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Baby Sleep and Grief

The other day my daughter Ruby finally ended her month four sleep regression. I guess four weeks of sleep hell isn’t THAT bad? Right? Anyway, she no longer requires nursing to sleep AND she can sleep in her crib for more than five seconds without waking. The best part is, she has started this ON HER […]

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The Sky’s The Limit

Thursday evening was my first riding lesson of February and my first jumping lesson. My instructor had told me she was comfortable putting me in a higher level lesson, but that I may not jump every time. That was fine with me since I was starting to get a little irritated with the lower-level people […]

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Equestrian Gear UPDATE

This morning a got a box of goodies from State Line Tack. Right on time! Everything I ordered arrived exactly as expected and I had the opportunity to try it out for the lesson tonight. The Troxel Legacy Gold helmet is pretty, but it turned out to be too small. I love, love, love the […]

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Equestrian Gear

Earlier this week I took the plunge and ordered some riding goodies since I accepted my fate as a person who rides horses. I’ve owned a pair of Ariat Heritage II boots for years now and I have a couple pairs of gloves (spring/fall and winter) and I HAD a helmet, but this is the […]

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Baked Salmon and Sautéed Swiss Chard

Here’s a very simple and healthy recipe that my husband seems to enjoy. I LOVE salmon and ended up trying some really bright red wild-caught Sockeye salmon. It ended up being flavorful and quite firm – almost steak-like. To make this recipe you will need: two filets of salmon salt and pepper one bunch of […]

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Horseback Riding 101

I’m sure many of you know that when I’m not sitting on the couch and wasting time on the internet, or trying to cook, I’m riding horses. About once per week. Since I was out sick last week I had a make-up lesson this morning. Normally my lessons include me and a few other girls. […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

Well, since it’s 2012 everyone is talking about the new year and things to change etc.etc. My New Year’s Resolution this year was to not have a New Year’s Resolution. As my brother’s girlfriend kindly pointed out I’ve already failed, so I guess I didn’t think that through very well. Anyway, I know that a […]

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Caldo Tlalpeño

To start of the new year I decided to cook my favorite recipe of all time: Caldo Tlalpeño This is a spicy Mexican chicken soup with chipotle chilis making up part of the block. It takes about 45 minutes to make and only uses a couple ingredients that I could consider difficult to find. I found […]

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Welcome!

Hi everyone! Welcome to my new blog! Starting January 1st, 2012, I will be adding posts on various topics including, but not limited to, healthy recipes (mainly how to add more vegetables to your diet without making things complicated), Serbian and Croatian cuisine, staying active, and HORSES.

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