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Better Homes and Gardens Stylemaker Workshop Recap

Posted on Sep 26th, 2013

Last week I attended the Better Homes and Gardens Stylemaker Workshop in New York City.  It was amazing!  I was so happy to have been able to…

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Cranberry Tart {Guest Post on BHG.com}

Posted on Nov 26th, 2013

Oh, you guys! It's almost here! Thanksgiving is just a few days away. I was out this morning picking up a few last items I needed for the big day.…

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Dabbawalla Lunch Bag {Giveaway}

Posted on Nov 5th, 2013

If you've been following my Lunch Box Menu series on Design Mom, then you'll know we've been trying out a bunch of different lunch boxes, bags and…

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DIY: Natural Fruit and Veggie Wash

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2013

  Text and images by Lindsey Rose Johnson As Spring is here and Summer is quickly approaching, it's a great time to think about all the…

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DLK Holiday Gift Guide + $150 Gift Card Giveaway

Posted on Nov 4th, 2014

Today I've teamed up with some of my favorite bloggers (Melissa from Lulu the Baker, MJ from Pars Caeli, and Joy from Frock Files) to bring you an…

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Varieties of Apples

Fall Apple Variety Guide

Posted on Sep 28th, 2016

It's apple picking season! I always feel like I need a little refresher each year on which apples are best suited for which purpose. So I put…

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Fresh Start 21 Day Cleanse

Posted on Jul 30th, 2013

I've been working on a big project that I've been dying to tell you about!  I teamed up with Jen and Jadah from Simple Green Smoothies and Meg from…

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Fritzy Boy.

Posted on Jun 14th, 2011

This is my little guy, Fritz, last year when he turned 4.  What do you think of the fabulous cake?  (Please note sarcasm.  My vision was not…

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Gardner Village Bloggers Night Out

Posted on Oct 18th, 2013

We're in full Halloween mode at my house and I bet you are too. We're lucky enough to live close to Gardner Village, which is one of my favorite…

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Gluten-Free Favorites: Macarons from Sucre (Giveaway)

Posted on Mar 13th, 2013

Oh how I love French macarons! They are my very favorite gluten-free cookie.  I asked Sucré in New Orleans if they'd like to be part of my…

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Gluten-Free Favorites: Shirley J Mugging GF Chocolate Brownie Cakes and GF Whisk Bliss

Posted on Mar 7th, 2013

Congratulations to Erin! So, I thought it would be a lot of fun to start a new column of sorts highlighting my favorite gluten-free products, tips,…

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Vegetarian Gluten-Free Tamale Pie

Gluten-Free Tamale Pie {Pamela’s Products Giveaway!}

Posted on Sep 14th, 2014

Thank you to Pamela's Products for sponsoring this post and giveaway.  In the last few weeks, I've read a bunch of articles and blog…

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Hallmark Back-to-School Giveaway

Posted on Aug 20th, 2012

Sending greeting cards is a big thing in my family.  I'm guessing it started with my mom's mom who was always stopping by the Hallmark store in the…

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Happy Birthday Lilly!

Posted on Nov 11th, 2013

Today is Lilly's birthday. She came sailing into the world like she was in a hurry and she's been in a hurry ever since. Once in awhile she holds…

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Happy New Year and A Look Back at 2013 Highlights

Posted on Jan 1st, 2014

It's a New Year and I'm glad. I really do enjoy a fresh start. It's like a clean notebook waiting to be filled with new and exciting adventures,…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted on Nov 28th, 2013

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How To Add Meatless Meals Into Your Week

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2014

Our family is not 100% vegetarian, but we have made a concerted effort to go meatless as often as we can. The truth is, we could all eat more…

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How To Make A Chalkboard (For Photography)

Posted on Jan 30th, 2013

Last year I decided that I wanted to make a chalkboard to use in my photography.  It's been all the rage and I fell prey to the desire to be part of…

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How To Use a Molcajete

Posted on Aug 4th, 2007

This, my friends, is a molcajete. I received this as a birthday gift in 2004 from some dear friends. My friend, a very good cook in his own right,…

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I’ve Been Meaning To Tell You

Posted on Jun 13th, 2014

Two weeks of June have come and gone. What?! Crazy! It's been awhile since I've done one of these I've Been Meaning posts. It's strawberry season!…

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I’ve Been Meaning To Tell You (08.29.2012)

Posted on Aug 29th, 2012

I'm heading out to spend the day with two of my favorite gals and my favorite little red-head.  While I'm out and about, here are some things I've…

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I’ve Been Meaning To Tell You (09.05.14)

Posted on Sep 5th, 2014

Fall has almost arrived here in Boise. The nights are cooler, but the days are warm and sunny. It's perfection. Peaches, plums, nectarines, melons,…

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I’ve Been Meaning To Tell You (12.07.13)

Posted on Dec 7th, 2013

It's been a crazy busy week! We still haven't bought our Christmas tree, but we did manage to put up a few decorations. As I'm typing this, my…

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I’ve Been Meaning To Tell You (12.24.2013)

Posted on Dec 24th, 2013

How it is already Christmas Eve? We've been running around like mad trying to finish up a few things so we can enjoy the next two weeks spending time…

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I’ve Been Meaning To Tell You 03.06.2013

Posted on Mar 6th, 2013

It's been a long time since the last I've Been Meaning To Tell You Post. Here are some fun things to perk up your Wednesday.  I work up to a happy…

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I’ve Been Meaning To Tell You 11.01.13

Posted on Nov 1st, 2013

Happy November!Here are some things I've been meaning to tell you this week:Starting Monday, November 4th, another LIVE Fresh Start 21-Day Cleanse…

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Items of Interest.

