Time to write a new chapter! Here’s what’s next

The new year has arrived! This is one of my favorite times of the year. There is an electricity around the arrival of the new year that is unique to these few days. After the long wait and indulgences leading up to Christmas, the new year feels light, fresh, and full of potential. As this new year approached I found myself…

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How two days, viewing commercial beef production, transformed me from distrusting consumer to unapologetic supporter of how beef is processed.

How beef is processed: A skeptic’s journey to learn more

This content was sponsored by the Washington State Beef Commission. The observations and conclusions are entirely my own. We love stories. A compelling story inspires or moves its audience. Until recently, the story of big business and the food industry left me with feelings of distrust toward commercial agricultural and particularly how beef is processed. But a story does not need…

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Made from organic fabrics with a mix of beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin bee's wrap is a sustainable and natural alternative to plastic wrap.

Bee’s Wrap Giveaway & New Friends

Made from  organic fabrics with a mix of beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin bee’s wrap is a sustainable and natural alternative to plastic wrap. It folds and molds to cover food or containers. The durable material can be washed and used again and again. This week you can enter to win some of this truly wonderful Bee’s Wrap. I…

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My Writing Process Blog Tour

Today we are going to shake it up with a little something out of the ordinary… Our Lady of Second Helpings is participating in the “My Writing Process Blog Tour.” The tour is a way for bloggers to pull back the curtain and share how and why we do what we do. All the participants have agreed to answer the…

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Grilling Guru Sizzle Showdown

The FTC wants you to know: I am a member of the Everywhere Society. Everywhere has provided me with compensation for this post about Macy’s Culinary Council. As always, the views expressed are my very own.  It was a stunning blue-sky day in the Pacific Northwest. A perfect day to go play in the mall parking lot. Sounds crazy I know, but…

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