Senior Year

September 1, 2011

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FOUR years!!

FOUR years of blogging every.single.day, three.times.a.day.

FOUR years of photography!

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Insanity!

And the most wonderful project I have ever accomplished.

Thank you for reading. Thank you for listening. Thank you for commenting.

My friends : )

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Past KERFdays

Freshman year

Sophomore year

Junior year

To celebrate, I had oats. Duh.

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The very best pumpkin oats with banana, chia seeds, Barney Butter, and some Hail Merry Grawnola [Opensky tester].

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Note the puddle of Barney Butter melt!

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Tea time! [3 desserty teas I’ve been loving in OpenSky today]

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And a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Karen!!!!! We’re going out tonight to celebrate : )

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1 Laura G September 1, 2011 at 8:01 am

Congrats Kath!!! This is a beautiful site and very inspiring.
I really love the blog, which I found through the Daily Garnish. Do you and Emily still keep in contact?

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2 KathEats September 1, 2011 at 8:02 am

Oh yes, all the time!

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3 Angie @ Musings of a Violet Monkey September 1, 2011 at 8:02 am

Congrats on 4 years! We love it.

And Happy Birthday to Karen! :)

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4 Caroline @ The G-Spot September 1, 2011 at 8:03 am

CONGRATS, KATH!!! Happy four years to you! Have a wonderful day. :)

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5 Angel7 September 1, 2011 at 8:03 am

Congratulations on 4 years!

http://faithfulsolutions.blogspot.com/

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6 Cait @ Cait hates Cake September 1, 2011 at 8:04 am

Congrats, Kath! Love your site and will continue to keep reading!! Happy Birthday to Karen!

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7 kaila@ healthy helper blog! September 1, 2011 at 8:04 am

Congrats Kath! What an accomplishment!

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8 Ashley O. @ The Vegetable Life September 1, 2011 at 8:05 am

Wow four years is such an amazing accomplishment! Congrats and Happy Birthday/Anniversary KERF!!!

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9 Amy @ The Whole Sweet Scoop September 1, 2011 at 8:05 am

Congrats! What an accomplishment!

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10 Sara, Food Blogger on a Diet / Ms. Adventures in Italy September 1, 2011 at 8:06 am

Congrats – you have incredible stamina! Even in my more frequent posting days I was only doing 3x a week. :)

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11 Brittany @ Itty Bits of Balance September 1, 2011 at 8:08 am

Wow! I cannot believe it has been four years! I remember reading your two-year post before I even joined the blog world myself. You have been such an inspiration to me.

P.S. Had the mission (“midnight” ;) ) figs with breakfast and they were a winner!

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12 KathEats September 1, 2011 at 8:16 am

hee hee midnight figs.

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13 Khushboo September 1, 2011 at 8:09 am

Wow that’s amazing: Congrats! Hope you won’t be ‘graduating’ after this year ;)

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14 KathEats September 1, 2011 at 8:16 am

Oh no – going to college, then graduate school! Maybe I’ll get a phD in KERF!

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15 Khushboo September 1, 2011 at 8:17 am

Haha naturally becoming a professor is in your future: pass on your wisdom!

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16 Lindzjane115 September 1, 2011 at 12:50 pm

Perhaps now that you are living in Charlottesville, you should adopt TJ’s lingo and call yourself a “4th year” today, like the kids at UVA–as TJ said, you can never be a Senior in learning :-)

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17 KathEats September 1, 2011 at 1:32 pm

I didn’t know why that’s why he didn’t like the word senior!

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18 char @ char on a mission September 1, 2011 at 8:09 am

Four years is such an amazing accomplishment. And how on earth have you managed to pump out three posts a day, everyday! Truly amazing job!!! Have an awesome one – celebrate that awesome blog of yours!!! PS – oats look so amazing. 4 year giveaway? haha

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19 Alaina September 1, 2011 at 8:11 am

Happy 4 Kerfday!!! Hope you and Karen have a fun night out celebrating!! :-) And Happy Birthday to her as well!

