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2013: A Year in Review


Wow, I can’t believe 2014 is here. Before I post about my resolutions for 2014, I wanted to take a quick peek back at 2013 and what happened to us last year.

This is going to be a long one, so TL;DR: Stuff happened this year. We lost a dog to cancer, we got a new puppy named Rigby, we got in car accidents, and got sick, but overall, 2013 was a pretty good year.

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Black Friday Haul 2013

Ok, call me crazy, but I love Black Friday. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not one of those nutters in line at the actual store. I’m the nut that has deal alerts on the things I already want, and am waiting for sales to actually go live on the internetz. And guess what? Many of them already are! I started my Black Friday shopping Monday night.

So, here’s a round up of what I’ve bought so far, and what I’m planning on getting. I’ll update it as the sales progress. Continue reading

Recipe: Gluten Free Carrot Cake Muffins

In celebration of all things fall + orange… and last week’s National Dessert Day (better late than never, right?), I thought I’d post my favorite carrot cake recipe.

I went gluten free for a month as a New Years resolution earlier this year, and I made this GF cake for us while we were avoiding glutinous flour. I’m sure you can sub out the almond flour + the Bob’s Red Mill flour for standard flour if you’d like, but I haven’t tried it so no promises!

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happy monday! weekend recap


this weekend was spent catching up around the house, and doing a lot of not-fun chores.

we did, however, take rigby to marymoor park to test out his ‘off-leash’ skills… or lack thereof. sadly, it was the latter, and we learned we have a lot more training to do.

yes, we were those owners. yelling desperately for their shiba, whilst rigby ran around making snark face and probably thinking ‘na na can’t catch me!’ oh puppies.

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