Posted on Oct 19th, 2011

Is it really October 19th?!  Where is October going? I've been super busy with work and kids and other things.  So I haven't been over here…

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Kitchen Must-Haves.

Posted on Feb 8th, 2011

My husband, bless his heart, has been the master of gift giving as of late.  The man can do no wrong in this department anyway.  He has a sixth…

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KSL 5 Blogger Meetup

Posted on Jun 27th, 2012

Last week I hitched a ride with Krista (a.k.a. Budget Gourmet Mom) and we headed up to Downtown Salt Lake City to a super fun meet-and-greet with…

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Lessons in Happiness: Alt Design Summit 2013 Report

Posted on Feb 4th, 2013

This was my third year attending Alt Design Summit.  Each one just keeps getting better.  As I prepared for Alt this year, I went with a different…

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Merry Christmas!

Posted on Dec 25th, 2010

My favorite festive spot in the house. It's after midnight. I'm typing this as my husband assembles the new toy kitchen from IKEA.  (Santa…

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My 10 Blogger Favorites of 2013

Posted on Dec 31st, 2013

Becky came up with a fabulous idea to get some of our blogging friends together to share our favorite blogger recipes from 2013. That's an…

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New Column on Design Mom – Lunch Menus

Posted on Sep 27th, 2013

You guys!  I'm so excited to announce a new column Design Mom and I have been working on.  For the next little while we'll be sharing some great,…

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Open Plan Kitchen

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2009

Last week I saw this kitchen from Rainer Spehl over at Blue Ant Studio. I really dig it.   Funny enough, it sort of reminds me of the kitchen…

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Pardon the Dust!

Posted on Feb 4th, 2014

I'm in the process of giving Cafe Johnsonia a little makeover and we've switched servers and are also now using WordPress. Hooray! Things will settle…

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PBS Food #CookForJulia

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2012

PBS Food has initiated the #CookForJulia campaign to commemorate Julia Child's 100th Birthday.  Chefs, bloggers, and other food-lovers from around…

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Photography: Finding Beauty In The World Around You

Posted on Jul 17th, 2012

Last week I was fortunate to be able to attend Evo '12, a fabulous blog conference founded by two of the best ladies I know, Jyl Pattee and Rachael…

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Pin It For Papa Cardstore Giveaway

Posted on Jun 7th, 2013

Father's Day is approaching and I've once again partnered with Cardstore.com as part of their Pin It For Papa Sweepstakes.  Read below for details…

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Red

Posted on Oct 30th, 2008

Red is the new black in my book. I can't get enough of it. (Right to left, top to bottom) Waring Pro Blender, Infinity Instruments Retro…

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S.M.A.R.T. Goals.

Posted on Jan 15th, 2011

Last Sunday, a friend of ours gave an awesome talk in church on setting goals.  As soon as he started, I knew it was going to be good so I pulled…

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Shirley J Giveaway Plus a new Fall Soup Recipe

Posted on Oct 29th, 2013

This past year, I've partnered with Shirley J to create some mouth-watering recipes using their fabulous products. It's been so much fun. I've made…

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Sometimes I Bake Wedding Cakes.

Posted on Dec 8th, 2010

In January, I made a wedding cake for these two lovely people. Meet Samantha and Chas Kelly.  Even if I wasn't related to them (by marriage) I…

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Tania’s Birthday.

Posted on Feb 20th, 2011

This is my dear, sweet friend Tania who I met years ago when I still lived in New York.  I've mentioned her a few times before.  She is one of the…

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Thanksgiving Menu and Blogger Potluck

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2013

Last week I joined with some other food blogger friends for a Thanksgiving meal together. We gathered at Ashlee's house, each of us bringing several…

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The Good Bean

Posted on Sep 9th, 2011

Have you tried roasted chickpeas yet?  I saw them all over blogland and never tried making them.  We eat chickpeas all the time, it just wasn't…

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Tiny Toes and Tiny Kitchen Memories.

Posted on Apr 24th, 2012

This is one of my very favorite pictures.  I took it when my oldest was not even two years old.  The sun was streaming through the window into the…

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Top 100 Food Mom Blogs From The Editors of Babble.com

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2011

Um...that's me!  I made the list!  And if you can't tell, I'm ecstatic!  And I'm using a lot of exclamation marks!!!  I'm very honored to be on…

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White Chocolate Granola Bark + Blendtec Giveaway!

Posted on Nov 14th, 2014

It's time for Bake, Craft, Sew and Crochet again! Today I'm over at Your Home Based Mom sharing what might just be the easiest (and most addictive)…

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