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20 Ashley@MyFoodNFitnessDiaries September 1, 2011 at 8:11 am

Congratulations, Kath! Your blog is awesome, and I look forward to reading it every day. Thanks so much for putting so much hard work into it and for sharing your life with us. :)

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21 Dee September 1, 2011 at 8:15 am

Congrats Kath! Yours is the very first “Healthy Living” blog I ever encountered and is still one of the very best imho. :) Four years is no mean feat!

ps. Happy Bday to Karen!
pps. Checking out the teas! I love tea. Oh em gee. ;)

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22 Jennifer September 1, 2011 at 8:16 am

My gosh! 4 years is a long time and a lot of photos! Congrats Kath!

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23 Elisabeth September 1, 2011 at 8:16 am

Congratulations on four years, Kath! :)

Happy Birthday to Karen – glad you’re feeling well & will hopefully have a great celebration with Matt & Kath :)

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24 Mom September 1, 2011 at 8:19 am

Happy Birthday Karen!

Happy Birthday Kerf!

Lots of love!

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25 Kori September 1, 2011 at 8:24 am

CONGRATS on 4 AWESOME years of KERF!!!!!! Happy birthday, Karen!!!! What a wonderful day!! :)

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26 Baking N Books September 1, 2011 at 8:25 am

Happy Birthday Karen – and KERF. Congrats Kath. I hope that you enjoy doing it and blogging daily as you do rather than feeling it’s something you “have” to do.

That’s the important thing!

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27 Cait's Plate September 1, 2011 at 8:26 am

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KAREN!! And happy Senior Year to KERF!! Remember, when you graduate at the end of this year, the world is your oyster and you can do anything you want!! ;)

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28 Fran September 1, 2011 at 8:28 am

Hooray for 4 years! I’ll be hitting the big #1 on December 14. Looking forward to it and have to come up with something festive to do to celebrate. Send a big Happy Birthday to Karen!

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29 Krissy @ Shiawase Life September 1, 2011 at 8:28 am

What a great celebration! The weather is great out, hope you have a wonderful day, Kath (Matt and Karen, too!)

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30 Pippa @ Sunday Suppers with Pippa September 1, 2011 at 8:31 am

Happy Birthday to you and to Karen!

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31 Margo @ Peanut Butter Trees September 1, 2011 at 8:32 am

Congrats on 4 years!! So wonderful! What would I do without my daily KERF readings?!

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32 Hannah September 1, 2011 at 8:34 am

Oh my heavens, I think I’ve been reading since almost the beginning, and I know I read all your archives too, back before I had my own blog. Here’s to the next four :)

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33 Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat September 1, 2011 at 8:34 am

WOW, congrats Kath!! That is a LOT of posts and photos! I hope you have a wonderful blogiversary, and I hope Karen has a great birthday too!

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34 Gina @ Running to the Kitchen September 1, 2011 at 8:35 am

Congrats Kath! 4 years is some serious dedication :) Have fun celebrating with Karen tonight!

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35 Freya September 1, 2011 at 8:35 am

Happy Birthday to KERF and Karen!! 4 years is a lonnnng time – you’ve done good :)

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36 Alyse September 1, 2011 at 8:37 am

Congratulations! And a very Happy Birthday to Karen.

I wonder how many pictures you’ve taken in four years? Gotta be thousands…

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37 KathEats September 1, 2011 at 8:42 am

Well there are 86,000 uploaded!!

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38 Mom September 1, 2011 at 10:19 am

OMG! That is a ton of pictures!

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39 JaimeFNP September 1, 2011 at 8:38 am

congrats Kath! Can’t believe it’s been this long. I’ve been reading from the very beginning. Love it here!!!! I hope you’re “in school” for yearsssssss to come :)

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40 Jennifer September 1, 2011 at 8:39 am

KERF’s anniversary falls on Karen’s birthday. How nice! Congrats on four years!!! Your blog is fantastic and here’s to another four. :)

A big happy birthday to Karen, too. I hope her day is extra special. :)

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41 Meredith @ Food, Shoes, and Booze September 1, 2011 at 8:46 am

4 years?!?!? that is AMAZING and some serious dedication :) I’m not even to 4 months and it feels like I’ve been doing it forever.

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42 Shannon September 1, 2011 at 8:47 am

Love reading your blog first thing in the morning! You get me motivated to eat healthy and try new and fun different food combinations that I wouldn’t dream of trying – pumpkin in oats for the morning – OK!

