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Homemade Beef Jerky

Homemade Beef Jerky | TheSweetPlantain.com

Have I told you how much I love my dehydrator? I use it for everything from proofing bread, making yogurt, to my husband's favorite: homemade beef jerky! Ladies, if you're looking for a way into the good graces of your man, you've come to the right place. I have yet to meet a man that […] Read More

Weekly Snapshot 6/14/14 ~ Belly Bump and Fluffy Tutus {Recipe: 3-Ingredient Grain-free Peanut Butter Cookies} post image

Hey, guess what? The third trimester has hit! Sure, in my case this may not mean a surge of amazing energy, but boy, has it brought some focus and nesting instincts to life! This past week I (kinda) thoroughly cleaned my home for the first time in a long time, made use of my ice […] Read More

NFP While Breastfeeding | TheSweetPlantain.com

All through the turmoil of Tony's job loss, our unexpected move, and the crazy last-minute nature of our life from February and March - I was completely flummoxed. Usually I can handle most stress that gets thrown my way, but I started to think that everything I was going through was finally starting to take […] Read More


Pure Prescriptions Giveaway

Pure Prescriptions Giveaway | TheSweetPlantain.com

Disclaimer: I was paid to write this post and have an affiliate partnership with this sponsor. However, I only write posts about products I truly believe in. Infertility PMS Mood Swings Migraines Fatigue/Low Energy Skin Problems Hair Loss/Unusual Hair Growth Depression Anxiety And those are just some of the common symptoms! It's hard for your hormones […] Read More


Have You Met Beverly?

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Meet Beverly. Beverly the Beardie. I probably should have paraded her before all of you ages ago when we first got her, but I totally dropped the ball! She's our pet, our beloved bearded dragon. I met her in the shower, of all places. Tony came home with her and brought her right into the […] Read More

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8 Ways to Deal With Stress Naturally

8 Ways to Deal with Stress Naturally | TheSweetPlantain.com

We all go through stress, don't we? We experience it at different levels, in different ways - but no matter how stress is manifested in our lives, this is always true: stress takes a huge toll on us - physically, emotionally, and mentally. The more stress we have, especially over time, the harder it is […] Read More

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Easter, Eggs, and Family

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Last Sunday was such a wonderful time for us! Amazingly, the day went down without a hitch, from start to finish. I don't mean to take the credit for the success, but I think it had a little something to do with me - Saturday night, for the first time ever, I set all the […] Read More


5 Fun Kitchen Tasks for Kids

5 Fun Kitchen Tasks for Kids | TheSweetPlantain.com

 Today I'm over at Homemade Mommy sharing some fun kitchen tasks for you to get started on with your kiddos! Here's a sneak peek at the post: Cooking is a great skill for kids to learn, and the sooner the better I say! And not just because I have dreams of my children cooking me […] Read More

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