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Because It’s All About That Pan.

Tonight I’m making enchiladas. One of our favorite meals. It’s simple, and yummy, and we can eat the leftovers for days because let’s face it, our small children prefer a cheese quesadilla from the microwave and therefore the entire pan is left for my husband and I.  But tonight, I’m making two pans.  One will […]

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A Letter to Myself – Learning to Love the Holidays Again

Dear Self- You spent months planning the perfect Christmas full of gifts that were handmade, local, or encouraged creativity. Your daughters went to bed Christmas Eve and you carefully arranged their new easel with a handwritten note from Santa himself, children’s museum membership, a doorway puppet theater, and endless packages of simple art supplies and handmade […]

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