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Ultimate Guide to Growing Potatoes in Containers

Spring is in the air! We’ve been busy finishing up some outdoor projects to get the garden ready for planting.  All winter long, I’ve been watching gardening videos and gathering my wishlist for improvements outside. So far, our big projects have consisted of digging out and installing irrigation lines for the garden’s soaker hose irrigation system and installing a gate for our side yard.  Once I get my trellises in, restain the deck, and pour

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Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake

Growing up, my mom frequently made this coffee cake.  I loved it as a kid and have been making it since having a home of my own.  I think it’s one of those timeless recipes. When we moved into the

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My Blogging Identity Crisis

Hi friends!! I’m going to be completely upfront with you and admit that I’m having an identity crisis as a blogger.  Truth is, I have been pondering a complete refocus of The New Lighter Life for a couple of years


Low Carb Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

I might be a little obsessed with peanut butter and cream pies lately. Since I haven’t figured out how to healthify my Peanut Butter Coconut Balls, I decided to figure out a Trim Healthy Mama approved Peanut Butter Pie. Who can


T Minus 7 Days and Counting

7 days. 7 days left in our stick and brick.   Craziness. We’re kinda in a jam.  How do you maintain some sort of semblance of a normal life when you’re trying to purge your home and cram the necessities


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