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Skinny Chocolate Mug Cake (Paleo & Keto!)

Intensely chocolatey, extra fluffy and ultra moist! This instant, waistline friendly, glutenfree mug cake is bound to become your favorite lazy low carb treat. It's paleo because no grains were harmed in the making of this muffin and keto because it contains no sugar....

Bend Oregon Winter

Bend Oregon Winter Yep, it's been a record Bend Oregon winter. According to the National Weather Service in Pendleton, many of the snow records bested this winter date back more than 20 years. If that's not enough to be memorable, I’ve decided the snow speaks a...

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Oregon Gas Pumping Law

Oregon Gas Pumping Law Subtle Introduction Early one morning during our first week in Bend, I stopped for gas at a Sinclair on the North end of town. As I opened my door to get it done, I was startled by the sudden appearance of a raggedy, bearded man at my window...

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