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My Favorite Tortilla Soup Recipe

I thought this tortilla soup recipe would be a good one to share with the temperatures now dipping and with us having a big wind storm here on the West Coast the last couple of days.  Healthy comfort foods are in full effect in our house.  I’ve been baking more (see my pumpkin loaf recipe here) and making hearty meals like casseroles, roasted veggies, and soups.  I love the smell of something cooking.  Spices can fill a kitchen and add…

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Pumpkin Loaf

There is something about Fall that makes me want to bake.  I’ve never really been much of a baker but since becoming a mom, I find I want more control over ingredients my kiddos consume.  Also, I love the way my house smells when something delicious is baking in my oven.  It just makes things even more cozy.  Currently we are in the season of all things pumpkin.  Trips to the local pumpkin patch, PSLs on repeat, and homemade baked…

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Live Grand

What if you had $5000 to go on a shopping spree?  What would you buy?  What about $50,000?  Imagine one amazing day at the Metropolis at Metrotown to spend a whopping $50,000 on whatever your heart desires!  I instantly think of a classic movie shopping montage from Pretty Woman or The Sweetest Thing.  There aren’t enough shopping montages in movies these days. Who doesn’t want to try on a million of fun outfits, dance around in the fitting room, while…

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Welcome To My New Site!

Hello! I am so excited to finally unveil my new site JenPistor.com.  I was formerly blogging under the name Prairie Girl in the City, but this girl has grown up!  My life has changed so much since I first launched PGITC back in 2011.  I am now married, have switched careers ( a couple times), and I am now a full time mom to my three beautiful girls. No, you’re not seeing double. My youngest are twins! A blog refresh…

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Spring Cleaning With Lysol

Everyday I do some form of cleaning.  Wiping, scrubbing, picking up, putting away, folding, and disinfecting.  I have used Lysol forever as a go to disinfecting product, so when they asked me to test out one of their newest products, I was in!  Your soft surfaces can now get the Lysol treatment with this new Lysol Disinfecting Spray Max Cover.  It smells divine, and I’ve added it into my regular cleaning regime.  Check out my video for my Spring Cleaning…

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