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30 Days of Italian Meals

First, allow me to apologize for the ridiculously wrinkled paper. I finalized my November menu the other day, and one of the dogs promptly sat on while I was caring for the babies. Such is life in our house.   I know it’s been a long time since I’ve updated (yes, this phrase is pretty much my theme song), but I want to let everyone know that pain-wise, I am light years better than I was a few months ago. I am no longer on painkillers, I am taking CBD oil in place of Percocet, I’m using  Young Living essential oils  topically, and I can actually take care of my kids, my house....seriously, you guys, I feel like I did a complete 180 in terms of chronic pain. Now that that’s out of the way, I want to focus more on my day to day health. Specifically, the foods I eat. Most of you know I’m as comfortable as can be in the kitchen. I love to cook. I love to bake. I love making things from scratch, I love learning new recipes, and I am shamelessly addicted to kitchen gadgets. (While yo

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