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12 Days of (Paleo) Christmas 2015

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2015 List of Paleo-Friendly Gift Ideas:

On the first day of Christmas…la la la la la la…


#1 Instant Pot pressure cooker for convenient prep of favorite Paleo comfort foods.



#2 Frankincense & Myrrh essential oils for nearly anything that ails you – even kills cancer cells!



#3 Red Apple Lipstick Gluten-free makeup to deck yourself out for the holidays and every day.


Christmas Tea  brown betty

#4 Downton Abbey Christmas Tea and Brown Betty Teapot – because Downton and tea.  Yeah.


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#5 Otto’s Cassava Flour and Tigernut Flour for all your GF/Paleo cooking and baking needs.


Bulletproof Cookbook 2

#6 Bulletproof Cookbook Fuel yourself to live a kick-ass life – and enjoy it!


toe socks

#7 Happy Feet Toe Socks align your feet and destress your body.


salt lamps

#8 Himalayan Salt Lamps purify the air of electrical pollution and particles.



#9 Thrive Market Membership for Paleo-friendly discounted food and lifestyle products.

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#10 Glutenza and Bulletproof Activated Charcoal Protect/recover from all those holiday parties.


beeswax candles

#11 Beeswax Candles for clean, sweet-smelling ambient light.


baconbar baconbites

#12 EPIC Bacon Bars & Bites  Well, because BACON!

Have a very Merry Christmas (or other appropriate Winter Holiday!)
We look forward to another year of sharing and caring with you.  🙂


Lego mistletoe

All of my boys LOVE Legos, so they are always on the Gift List!

An OFFline (Paleo) White Christmas

Christmas Eve forecast for MinneSNOWta:

Forecast for Dec 24

PM Snow

High: 13°F
Low: 11°F

Chance of Precipitation 80%
Accumulation of 1 to 3 inches
Wind SSE 17 mph
Humidity 60%


Good thing Santa’s dressed in fur!

Forecast for
extreme cold

Wind Chill
Near -23°F

High: 13°F
Low: 11°F

Feels like -23°F
Chance of Precipitation 80%
Wind SSE 17 mph
Humidity 60%


Yes, we had a White Christmas.  It was very pretty – and cold.

I spent my Christmas Holiday OFFline with my Tribe.  Didn’t touch the computer for two days.

And it felt great.


We hosted this year.  After Christmas Eve candlelight church service we had dinner.  Foods included a veggie tray with bacon avocado dip and smoked salmon, Boeuf Burguignon with sweet potato biscuits and 4 kinds of paleo cookies: sleighbells, cookie dough bon-bons, gingersnaps and mexican wedding cakes.

We feasted, popped open crackers, exchanged gifts and sat by the real fire while watching the musical yule log on TV.  LOL


Paleo Christmas cookies: sleighbells, cookie dough bon-bons, gingersnaps and mexican wedding cakes


Christmas Day brought more feasting on roasted chicken with green beans, squash, sweet potato biscuits (they were a hit!) and another platter of Paleo cookies.  Grandpa napped while the rest of us watched the Hobbit DVD until it was time for them to continue their journey to SIL’s in Nebraska.

Great fun was had by all, especially the kiddo who found out he’s going to Disney World and LegoLand Florida in February.   Woo-Hoo!  

Any recommendations for things to see, do and EAT (Paleo) are welcome in the Comments!


“I’m going to Disney World!”

Disney Christmas

Making Spirits Bright at the Arboretum

A few images from our MN Landscape Arboretum to give you
decorating ideas from Nature and get you in the Holiday Spirit!

We visited Thanksgiving weekend, before all the snow arrived.
Now the outdoor displays are buried under the white stuff.

Go figure…it’s MinneSNOWta!