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Cooking from Scratch: 120 Recipes for Colorful, Seasonal Food from PCC Community Markets : a Sasquatch Books book review

This post may contain affiliate links Cooking from Scratch: 120 Recipes for Colorful, Seasonal Food from PCC Community Markets is a new cookbook that encourages us to eat local food prepared in healthy delicious ways. They showcase ways to enjoy fresh foods during the peak of their season. PPC Community Markets has been promoting sustainable food…

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Make an Emergency Bag

This post may contain affiliate links Making an Emergency Bag is an important step for every home. This advanced planning project can make a big difference when you need to respond quickly to an emergency happening in your life. An emergency is defined as: “a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action”. There are many…

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The Forbidden Door: a Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine Bantam book review

This post may contain affiliate links The Forbidden Door is book 4 of the Jane Hawk Series by Dean Koontz. I love a great story that contains a strong, believable and memorable main character. Up until this series, Odd Thomas was my favorite character to date. However, I have to agree with an Associated Press…

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Burning Ridge: a Crooked Lane Books book review

This post contains affiliate links Burning Ridge by Margaret Mizushima is the 4th book in the Timber Creek K-9 Mystery series. I will admit I was late coming into the amazing series. I started with this book because there was a note that it would be “just the treat for fans of Alex Kava”. I’ve been…

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Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Toast

This post contains affiliate links September 1st, and although it’s close to 90 degrees outside with high humidity (ugh!) the date has me thinking of fall, and that means pumpkin! So today we are going to get into the simplicity of Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Toast. This toast is great for breakfast, or great for a snack. I…

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The Taco Tuesday Cookbook: a Quarto Publishing Group – Fair Winds Press book review

This post contains affiliate links Taco Tuesday Cookbook The Taco Tuesday Cookbook by Laura Fuentes is a really fun cookbook to add to your library. I love making tacos and quesadillas but I’ll admit I have exactly 1 way to make each of those, so my taco tuesday meals have been in a bit of a…

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The Woman’s Herbal Apothecary: a Quarto Publishing Group – Fair Winds Press book review

This post contains affiliate links This book, The Woman’s Herbal Apothecary by JJ Pursell, is going to be part of your reference library for many, many years to come. At first I was interested in this book because of the tagline, “200 Natural Remedies for Healing, Hormone Balance, Beauty and Longevity, and Creating Calm”. Trust me, this…

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Listen if the Universe is Telling You to Try Something

This post contains affiliate links Have you ever felt like the universe is telling you, in no uncertain terms, that you should take some action? It starts out with a thought…”hey, that sounds interesting, maybe I should do that.” Then perhaps followed up with self-doubt “Nah, now isn’t the right time”. You decide to let…

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Get Inspired – Quotes and Photos to Keep you Motivated

We all need a little inspiration sometime, and it helps to keep a great quote in mind if you can remember the visual behind it. So I’d like to share these inspirational quotes with you to think about today. If you would like to see more of these types of visuals, please feel free to…