Thanks for all of your hard working in making your blog one that I come back to every day!

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43 Liz @ Tip Top Shape September 1, 2011 at 8:49 am

My goodness, I can’t believe you have achieved all of this in just four years!!! Amazing! Happy blog-versary!

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44 Kelly (meatlesswithaman.blogspot.com) September 1, 2011 at 8:50 am

Congrats!! WOW 4 years. I don’t know how you do it. But I’m thankful that you do!

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45 Holly @ The Runny Egg September 1, 2011 at 8:50 am

Happy Birthday to Karen and Happy Blog Birthday to you Kath!

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46 Kristin @ eat healthy. be happy. live well September 1, 2011 at 8:52 am

Congrats! I’ll have to go back and read through your other Kerfdays (which immediately makes me think of birfday! Haha!) to get caught up. I just started reading your blog a few months ago, so I am interested in knowing how it all started!

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47 Kate @ NaturaStride September 1, 2011 at 8:52 am

Congrats Kath!! Cheers to many more years of blogging! :)

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48 Allison September 1, 2011 at 8:52 am

Congrats Kath! Amazing! Happy Birthday to Kerf. And to Karen.

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49 Sweet and Savvy September 1, 2011 at 8:52 am

Congratualations! You have created something that you really should be proud of! We all love you!

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50 Victoria September 1, 2011 at 8:52 am

What a great accomplishment Kath! I loved going back and looking at the first year! You are amazing!!

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51 Nikki T September 1, 2011 at 8:55 am

Here’s to 4 more years!!

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52 Nikki T September 1, 2011 at 8:55 am

At least 4, hopefully more! ;)

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53 Ashley September 1, 2011 at 8:56 am

Yay!! Four years! That’s amazing. Love your blog, and I look forward to reading it everyday. Keep it up! Happy Birthday Karen!

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54 Heather @ Better With Veggies September 1, 2011 at 8:56 am

Wow – 4 years is awesome, congratulations! Your blog is beautiful and I’m awed that you have been blogging 3 x per day for 4 years. :)

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55 Sarah @ Sarah's Modern Bites September 1, 2011 at 8:59 am

SO much to celebrate on this gorgeous day! Congrats Kath!

It has been such a joy following your blog over the years. I remember when you first started school to become and RD. Your drive, motivation, creativity, accomplishments and charming style have all made you super inspiring :-D

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56 cathy September 1, 2011 at 9:01 am

happy birthday to karen, and congrats on your blogging anniversary, kath! amazing!
you remind me of runners who maintain running streaks…how long will they go?! here’s to many more blogging joys and achievements for you!

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57 Alonna K. September 1, 2011 at 9:01 am

You truly have a beautiful and inspiring site, not only for other bloggers, but for people looking to eat right, exercise, live right…everything! I’m so happy I have stumbled across this! Congrats!

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58 Kim September 1, 2011 at 9:02 am

Happy birthday Kerf & Karen!!! :)

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59 Deva (Voracious Vorilee) September 1, 2011 at 9:05 am

Happy birthday to KAREN!! and happy four years of KERF!! I found KERF two years ago and have been hooked ever since :-). I can’t wait to see what the next year will bring :-)

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60 Katie @ Peace Love and Oats September 1, 2011 at 9:06 am

Congratulations!!! Haha I only hit my 4-week mark tomorrow, but 4 years!!? that’s awesome! And happy birthday to karen!

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61 Allie@LiveLaughEat September 1, 2011 at 9:09 am

Wowza!!!! I can’t believe I’ve been reading for that long! Like more than 1/6th of my entire lifetime. :). Congrats, Kath on all that you’ve accomplished along the way.

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62 Allie@LiveLaughEat September 1, 2011 at 9:10 am

Oh and HAPPY BIRTHDAY KAREN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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63 Mariel September 1, 2011 at 9:11 am

Congrats on 4 years! Definitely a project to be proud of! :)

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64 Ashley @ Coffee Cake and Cardio September 1, 2011 at 9:12 am

A very Happy Birthday to Karen and a Very Happy Birthday to KERF!!! We love your blog and its clear that it brings you joy!! Thank you for sharing your journey with us!

