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Gluten Free Ginger Molasses Cookies

Gluten Free Ginger Molasses Cookies

There's something about a ginger molasses cookie that just makes me think of all things winter and holiday. It's pretty much the only time I use molasses, but the big jar is totally worth it. They smell like heaven! This is my tried and true simple gluten free cookie...

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Easy Gluten Free Peach Cobbler

Easy Gluten Free Peach Cobbler

Peach cobbler reminds me of childhood summers and unforgettable visits to The Black Eyed Pea with my mom. Does anyone else remember a restaurant called The Black Eyed Pea? I'm not sure if that was just a Texas thing or not, but I ate there a gazillion times growing...

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How To Treat Maskne

How To Treat Maskne

What's the over/under on the word "maskne" getting added to the dictionary this year? Maskne, or mask acne, happens when sweat, dirt, skin oils, and bacteria get trapped on the skin while wearing a mask. Whether you support the idea of masks or not, they are very much...

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Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

If you're looking for a super simple sugar cookie with amazing flavor, I've got you covered. Gluten-free, grain-free, and so tasty that no one will ever guess these aren't made with traditional ingredients. Gluten Free Sugar Cookies Y'all, it's National Sugar Cookie...

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I’m Amanda! I’m a Pilates & Barre Master Trainer, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Executive Director with Beautycounter, recently retired military wife, and mother of two very energetic boys.

I’ve given up the unrealistic notion of being awesome at everything and embraced the idea of just keeping the important stuff well balanced.

My life is not nearly as cool as my Pinterest boards, you guys. But I do try to live a healthy life and make better choices for my family. If you have any interest in doing the same, please stick around! Read More…

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