How to Make a Bicycle Pull-A-Part Cake Step by Step


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Happy Birthday Sister!

Happy Birthday Sister!

The correct term is a Penny Farthing. The high wheel bicycle came into being in the 1870’s. I think when we were kids we had a high wheel tricycle, so not quite like this because it had two wheels on the back.

So, why a penny farthing as a pull-a-part cake? My sister loves bikes! Any kind, but mostly the older style of bike. Her birthday was coming Continue reading

Slow Cooker Quinoa Chicken Chili


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Quinoa Chicken ChiliMy sister made this for us while I was visiting one weekend. It was delicious! Especially after coming in from a morning of snowshoeing! It was delicious and filling.

From what I remember she got the recipe from a friend. I am sorry that I don’t know where Continue reading

21 Day Fix: I’ll Start Tomorrow. I’ll Start Now!



Diet starts tomorrowHave you ever found yourself saying something like:

“It’s just one cupcake. I’ll start my diet tomorrow.”

After eating a ton of food at a get together you say to your friends, “The diet starts Monday.”

Tomorrow comes and so does Continue reading

21 Day Fix: Determination


determinationThe following is a post taken from my Instagram. Day 19 of the the 21 Day Fix…. it’s almost done… determination means preparing not only for meals AND workouts!

Determination! When going away for the weekend take what you need with you. No Continue reading

21 Day Fix: Meal Prep



21 Day Fix Meal PrepTonight I prepped meals for the first time…. EVER! Yes, I went through 1 round of the Fix without prepping meals. I was lazy and also a student so I was home more often so I knew what was in the fridge and just got it out and put it in the containers and ate it.  Continue reading

21 Day Fix: Saying No!


Saying NOThe following is a post from Instagram on my first round of the 21 Day Fix. It only took 17 days to be able to say NO! and be ok with it, but I did it and so can you!

Don’t these desserts look delicious? I had to prep them for a community lunch today. Normally I might have one, but today I said no and it wasn’t hard to say no. I’m on Day 17 of the #21dayfix and I’m finding I’m not craving sweets like I did before. I’m sure it’s Continue reading


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