worth the cheat: mini halloween cakes

mini halloween cakes #midwestlovefest

Let’s continue on the Halloween-themed train, shall we? But before we begin, I have to say: no these are not healthy. I know, it’s a bummer. The only “healthy” part about them is they aren’t made with corn syrup or unidentifiable ingredients (with the exception of the Milano cookies and the Oreo crumbles). Just simple,… 

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moto monday [ed 17]

flowers for moto monday

It’s Halloween week! Huzzah! Can’t you tell by my fall-themed flowers? Not Halloween-themed because I believe black flowers are dead flowers. I clearly love the holidays. Have you gotten that vibe? It’s pretty obvious. So this week, I’m going to take every advantage of Halloween themes and scary things and sweets…within reason, of course. Did you also… 

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healthy chicken pumpkin parm bake

pumpkin pasta bake

Pumpkin, guys. It’s not going anywhere yet. At least not for me. Of course it’s getting colder here in Chicago, so I suppose it’s only natural that I’m craving warmer things–soups, hot pancakes, pasta! Pasta, pasta, pasta. It’s kind of not the best for you, but dammit it’s good. And we all still need carbs!… 

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6 years of misery: how I finally put a name to my stomach pain

dealing with unknown digestive issues

Forewarning: This is a long post. It’s been a long couple of years, so I want to share everything I went through in hopes it helps people out there struggling to find answers to their stomach problems too (as I’ve seen many women struggling in medical forums). So grab some chai tea and a cozy blanket,… 

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have a cozy weekend

happy weekend xx

hey everyone! I just wanted to stop by and say hope you’re all having a wonderfully cozy weekend! I’m in Wisconsin at my parents’ place all weekend–sipping spiced apple chai, taking way too many photos and working on blog stuff. you can keep track of my shenanigans via fbook // insta // twitter all weekend…. 

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