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I love breakfast that looks super complicated. Especially when it’s not.

If you are having a brunch, a bunch of people over, or if it is simply a Sunday morning, this is a great (versatile) breakfast.

I have made this with both puff pastry and with crescent roll dough. Both are good,

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Meal planning. Such a buzzword. There are those who do, and those who don’t. And I suppose those who wish they could.

Guess what? You can {and should!} do it. If you’re still on the fence as to why, let me talk to you for a minute about why it’s the best thing I ever started doing for our family.

1. You’ll save money

This is a biggie. HUGE! Who doesn’t want to save money on their grocery bill?

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Weekly, we do a burger night, and this week, I didn’t have any ground beef ready to use by the time I got home from work.

{Long story, but basically it was one of those days where you feel like you’re playing catch-up from the get go and never actually catch. Up.}

So….I decided to brave it and come up with a way to prepare ground chicken in a way that would keep everyone happy.

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When we booked our Alaska Scouting trip, we decided we wanted to see a little bit of everything. Never having been there, we made the best choices we could with the information we knew. We knew we would head to Anchorage and over to Juneau, but we were unsure how to get back down to the lower 48. Chad, being the Alaska junkie that he is, had read all about the Inside Passage and how spectacular is was.

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There were two things pulling at our heartstrings; the call of the ocean, and the desire to be out backpacking. After much research, we decided to knock one of those Bucket List items off the to-do list and check it out.

The Lost Coast.

Daunting as that sounds, it’s worth the drive,

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Pinterest is just about my most favorite thing to do. I can spend hours perusing great craft ideas, teaching inspiration, and tasty recipes.

I am self-admittedly a little crazy about my boards, I have organized them in the way I like to meal plan. I like to do monthly meal planning, and to do so, I try to stick to a theme per day. Those themes do adjust throughout the year, as the weather can dictate things.

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I’m going to tell you a love story. A story about things that are meant to be together.

{You: thinking – I could have sworn I clicked on a recipe! Bear with me.}

Years ago, Chad had to go out of town for work for a week. I have always hated it when he leaves.

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There are few things as delicious as a perfectly golden, salty, buttery, slightly crisp-on-the-outside-soft-in-the-middle, warm buttermilk biscuit fresh from the oven. I have been making biscuits for as long as I can remember, starting with the ultra traditional Betty Crocker Baking Powder Biscuits that were found in my mother’s original Betty Crocker cookbook. Don’t all of our mothers have that one?

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I’m so excited! I was recently nominated by Simply Amanda for the Sunshine Blogger Award! I could not be more thrilled or honored to receive this nomination. Thank you so much!! 

WHAT is the Sunshine Blogger award?

The Sunshine Blogger Award is an award given to bloggers who are inspiring, creative and bring sunshine into the lives of their readers and other fellow bloggers.

Here’s a quick breakdown of the rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated them and link back to their blog
  • Answer questions the nominating blogger has created for you
  • List other bloggers that you nominate for the Sunshine Blogger Award
  • Create 11 questions for the bloggers that you have nominated
  • Let your nominees know that they have been nominated

My questions &
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Ah Spring Break. How wonderful to see you. 

We were so excited to try out our {new to us} trailer for a little getaway to the Mendocino Coast before we headed off on our maiden voyage to Alaska. Alas, Mother Nature had different plans, deciding to open the sky up with yet another “atmospheric river” in Northern California. 

We definitely aren’t in a drought any longer.

Let’s be honest for a second.

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