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Traveling Murphy’s Wine Advent Calendar – UPDATED

A couple years ago I posted this blog post that paired a homemade wine advent calendar (not the $99 one you buy with half bottles at Cooper’s Hawk) with a date idea. Well, I wanted to edit the nightly activities … Continue reading

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The Bachelor Fantasy League – Update

The Bachelor 2017 airs tomorrow night! For us in the Murphy house tonight is almost as exciting as Christmas Eve since we had to pick our teams for The Bachelor. We always pick our teams the night before the season airs, using only the photos posted on the official website and their job titles. This […]

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The Bachelor Fantasy League – Updates

The Bachelor 2017 airs tomorrow night! For us in the Murphy house tonight is almost as exciting as Christmas Eve since we had to pick our teams for The Bachelor. We always pick our teams the night before the season airs, using only the photos posted on the official website and their job titles. This […]

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The Bachelor Fantasy League – 2017 Picks

The Bachelor 2017 airs tomorrow night! For us in the Murphy house tonight is almost as exciting as Christmas Eve since we had to pick our teams for The Bachelor. We always pick our teams the night before the season … Continue reading

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Date Night: Hardware in North Aurora

This weekend we had a date night at the new Hardware gastropub in North Aurora. This spot is known for the small plates that are meant to be shared, my favorite type of meal. They have a Hop farm on … Continue reading

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Traveling Murphy’s Bachelorette Fantasy League

The countdown for the start of The Bachelorette 2016 is in the final stretch. The season starts Monday, May 23 and to say I am excited is the understatement of the year. Not because I am excited to see realty … Continue reading

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Recipe: Roasted Pepper Pasta with Chicken

My new kitchen must-have for dinner is rotisserie chicken. I stop at the market on my way home and grab a chicken breast for dinner…well, almost every night. I love how it makes dinner prep so much faster. So last … Continue reading

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From My Kitchen: White Cheddar Polenta with Andouille

Every year my mother-in-law and husband put their heads together to come up with fun Christmas presents to give us. Last year we got a weekend getaway to Lake Geneva that included a cooking class. This year she really outdid … Continue reading

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Bachelor Fantasy League Update

I am hoping this week was not a foreseeing of what is to come for my Bachelor Fantasy League. Losing five girls on the first night, thankfully all in the middle of my roster, gave Mike a week one win. … Continue reading

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Traveling Murphy’s Bachelor Fantasy League

Starting in July all that is talked about at our get togethers with family and friends is the Fantasy Football Draft. Then from September to December the conversation turns to what your weekend line-up looks like. Well, I for one … Continue reading

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