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65 Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table September 1, 2011 at 9:16 am

Cheers to your Senior year (and one helluva good-looking breakfast!). :)

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66 Heather @ Get Healthy With Heather September 1, 2011 at 9:27 am

Congrats on the big 4 years! You have accompished so much it’s amazing to see :)

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67 Amy @ What Jew Wanna Eat September 1, 2011 at 9:27 am

Happy anniversary- whoop whoop!

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68 Deirdre September 1, 2011 at 9:28 am

Keep up the great work! So glad I’ve gotten to meet you in real life multiple times. Happy Birthday Karen!

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69 Katie @ Plates and Paste September 1, 2011 at 9:29 am

Woohoo! Congrats! Here’s to another 4 years and hopefully even more than that :)

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70 Estela @ Weekly Bite September 1, 2011 at 9:30 am

Happy 4 years Kath!! It’s hard to believe I’ve been reading from the very beginning. Keep up the great work :)

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71 Katie September 1, 2011 at 9:32 am

Hi Kath! What an accomplishment, and a true testimony of your commitment to what you’re passionate about.

I’ve been reading for a while now, but never said Hi, so Hi! I have a appliance question; my next big kitchen purchase is a food processor. I was wondering what food processor you use and how you like it?

Thanks!!

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72 KathEats September 1, 2011 at 10:24 am

Cuisinart 11 or 14 cup!!!

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73 Mary September 1, 2011 at 9:38 am

Happy birthday to KERF and Karen!!!

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74 Ari @ Skinnified September 1, 2011 at 9:45 am

Congrats on 4 years!! I didn’t start reading until a few months ago, but 4 years makes sense why you’re so good at it by now! :O)

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75 Angela September 1, 2011 at 9:49 am

Congratulations on 4 Years!
thank you for writing and photographing a great blog :)
I enjoy reading it every single day :)

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76 Ashley September 1, 2011 at 9:52 am

That first photo had me confused…I thought, did Kath go savory breakfast on me??! It looks like a bowl of something covered in cheese + kale chips!! haha Congrats on 4 years + happy bday to Karen!

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77 lynn @ the actor's diet September 1, 2011 at 9:59 am

happy birthday, KERF! i think i met you when you were a sophomore!

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78 Lauren @ What Lauren Likes September 1, 2011 at 10:03 am

Happy 4 years! I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than with oats! They look fab :)

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79 Sarah September 1, 2011 at 10:09 am

Congrats!! 4 years is a great accomplishment :)

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80 Ellie@fitforthesoul September 1, 2011 at 10:12 am

haha wowwww that is amazing!! Happy Senior year Kath! Even though you won’t graduate for long haha :P

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81 Cat @Breakfast to Bed September 1, 2011 at 10:18 am

you have your own bowl and cup. awesome. congrats.

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82 Sandi September 1, 2011 at 10:19 am

Happy anniversary! I just looked back at your new beginnings…you give this newbie blogger some hope :) You ARE an inspiration- make it a great day Kath!

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83 Maria September 1, 2011 at 10:27 am

Happy Birthday Karen! I wonder what’s her favorite cake?

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84 Kait @ One Love Run September 1, 2011 at 10:38 am

Congrats! I hope to be like you one day!

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85 Rosa - Fitness, Food, Fulfilled September 1, 2011 at 10:40 am

Happy Blog Birthday! That’s quite the accomplishment!

Thanks for sharing your life with us every day!

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86 Tiffany September 1, 2011 at 10:41 am

Was wondering if cville granola has shipped yet?

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87 KathEats September 1, 2011 at 10:41 am

It should be on its way

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88 Tiffany September 1, 2011 at 11:07 am

Great thank u and keep up the great work w/ blog!!!

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89 Lindsay @ Lindsay's List September 1, 2011 at 10:44 am

WOW!! Remarkable for sure! You must have like a million pictures on your computer – I’m guessing you store them somewhere (well I guess on the blog too)

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90 Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife September 1, 2011 at 10:45 am

Nice work!! CONGRATS!

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91 Shaya (Eye Girl Eats) September 1, 2011 at 10:47 am

Happy birthday Karen and happy blogiversary to you, Kath!!

