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 3 Things are my favorite:

I'm loving Panera's cleaned up ingredients for their menu options.  I tried the Chipotle Melt and it was quite yummy.  I got chips with it and it was, as always, delicious.  Hunter's Italian was very tasty as well.


We did Christmas Bingo with Hunter's family and it was so much fun!  We had two piles- one for kid items and one for the grown ups.  We grabbed a mix of things like gift cards, adult coloring books, and Harry Potter jelly beans for the kids.  Those were so much fun!  Everyone's reactions were fantastic.  Here's just a glimpse of mine when enjoying some delicious dirt and sausage jelly beans:


I am making this.  I'll hold while you salivate momentarily...
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I'm most excited for the fact that I recognize every ingredient as items I have in my kitchen right now.  Scratch that, I'll need to get fresh carrots and celery.  I may also tweak it after researching more to see how I can convert it to an egg drop type base with everything else as the recipe calls for.  I have a feeling when we have our colder Florida months in January-March, this will be a popular menu item for us.

Here's to a new week, a new year, and anything else you want to give a go!

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