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Episode #6: Blogging to Business

In this episode Matt interviews me about how I turned my blog into a business. I goes deep into the details of what it took me to earn an income online and how I continue to do so today. Click HERE for the blog post on becoming a…
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Fruit Themed 1st Birthday Party

Ruth is one!! And we celebrated in style with a Fruit Themed Birthday Party! I wanted a party that was full of color and fun and fruit was perfect for that. So of course we got some fruit outfits, made a watermelon style cake and of course…

Episode #5: Strong All Along

In this episode of the Genuine Joy podcast we talk with the amazing duo, Kristen & Mike Boehmer! Kristen was diagnosed at a young age with Crohn's Disease and has become an extremely healthy, fit and happy person by healing herself with…
This Paleo Fruit Tart with Lemon Curd is so simple to make and perfect for a summer party!
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Paleo Fruit Tart with Lemon Curd

Somehow it's already time for the 4th of July!  And in my mind the 4th means all the berries because, hello - blue and red!  Fruit tarts are the perfect way to celebrate and but some beautiful berries on display.  I used my favorite California…
This Pineapple Mint Mojito is a healthy cocktail that is perfect for the summer!
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Pineapple Mint Mojito

It is officially summer and Ruth is officially 1!!! She turned 1 yesterday and holy moly I'm feeling all of the emotions.  I really didn't think I would be the type to get weepy about a birthday, but looking back at photos and videos over…
These Chicken Sausage Stuffed Bell Peppers are Whole30 compliant are super easy to make!
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Chicken Sausage Stuffed Bell Peppers {Whole30}

I live for an easy weeknight meal.  Having a kid changes the freakin game when it comes to meal time!! It is actually crazy how a baby can go from super chill and playing to OMG IM SO STARVING GAHHHHH - in like 30 seconds.  And the time…
These Paleo Florentines will blow your mind with how easy they are to make and how similar they are to the originals!
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Paleo Florentines

Paleo Florentines!  This recipe was a labor of love and I cannot wait for you to try it.  It all started as a test recipe for paleo granola for my cookbook that ended up spreading out into one big sweet cookie.  I thought, ah that taste…
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Episode #4: Lasting Love

In this episode, we discuss all things about their relationship!  From meeting in college, to figuring out life after and eventually getting married and having a baby.  We talk about communication, how we work through disagreements and…
Genuine Joy Podcast about the first month of being new parents!
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Episode #3: New Baby Bliss?

In this episode we talk all about our experience during our first months new parents.  We go over when we each first felt like parents, how we balanced baby duties between us, and the things that brought us joy when we were exhausted and…
This Pumpkin Oat Breakfast Bread is great to prep for the week and have a gluten free and nutritious breakfast for everyone from babies to kids to adults!
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Pumpkin Oat Breakfast Bread

I made this Pumpkin Oat Breakfast Bread for Ruthie with what I had on hand a couple of weeks ago and holy moly she LOVED it!  Making a breakfast bread and an egg bake at the beginning of the week has been savings my mornings lately.  Now…
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6-12 Month Baby Must Haves

Wow babies need a lot of stuff!! One day I wonder how I can live without some of these things and the next day the only thing Ruthie wants to play with is a cardboard amazon box.  But for the most part, these products have saved us!  This…