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A Tale of Two Paleo Crumbles – A Paleo Thanksgiving Part 4 with Semi Handmade

A Tale of Two Paleo Crumbles:

  1.  Apple Crumble with Crispy Almond Crumble
  2. Cherry Crumble with Buttery Pecan Topping

Each made with less than 15 minutes prep time.


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5 minute Blistered Green Beans-A Paleo Thanskgiving Part 3 with Semi Handmade


So technically even raw, organic green beans are a legume and not totally, 100% purist Paleo, but several researchers have determined that green beans aren’t matured legumes and contain little to none of the potentially inflammatory contents of mature legumes.  Do your own google searching (I prefer Pub Med to Dr. Internet), and decide for yourself.

While we don’t eat green beans as a part of our every day Paleo lifestyle, we were 100% okay with adding a serving of these crunchy, sweet greens to our Paleo Thanksgiving. Continue reading 5 minute Blistered Green Beans-A Paleo Thanskgiving Part 3 with Semi Handmade

Paleo Orange+Sweet Potato Casserole – A Paleo Thanksgiving Part 2 with Semi Handmade 

This Paleo Orange+Sweet Potato Casserole is Part 2 in our Paleo Thanksgiving Series!

With just three simple ingredients, Paleo or not, you may never go back to that marshmallow version!

How To Stuff and Truss a Turkey -Paleo Thanksgiving Part 1 with #Semi_Handmade

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5 Ways to Kill Time Before Your Rental is Ready



Rentals typically run Saturday to Saturday. You’ve packed up the kids, the bags, the toys and the Golden Retriever, and all the kids want to do is Continue reading 5 Ways to Kill Time Before Your Rental is Ready

Ritz Carlton Club Level: Unintended Community


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I’ve been a loyal Ritz Carlton guest since before it was bought out by Marriott.  I remember the days of Continue reading Ritz Carlton Club Level: Unintended Community