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Cristen

  • 8Things
    Farm Life

    8 Things About Livestock Kids

    Here are eight things that mothers of farm kids who have livestock, would like to share with you. From the reasons why despite being clean, they smell vaguely like a farm animal…

  • eggnogcheesecakebar
    Food & Swine

    Egg Nog Cheesecake Bars

    Happy, sad, memory filled, delicious… there are so many different Christmas traditions that are honored this time of the year. Whether it is a gag-gift exchange or the opening of the first…

  • drakestreepond
    Family

    Drake’s Angel Tree

    So many families have endured losses no one ever should have to. Stillbirth, pregnancy loss, and the loss of a child is heartbreaking and raw. Personally I’ve never lost one of my…

  • lemonchesspie
    Food

    Lemon Chess Pie

    Just when the heft of the Thanksgiving spread causes you to give in to the sensation to unbutton your pants for a bit of relief, you waddle to the dessert table to…

  • aeafterdinnermintmalt
    Dessert, Food

    Ultimate Chocolate Mint Malts

    Ever since I can remember, my somewhat-picky-eater daughter has been obsessed with anything “mint”. So much that if you ask her what her favorite things are, she will likely say, “I like…

  • pumpkincheesecakedip
    Food

    Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip

    Tailgates, potlucks, family parties… I’m always looking for easy recipes to whip together and take to a gathering. I’ve found that people love to gather around food. Gone are the big-plate dinner…

  • berriesandcreamcoffeecake
    Food & Swine

    Berries and Cream Coffee Cake

    Visiting cakes, or coffee cakes, typically served alongside a nice cup of coffee and good conversation are making a comeback. You can count on me to think of all kinds of excuses…