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The December Guide


The Shortest Tallman’s December Guide. Some helpful tips, some funny stuff, and a tiny bit a waste of your time. I just wanted to make sure I met all of your expectations 😂😂😂 1       Aww, it’s December finally! Christmas vacation will be on at 7:05, followed by The Santa Clause at 9:15 on Freeform channel. Yeehaw! You know, I got thinking-…

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Easy Thanksgiving Turkey Craft! www.theshortesttallman.com

Easy Thanksgiving Turkey Craft


Hi everyone! Things have been pretty busy around here, I’m sure for you, too. With our usual activities, which is a decent amount, a husband that works a lot, and holidays coming up- it adds up to a full plate, but full of all good things. I am one of those nerds who likes to setup my dining room table…

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12 ways to decompress this fall. www.theshortesttallman.com

12 Ways to Decompress this Fall


Hi guys. Is it just me, or is this fall shaping up to be a fierce competitor to the busyness of December?! That’s why I haven’t tended to my blog in a while! I feel like I have stuff going on every weekend and every week night. I guess it comes with the territory of 3 kids that are getting…

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The Shortest Tallman's Pasta Sauce www.theshortesttallman.com

The Shortest Tallman’s Pasta Sauce


Like learning how to do all types of adulting, it took me a while to learn how to make my own sauce. I tried various recipes, and some of them came out pretty good. However, there would be problems. Either it wouldn’t come out consistently good, or it was really labor intensive, or I just didn’t love it. I really…

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Everything Wings www.theshortesttallman.com

These Everything Wings are EVERYTHING.


Who makes the best Everything Wings???? Cavallo’s? Killabrew? THIS GUY. Just kidding. That’s my dog playing with an AG doll. THIS GUY. All thanks to my pal, Nicole. She created her own recipe for Everything Wings, and IMHO, it’s as good as the resturants’. She’s one of those people that’s really great in the kitchen (well, she’s pretty great wherever…

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Modern Day/Feminist Musings


Today, Tiny Tallman and I took a walk, went to the orchard and bought apples, and went to the dairy and bought milk. Back in the day, we would have done these things, because we had to. Well, I suppose there was the milkman, so I guess there would have been that. Later, of course, the big grocery stores sprang…

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Family Command Center :) www.theshortesttallman.com

Bam! Family Command Center!


September is here, and all the baggage that comes with it! If you have kids, you know what I mean. I am so excited for the new adventures of all of our lives this school year, with the older two moving up a grade, and with our entire household hopefully benefitting from the huge investment of me pressing pause on…

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Utica Coffee Cold Brew! www.theshortesttallman@mac.com

Utica Coffee Cold Brew!


Happy Monday! So, I’ve been meaning to do a post about one of my favorite Utica places, as well as share my first cold brew coffee experience. This whole cold brew thing is really in right now, and when you taste it, you can see why! What I like about the idea of brewing my own cold brew at home…

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Housewarming gift


Hi err’body!  Just recently, we visited one of my dearest friends to celebrate their son’s first birthday/housewarming party.  Actually, I guess it was their house’s first anniversary with them as well, haha, since they closed on their house and went into labor on the same day! This friend of mine was the poor soul who was the recipient of the…

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