Here’s to a super-senior, super-super-senior, and many a post-grad year ;)

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92 becca @ bellebottoms September 1, 2011 at 10:47 am

yeah for senior year without the senioritis!!

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93 Kate (What Kate is Cooking) September 1, 2011 at 10:54 am

Wow, four years! That’s a long time- you’ve accomplished so much. I can’t wait to keep reading for another four years :)

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94 Molly September 1, 2011 at 11:05 am

your KERF mug and bowl combo is so cute!

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95 Marie@feedingfive September 1, 2011 at 11:05 am

Congrats!! All your hard work shows as yours is my favorite blog, the one I never miss. The pictures, the food, your honesty, the bakery, I love it all.

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96 Christina September 1, 2011 at 11:08 am

Wowsers! 4 years! Guess things speed on by when you’re having fun :)

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97 laurie September 1, 2011 at 11:09 am

I’ve been with you from the beginning! I’ve loved every day of KERF!! Thank you for adding so much to my life! You are truly an inspiration!! Congratulations!!

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98 Barbara September 1, 2011 at 11:12 am

Enjoy every moment I spend with you. Congratulations!

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99 Katie September 1, 2011 at 11:17 am

Congrats Kath! Happy Blog Anny!

How amazing the 4 years have been for you! Keep up the great work!

Happy Birthday Karen!!!! xoxo

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100 Blessing @ Working Mom Journal September 1, 2011 at 11:21 am

Wow, dedication! Congrats girl :)

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101 Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin September 1, 2011 at 11:22 am

Congrats on 4 years! It’s amazing how much you’ve grown, how many people you’ve inspired, and how many awesome opportunities you’ve had in these past 4 years. I’m sure the next 4 will bring many more exciting things for you! :D

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102 Cait @ Beyond Bananas September 1, 2011 at 11:24 am

WOW! Four years. That is fabulous. I’ve been reading for less then a year and day after day am inspired, amazed, and awed by your work Kath! Thank you so much for all you’ve done in the past four years for the blogging community!

Have fun celebrating this and Karen’s birthday!

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103 sarah@spinach&spice September 1, 2011 at 11:28 am

yummmm love the barney butter melt action!
Congrats, Kath! You have a wonderful blog and a wonderful following.
Keep doing what you’re doing :D

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104 Christin September 1, 2011 at 11:33 am

Congrats, and don’t stop after you “graduate” :)

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105 Kelsey September 1, 2011 at 11:35 am

connnnnnnnnnnngratulations!!

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106 sarah (sarah learns) September 1, 2011 at 11:36 am

happy birthday kerf & karen! :)

i remember when i found your blog last summer – i went back to your first post and over about a month or two, read EVERY SINGLE old post! :) and i’ve been loyally reading since then. here’s to 4 more years!

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107 Rachel September 1, 2011 at 11:36 am

Happy birthday KERF! Your blog is my idol – I hope I can keep mine up for four years and I would be thrilled if it was half as awesome as yours!

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108 RhodeyGirl September 1, 2011 at 11:43 am

CONGRATS KATH! And happy September!

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109 RhodeyGirl September 1, 2011 at 11:45 am

PS- I still remember sleep, eat, repeat!!!

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110 RhodeyGirl September 1, 2011 at 11:58 am

wait I messed up. I think it was sweat, eat, sleep, repeat right??

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111 KathEats September 1, 2011 at 12:21 pm

yup! it still exists. it’s pretty hilarious to read!

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112 Baking N Books September 1, 2011 at 1:56 pm

Did you have an old blog named that?

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113 Hillary September 1, 2011 at 11:47 am

What a huge, awesome milestone. Congrats, Kath!

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114 Tracy September 1, 2011 at 11:50 am

Happy Birthday to Karen! Have a fun celebration!

Congratulations on 4 years, too! I’m proud to report I’ve been reading from the beginning (at least the first couple months anyway). Yours was the first blog I started reading and still the first I read every day! Keep up the entertaining posts, Kath!!

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115 katie @KatieDid September 1, 2011 at 11:58 am

I love that you called it a project, because when you think of it in that sense it all seems even bigger and more impressive and amazing! If I consider all the hours I’ve spent dedicated to my blog I feel so proud of it as a whole project :) Congrats on an awesome 4 years and many more to come!

