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2018: Rooted in Love

It’s been a few years since I had a theme for my year that could be summed up in a word.  Some of my past words were “Simplify”, “Less”, and “Strive”, but the last time I chose a word theme was 2012.  As I sat down to make some goals for myself I decided this […]

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Book Review: Paleo from A to Z

  Paleo from A to Z by Darryl Edwards Goodreads Summary: A Paleo Lifestyle Encyclopaedia “If you are looking for a simple way to better understand Paleo concepts, Darryl’s Paleo from A to Z guide is the go-to resource.” – Mark Sisson, best-selling author of The Primal Blueprint Having Trouble Finding Answers to Your Paleo […]

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My Endometriosis Story

I’ve alluded to my surgery several times on the blog but didn’t go into major detail – because, eww.  But I constantly finding myself searching online for other people out there who have gone what I’ve been through to know what to expect, or if things I’m experiencing are “normal”.  So, I decided to just […]

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Book Review: Reboot with Joe: Fully Charged

Reboot with Joe: Fully Charged by Joe Cross Goodreads Summary: In Fully Charged, Joe Cross shares what he’s learned since filming Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead about staying healthy in an unhealthy world. Whether you’ve followed the Reboot diet and are looking for help in sustaining your success, or looking for advice that will help […]

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Hair Coloring with Henna

This was one of my high school senior pictures: Yep, that was my natural hair color.  It was a gorgeous shade of auburn/copper red.  I’ve always identified myself as a redhead, yet as I got older and had children, my hair became darker and darker.  I tried dyeing it for a while, but I never found […]

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Friday Four ~ Medical Edition

1. Two doctors appointments this past week.  Believe it or not, it seems to be settling down.  Yesterday, the doctor called me “good girl!” for losing ten pounds since my last visit (about a month ago).  Which was funny, because I didn’t even know I’d lost them.  I mean, I know I feel like I […]

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Monday Musings

Better late than never?  It’s 11:00 pm… let’s see if I can finish this post by midnight. Currently… 1. Listening My oldest is on a Pentatonix kick, so we’ve been listening to that a lot in the car.  She’s also currently rehearsing for a production of “Into the Woods”, so there’s been a lot of […]

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In Search of the Perfect Dress

My awesome husband earned us a free trip to New York City that he wasn’t even trying to earn.  His company just awarded him with it because, as I mentioned, he is awesome and it shows in the job he does.  So, we get the itinerary (so exciting!) and there are “clothing suggestions” for the […]

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Oh. My. Flatbread | Trains and Tutus

Oh. My. Flatbread.

So, Papa Train and I are trying to eat cleanER. That means no refined flour. Did I mention I love all things bread? Sigh. Luckily for me, I came across THIS recipe for Homemade Whole-Wheat Flatbreads by Amanda(what an awesome name!) at The Taste Tester. Nothing could have prepared me for how stinkin’ good these […]

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Sensory Overload

I’m not even sure where to begin.  I might not even hit publish when I’m done with this post, but at the moment, I feel like I need to write it. I struggle with sensory overload. I don’t mean that I just prefer quiet, although I do.  It’s so much more than that. I don’t […]

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