October 2011

Trick-or-treat, smell my feet, give me something gluten-free to eat…

October 31, 2011

I hope you had a fun Halloween! Our started out a little rough when Leila woke up sick. She ended up sleeping most of the day, waking up to drink and eat small snacks. While she was on her third nap of the day, Joe and I snuck out to the pumpkin patch. He had […]

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Put me in, Coach!

October 26, 2011

Joe’s first t-ball game, in pictures: Don’t forget to enter my giveaway from Tea Collection. Ends October 28th!

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Sweet & Spicy Pumpkin Fries

October 21, 2011
Sweet & Spicy Pumpkin Fries from InspiredRD.com

Welcome to this month’s Recipe ReDux Roundup where the theme is “Fresh from the Pumpkin Patch”.  I can’t wait to check out all of the pumpkin recipes we’ve gathered up.  They all sound so good! I decided to use fresh pumpkin for my recipe, and the inspiration came from Kate at Gluten Free Gobsmacked.  She […]

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The final day of baseball, and a giveaway!

October 19, 2011
TEA brand clothing

This past week was a very exciting one for us.  Even though the minor league offseason began in September, Jeff coached through October in the instructional league.  For those of you not familiar with minor league baseball, the instructional league is a chance for new draft picks and top prospects to get more work in […]

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Recycled T-Shirt Necklace

October 18, 2011
fabric strips for recycled tshirt necklace

I can’t seem to get enough of the upcycled t-shirt necklaces and scarves floating around Pinterest lately. Sometimes I find myself getting so lost in the looking and pinning and oohing and aahing, that I forget to actually get down to crafting! So last weekend, I took a shirt that I had been saving for […]

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Corn off the cob with garlic butter

October 15, 2011
corn off the cob with garlic butter

Fall has to be my favorite season.  Cooler temperatures, open windows, pumpkins all around.  That’s the stuff that makes suffering through 118-degree days in August worth it.  Here in Phoenix, we have so much to look forward too.  Fall, winter, and spring bring perfect temperatures to play outdoors all day long.  The cooped up days […]

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Will you help us kick cancer?

October 13, 2011
Vintage Leather Boot

For the past year, I have been raising money for cancer research (read about my inspiration here). First I lunged, then I opened the Cancer Kicker Etsy shop. Because I can’t lunge again this year (my bulging disks probably wouldn’t appreciate 5000 lunges), I want to really finish this year with a bang in the […]

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Black Bean & Sweet Potato Tacos

October 9, 2011
black bean sweet potato taco

Has your family tried a Meatless Monday yet?  We don’t always do it on a Monday, but we go meatless at least once a week.  Not only is it good for our health to have a vegetarian meal, but it saves money and usually takes less time to prepare.  Last week I took the small […]

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How to make a simple fall wreath

October 7, 2011
how to make a fall wreath

Have you discovered Pinterest yet? It’s like an online bulletin board where you can find and share inspiration. I had been looking at some fun fall wreaths and went to JoAnn with the intentions of making this Halloween wreath, but then I found these pretty pom-pom flowers. Are they dahlias? Someone help me out here. […]

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How to be a Glittery Tomboy

October 5, 2011

And now you know.

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