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116 courtney (pancakes and postcards) September 1, 2011 at 11:58 am

congrats!!! Your blog and your success is so inspiring. enjoy the celebration!

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117 Sarah@The Flying ONION September 1, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Wow, has it really been 4 years already? Insanity!!

I’ve so loved reading your blog from (almost) the very beginning. Beautiful pics. Beautiful writing. Beautiful food.

Keep it up! :D

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118 Aly September 1, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Congrats, Kath! It is a huge commitment and you NEVER disappoint! Thanks so much!! Happy Birthday, Karen!! Oh, and I ordered the granola from open sky a couple of weeks ago. Has it shipped? I am anxiously awaiting its arrival with bowl in hand :) Nom nom!

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119 KathEats September 1, 2011 at 12:01 pm

It should be shipping as we speak

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120 Nikita September 1, 2011 at 12:17 pm

Wow, congrats! I love reading your blog, keep up the good work!

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121 Shayla @ The Good Life September 1, 2011 at 12:26 pm

Congrats Kath! Beside Eat Like Me from Self.com, yours was the very first food/healthy living blog I read and I’ve been reading it ever since for 3.5 years now. I’ve always loved your blog, following you through all your accomplishments in life, inspiring me to try new foods (chia seeds, smoothies in a bowl, overnight oats!) and am excited to follow you in seeing what life has in store for you in the years ahead! Celebrate big and happy birthday to Karen! :)

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122 Lindsay @ bike before bed September 1, 2011 at 12:27 pm

Wow that’s amazing! I think everyone reading will agree you are a pioneer of sorts! You really plunged right in with three posts a day. What is the biggest change you see in yourself and your blog between then and now?

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123 Kathryn @ Flopoodle September 1, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Wow congratulations! That’s a major milestone!

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124 Casey @ Pocket Full of Sunshine September 1, 2011 at 12:39 pm

Congratulations Kath. :) I don’t know how you do it! GREAT job!!

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125 Mahealani @ Pu`uhonua September 1, 2011 at 12:43 pm

Congrats Kath! What an amazing journey! Aren’t you excited that pumpkin is finally coming back around!?

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126 Trainer Kjirsten @ Balanced Healthy Life September 1, 2011 at 12:51 pm

Wow! A huge congrats to you for four years of blogging 3 posts a day!!! I don’t know how you do it!!! Somedays I struggle to even get one post on my blog!!!

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127 Jennie @ What's Jen Eating? September 1, 2011 at 1:01 pm

That’s awesome, Kath! I’ve just started my blog – only have 15 posts. Hehe… But, I’ve been enjoying yours for a while now. There are days where I feel like I’m scrambling to get ONE post done. I don’t know how you do 3!!

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128 Allison September 1, 2011 at 1:04 pm

Congratulations on your accomplishment. You are celebrating your fourth year on the same day we celebrate our LAUNCH! We hope to have the same success that you have achieved.

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129 Candy (Healthy in Candy Land) September 1, 2011 at 1:07 pm

Happy Blogiversary! We are glad you do what you do.

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130 kristacular September 1, 2011 at 1:07 pm

congrats! I’ve been here since your sophomore year! Cheers to college!

xo

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131 Chef and Steward September 1, 2011 at 1:15 pm

Congrats on such a phenomenal accomplishment! You have worked hard it it and it shows. You have an amazing blog :). Here’s to the next four years and beyond!

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132 Amanda September 1, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Congrats, KERF!

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133 Kristin September 1, 2011 at 1:31 pm

Happy B-day KERF and Happy B-day Karen!! :)

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134 Stephanie @ Love Life Project September 1, 2011 at 1:47 pm

Happy blogiversary! While I’ve been reading for a long time, I’ve never left a comment. I think I felt a bit intimidated by the 12 thousand comments you get every day. Ha! But – it’s your birthday – so I’m going to come out of the woodworks to say thanks for your beautiful, beautiful blog!

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135 KathEats September 1, 2011 at 1:51 pm

Well thanks for peeking out!! :)

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136 Ashley J September 1, 2011 at 1:50 pm

Been a reader since the beginning and have loved EVERY minute of it! From the travel to the food to the ‘home neat home’ series! Cheers!

