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I’m sharing some things I’ve been loving lately! If you try any of these products let me know what you think about them!

Moroccanoil Dry Shampoo for Light Tones

I have tried a lot of dry shampoos over the past couple of years and I always go back to this one. They carry a dry shampoo for dark tones also, and I love that they do that because each dry shampoo has pigment in it that make each specific hair tone shine & look as natural as possible. Most dry shampoos make my hair look powdery and I HATE that! I don’t want to walk around looking like I poured baby powder on my head. I have a very oily scalp and this dry shampoo really absorbs oil well. I absolutely love this product.

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Homemade Olive Oil & Vinegar Dressing

My Grandmother has always made a salad dressing made of olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic salt, and salad supreme seasoning. I have tried time and time over and cannot seem to make it like she does. I always end up mixing too much of one of the ingredients and it ends up absolutely awful.

I subtracted from and added to a variety of recipes until I found the absolute perfect salad dressing. I love to use this dressing not only on salads, I use it on tuna (sometimes mixed in with a salad),  sandwiches, and pretty much anything else you can possibly think of because I could seriously drink this stuff! I love that it’s homemade, so I don’t have to worry about any ingredients being in there that I can’t pronounce. Being that I make it almost weekly, I know I’m putting something fresh into my body which is something I really value.

I have always absolutely loved ranch dressing and I have never found a dressing that compares to ranch until I started making this. I actually now prefer my homemade oil & vinegar dressing over ranch dressing any day.

Side Note: I realize this dressing does have sugar in it, not making it the healthiest thing in the world, but I have omitted the sugar and I honestly couldn’t tell a difference. If you try it out without the sugar, let me know what you think!

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Chicken and Dumplings (almost) Made From Scratch

Growing up one thing my Great Grandmother, Mildred, always made for me was chicken and dumplings. It was, and still is, my favorite thing in the world. Mammow never really had a recipe, and now that she’s older she can’t remember exactly how she made them.

I have been searching for a good chicken and dumpling recipe for a couple of years now, and I could never find one that was really great. I thought all dumpling recipes had to be complicated, because how could something so amazing NOT be complicated? After many failed attempts at making dumplings, I’ve found that less is more. For my recipe, I have subtracted from and added to recipes I have tried in the past, and they turned out to be amazing.

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