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Charcuterie

Let me introduce you to my dinner last night.  I was feeling a little creative and also didn’t want to cook (not that I do much cooking anyway). So VIOLA! My favorite thing about making a wine and cheese board is that you can add anything you want! It’s essentially an “adult snack plate.”  To assemble your own charcuterie board, you’ll need a variety of cheeses, cured meats, and crackers.  Here’s what mine consisted of: Meats:  ...

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How To: Boil an Egg

Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m not the best cook.  Like I can’t. Cook that is.Last night, I had to ask my family (via group text…I mean how else?) how to boil and egg. I mean I didn’t want to “Google it” I wasn’t that desperate. Obviously I KNOW how to boil and egg, but how do you know when it’s done? Naturally, I asked my mother.  Turns out, even SHE doesn’t know when it’s done. I mean it’s not like a noodle  ...

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Allison gets a Library Card

A few days ago I was finally able to get a library card! I know I know, NERD ALERT. But it’s been on my list of things to do, I just never made the time. (I wish I would’ve sooner–I could have saved some money!) Crossing that off of my future goals list! Getting a library card is probably the easiest process ever and its completely FREE! Yep, that’s right. Free to sign up and free to get books AND movies. It’s like a Blockbuster (you know, if Blockbuster were  ...

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The Man

He’s the man, no he’s MY MAN.What movie is that from..it’s going to bug me all day. Ok, so he’s my dad.The man I get my love of stationery, my obsession with collecting boxes, love of all Dave Matthews music, appreciation for the simpler things in life, and tons of other admirable traits from. The man behind “The Man Cards.” Since it’s Thursday (it’s technically throwback Thursday) and I’ve decided to share what my dad does for  ...

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