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Candy Corn Milkshake

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Candy corn, in a milkshake, on an allergy-friendly blog, what? Yes, you’re right. It’s glorious.

Look at that creamy milky (but not) shake-y numminess seeping out of the sides of that gorgeous borderline overflowing mason jar. Come to momma.

I love simplicity in the form of a drink that will give me a great sugar kick and a happy day.

If you follow me on Instagram, then you’ll already know that I had the best day ever yesterday. Complete with a nice warm bath, soup, my guilty pleasure reality tv show (19 Kids and Counting, holla), barbecue for dinner, and YouTube videos galore.

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Halloween Lunchbox Ideas!

Lunchbox Monday: The Creepy-Crawly Chatter Box

Halloween Lunchbox Ideas!

Are you scared? Halloween is getting closer! As the festivities begin and pumpkin carving starts and cobwebs are hung and graves are dug, bringing a creepy-crawly chatter lunchbox to school only makes sense. Ant infested mandarin oranges and peaches, slimy pickles, pasta from the dead, and chatterbox apple sandwiches are the epitome of a … Read more

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Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Turkey Sausage

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Say hello to a big ole' bowl of comfort. Right in your face. Hi there. Fall is my favorite time to get those skills, whatever skills I think I have, cooking and find my niche in the fall (COMFORT) food arena. Yah. I think this pasta might become a staple in my small list of approved recipes. It was even approved by one of my picky eater … Read more

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Lunchbox Monday: The Spooktacular Box

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It's Monday, and you know what that means... Another lunchbox! Since Halloween is just around the corner, I'm trying to keep it fresh by doing halloween themed lunchboxes! How fun would this be to take to school? … Read more

Coast in Grayton Beach, Florida

Coast: Grayton Beach, Florida

Coast in Grayton Beach, Florida

If you have ever been to the Panhandle, more specifically 30A, you've probably heard of a little restaurant in Rosemary Beach called Summer Kitchen. It's basically the food I grew up on in the town I've called home since I was 9 years old. My sister eats four meals a week there, and many of our friends have secret orders named after them. It's the … Read more

Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Cupcakes with Meringue Ghosts

Sweet Potato Cupcakes with Meringue Ghosts

Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Cupcakes with Meringue Ghosts

When you take a huge bite out of this brown sugar and sweet potato cupcake with the maple frosting and meringue ghost on top you will taste a peep. Like those ones you find in your Easter basket. It's a homemade peep. I'm serious. I'm going to straight up tell you that Halloween isn't a super me type holiday. It's basically a pre-cursor for … Read more

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Lunchbox Monday: The Autumn Box

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So I like this thing. It's called autumn. We're pretty tight. It lets me make caramel, and gives me apples, and butternut squash soup, cinnamon toast, and lots of fancy trail nuts. Let's just go ahead and call us BFF's. It's official. No but seriously, can I just use this here blog to only talk about autumn for the rest of autumn and how cool it … Read more

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Restaurant Eating with an Allergy: Dallas, Texas

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Hi peeps! I love this time of the week. Everything's winding down and you're gearing up for a fun weekend. I wanted to share with you the restaurants I ate at while I was in Dallas, Texas last week. Dallas hands down wins on best overall service for someone with an allergy. There wasn't one restaurant that wasn't knowledgable on my specific allergy … Read more

Maple Bacon & Blueberry Sweet Potato Hash

Maple Bacon & Blueberry Sweet Potato Hash

Maple Bacon & Blueberry Sweet Potato Hash

I don't know what possessed me to put blueberries in this hash, but it was the best decision I've ever made. It's like the combo of the crunchy sweet potato and then the pop of the juice blueberries, hello. I know blueberries are almost out of style for the season, but grab those last few boxes and get kickin'. It's like fresh summer meets … Read more

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Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck: Dallas, Texas

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Soaring high above the city of Dallas, Texas hosts a beautiful Asian cuisine developed by the famed Wolfgang Puck called Five Sixty. Five Sixty is a super delicious Dallas hotspot. We had an early reservation to celebrate my 21st (!!!) birthday on top of the city enjoying sushi and poppin' pink champagne. Couldn't get … Read more