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Jessica Lanham
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Welcome
Welcome to my new blog!! New Adventures in Life was a blog I started a few years ago. I was living in a small town outside of Austin, Texas and I was just miserable. It wasn't the town or the people or the lack of a Chick Fil-A that was making me miserable....
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DIY: Tote Bag
My friend Jessica asked me to help her make a cute summer tote bag. We made a craft night out of it! Here are the steps we took: I created the images on my Cricut and cut it out on Freezer Paper.  We then ironed the Freezer Paper stencil onto the tote bags....
DIY: Tote Bag
DIY: Tote Bag
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Whole 30: Enchilada Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Ingredients 4 medium sweet potatoes 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 small onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 lb ground beef 4 tbsp chili powder 1 tbsp cumin 1 tsp sea salt 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce Directions Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Pierce your sweet po...
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Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Well I'll just start by saying this is the best salad ever!! Maybe not the healthiest but definitely the yummiest!! So where to start?? You can start by picking some fresh strawberries!! I went to Michigan to visit my family and I just love picking fresh fr...
Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Strawberry Pretzel Salad
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Quinoa Enchilada Casserole
Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 (10 oz) can mild enchilada sauce 1 (4.5 oz) can chopped green chiles (drained) 1/3 cup canned corn 1/2 cup canned black beans (drained and rinsed) 2 tbsp chopped cilantro 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp chili powder kosher salt and ground b...
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Bible Journaling
My wonderful mom (and dad) bought me a Journaling Bible for Easter this year.  A Journaling Bible has margins on the side for note-taking/artwork and the paper is a little thicker so the colors won't bleed through as easily. The purpose of a Journaling Bibl...
Bible Journaling
Bible Journaling
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Austin Mural Search
My sister came to visit me this week and we had sssoo much fun!! One of the days she was here we just drove around Austin and took photos of the murals. I read a few different websites about where to find the murals, but this link was the best: Free Fun in ...
Austin Mural Search
Austin Mural Search
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DIY: Dessert Bar
One day at work, one of my coworkers mentioned a project she was working on for her wedding.  I had some spare time that weekend so I decided to give it a shot.  I went to a few local thrift stores and picked up some items for the pie stands. I bought large...
DIY: Dessert Bar
DIY: Dessert Bar
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Live Oak Brewery
Neil and I love Live Oak Brewery, so we were super excited when we heard about their new brewery opening up just outside of Austin. We grabbed a glass of our favorite beer (Live Oak Hefeweizen) and enjoyed their outdoor area. Great atmosphere...we look forw...
Live Oak Brewery
Live Oak Brewery
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Mason Jar Salads
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Mason Jar Salads!! I normally prep 3 on Sunday night and 3 more on Wednesday night. They stay fresh and super yummy!! Here are some of my layers, from bottom to top: Shredded Carrots Cucumbers Tomatoes Eggs Lettuce Cheese Chicken When I w...
Mason Jar Salads
Mason Jar Salads
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