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Well, we are a couple of weeks into the new year…how are you guys doing with resolutions or goals?? I’m honestly SHOCKED to say that I’ve been doing okaaaaaaay. Still on Whole 30, started Orange Theory to get some fitness into my life that I’ll actually stick to, and fully trying to keep the entire family healthy! I mean, I honestly thought I was going to fail because you know, life. BUT, so far so good. And yes I’m aware that I’m only like 17 days into the new year, but it’s about 16 more than what I thought I would last! HAHA. 

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It’s winter weather. It has been for a couple of weeks now down here in Austin, Texas. Which, we are NOT used to. 20 degree weather for us Texans is COOOOOLD. It also doesn’t help that the kids have been on break now for two weeks, and I think we are all driving each other crazy! 

Nonetheless, I start Whole30 on Monday, and wanted to get a really yummy comfort pasta dish in before I left it for the world of no carbs. And I knew I had to go big or go home, which meant making my super delicious sausage and eggplant pasta! It’s easy, the kids LOOOOVE IT. I’m talking like asking for seconds! I mean, who are these kids? Are they seriously eating eggplant? Sometimes it’s a fight to eat a chicken nugget, but they gobble this dish up and always ask for more. As a mom, you know how important this is! 

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Christmas is less than three weeks away, and that normally means we are all in our planning phases! Parties are coming our way, lots of random get togethers with potlucks, and of course the big kahuna, Christmas dinner! I always love planning a good menu for Christmas. I know some people get stressed, but I honestly get giddy. HA.  Haven’t finalized everything for ours yet, but luckily I have a bit of time! However, I did get a head start on making some desserts that I want to add to my menu!

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