Lime-Piña Colada Popsicles

Lime and Piña Colada PopsiclesThis post is sponsored by Almond Breeze Almondmilk. I was always confused growing up as to why my parents didn't take more vacations. We went on family vacations every year (mostly road trips to exotic locales like...St. Louis), but as far as full-on, sit under a palm tree while someone serves you drinks with little pink umbrellas? Not so much. Part of it was money, we weren't poor, but my parents were (and continue to be) very frugal and discerning with. . .
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We’re KonMari-ing Our House

BookYou guys have heard about this book that everyone is talking about, right? The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. If you haven't heard about it yet, I'm sure you'll see something about it soon on social media or the news or at your next cookout, because it is everywhere. People love this book! And, I have to admit, when I first heard my dear friend Krissie mentioning the book, it totally sucked me in, too. I mean,. . .
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Bacon and Sriracha Deviled Eggs

Bacon and Sriracha Deviled EggsI'm pretty much always a year or seven behind on trendy things, so if bacon and sriracha are super overused and you are sick of it, please forgive me. It takes a good few years for trends to reach rural Indiana. I'm sure you city folk have moved onto some new food trend that I've never heard of, but will probably totally love in 2017. But I'm still here, happily living in bacon and sriracha land. It's amazing. I want to. . .
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Peanut Butter and Jelly Protein Smoothie

Peanut Butter and Jelly Protein SmoothieThis post is brought to you by a Back to Her Roots sponsor. Oh boy guys, I am tired. And not like my-kid-was-up-all-night kind of tired (although, that did happen the night before last), I'm the I've-been-doing-so-much-manual-labor-lately kind of tired. If I can be honest with you guys (and I know I can), we're drowning a little bit in our Spring to-do list on the Plow. In the next two weeks, we have to build a chicken coop, get ready. . .
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Our Newest Family Additions

Baby ChicksNo, this post isn't a pregnancy announcement (no, just no), it's to introduce you to the 12 newest residents of the Broken Plow. We got chickens! We've been talking for years about getting chickens, and for one reason or another, we kept putting it off. Our biggest hesitation recently has been that we really aren't tied down by anything—my work can travel with me anywhere, Craig is a stay-at-home-dad, and Juniper isn't in school yet. If we wanted to, we. . .
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Pea and Spinach Fettuccine Alfredo

Pea and Spinach Fettuccine AlfredoThings are growing, guys! I know it's no surprise that Spring comes every year, but it always feels like a gift when the weather warms up enough that we can start growing food again. We're harvesting spinach right now (from seeds that we sowed in a cold frame back in the Fall), and it feels so great to be eating hyper local again. Right around the corner will be radishes, lettuce, green onions, and asparagus, and then, strawberries will be. . .
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How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

How to Grow Microgreens IndoorsIf I was really on top of my game, I would have posted this tutorial back in the dead of winter when nothing was growing outside. Now, a lot of folks (us included) have greens popping out of the ground and the harvest of fresh veggies is upon us again. Yay! So chances are, you probably don't need a how-to guide for growing microgreens indoors right now. So, go ahead and pin this, and then set an alarm on your phone. . .
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Cheddar Chive Beer Bread

Cheddar Chive Beer BreadHave I told you guys that we have been homebrewing our own beer for the past 18 months or so? And by "we" I mean "my Dad and my husband". I have plans to get more involved in the future, but right now, my contributions are limited to recipe brainstorming and taste-testing. As a beer lover, it is awesome having a constant supply of really great beer. I have to be honest, when they first started this endeavor, I was. . .
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