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I roll the dough—small slightly-sticky balls between the palms of my hands—circle upon circle until a pristine orb results. I lay it gently in the bowl of crystals, roll again, coat complete, and place it in its designated spot on the sheet.

They are uniform, shiny, articulate, pristine, put-together—everything I at the moment am not.

“If Only I Was As Great As My Blog Readers Think I Am” – The Veiled New Face Of People Pleasing

Motherhood

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Is Gluten-Free synonymous with a whole food diet? This is the question I have sought to answer over the past two years. Today I share with you the 3 ways my family enjoys gluten within our whole food diet, so you too can find your “Happy Gluten Spot”!

Finding Your “Happy Gluten Spot” – 3 Ways to Include Gluten in a Whole Food Diet {With Recipes!}

Traditional Diet

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I avoided the Gluten Free Craze like I avoid every other extreme diet.

But with the bandwagon filling up fast, I knew it was time to dive in and learn what I could about the Gluten Free Craze–and then to finally experiment myself with a gluten free diet.

What’s All the Fuss about Gluten Free? {Guest Post for Dandelion Discoveries}

Real Food

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It was just another thing on my to-do list. One that I wanted to be fun, but instead my busy schedule and lack of time left a dark shadow hanging over it in my mind–Berry picking.

How to Buy in Bulk from Local Farmers {Recipe for Healthy Sugar-Free Grain-Free Blueberry Breakfast Crisp}

Summer

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There was always a bit of commotion when my mom was making chocolate chip cookies. Along with the warm, sweet aroma wafting from the kitchen came a distinct “whack!” “whack!” “whack!”; the telltale melody of cookies coming out of the oven and being dropped onto the counter top.

The Legacy of the Cookie Lady in Her Sunday Hat

Motherhood

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Here is a simple and versatile crust that, with minor adjustments, can be used to make: pastry, dessert pies, pot pies, and Quiche.

{A Whole Food How To} Make a Simple Crust for Pastry, Sweet Pies, Pot Pies, and Quiche!

Real Food

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How We Get Our Child to Eat Real Food Our two year old is a scrawny little stick. I recognize that it is simply his body type, but it still seems as though we are on a constant mission to fatten the kid up. More than fatten him up, we are really just trying to […]

Our Favorite Easy Whole Food Snacks – And How to Roast Nuts and Make Trail Mix at Home!

Snacks

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Some Sound Advice on Approaching Strangers During my high school years my sister and I worked together at Panera bread. One Halloween my boss somehow convinced us to go out reverse trick or treating as a means of advertising. Dressed up in our Panera aprons and hats, we set out with bags of fresh bagels […]

Meeting Our Neighbors The Amish Way – A Recipe For Autumn Ginger Spice Cookies

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Raising kids stirs something deep in our souls — an innate knowing that our time is finite. Taking my kids outside in creation, I’m discovering how to stretch our time and pack it to the brim with meaning. God’s creativity provides the riches of resources for teaching the next generation who He is and how He loves us. Join our adventure and discover inspiration and resources for refusing rush, creating habits of rest, living intentionally, and making the most of this beautiful life!

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