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goodnessknows® snack squares {Sponsored Giveaway}

My mom wasn’t big on buying after school snacks, so I clearly remember the time I talked her into buying me Space Sticks. The publicity of the day claimed that the astronauts took them up in the Apollo flights, and I guess she thought if they were good enough for Neil and Buzz, they were […]

Pendleton ROund-up 2014 | The Good Hearted Woman

Let ‘er Buck! {Pendleton Round-up Recap}

The second weekend in September is a big deal around here: it’s Roundup time! This year we loaded up the kids and headed a few hours east to Pendleton for the finals on Saturday. Every day at Round-up begins the same way: members of the National Guard line up and parade the colors out onto […]

Namanu Reunion 2014: Fairy Lights

Camp Namanu – Sure To Shine {Fairy Lights}

Every year, I return to Camp Namanu, along the shores of the Sandy River, for the annual Alumni Reunion Weekend. Namanu is a place alive with magic, and holds so many of my own youthful memories that I cannot possibly express in a brief blog post how special this place is.  And today that is […]

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Lunchtime: Tuna Hand Pies {Sponsored}

Like many moms, I think hard about what to send off to school with my kids in their lunches each day. The contents of that little tan sack have to be healthy, provide a solid source of protein and energy, and taste good … [Read More...]

Heirloom Tomato & Eggplant Stacks | The Good Hearted Woman

Heirloom Tomato & Grilled Eggplant Stacks

Simple and easy to prepare, these Heirloom Tomato and Grilled Eggplant Stacks are everything wonderful about the late summer harvest - fresh, local, seasonal and delicious to the last bite. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:26] * … [Read More...]

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Broken Memories Redux {DIY Mosaic Frame}

Ever break a memory? Last month, I did – and then I put it back together in a whole new way. Whenever we go on vacation, Mr. B and I always try to find something really nice to take home as a memento of our adventure. … [Read More...]

Caprese Panini |The Good Hearted Woman

Caprese Panini Without a Press {3 Ways!}

It's that time of year! The tomatoes are ripe, the basil is lush, and a freshly-pressed panini sounds like the perfect meal. However, if you are like me, you might not have a Panini Press just sitting around. They are … [Read More...]

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Dad’s 10 Life Lessons

Dad would have been 88 today. He died eight years ago from Parkinson's related complications, and I still miss him every day. I miss his dumb jokes, and how he always started laughing halfway through the telling. I miss his … [Read More...]

HQ Southern BBQ Review | The Good Hearted Woman

HQ Southern BBQ {Casper, WY}

Notes from the Man Cave I travel to Wyoming once or twice a year on business, and Renée occasionally goes with me. When I’m on the road, I always try to find places to eat that are a little off the beaten path – the food is … [Read More...]