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Food 5 of 30: Fennel

I’m happy to report that all of my new foods thus far have been fruits or vegetables. I would say I’m someone who eats a lot of produce, maybe more than average, but I’m finding that there are many varieties of fruits and vegetables that I’ve never had! I once read that the average person …

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Girl Scout Cookie Challenge!

They’re here, they’re there, they’re everywhere! Who am I talking about? Cute as a button little girls asking, “would you like to support my troop and purchase a box of Girl Scout Cookies? Please?” How could I resist, huh? I remember those days of walking door to door asking people if they’d like to support …

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Food Challenge 4 of 30: Papaya

While it may seem odd to some, I’ve never had papaya. I was putting on a presentation for my full-time job at Drake about fruit and wanted to make something with fruits that we don’t commonly eat in the Midwest. I decided to do a tropical salsa which in all honesty turned my kitchen into …

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Have A Heart Workout!

Hello and Happy Valentine’s Day! Did you ever think about making this day about the most important heart, the one in your chest? Keep your heart healthy today and every day by getting a little cardio workout in. Cardio doesn’t have to be running three miles or taking a 60-minute Zumba class. Those are both …

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Food Challenge 3 of 30: Melorange

Do you ever crave summer produce in the dead of winter? Right now I could go for fresh berries, watermelon, or some tomatoes but instead I’ve been getting by on clementines, apples, and bananas for the past three months. I was shopping last weekend and saw these cute little meloranges on sale. Having never heard …

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Hello February!

It’s already February! My year is off to a fairly productive start as I hit my mini intention for January – cleaning and de-cluttering the house. I found a lot things to donate to those in need and found things I should simply recycle/throw away because they’re no longer functional or serving enough of a …

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Superbowl Workout!

Hello and Happy Superbowl Sunday! While I do not follow football, I usually watch the Superbowl or attend a Superbowl party so this is basically the one day a year I watch an NFL game. I also love planning a workout for the Superbowl since I know so many people will enjoy the game while …