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Monthly Archives: December 2016

This New Year: Focus On: Finding Balance, Restoration & Reflection

Many people take January 1st as the day to begin their New Year’s resolutions. For many people, creating a large (and often unrealistic goal) does not always work well come February. I often was one of those people. I would create big plans for myself, mainly deciding to start some sort of diet plan on January 1st, come mid-January, the diet plan would be out the door and I felt deflected. Over the past few years, I have taken a […]

MMHM: Winter Treat: Homemade Hot Cocoa

If your kids are anything like mine, as soon as the weather gets cold they ask for hot cocoa all the time. I hate buying the prepackaged mixes that are filled with artificial junk…this homemade recipe is super easy and your kids will love helping you make it. A great winter treat for snow days! I make homemade whipped cream with this as well sometimes and add it on top. Enjoy 🙂 Jenn Hot Cocoa Recipe 1-2 tablespoon of unsweetened […]

What’s For Dinner? Shrimp and Asparagus Risotto

Any meal that you can easily make in one pan is always my favorite way to cook during the week! This dish is easy and delicious. Shrimp and risotto are two of my favorite foods, so this recipe is one of my personal favorites. My kids all LOVE shrimp, so I make a lot. Adjust the recipe for your own family 🙂 Enjoy! Jenn Recipe adapted from Iowa Girl Eats 2-1/2 cups chicken broth 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 Tablespoons […]