I’ve let my voice and my creativity be dulled lately. Like I’ve been in a state of limbo… or those dreams where you try to scream because you’re aware of what’s going on around you, but no noise comes out when you open your mouth… or like I took on the role of Abbey, but I just haven’t nailed down her essence yet. I know the reasons why, but there’s no need for you to. The most important thing is that I’m working to get out of it and not allow anyone or anything to be bigger than Me to the point where the Me is lost.

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Spring ( teeth) Cleaning

If you haven’t noticed… it’s Spring! Or maybe you noticed the snow in the sky the other day and got confused. Either way, it’s totally Spring now. Technically speaking, and also finally weather-speaking! The only downfall Spring has for me is keeping up with the pollen. I spent most of my morning cleaning my screened-in porch from all the yellow dust it had accumulated recently.

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Food + Wine

Porked up Pork Chops

So I teamed up with Southern Recipe Small Batch to make sure everyone knows how awesome their pork rinds are. When they contacted me, I had actually just had my first-ever-in-life pork rind. No kidding. My family never bought them growing up, so I was just never around them that much… and I guess they never really appealed to me. Plus, as an adult, I’m just not a super big packaged snacker. But my husband brought home a bag of them the other day and I gave them a try.

And… yeah. I loved them and totally see what the big deal is.

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