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Terri Steffes
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Elementary principal, lifelong teacher
Elementary principal, lifelong teacher

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Cabo San Lucas: A Travel Guide
During our recent trip to Cabo San Lucas (2017),  we had the opportunity to experience some wonderful opportunities and we want to share with you our favorites! Resort Sirena del Mar   Located on a cliff outside of Cabo, this resort has stunning views of th...
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Huxley Comes to St. Louis! #chewyinfluencer
I received this product for free in exchange for my honest opinion. We have some news! Our daughter, her husband and their dog, Huxley, have moved into Lakeview Resort for the next 12-18 months!  We are so excited to be able to see Huxley on a more regular ...
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Feast of Sorrow: Cook the Books Club
For newer readers, I am a participant in a foodie book club.  What's that? you might ask?  It is a book club that finds books with food inspiration in them that we read, then we cook something that the book inspired us to do.  My 2017 posts are here: The Pa...
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Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats
It's an Oatmeal Food Fight!  Can you see that image in your head?  Pretty messy, huh?  That's the fun of Sarah from Fantastical Food Fight and she has us conjuring up recipes using oatmeal. I am a big fan of steel cut oatmeal, the kind with a little "chew" ...
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One Word: Kind
You might remember that I announced my One Word: Kind which lead to the formation of a Facebook group for all of us who want to really make a difference with our word this year.  Recently I was contacted by Stacey at Poofing the Pillows to participate in a ...
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Vacationing During Christmas: Tips for a Successful Trip
About this time in 2017, our family made the decision to vacation over the Christmas holidays.  As an avid lover of all things Christmas, I was shocked and worried that my family wanted to give up their Christmas traditions in order to vacation during this ...
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Live Lagom #ourgoodlifebooklist
I was given this book in exchange for my honest opinion. I am a big fan of hygge, the Danish concept of creating coziness in your life and home.  Now, I am obsessed with lagom.  Lagom is from Scandanavia and means finding balance in moderation. It is that "...
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Slow Cooker Taco Chicken Chili
I was first introduced to this chili recipe on Skinnytaste.com several years ago.  Over time, we have changed up the recipe a bit to make it our own.  We garnish it with sour cream and shredded cheese and if the timing is right, chopped avocado.  It is a tr...
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Pan-fried Scallops with Vegetables #SundaySupper
Now that my children are grown, I can reflect back on what was most important during those formative years. I know that sitting down to dinner, especially on Sundays, was vital in keeping our family close and connected.  I fear that this time has gone by th...
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Top Eight for 2017
My blog focuses on things that I consider create a truly good life:  good food, travel, wonderful books, and beautiful gardens.  I will sometimes add a post or two on other things that I love, like movies and journaling.  These posts were the most read post...
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