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Update: DIY Clay Mask Powder

In case you needed a ringing endorsement about the DIY Face Clay Powder posted up a while ago, here you go! The wonderful Liverpudlian footballer (and my little sister), Amanda DaCosta, gave this a go when her skin was a … Continue reading

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DIY Square Top

I think we were going to spill the beans in a more exciting fashion, but I maybe it will happen in this post. I’ve left some clues in previous blog posts, but they were very miniscule. Can you see what’s … Continue reading

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Big Healthy Veggie Bowl

This pic garnered a lot of likes and comments on my Instagram feed, so I thought I would share the recipe. Super healthy, not too hard to pull together and just right for a one-bowl meal! Ingredients: 1 cup brown … Continue reading

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Cooking from Cookbooks: Tomato Soup

In another installment of Cooking from Cookbooks, I turn again to Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything Vegetarian. This time, some comforting tomato soup for the wintry weather we’ve been having.  Of course, I couldn’t leave well-enough alone, so I added a … Continue reading

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Cooking from Cookbooks: Sugar Topped Molasses Spice Cookies

In need of Cooking from Cookbooks post, I decided to turn to something sweet. Dorie Greenspan’s Baking: From my Home to Yours is a book I like to flip through, but rarely make anything from. Wanting a cookie that was uncomplicated and easily … Continue reading

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Cooking from Cookbooks: Lentils & Rice w/Caramelized Onions

With the arctic blast or whatever new name that’s being given to the extreme cold comes warm, comforting foods. Like rice and beans. Only in this case, rice and lentils. And it has a fancy name too: mujadarah. In this … Continue reading

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DIY Clay Mask Powder

This past holiday season I went a little crazy making homemade gifts. Now that they are all out in the open, I can finally share some of them! One gift was this clay mask powder. I really like this because … Continue reading

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Cooking from Cookbooks: Broccoli Risotto Torte

Another week, another Cooking from the Cookbook post! Vegetarian and Vegetable Cooking came into our kitchen when Phil and I started living together (it was his). After staring into the fridge last night, I decided to try this recipe because … Continue reading

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The Golden Pig

And now for some light-hearted, non-plumbing fare… We decided to get my niece a piggybank for Christmas. She likes money and we think saving it is a pretty good idea. You’ll never know when you buy an old house and … Continue reading

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DIY Dog Biscuits

For Penny and the other dogs in our lives – DIY dog treats! I used this basic recipe and modified it a bit (see below). Super easy and fast — especially with a food processor. Penny loves them. Of course. … Continue reading

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