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Thirsty Thanksgiving and Casserole Extravaganza!

Two Southern Dames Dishing on the BEST Parts of Thanksgiving... Where did 2022 go? Now, I for one am glad to see this crap fest of a year hit the curb (never thought I'd say that after 2020, but here we are. Elections, war, supply chain and economic woes...bleh, good riddance.) Here's hoping 2023 brings… Continue reading Thirsty Thanksgiving and Casserole Extravaganza!

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Brews, Seltzers, and Ciders (Oh My!) to Kick Off Summer

It is that time again when our local rivers are running fast (the recent two feet of snow last weekend only added to it!) and some of us (okay, it's me) begin to think about warm summer days floating down rivers or out hiking and camping with the fam...or maybe just a mid-week BBQ with… Continue reading Brews, Seltzers, and Ciders (Oh My!) to Kick Off Summer

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Morning Rituals

On a recent blog post, I mentioned a new habit I am trying to cultivate as part of my morning ritual...cold showers. Everyone seems to be talking about cold showers (okay, maybe not everyone but many of the people in my social circle are so I decided to give it a try.) What kind of… Continue reading Morning Rituals

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*UPDATE* Dry January and Whole 30…It’s a Healthy #ThirstyThursday!

*UPDATE* Here are some links to the #Whole30 friendly foods and specifically, the coconut aminos Mandy and I discussed. Siete Jalapeno Shrimp recipe: here. Whole 30 sauces and spices: here. Whole 30 ABC Chicken recipe: I used two cans of shredded chicken from Trader Joe's, 1 bottle of Primal Buffalo Sauce, 1 container each of… Continue reading *UPDATE* Dry January and Whole 30…It’s a Healthy #ThirstyThursday!

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Let’s Talk Bubbles!

As we venture into New Year's Eve festivities, let's take a moment and chat about different kinds of bubbles to help you ring in 2022. Chief among bubbles, most folks are familiar with Champagne, but perhaps don't realize that Champagne only hails from Champagne, France. Made traditionally from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and/or Pinot Meunier. The… Continue reading Let’s Talk Bubbles!