Welcome to Lexie's Kitchen & Living. I'm glad you stopped by and hope you enjoy the five years of recipes and ramblings collected here.

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5-Minute Mug Brownie

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This cup of instant chocolate gratification was inspired by one of the many Chocolate Microwave Mug Cake recipes found online. I was aiming for "cake", but the result of my gluten-free, egg-free, and dairy-free experimentation resembled a brownie—dense, chocolately, fudgey. Oh yes! Call it what you may. I call it good!

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Valentine's Day Dinner and a Movie

Tuesday is Valentine's Day and if your plans include staying in with the family, why not make it memorable with a special candlelit spaghetti-and-meatballs feast inspired by one of Disney's beloved dog duos. To make the planning easy, Gfree is here to show you how.

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I Am Not Hard Core

Last night I got out of the house, by myself, for some "Me-Time."

I have always envied women and mothers who see Me-Time as smart, not selfish. They grasp the concept of "putting your own oxygen mask on first"—taking time to renew and regenerate—before doing-for and helping others.

So, it was a big step for me to kiss the boys goodbye and head out the door to practice some self-care—to take some Me-Time.


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Dairy-Free Crepe Quiche {and a shower}

Amy of Simply Sugar & Gluten Free is having a baby—and any day now!

To celebrate the upcoming arrival of Baby Boy Green, a group of us have come together to surprise Amy and Joe (that'd be Amy's husband) with a virtual baby shower.

As many of you know, Amy is always cooking up something scrumptious on her blog and hopefully today she can take a break, kick up her heels, and relish in some well-deserved love and special attention.


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Pretty Up Your Pantry

This post was featured on The Bargainist and originally posted on October 31, 2010.


So one day I actually had some spare time to spend organizing my pantry. I went a step beyond purging and re-stocking and made some labels to slap onto my jarred bulk goods. I thought they were pretty nifty and cute enough to share. In this downloadable zipped file is everything you need to create your own:

  • MS Word Template
  • PDF Instructions
  • Baby Bowser Font & Terms of Use (courtesy of Kevin & Amanda)

Happy organizing!

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