Low Carb Sausage Balls

Happy New Year, everyone! I spent this holiday season perfecting a keto-fied version of a favorite family recipe:  sausage balls.  I can go months without craving them, but inevitably once the holiday season rolls around, I seem to want to ...

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East TN Wildfires: a call for help

Friends, I have never written a post like this before. As you all know, I live in Nashville, which is located in the heart of Tennessee. My state is bordered on the east by the Smoky Mountains, an absolutely gorgeous ...

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My Experience with a Skyla IUD: 18 Months Post-Insertion

This post is the final update in a series about my experiences with a Skyla IUD.  You can find the first post, detailing insertion, here;  the second post, three months out, is here. Hi everyone, and welcome back!  Again, if ...

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Everyday Eats: Monday, October 17th, 2016

I’m going to give this a try again — tracking my daily meals here on my blog for added accountability (and to also give you guys ideas for what to eat on a day to day basis).  I’m not sure ...

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Low Carb Broccoli Cheddar Miracle Rice Casserole

I hate cauliflower. You may be aware of this, because the little decorative flag in the upper left hand portion of my website happily reads, “CAULIFLOWER TASTES LIKE ASS.”  I stand 100% firm behind this comment.  Sorry to those of ...

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We Bought a Condo!

Hi guys!!  Last time I updated you, I mentioned that CB and I were in the process of purchasing a condo.  We closed successfully on June 21st!!!  YaY!!!  Here’s a brief timeline of how it went down: March: Get preapproved ...

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Proof of Life: 2016 Edition

Hey guys, I’m here.  I’m still alive.  Things have been incredibly busy.  I figured I’d drop you a few brief lines to update you on what the hell I’ve been up to and to let you know that I’m still ...

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Noatmeal for Breakfast: Keto Oatmeal

Bacon and eggs are undoubtedly the quintessential keto breakfast staple, but let’s be real here: sometimes you just get tired of them.  At least, I do.  And you guys know that – that’s why I’ve got recipes on here for ...

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Two Years on Keto

On October 10th, 2013, my husband (referred to on this here blog as “Canadian Bacon”) and I started down a path that would change our lives: we went keto.  As I explained last year, I saw amazing progress pix on ...

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My Experience with a Skyla IUD: 3 Months Post-Insertion

This post is the second in a series about my experiences with a Skyla IUD. You can find the first post, detailing insertion, here; the final post, 18 months out, is here. Hi everyone, and welcome back!  Again, if you ...

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My Experience with a Skyla IUD

Before we get started discussing how I chose a Skyla IUD as my form of birth control, a disclaimer:  If you don’t want to hear anything about my vagina or uterus, please skip this blog post.  Male family members and ...

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Shadow’s PU, part 3

This is the third, and hopefully final update to my cat Shadow’s perineal urethrostomy (feline P.U. surgery).  You can find the first part here, and the update here. First off, thank you, everybody, for your comments and support.  Since this ...

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