obsessed with enormous beans lately. Big, fat, type-A personality, take-control-of-the-situation beans, man. Beans that aren’t […]

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Sweet Potato Noodle and Kale Casserole


There are noodles in that casserole. Sweet potato noodles. Shall we boogie? Sweet potato casserole was always my ultimate fave Thanksgiving side dish growing up. Remember all those toasty marshmallows and buttery, crumbled nuts on top? Mah gah. And while I could still giddily inhale 13 pans of that glory today, I’m trying to come […]

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A Merry Merry Thank You!

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Okay, so nooooooow where are you with your shopping? Just kidding! Unless you’re still shopping, then I’m totally not kidding. I know it’s a bonkers week, and you’ve got gifts to wrap, and open, and cookies to bake, and eat, and cars and bags to pack, and cookies to eat, and movies to watch, and […]

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DIY Ivory Snow


Oh Lord, we’re crafting. But hark! Before you volunteer to spend the night on a brown recluse farm, you should know that this craft is super weird and actually quite simple. Fake snow. I mean yes, you can buy it already made, but where’s the CHRISTMAS SPIRIT IN THAT? I must admit, I’d never made […]

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Bacon-Wrapped Stuffing Bites


Gah! Sorry I’ve been so MIA. Between my own doctor, the vet and outside deadlines before le bebes arrives, it’s straight up whack-a-doodleville over here. But I’m showing you bacon today, so that makes up for it, right? . . . R  . . . right? But first, the deal with my dog: Charlie girl. […]

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Eeeez mah beeeerrrthday! And okay. I totally baked a chocolate pie and was so excited to share it with you today, buuuut yeaaaaaah. My meringue was more like ma-WRONG and my pie filling was more like puddin’. Which actually worked out because I found two small garden trowels in the garage, duct taped them to my […]

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