• healthypumpkingiants

    Healthier Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Giants

    Friday, October 10, 2014

    Hold on to your hats, people! I actually captured a photograph of something edible. Something delicious. Something for YOU! You guys, I have to confess that I have been mentally opposed to #pumpkiningallthethings this season. It could be because I took a beach vacation at the end of September, or maybe because the food industry […]

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    Gloria.

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    This girl! Gloria Katherine (after her grandma) came on the scene at 1:37PM on May 30. Easiest labor yet for me- after a morning chiropractor visit and a quick stop for a cheeseburger, we got to the birth center and she was born within the hour. We have been soaking up all the baby sweetness […]

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  • kidcollage

    Life Lately.

    Thursday, May 22, 2014

    Hey, nuggets! It’s been a while. Things I’ve been up to: Growing a tiny human person Keeping 2 additional small human people alive Going to a bazillion doctor/chiropractor appointments Wrapping everything in tortillas Occasional blogging at MPMK Not blogging here, ha! Doing weird nesting stuff like sewing crib sheets late into the night Eating all […]

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  • redpeppersalmon

    21 Day Sugar Detox, Week Two Observations

    Thursday, March 20, 2014

    We have since finished up with the 21DSD, but I wanted to keep you updated on our journey and how things went. Here are my major observations from week two on the 21 Day Sugar Detox: Our cravings and moods were much improved! We got used to eating the allowed foods and didn’t seem to be […]

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    21Day Sugar Detox, Week One Observations

    Monday, March 3, 2014

    So let’s get right into it! Here are my major observations from a week on the 21 Day Sugar Detox: Everyone had a few grumpy/moody moments in the first week. I told you I’d give you the real talk- good, bad and ugly- so here we go! The kids had their meltdowns early on. In […]

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healthypumpkingiants
Oct
10

Healthier Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Giants

Hold on to your hats, people! I actually captured a photograph of something edible. Something delicious. Something for YOU! You guys, I have to confess that I have been mentally opposed to #pumpkiningallthethings this season. It could be because I took a beach vacation at the end of September, or maybe because the food industry […]

Read More
View More: http://mereditheileen.pass.us/glorianewborn
Jul
23

Gloria.

This girl! Gloria Katherine (after her grandma) came on the scene at 1:37PM on May 30. Easiest labor yet for me- after a morning chiropractor visit and a quick stop for a cheeseburger, we got to the birth center and she was born within the hour. We have been soaking up all the baby sweetness […]

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kidcollage
May
22

Life Lately.

Hey, nuggets! It’s been a while. Things I’ve been up to: Growing a tiny human person Keeping 2 additional small human people alive Going to a bazillion doctor/chiropractor appointments Wrapping everything in tortillas Occasional blogging at MPMK Not blogging here, ha! Doing weird nesting stuff like sewing crib sheets late into the night Eating all […]

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redpeppersalmon
Mar
20

21 Day Sugar Detox, Week Two Observations

We have since finished up with the 21DSD, but I wanted to keep you updated on our journey and how things went. Here are my major observations from week two on the 21 Day Sugar Detox: Our cravings and moods were much improved! We got used to eating the allowed foods and didn’t seem to be […]

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21dsdcollage
Mar
3

21Day Sugar Detox, Week One Observations

So let’s get right into it! Here are my major observations from a week on the 21 Day Sugar Detox: Everyone had a few grumpy/moody moments in the first week. I told you I’d give you the real talk- good, bad and ugly- so here we go! The kids had their meltdowns early on. In […]

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21dsdcookbook4
Feb
21

Taking on the 21 Day Sugar Detox

Happy Friday, darlings! The ol’ Oven Love family is embarking on another nutritional adventure. On Sunday, we’ll be starting the 21 Day Sugar Detox, created by Balanced Bites author and nutritionist, Diane Sanfilippo. For all the details on the 21DSD, check out Diane’s website and her two books, The 21 Day Sugar Detox and The […]

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carrotcakeoatmeal3
Feb
7

Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal with Cream Cheese Topping (Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar Free, Dairy-Free Option)

I have had this idea in my head for so long. Carrot cake baked oatmeal… carrot cake baked oatmeal.. I just couldn’t shake it! I typically make this simple baked oatmeal and we just switch up our toppings, but it was high time I got to experimenting with the recipe. Before we move on, can […]

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mealplan2
Feb
2

Meal Planning + This Week’s Eats.

Bleh! Meal planning! My brain is fried after every planning session. I feel like I am ten parts horrible to one part awesome in this department. Heck, I even wrote a post with 10 tips for better meal planning (image above is from that post), so why is it still so hard? I really need […]

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Orange Cream Vitamin C Gummies
Jan
31

Orange Cream Vitamin C Gummies

Vitamin C! I want to start this off by saying something really important about how essential Vitamin C is for your health, but all I can think about is this Vitamin C. Remember her? That graduation song, man. It gets me every time. Class of 2005, never forget!  Okay, real talk. Vitamin C is necessary/awesome […]

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yellowlardcake4
Jan
27

Yellow Lard Cake with Berries and Cream (A ‘Beyond Bacon’ Giveaway)

This weekend, my little girl turned 2. I just love that little peanut and her growing personality. I would say I’m excited to be moving out of the baby stage.. but it’s only a few months before we move back into it. This was her birthday cake! I know it’s not the typical two-year-old birthday […]

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flugummies2
Jan
21

Cold and Flu Fighting Gummy Snacks

I have the sniffles. And my little girl has a runny nose. We haven’t had any sickness around here all winter, so I got to thinking about what might have changed in our habits in the past few weeks. Then it hit me- we were out of gummies! It may seem trivial, but these gummies […]

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currysoup2
Jan
7

Curried Winter Soup with Carrot, Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash

Oh hey, 2014! How’s week one of the new year going for everyone? We are in hibernation mode here in Ohio, which has given me lots of time to reflect on what to do with my time in the next 12 months (or rather the next 5 months, since new babies have a way of […]

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