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The American Homemaker
The American Homemaker

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A Holiday Miracle
At the beginning of the Christmas season I had a meltdown. I was tired of all my bah humbug grinchy family members ruining my Christmas cheer year and year. The kids and I had been fighting about them not wanting to go to Thanksgiving dinner and they were a...
A Holiday Miracle
A Holiday Miracle
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Cherry Cream Pie
Having a cherry tree in my yard means I often have canned cherries on my shelf. I needed a last minute dessert for Father's Day dinner tonight and this cherry pie came out amazing! I will be making it again, for sure! Cherry Cream Pie 1 quart canned cherrie...
Cherry Cream Pie
Cherry Cream Pie
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J-E-L-L-O
My kids now call me the "Crazy Jello Lady" and people at church sing the Jello song to me when I pass because I happened to be featured on a fun KSL news segment about Jello in Utah last month!   You can watch it HERE!    It was a lot of fun!  This is the J...
J-E-L-L-O
J-E-L-L-O
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Mental Illness Through the Eyes of a 16 Year Old Girl
Mental illness is not beautiful.  It's not romantic. Depression isn't just being sad.  I don't know what sad feels like. Anxiety isn't just being nervous.  Bipolar isn't just mood swings. Self harm isn't just attention seeking. Depression is feeling empty, ...
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2016: A Year in Picture Review
2016 was a year of MAGIC! When I chose magic as my word of the year for 2016, I had no idea what would transpire, but it truly was a magical year.  Here are a few of the amazing things that happened last year! We visited the ice castles in Midway! It was ou...
2016: A Year in Picture Review
2016: A Year in Picture Review
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2017: The Best is Yet to Come!
It's New Year's Day!  I've been pondering on my goals and my word for 2017 over the last couple of weeks.   I've decided my word of the year will be JOY !  Last year my word was MAGIC and so many magical things happened! I held a baby panther!!! You can't g...
2017: The Best is Yet to Come!
2017: The Best is Yet to Come!
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Instant Pot Italian Chicken
I've seen several versions of this chicken, both Instant Pot and stove top and I decided I wanted to try it.  When your kids say, "Good job, Mom!" before they've even tasted it you know dinner is a hit! Instant Pot Italian Chicken 2 lbs boneless skinless ch...
Instant Pot Italian Chicken
Instant Pot Italian Chicken
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No Spend September
A couple of months ago I decided to try going a full week without spending any money. No groceries. No household items. No eating out. Nothing. I think my kids were more frustrated with it than I was... or I should say Alyssa was frustrated.  She likes to t...
No Spend September
No Spend September
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Autumn Jam with an Instant Pot Shortcut
This jam is amazing!  I love all homemade jam, but this one really stands out.  We don't eat a lot of jam at our house and I make several batches a year, which means I always have tons of extras.   I whipped up a batch of this jam a couple of days ago and w...
Autumn Jam with an Instant Pot Shortcut
Autumn Jam with an Instant Pot Shortcut
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Pura Vida
A little known fact about me is that I'm half Costa Rican.  As I child, when I'd see the American Flag or sing patriotic songs in elementary school I'd get emotional and choke back tears... okay, I still get emotional during the pledge or national anthem be...
Pura Vida
Pura Vida
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