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137 Ashley J September 1, 2011 at 1:50 pm

And Happy Birthday Karen!

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138 Laurie September 1, 2011 at 1:59 pm

Congrats Kath! :) Also, Happy Birthday Karen!!

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139 Lara @ TresLaLa September 1, 2011 at 2:16 pm

Happiest of days to you & your amazing blog. Thanks for letting us into your world.

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140 J3nn (Jenn's Menu and Lifestyle Blog) September 1, 2011 at 2:19 pm

Happy birthday to KERF!

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141 Lynne September 1, 2011 at 2:53 pm

Congratulations! Four years is tremendous. So glad I got to join you for the past few :)

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142 Susan D. September 1, 2011 at 3:05 pm

Yes, congratulations, Kath! I cannot even begin to imagine the dedication required to blog three times a day, every single day. Your strong work ethic will take you far. Kudos. :)

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143 Katie @ Nourishing Flourishing September 1, 2011 at 3:10 pm

Happy KERFday, Kath! :) I can actually remember reading that first anniversary post, and many of the ones before it! I can’t believe I’ve been reading that long…! (Although, it has been with occasional breaks from internet altogether, I must confess.) Congratulations on creating a fulfilling vocation for yourself, and helping many people in the process. It’s been fun to get to engage with your passion for health as a reader :) <3

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144 Grace September 1, 2011 at 3:32 pm

Happy birthday KERF and congrats Kath! I look forward to, and enjoy, reading KERF updates every day! You are such a great role model and your dedication to KERF is so awesome. Thank you and keep up the great work!

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145 Kathy W. September 1, 2011 at 3:33 pm

Congratulations on 4 years!! It’s been so fun to read/look at/get inspired by!!

And a Happy, happy Birthday to Karen!!

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146 Holly @ thefrozenpineapple September 1, 2011 at 3:39 pm

congrats!!!

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147 Christa September 1, 2011 at 3:41 pm

Thank you for your dedication, Kath! It is such an inspiration to read KERF every day. I have learned so much and have been inspired to make many changes to my life and try new things based on what I read here. I hope you earn 10 PhDs in KERF before it’s over!

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148 Christina @ MsFitMom.com September 1, 2011 at 3:45 pm

Congrats Kath! What an accomplishment! Happy 4th and here’s to many more!

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149 Molly @ RDexposed September 1, 2011 at 4:52 pm

I rejoiced with pumpkin as well this morning. It’s so filling!

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150 Jillian H September 1, 2011 at 5:57 pm

Congrats on four years to the friendliest girl in Charlottesville!! You are awesome. Lots of love from down under xx

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151 kyla September 1, 2011 at 6:07 pm

Congrats Kath! Your blog is simply fabu and it brings a smile to my face every day when I read it.

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152 Stella September 1, 2011 at 6:39 pm

Congratulations on the 4 years! I really enjoy your blog.
Happy Birthday to Karen :)

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153 Abby September 1, 2011 at 6:45 pm

I read you almost everyday! If not, i catch up later:-) Just wanted to say thanks- and you’ve made me into a Great Harvest junkie!!

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154 Shana September 1, 2011 at 7:06 pm

That is amazing! Thanks for doing what you do!

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155 Karen September 1, 2011 at 7:09 pm

HUGE congrats on your blogiversary, Kath!!! Can it really be four years ago that I followed you from our first introduction on Eat LIke Me. Thank you for inviting us all into your food-life, and for providing us all so much good fun and inspiration three times each and every day! I can’t wait to see how your life evolves in the coming years. I am so proud of you and all of your accomplishments! Continued success, my friend!

(And Happy Birthday, Karen!)

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156 marla September 1, 2011 at 7:21 pm

Congratulations and a happy birthday to KERF!! You are inspirational ! And, a very happy birthday to Karen! Marla (the juicer sender)

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157 Cole September 1, 2011 at 7:33 pm

Oh Kath! I hardly ever comment, but with this one I just wanted to tell you how absolutely WONDERFUL your blog is. I really love it and I’ve been reading it for about two years now. I rarely miss a post, and if I do, I go back and read it. You have helped me lose 140 lbs and shape my ideas about helth, wellness, and food. Thank you for doing what you do. You have no idea how much you have done for me. :0D

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158 KathEats September 1, 2011 at 8:15 pm

140 lbs – congrats!!!!

