Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Flourless Oatmeal Apple Muffins

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Well, you catch me on a lazy day. Guess all that nesting business is a thing of the past. I just hope that doesn't mean this baby is getting too comfy in there, because I'm not too comfy out here.


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Monday, September 12, 2016

Microwave Spinach Dip for One

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We're finally back in Berlin! Many doubted my sanity when I told them I was flying 8 months pregnant, so I'm happy to have proved you all wrong by not having the baby over the Atlantic. In fact all I really suffered from it was a little (okay, major) swelling in my feet.

As soon as I got back, even before my water balloon feet had gone back to regular size (seriously, it was like they were SLOSHING every time I stepped), I went into nesting mode.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Taco Stuffed Peppers

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We are now visiting my family in Michigan for one more week before we head back to Deutschland. It's nice seeing the old crew again. My little 8 year old sister Grace has been following me around all day teaching me card games and doing my hair. I think I might have to kidnap her and bring her back to Berlin with me. Anyway, she agreed to write this post for me as long as I type it for her. Here it is:


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Monday, August 22, 2016

5 Ingredient Microwave Peanut Butter Hot Fudge Sauce

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Well, I have to be snappy about writing this post. I just crawled out of the woods to get onto internet in town so I could post this awesome hot fudge for you while Samuel runs some errands. We have to be quick though because it's a beautiful day back on the lake.

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

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This is so weird right now looking at my table back home in Berlin right now in these photos. Wasn't long ago I was eating this awesome spicy mac and cheese and chatting with our German neighbors out the window.

Now Samuel and I are driving in a McDonald's scented car through the beautiful woods of North America, our mosquito bitten feet freshly soaked in the waters of Lake Superior.


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Thursday, August 4, 2016

4 Ingredient Chocolate Mousse Pie

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So guys, remember when I asked you the other day for ideas because I was stocking up on recipes to post while I'm on vacation?

Well, here I am, 4000 miles later in the USA, with a bunch of awesome things lined up to show you in the next few weeks. I think this post fulfills pretty much all of your requests.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Frozen Watermelon Coconut Mojitos

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The other day I bought a watermelon. 

Being a stereotypical pregnant woman, this was very exciting for me. I waited for days for the perfect moment to break into it.  

As soon as a craving struck, I split it open. It had given a deceivingly juicy sounding crack, but I was horrified to see before me not the succulent, bright color I had been dreaming of, but rather the pale pink flesh of an underripe watermelon. 

I really almost cried. I'm not kidding. Like I said, stereotypical pregnant woman. 

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Coconut Cream Pie From Scratch {With Boozy Option!}

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So, we have a problem.

I had been asking Samuel to rearrange our furniture in the living room for a while, ever since everything was pushed into the corners as it became a bedroom for our refugee friends for a few weeks. Being the busy man that he is, he simply hadn't gotten around to moving everything back into place. Plus he needed someone to help him since I think it's against the rules for a pregnant lady to help move furniture.


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