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This post was sponsored by #Foodiechats and the Georgia Peanut Commission. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Since I’ve been home I’ve kicked my lunch making skills up a notch as I try to eat better on a daily...
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I love carbs. I'm Italian and they are my food group BFF. But, those carbs go straight to my bootie if I don't watch it. It's disappointing because for me there is no greater comfort food after a long...
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