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Salsa Recipes to Kick off Summer!

There are a handful of foods that, when placed in front of me, can cause all semblance of self control to fly right out the window. Chips & salsa fall solidly into that category, so of course, they make an appearance at nearly every party and summer gathering we host. It’s such an easy dish […]

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National Pi Day:: Let Them Eat Pie!

I know what you’re thinking. “Have an original idea, Audra.” But seriously, what better day is there than National Pi Day to eat pie??? (Other than National Pie Day, of course.) I could eat it all day–strawberry pie, apple pie, chicken pot pie, sweet potato pie, Shepherd’s pie, Chess pie, peanut butter pie, Derby pie… […]

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Art in the Bag – Local Omaha Event – Supports Beads of Courage

I love learning of new opportunities to help others within our local community…especially when I can attend a fun event and be part of something bigger at the same time! The Charity Beads of Courage is an arts-in-medicine program to benefit children coping with serious illness, their families, and health care providers. The program helps […]

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It’s Cool to be Kind

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” –Aesop When we tell our kids, “Be kind,” what we’re really saying is, “Be helpful. Act with others’ feelings in mind.” This is a hard concept to grasp, even for many adults. Shoot, just sitting down to write about kindness, over and over I’ve […]

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National Girlfriends’ Day … Grab Your Girls and Celebrate!

Girlfriends, this one’s for you! I confess. Good girlfriends are a commodity that–while I value them so very much–don’t get the accolades they deserve nearly often enough. As someone who moves around frequently, I’ve collected quite the assortment of fantastic girlfriends. They are always “ugly cry in the front yard as we drive away hard […]

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