Foodie Friday: Build a Charcuterie Board Like a Boss

Foodie Friday: Build a Charcuterie Board Like a Boss

You’re going to a party. Or you’re hosting one. Or maybe the big game is on in a couple of hours (goooo Brewers and Packers!) and you want a little somethin’ somethin’ to nosh on that doesn’t require a lot of blood, sweat and tears in the kitchen.

I’ve got you covered, friends.

Compose a charcuterie tray. “Oh, that sounds way too fancy!” you say. Here’s a secret: a charcuterie (shar-coo-ter-ree) is just a froo-froo spin on a meat and cheese platter.The best part? It’s super impressive to serve and super easy to make.  #winwin.

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My #1 Sanity Saver: Just Say “No”

My #1 Sanity Saver: Just Say “No”

Hello, my name is Rachael. And I’m a recovering people pleaser.

It’s nice to meet you. If you’re reading this, I’m guessing you may be a people pleaser, too. Not that there’s anything wrong with that (oh great, I’m relapsing).

Wanting to please everyone probably means you’re generous, kind-hearted and selfless. But I can tell you from experience that you may as well say “sayonara” to your sanity if you don’t treat your time like the precious commodity it is.

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13 Keys to Happiness That I Want My Daughter to Know

13 Keys to Happiness That I Want My Daughter to Know

My daughter turns 13 this month. I’m not sure how that happened. But it got me thinking about what life is like for a girl her age. It can be tough to say the least. So while I still have her mostly undivided attention, I want her to know that happiness is hers for the taking with just a bit of advice from someone who’s been there.

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