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Saturday Afternoon

After starting the day off at the Farmer’s Market, we decided that we couldn’t pass up such a beautiful day.  So we headed up into the mountains for a lovely drive and walking in some sunshine.

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Cooking, Food, Home, Knoxville, Life, Love, Personal, Photography, Recipes

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

That’s right folks, I said Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins.  This recipe is from John XXIII University Parish’s cookbook, and this recipe is by Molly Deuschle.  If you live in Knoxville and get a chance to pick up John XXIII’s cookbook, you should definitely do it.  There are tons of really great recipes.  This book was given to me by Speed Racer’s Mammaw Lynn and has served me well.  There will be more recipes from here to come!

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Market Square Farmer’s Market

If you live in Knoxville TN and have never been to the Market Square Farmer’s Market you’re seriously missing out.  There are lots of Farmer’s Markets all over Knoxville once the weather turns nice, but this is by far my favorite.

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Mary Kay Before and After

This little lady is my friend and personal Mary Kay Consultant, Brittany Vincent.  Last week I went over to her house to take a couple Before and After pictures for her portfolio.  Be warned people, my before is a little scary….

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Meatballs and Creamy Potatoes

Nothing is more delicious than smothered meatballs, okay, well maybe creamy potatoes.  Both of these are to die for and put together they’re just plain life changing.  Both of these Pioneer Woman recipes will make your mouth water.  You may just down right drool.  I’ll walk you through the recipe, the struggles I had, and my tips.

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This spring has by far been one of the wettest springs I can remember in a long time.  It feels like just about every week we get a torrential down pour or a series of storms.  Some have been gorgeous, some have done damage, and unfortunately some have even taken lives.  Storms are both terrifying and beautiful.

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Dish-o-the-Week: The Best Oatmeal You Have Ever Had

You might not think that something as plain as oatmeal can get your ticker going, but let me tell you, there are not enough words to describe how delicious this oatmeal is.  You’re going to do backflips.  It’s that good, I promise.  Disclaimer: Apologies for the pictures, they are not my best but it was both really late when I took them and then really really early.

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