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Cassie's Cherry Lamb Burgers with Rosemary and Balsamic

I want to share a recipe with you this week that I recently came up with. As mentioned in my bio, I love cooking and delving into creativity when it comes to food and flavors. A few nights ago, my parents were craving burgers, and seeing as we had just fresh picked a bowl of tart cherries from our cherry tree outside, I couldn’t resist finding a way to use them for dinner!

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Trapped in Paradise with a Friend and a Donut

So, I found myself trapped in paradise. How is that even possible? It’s paradise, I’m not supposed to feel trapped here. But boy, have I ever. Just one small island. No big city, no place to drive beyond these boarders, no coolness in the air. I dreamt of these beaches and now they’re like the boundary lines that limit me from the world. I used to think the ocean was the gateway to the heavens, now the waves are like chains around my ankles.

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It's those sunflowers that grow on the side of the road...

So, I name it all miracle. I call it all good. Sometimes I see, sometimes I don’t. And a lot of the time I wait. I wait – and look – to see because I know I will. I believe it, somewhere deep down, that no matter how much life hurts at times, no matter what I see now, no matter what I feel…there is always more.

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3 Reasons Why Every Future (and Current!) Mother Should Test Her DNA

Even if you are not planning on having children for a while, I would urge you to go through with the test if you can afford it. You may be surprised at what you find. There may be answers to health problems that you’ve been dealing with for years, or you may discover that you’re 25% Native American. The possibilities are endless! That is what’s so beautiful about this test. Everything about who you are and what makes up you as a person, is all intertwined into these small protein strands we call DNA.

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