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159 Theresa September 1, 2011 at 7:34 pm

Happy Birthday Karen…you are SUCH AN INSPIRATION TO US ALL…and thank you Kath for sharing Karen and her journey here! xo

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160 Ali September 1, 2011 at 7:43 pm

Congrats!!! Love your blog! I also LOVE Hail Merry grawnola and macaroons! I can’t wait to see that on Open Sky!! I yelped with excitement!

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161 Alexis @ hummusapien September 1, 2011 at 8:00 pm

Contests kath!!! Can’t believe you’re a SENIOR ha ha keep doing what you do :)

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162 Stephanie @cookinfanatic September 1, 2011 at 8:03 pm

Congrats Kath!!! I’m still loving your blog so many years later after my sister first got me started on reading it!!! :)

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163 MaryBe@Accidentally-Vegan September 1, 2011 at 8:29 pm

Happy Kerf-Day!!

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164 Melissa September 1, 2011 at 11:10 pm

Hi Kath, I read up on the history of KERF based on this post and all of your links (and then links from those links… I’m probably responsible for 15 of your hits today and a few on the old blog!) and I’m definitely inspired by you. I resigned from my job in July to pursue my next steps in life, and at 27 years old I’m thinking about officially studying nutrition by going back to school (…again- spent three years on a Master’s degree which I received last year in a different subject). I’ve looked into Master’s programs and Bachelor’s programs. I read that you now have the bakery and KERF, but I haven’t seen anything about practicing with clients. Do you do that as well, or did you decide to go a different route with the bakery? I’m curious what opportunities are out there for an RD! Thanks so much, and congratulations of four years of blogging!

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165 KathEats September 2, 2011 at 7:30 am

Have you seen the “RD ME” post on the sidebar –> “The Makings of an RD” It should answer lots of your questions!

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166 Melissa September 2, 2011 at 10:33 am

Ah, yes!! I did not see that – thanks so much! I agree with your statement that your degree is definitely not wasted- the blog and bakery are definitely great outlets for using it. I look forward to reading what comes next for you. :)

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167 Meagan September 2, 2011 at 12:26 am

Today was my birthday too!

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168 KathEats September 2, 2011 at 7:30 am

Happy Birthday!!

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169 Sandra September 2, 2011 at 2:22 am

Congratulations Kath, a wonderful achievement. Have been reading since the very early days and still enjoy it just as much. Best wishes to Karen for a wonderful birthday and happy and healthy year to follow.

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170 Mim September 2, 2011 at 6:18 am

Congratulations Kath. I have been reading your blog for years but never commented on how much I appreciate it! Thank you for years of great food ideas and entertainment! All the best for the coming year.

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171 Allison September 2, 2011 at 8:59 am

GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENT! You should be so proud of yourself- keep up the hard work! I love KERF :)

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172 Charise September 2, 2011 at 9:10 am

Happy blog-birthday, Kath! I love coming here and reading about your wonderful life (and seeing the pretty pictures!) every day. And happy belated birthday to Karen, as well! I’m sure this one was extra special for her after a tough year.

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173 Kiran @ KiranTarun.com September 2, 2011 at 11:01 am

How did I miss this?!?

Happy Birthday KERF and Karen!!! CHeers!!!

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174 Brittany September 2, 2011 at 5:07 pm

Happy Birthday to KERF! Four years, every day, 3 times a day IS insanity! Thank you for dedicating so much time to the site and sharing your life with us. : )

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175 hemp jogger September 2, 2011 at 8:53 pm

happy (belated) birthday! this is the first blog i read, and i’m still hooked. congrats on everything :)

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176 Brittnie (A Joy Renewed) September 4, 2011 at 5:25 am

Congrats, Kath on four years! I have been reading for about three but just recently started commenting. Love this site and hope to read for many years to come. Great work!

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177 Beth@JourneytoHealth September 26, 2011 at 8:45 am

Ooooo…..so glad I read this before going to make my oatmeal. I have leftover pumpkin puree and I am so going to put it in my oatmeal! :) Yum!!

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