fabulously festive holidays

The holidays are upon us!  Christmas is just days away and my house is full of festive sights and smells of the season.  Here are a few of my favorite holiday things:

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Entertaining.  So appreciative of my friend Elizabeth at Cutting Board Catering for her delicious bite-size hors d’oeuvres at my annual Christmas party.

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summer recap

How is it that Labor Day has come and gone?  While we may technically still have a few weeks left, in my mind, summer has concluded.  It has been a busy end of the season for my family.  Here’s what we’ve been up to:

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Celebrating nine years of marriage

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Starting Kindergarten (with no tears by either of us!)

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what’s for dinner?

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Summer is such a fun time to try new recipes!  With the longer days we are eating dinner later, leaving extra time to cook delicious meals.  I am currently following the Autoimmune Protocol Diet to try to calm down some of my autoimmune inflammation issues, which has provided an additional cooking challenge (I already eat gluten free).  Here are some of the winning dishes from our house:

After 45 days of eating this food plan, I have noticed significant improvement in my inflammation.  Plus, I like the challenge of cooking with constraints!

Which of these would you try?  Any of your favorite to share?

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what’s cookin’

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My little guy and I both love to cook.  It’s probably our favorite activity to do together.  All of the time together spent chopping, peeling and stirring over the stove allow us time to chat about our day.  Here are a few of our favorite things to make these days:

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5 years

Bluegrass THREADS is thrilled to be celebrating 5 years!  Five years feels momentous—we’ve made it!

This blog has been a source of personal inspiration and growth during the first five years of my son’s life, the loss of my father, job transitions, big moves and many of the other changes (good and bad) over this half decade.

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To celebrate and commemorate this milestone, I want to highlight these top 5s—the most read and shared stories of the past 5 years:

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