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Apple Pie

There are few things that say “fall” more than apple pie. Yesterday, I decided to make one using some of the apples I picked last weekend at Eckert’s. Some people have very specific opinions about pie. They like cherry but … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. This week was a recovery week. I started a new job a couple weeks ago and inconveniently, I got sick … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Spice Applesauce

One of my favorite fall activities is apple picking. I usually go at least once a year. On Saturday, my boyfriend and I headed to Eckert’s Farm in Belleville, IL, to stock up on apples. It was a beautiful day … Continue reading

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Farmhaus Restaurant

I’ve heard a lot of good things about Farmhaus over the years but for some reason, I never stopped by. All that changed last month. My boyfriend asked me where I wanted to go for dinner to celebrate my new … Continue reading

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Best Hiking Spots Near St. Louis

I went on a hike at Pickle Springs Natural Area yesterday and posted a bunch of pictures on Instagram. A friend of mine commented asking if I had a blog post devoted to Missouri hikes. I didn’t but now I … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. This post is coming a day late because I spent most of the day yesterday hiking around Defiance and Augusta, … Continue reading

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Impromptu French Toast

My boyfriend and I were having a conversation the other day about taking things a day at a time. I had just finished “The West Wing” and (SPOILER) I was struck by the last episode of the last season of … Continue reading

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