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The Healing Plan


First off, I just want to thank you for the love and kindness sent my way after the last post about the car accident. I have to say, I sure do like being alive. One reader commented,” You have more colour to add to life,” and she’s right. God has given each one of us a purpose, so we’re alive until we finish what we’re… Read More

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In a Car Accident


It only takes 3 seconds. I shouldn’t be here, at least not according to the EMTs, police, or the doctors. That’s why I was missing in action here on Colourful Palate for over a month, I’ve been in a car accident. About a month ago, I had

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Two Looks for Valentine’s Day


Ok, guys…I’ve been ecstatic about this for ages…but as I start blogging more consistently, I have a lot of exciting changes coming up. The blog is slowly moving into more of a lifestyle blog, which, as always includes

Low Carb Cheesecake Pancake

Low Carb Raspberry Cheesecake Pancake


I was going to make something ridiculously chocolatey. You know, in keeping with the whole Valentine’s Day thing. However, this other recipe came into my mind and kept pushing chocolate off to the side

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Last Minute Valentine’s Gift Ideas


*Alarm bell sounds* We have one week folks. Less than actually. If you’re buying gifts, now is the time. If you hurry, you can even

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Hipster Mason Jar Cozies


I have this thing where I don’t usually drink out of normal glasses. I hate plastic – it is the enemy of all that is good and right. There are glasses in my cupboard, but I think they’re too small. Two years ago, when I started

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Oh, it’s February


Wait, what. Charissa is posting. What is this? Yes, yes…I know. A couple months ago my laptop

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