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Rachel
Colorado
Mom, wife, lover of all things delightful.
Interests: Cooking & entertaining, reading (I love a great book recommendation,) playing with my baby. Knitting, sewing - generally creating.
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This week has been a huge blur of a sick toddler - no fun for anyone involved. So I wanted to make this for Friday night Shabbat just so we had something warm and yummy. It is extremely easy, too. If you have read any of my other recipes then... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2012 at Ordinary Delights
Desire everything. Need nothing. Choose what comes. Dream, Enjoy, Adapt, Repeat. Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2012 at Ordinary Delights
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I had plans to make lots of yummy treats and was looking forward to entertaining but my son & I just came back from a week in Ohio and I ran out of time so this was a lesson in presentation vs. homemade goodness! It was absolutely easy entertaining. Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at Ordinary Delights
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This is from the Purl Bee & I love everything about it - it gets kind of cool in my room, maybe I can wear it to bed? Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 11, 2012 at Ordinary Delights
Looking to loose weight? Spend more time with your partner? Find a new job? Value yourself more?! Larsen tells us to get a very clear picture of that goal before we start, perhaps having the goal become more tangible will help you create the steps to get there? Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at Ordinary Delights
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I Really love getting a fresh start. My favorite time of the year used to be the start of the school year when I got to cover new books with crisp brown paper bags and fill my backpack with pencils trimmed to the perfect point and notebooks color-coated for each... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2012 at Ordinary Delights
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When holiday gifting shifts to the kids, here's a way to give a family a gift that really means something. Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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Buckeyes are a delightful mix of chocolate & peanut butter and it has come to my attention that not everyone knows about these gems! So, if you're not from Ohio and have not enjoyed these, start now. Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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Our Sunday Brunch for two can easily grow for a crowd, if you happen to expect house guests this holiday season... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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I just returned from a fun Halloween party and wanted to share the treats I made. From The Cookbook for Kids by Lisa Atwood, I made these Nut-Butter Puffs using Almond-butter and agave. They pack a little better nutrition than their marshmallow cousins but are still tasty. I added a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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OK, there are clearly more places to eat in Charleston, as most cities, than you could possibly visit in one quick trip. However, if you want to hit up a few great ones - follow my lead... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
Enjoy each moment life brings you and if you find joy in that, can't the rest of your to-do list wait a while? Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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As the Jewish New Year arrives, greetings of "L'Shana Tova" are being shared and I am thinking about what this past year has held and what a sweet new year will bring. (The beginning of the new calendar year for Jews is one of the holiest of the year and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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I love fall. I REALLY love it when we get to glimpse the golden Aspen leaves that I am lucky enough to have minutes from my backdoor. We took a little picnic and hike yesterday afternoon while visiting Golden Gate Canyon State Park. The boys & I had a great... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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My first hat is finished - and in just over 3 days no less. Well, I'm impressed at least. ;) Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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One blanket off the needles, one shawl on the needles + his/ hers colors in bulky weight yarn for winter projects = a whole lot of knitting fun. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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A moment to breathe or a moment that takes your breath away. What is your favorite meditative image of the week? For a time, I followed Elizabeth Gilbert's advice and wrote down one single moment each day that inspired me. She said it could be as simple as catching a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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This is my "Welcome Back" Friday moment, it is from my little man's first dip in the Ocean while we were on vacation. We were in Folly Beach, SC and visited some really great places while there so I'll be sharing some places to eat in Charleston, SC in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
Just stopped in a Starbucks to say - I'm on vacation! Also to say that Internet is apparently an unnecessary luxury on is vacation. I'll be back in September with a full report. Enjoy your summer. :) Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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A moment to breathe or a moment that takes your breath away. What is your favorite meditative image of the week? Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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I pulled this out of Parenting a while ago because every once in a while every Mom needs to remember that you are the "World's Best Mom." (My personal fave's, #7 - Your kids say so - when they want something & #8 - Your husband says so - when... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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A moment to breathe or a moment that takes your breath away. What is your favorite meditative image of the week? For a time, I followed Elizabeth Gilbert's advice and wrote down one single moment each day that inspired me. She said it could be as simple as catching a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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My Kindle sits here full of goodies for my summer trip. I have actually showed some restraint and NOT picked up my kindle to read these new deliveries since I want some good beach reads while I'm on vacation visiting my parents (read: babysitters) this summer. SO, as Passion (book... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2011 at Ordinary Delights
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Those hugs and kisses are my living love letters to you and the times you seek out my face like a sunflower looking to the sun are yours. Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2011 at Ordinary Delights