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    #116 – 16 Before 16 Completed 🎉

    I AM OFFICIALLY 16 YEARS OLD!! I’m now eligible to date! Yay!! I am so happy!! And I am having the best birthday ever! It’s not quite over, so I’ll write about it in another post! But for this post, I’m going to write about my “16 before 16 Challenge” which is complete btw! Completed “16 before 16 Goals” #1 Juggling 🤹🏻‍♀️ Of course, I am not perfect at all! But I can juggle now and I can pass 5 throws!! #2 Flexibility 🧘🏼‍♀️ Every day I would wake up and stretch. I now can touch my head to my knees when I am bending over. I can also put…

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    #105 – 16 before 16 (2.0)

    Remember my 16 before 16 goals? I don’t know if you know this about me, but I’m a perfectionist and a procrastinator. I don’t know how that works but it some how does. These are very bad habits that I have formed so to hopefully help break them, I’m going to change some of my goals so that they will be more doable. (Is that how you spell doable?) You will see that some of them I have actually completed! My 16 before 16 Goals 2.0 #1 Learn to Juggle Did you know that you are NOT supposed to use tennis balls for juggling? I didn’t know that until TODAY.…

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    #78 – Strawberry Cucumber Salad

    For some weird reason, I have been doing two blog post on the same day. Weird right? I want to share an amazing recipe for a salad that I made for my family yesterday. It is a Strawberry Cucumber Almond Salad and oh is it good. below is how to make it in 7 simple steps: Step One: Cut and Wash the lettuce Step Two: Cut cucumbers and sprinkle on salad Step Three: Cut and add strawberries Step Four: Dice and add red onion Step Five: Chop and add Almonds Step Six: Add a balsamic dressing Step Seven: Enjoy! Notes: You can add grilled and seasoned chicken if you want…

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    #77 – Mint Ice Cream Pie

    Oh my heavens! Oreo Mint Chocolate Ice Cream Pie is Delicious!!! When I made it on Saturday and I found out that it is extremely easy to make. For today’s blog post I’m going to teach you how I made my pie. Oreo Crust Recipe This is crust is super delicious and extremely easy to make! You can use it for cheesecakes, tarts and more. Or you could just eat it plain. LOL ingredients: 20 oreo cookies 1/2 a stick of butter (1/4 a cup) instructions: Put the cookies in a bag and smash into crumbs or put the cookies into a food processor and pulse until crumbs. Add the…

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    #58 Best Pizza Dough and Cream Puffs EVER!!

    Hi! Yesterday I made dinner for our family! I had planned to make “Tropical Quesadillas” but we didn’t have the ingredients. 🙁 So, I decided to make pizza!!! I was AMAZING!!! I have a funny history with making pizza dough. Every time I would make it, I would forget something or I would put in too much of something, or it would be too tough or too sticky or too runny. But, this time it worked!! I did my happy dance in the kitchen to the song “Cinematic” by my favorite artist OWL CITY!! I  listen to Owl City when I cook because it helps me think good thoughts and…

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    #52 I Love Our Instant Pot

    Hi! Lately, I have started to use our Instant Pot Duo that we got for Christmas. The first thing I made in it was “Orange Ginger Chicken and Rice” from Our Best Bites new “Fit and Fast” meal plan: These recipes are super easy and quick, but SUPER delicious. Our Best Bites has also come out with a new recipe book called “Summer Simplified”:  I love this recipe book!! It has great new recipes to try and the recipes are super easy to do. Their older ones are called: We sadly only have 3 of the 5 books. One day I hope to have all of them.    Anyway, back to…

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    #35 How To Make the Best Cheesy Quesadillas

    HI! Today I feel like sharing a recipe with you! I made this quesadilla a while ago and I LOVED it! With out further ado . . . How To Make the Best Cheesy Quesadillas Serves 4 Ingredients 2 to 3 cups filling: leftover cooked vegetables, shredded meat, crumbled tofu, cooked beans, fresh or frozen corn, cooked rice or grains, or any other leftovers 2 teaspoons butter or vegetable oil, divided 4 large (9-inch to 10-inch) flour tortillas 2 cups shredded cheese: cheddar, monterey jack, colby, fontina, or any favorite melting cheese Equipment 12-inch skillet or griddle Spatula Paring knife Instructions Prepare the filling: Pick a few of the suggested filling ingredients above, enough to make 2 to 3…

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    #29 A Conference Talk I Loved- Our Chocolate Cake Recipe

    Hi! General Conference was very inspiring this year! I really enjoyed the talk in general women’s conference by Cristina B. Franco! Now, if you watch/listened to the talk you get a recipe for a great chocolate cake!!!   Classic Chocolate Cake by Ruby Franke, of 8 Passengers and Goodlookinhomecookin.blogspot.com                   This is a yummy from scratch recipe. Don’t laugh, but I love to put a big piece of cake in a bowl and pour milk all over it and eat it up with a spoon. Mmmm. I like to make this in two 9 in round pans. I have also made this in a 9×13…

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    #27 Irish Beef Stew and Enos 1:27

    Hi! I don’t really have anything to say so . . . The Scripture of the Day is . . . Enos 1:27 I am going to learn to write like that.  This recipe is so good my mouth waters just thinking about it. Recipe of the Day is . . . Irish Beef Stew Irish Beef Stew & Mashed Potatoes Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 lb. stew meat 4 large carrots peeled & chopped 1 onion diced 2 cloves garlic minced salt & pepper to taste 1/4 teaspoon thyme 1/4 teaspoon rosemary 1 large bay leaf or 2 small 2 cups beef broth 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour heaping 1/3 cup frozen peas mashed potatoes recipe found here Instructions In large pot or deep skillet, brown stew meat in olive oil until…

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    #26 Seven Silly Eater Cake and Moroni 7:41

    Hi!  SO . . . I am so tired from our new swim class. I am awful at swimming, but this teacher will hopefully help me get better. Cross your fingers for me!! Scripture of the Day. . . Moroni 7:41   Now for the recipe of the day . . . Seven Silly Eaters Cake! I love this children’s’ book! If you have not read it, you NEED to! In the book they make a cake, so I found the authors recipe for the cake! Mrs. Peters’ Birthday Cake ½ pound (2 sticks) sweet butter, softened 1 ½ cup granulated sugar 3 eggs 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, sifted…