Pressure Cooker Bone Broth

by Ann Marie Michaels on August 22, 2016

Pressure Cooker Bone Broth

Pressure Cooker Bone Broth is the fastest and easiest way to make bone broth. What used to take me anywhere from 1-3 days now takes me only a few hours.

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Starting Over

by Ann Marie Michaels on August 18, 2016

Starting Over

My blog is at an all-time low in terms of traffic. It’s at 10% of what it was at its height in 2013, the year I made a million dollars. It is at the same traffic it as at the first year I started blogging. So it really is like I’m starting over from scratch.

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Weight Loss Challenge: 15 Pounds in 6 Weeks (Day 15)

by Ann Marie Michaels on August 17, 2016

Weight Loss Challenge: 15 Pounds in 6 Weeks

I have good news and I have bad news. The good news is I lost 5 pounds the first week. The bad news is I gained 4 pounds the second week. There were a number of things working against me last week. I caught a bad cold, I got my period, and I went on a 4-day family vacation.

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Summer Salsa Recipe: Peach Watermelon Mint Salsa

by Ann Marie Michaels on August 15, 2016

Summer Salsa Recipe: Peach Watermelon Mint Salsa

Looking for the perfect summer salsa recipe? When it’s hot outside, nothing is more delicious than fresh salsa. This summer salsa recipe uses fresh peaches, watermelon, mint, jalapeno pepper, and also includes corn (fresh or frozen) and red onion. It’s the perfect balance of sweet and spicy.

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Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas

by Ann Marie Michaels on August 14, 2016

Your family will love these Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas. They are like the Mexican form of pizza, only they are made with enchilada sauce that is essentially Mexican gravy. Let that sink in. OMG, yes! SO GOOD!

Your family will love these Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas. They are like the Mexican form of lasagna only they are made with enchilada sauce that is essentially Mexican gravy. Let that sink in. OMG, yes! SO GOOD!

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HomeSchool Association of California Conference: Brother and sister chillaxing

Looking for a California homeschool conference? The week before last, we went to the Homeschool Association of California 2016 Conference. We go every summer and we love it. I think this was our fourth time to attend. If you’re a homeschooling family in California, you should consider attending next year.

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Fermented Jalapenos (Pickled Jalapenos, But Better)

by Ann Marie Michaels on August 12, 2016

Fermented Jalapenos: Pickled Jalapenos, But Better

Fermented jalapenos are pickled jalapenos, but way, way better. Once you’ve tried these fermented jalapenos, you will always taste the difference. Not only do they taste better, but they’re probiotic.

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Front Yard Vegetable Garden Tour: Summer 2016

by Ann Marie Michaels on August 10, 2016

Peppers (clockwise, from top): shishito, banana, jalapeno, and bell peppers.

I wanted to make a short video giving you guys a tour of my front yard garden this year. I’m growing basil, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, pumpkin, marigolds, artichokes, and herbs including oregano, French tarragon, stevia and sweet mint.

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Homemade Enchilada Sauce

by Ann Marie Michaels on August 9, 2016

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Why make your own homemade enchilada sauce? Because, my friends, this enchilada sauce will change your life. The secret to this enchilada sauce is bone broth. It is the bone broth that gives it the delicious, savory flavor.

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