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Color Festival- Charlotte

Saturday July 12 I participated in an event called The Color Festival. It was the first one in my area, but it has been an ongoing event that has been happening in other parts of the country for several years. Some of you may be familiar with Color Runs, where you run a 5k whilst getting covered in beautiful colors. The color festival is similar, only you don’t have to run.

The First Festival of…

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Forgot to post this yesterday. Birdwatching brings me happiness. My new hummingbird feeder with bee guards is greatly reducing the number of yellow jackets and hornets that are around my feeders. #100happydays #day56 #birds #birdfeeders #hummingbirds

Forgot to post this yesterday. Birdwatching brings me happiness. My new hummingbird feeder with bee guards is greatly reducing the number of yellow jackets and hornets that are around my feeders. #100happydays #day56 #birds #birdfeeders #hummingbirds

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This time Last Year

This time Last Year

This time last year I was in a completely different place. I had just started having the major symptoms that would later to lead to my diagnosis of Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Lupus. To say I was scared, is a vast understatement.

I can pinpoint the day that a lot of this started. You can read about it on my post The Day Life Changed. To summarize what was going on I was having severe dizzy…

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Dinner at home with the hubby and oh hi there Misha! Chicken, Mushrooms sautéed with onions, in a balsamic butter sauce and rice. YUM. #100happydays #dinner #day56 #foodie

Dinner at home with the hubby and oh hi there Misha! Chicken, Mushrooms sautéed with onions, in a balsamic butter sauce and rice. YUM. #100happydays #dinner #day56 #foodie

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Butter Pie Crust

I’m very picky when it comes to Pie Crusts. It took me years to find a recipe to use as a base recipe for my crusts. This is the recipe I go to time and again. With a few alterations it can be used for both sweet pies, and savory Pies.

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Basic Pie Crust (9in Pie Crust) 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, stick in freezer 15-30minutes and diced
1/4 cup ice water…

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Sundried Tomato & Corn Quiche

Sundried Tomato & Corn Quiche

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1 butter pie crust
1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 yellow onions, thinly sliced
1 cup (roughly)  sun-dried tomatoes, rehydrated in warm water then drained.
1 cup frozen corn, defrosted
4 eggs
1 cup milk
1 packed cup provolone (or whatever cheese you have on hand)
2 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS

1. Prepare crust according to recipe…

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