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Vegan in Memphis: Eating Meatless in a Meat-filled City

There’s no denying it, Memphis has incredible food. We have everything from Gus’s Fried Chicken, any of the diners, and – of course – the barbecue.  However, nowadays it’s more and more common to see alternative dietary choices being made that don’t include fried chicken or pulled pork. Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan choices are becoming extremely popular for […]

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5 Things That Inevitably Happen When IKEA Comes to Town

Perhaps you’ve not heard–because you’re living under a rock maybe–that there’s an IKEA coming to Memphis. For those of you who didn’t already know… IKEA is coming to Memphis! For a lot of people, that means a lot of emotions: joy, relief, excitement… And of course, the completely uncontrollable thoughts that go through just about […]

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The Answer to the Dinnertime Struggle :: Le Jardin

Memphis Moms Blog received compensation for writing this, however the opinions and excitement expressed in the post are 100% genuine.Every evening at around 5:00, this is the text I receive:   Panic. Every. Single. Time. What’s for dinner? I have no clue, darling. Probably one of the three things I always end up making. Or […]

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Colorado Green Chili

My husband is a native Coloradoan. I spent eight wonderful years in the Denver area. While we love living in Memphis, we agree that there are many things we miss: Family, friends, the Rocky Mountains (oh, the Rocky Mountains…), snow (but to be clear, I DO NOT miss the snow), and the incredible and unparalleled […]

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Crock-Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

Oh hey there! It’s me, your friendly neighborhood soup addict! I’m back with one of my most favorite recipes, chicken tortilla soup, and y’all, it’s made in the crock pot. #praisehands Recently, my mother-in-law and father-in-law came over to help us mount our TV in our hearth room. They brought McAllister’s, and while the rest […]

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Saying “Bye” to Artificial Dye

Red 3. Yellow 5. Blue 1.  It may sound like I’m calling some sort of weird  Bingo game or identifying players on a soccer field, but these are the ingredients found in many of the foods our kids love and eat on a regular basis.  Aside from the obvious culprits like Jolly Ranchers, cotton candy, […]

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