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During our six (and a half!) years of living in Wichita Falls, I have continued to be regularly impressed by two things: how quickly every single person in this town posts to social media the second there is a single drop of precipitation (Ya’ll. We all know it’s raining. We live here, too. We can…

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I used to be one of those moms who had a “freezer meal” prep day once every few months. My girlfriends and I would get together, pick out a bunch of our favorite recipes, make a grocery list, split the costs on some items and bring other things individually, and then gather in someone’s big…

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I have spent years participating in a love/hate relationship with my Crock Pot. I love the simplicity, the “dump it and go” mentality. I love coming home after a busy day of errands and co-op and art class to the smell a finished dinner just waiting for me to eat it. Just a few months…

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Three ingredient peanut butter cookies? Yes. THREE. Sugar. Eggs. Peanut Butter. BOOM. Cookies. Done. A very dear friend of mine, who makes quite possibly the best peanut butter cookies in the entire world (really the best of any type of cookies, except chocolate chip, an award I will forever give to one Mrs. Tracy Pond.…

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When our oldest son was still tiny, we made the horrible mistake of listening to everyone’s advice on what to feed him. “He won’t eat what you cook; you have to make him ____.” “Buy him the Gerber/whatever brand toddler foods.” “He won’t like spicy/sour/whatever style foods, and you’ll probably upset his stomach.” This, along…

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One of my top five favorite wedding gifts was a cookbook entitled “Five Ingredients or Less”. I was a 19 year old kid with little to no cooking experience (blue box mac-n-cheese doesn’t count, right?), and this book probably saved my poor husband’s stomach on more than one occassion. There was the time that I…

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Carrot “French Fries”

  French fries. All you have to do is mutter the words and my kids are on board to cover them in ketchup/ranch (depending which kid we’re talking about) and inhale whatever version you put in front of them. We have made sweet potato fries, jicama fries, and yes, carrot fries. Your kids don’t need…

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