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Is That a Snowflake In My Soup

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Tonight is a night many Kansas Citians have been waiting for. At last, a local weatherman, Gary Lezak, is giving his winter weather forecast at 10pm. I’ll be honest, I’m bracing myself for pessimal news. I’m even polishing my baseball bat in case of an unexpected, belligerent urge to bash in the TV. Things could […]

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So Spelt Isn’t Code For Beta Blocker?

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Night 2 of practicing “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” for Ashlee’s karaoke birthday party Friday night. This is either going to be really awesome for me and extremely painful for the audience, or really awesome for the audience and extremely painful for me. My version is going to end up being, “Man! I Feel […]

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Debt Prevention Plan

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No, it’s not too early for pasta. You see, here in approximately 15 minutes, I’m headed to Whole Foods for my weekly grocery run. Whole Foods is to foodies what Disney World is to kids. If I’m not properly prepared for this trip, I’ll end up spending my retirement savings on Himalayan pink salt and […]

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Quick and Divine

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Our family is almost here, Aaron is inflating the blow up mattress and my house is spotless. Zen, people. Plus, dinner was ready before I could type “our family is almost here, Aaron is inflating the blow up mattress and my house is spotless.” I ain’t even kiddin’ y’all. Simple Garlicky Shells: What it took […]

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Are You Kidding?

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Our summer garden produced an obnoxious amount of produce today. While I was tactfully telling the garden that Halloween was next weekend, Aaron was tactfully telling me to chill and enjoy the free food. Men. When I say obnoxious I’m talking about a zucchini the size of a canoe, enough scotch bonnet peppers for 87 […]

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Ragin’ Cajun

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One of my favorite things to do when a foodie friend or relative comes to visit is to take them to the most tantalizing spice shop found in downtown old Overland Park, Penzeys Spices.  Seriously, this place is a nostril’s utopia. They have little sniffing jars at each station so you can torture yourself before […]

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