A Modern Commonplace Book

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One Pan, One Meal

This is a one-pan meal I make weekly – and is one of those basics I told you about.  I love how the recipe is so flexible and involves almost no prep time.  I throw this in the pan, bake it for an hour and voila!  Dinner is served!  This serves two people, but can […]

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The 10-Minute Kitchen

Today, my husband and I came home from a wonderful weekend vacation, and immediately we walked into a stale (and maybe a little smelly) kitchen.  I love my kitchen, and it truly is one of my favorite rooms in my house, but this afternoon it was far from pleasant.  I am somewhat obsessed with comfort […]

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High Five For Friday

Here is what I am thinking about this High Five for Friday! I have this desktop background on my computer, and I LOVE it.  Ah!  I can’t stop looking at it.  Going Home to Roost has free downloads for the iPhone and computer, so make sure you head over there and just soak it all […]

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Coconut Oil and a Vitacost Coupon!

I love coconut oil. I first heard about it from Passionate Homemaking years ago, and have since incorporated it into my life. It has enumerable uses: beauty, cooking, home… And I love how one natural product can do so much! I really have loved the few ways I have incorporated it into my life. First, […]

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A little about me

If you are new, welcome to the Modern Commonplace Book!  I thought it would be nice to tell you all a little about me.  I hope we get to be blog friends, so this is a good place to start! I am 29 – turning 30 this year.  I haven’t yet decided if I am […]

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