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LANGLEY TRAVEL SERIES: PART ONE

Hello, Today is the start of a little travel series around my neighborhood that will eventually take us into the city. One of the most frequently asked questions by my readers is "Where do I shop in Langley"? Where to begin I ask myself, being the shopper that I am.lol. If you follow my Instastories than you know I always hit up Marshalls, Winners, and love Homesense on any given...

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Warm Black Bean Soup and Cornbread

Who is craving soup with all these cold days we have been getting? I know I have and one of my favorites is homemade Black Bean Soup. Get your Vitamix out and you will have a tasty soup in just 40 minutes. If you don't have a Vitamix, get one, because you can make the best soups, dips, dressings and shakes in no time at all, and not much mess....

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A Festive Cocktail

  Hello, I love a good cocktail, and this one is also pretty. Since I have so many apples from our tree's this year, a delish drink incorporating them was a must. You can use this idea to make all different types of cocktails by adding different fruit, flowers or maybe even some eyeballs, gummy worms or small plastic black spiders. Just get creative and have fun with it. I...

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BAKED ZUCCHINI LASAGNA

I have been getting a ton of requests to post this recipe, and if you watch my Instastories, you got to see the step by step. This is another easy recipe, but you will need to invest in a mandolin. I used mine all the time for scallop potatoes, roasted beet salads and potato wrapped fish. So if you love to cook, this is a great tool to have in the Kitch!...

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Fall Make Up

    Hello, Lovelies, I love to collect makeup and play around with my look. I used to be a makeup artist in film and television, headshots, wedding and I worked for Bobbi Brown and Stila. I am Obsessed. I could spend hours in Sephora trying out all the fun products they have, hair and skin included. I worked for Stila in Texas as a senior sales rep. (one of...

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BUTTERNUT SQUASH TWO WAYS

Hello, I put together two recipes for you using butternut squash. They are so yummy and they are both vegans.  Very simple to make, the soup will last a few days in the fridge but can also be frozen and the croutons will last bagged and in the pantry.The hasselback squash will be eaten up, cause it is soo good. I am seeing butternut squash everywhere, so it is definitely in...

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Deep Dish Apple Pear Pie

  Good Morning, Over here at the Betts home, the apples and pears are abundant. We have one big tree and a few dwarfs that have produced some beautiful fruit this year. Although I usually make pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving, this year I thought I would make good use of the fruit we grew. I had never combined the two in the past, but the result of pairing the two...

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Thanksgiving In Style

Hello, Thanksgiving is one of our most cherished traditions here at the Betts home, and I just love to make it an exceptional experience for all my loved ones, family and friends included. We love to sit around the table enjoying good food and sharing what we are most grateful for in our lives. The outpour of love is so special and creates bonds that are unbreakable. So let's make...

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SALTED CARAMEL PUMPKIN PIE COOKIES

Who doesn't love baking with pumpkin?! My boys love everything from pumpkin pie, pumpkin seeds to these delicious salted caramel pumpkin pie cookies. I love to get them involved in baking with me. It's a perfect time to bond with your child and sharpen their math skills too. I think it's a 1-1 ratio of cookie dough in the mouth to what ends up in the oven:) This spells success to...

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My Mom Life Uniform

  Happy Tuesday. Tuesday is a much more productive day for me as I am energized, and my brain is securely back in hustle mode. I always seem to fall back on a few outfits during my work week; they are comfortable to do all my running around in a while still looking pulled together. I have been known to trot around in my gym gear all day long, but...

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