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Kristen Tripson
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Best Bran Muffins
Finally. A bran muffin I can get behind. But really. As delicious as they are, they still fall squarely into the mid-week breakfast, guiltless toddler snack, "healthy muffin" category. Definitely not the "cream the butter with the sugar", unfrosted cupcake ...
Best Bran Muffins
Best Bran Muffins
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Berry Cobbler with Cornmeal Dumplings
  I've been trying for weeks to get this posted, but life had other plans. We've mourned the loss of two friends who left this world much too soon, and celebrated Sam's return to work after 5 months on disability. In the midst of everything, I managed to ma...
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A Very Happy Father's Day!
Sam was released from the hospital just in time to celebrate Father's Day. And by celebrate, I mean nap on the couch all day. But that's fine with us. We're just glad he's home. Happy Father's Day to all the step-dads, uncles, grandads and dads out there. E...
A Very Happy Father's Day!
A Very Happy Father's Day!
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Back in the Hospital
Sam woke up very sick early Friday morning, and after a brief ambulance ride was admitted to the ICU. Another pseudomonas infection (now cipro resistant), but this time it jumped into his blood stream and sent him into septic shock and acute kidney failure....
Back in the Hospital
Back in the Hospital
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White Chicken Chili
A good friend of mine recently sent me Bread and Wine by Shauna Niequist . It grabbed my attention from the first paragraph, and by the second, stole my heart. I LOVED this book. (thank you, thank you, thank you Carrie Cowen!) I wish I could wipe out my ban...
White Chicken Chili
White Chicken Chili
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Home!
Sam was discharged from Moffitt late Friday afternoon, just in time to celebrate our 5th year anniversary with some spaghetti on the couch. My mom kept the kids, and it was a wonderful, quiet night at home. He's still in a substantial amount of pain from th...
Home!
Home!
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In the Hospital
So Sam was admitted to Moffitt yesterday with a high fever, awful sore throat and shortness of breath. He had about 10 straight days of feeling pretty good, but things started tanking over the weekend. He has pneumonia, likely brought on by a stubborn pseud...
In the Hospital
In the Hospital
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My Favorite Guacamole
This guacamole comes from The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook . It may not be authentic, but to me, it's perfection. Scale it up or down, depending on the size of your crowd. It makes about 3 cups. Happy {early} Cinco de Mayo!!   Ina's Amazing Guacamole Ingredie...
My Favorite Guacamole
My Favorite Guacamole
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Happy Easter Ya'll
After what seemed to be a very eventful past two weeks, we were happy to have things settle down and be able to celebrate Easter with family and friends. Sam has been in the hospital again, and even after being transferred to Tampa and discharged, we're sti...
Happy Easter Ya'll
Happy Easter Ya'll
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Sweet Potatoes Roasted in Coconut Oil
We eat a ton of sweet potatoes in our house. I found these on Food52 , and they've since become a family favorite. They're quick, simple and delicious. So, of course, I had to share. Sweet Potatoes Roasted in Coconut Oil Ingredients 2 Tablespoons coconut oi...
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