Meating in the middle: jalapeño-cheddar turkey balls
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Meating in the middle: jalapeño-cheddar turkey balls

I’ve mentioned that one of my fears about army life is less about army life and more about blending my vegetarian past with my carnivore future army husband. Jonathan’s dietary needs (not to mention his overwhelming likes) are much different than mine. He’s big, extremely active, and physically incapable of saying no to a cheeseburger; … Continue reading »

The fastest way to a man’s heart is not through quinoa
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The fastest way to a man’s heart is not through quinoa

Transitioning from a lifetime of civilian conveniences into a strictly military environment is a huge hurdle I’m preparing to jump for my impending marriage to Jonathan. What you may have guessed, however, is that this is not the only lifestyle difference we’re soon going to mesh. I’ve mentioned that Jonathan is the gun-weilding, country-music-listening type, … Continue reading »

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Home for the holidays for my last holidays at home

It is apt that yesterday was my one-year engagement-versary, because 2012 marks my final holiday season pre-army wifedom. Which means it’s my final year-end that will take place in one stable setting near all my family and friends for who-knows-how-long. Marrying into the military is a lot like graduating from high school, just with more … Continue reading »

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Happy Thanksgiving from this Jewish turkey cookie

Last Thanksgiving I made the turkey cookies using Mike and Ikes, because no store sells candy corn after Halloween and I had to settle on fluorescent feathers. This year my mom planned ahead. But it was my first time making turkey beaks out of candy corn, which is apparently a skill, along with drawing poultry … Continue reading »