Archive | September, 2011

Nutella & Berry Pie with Pretzel Crust by

Love, Loss and a Nutella Pie

Earlier this month was my husband’s birthday. We kept the celebration small and informal, the way he likes it. We save the big, fun parties for the kids’ birthdays. His favorite dessert is tiramisu. I’ve made it several times for him. Haven’t posted the recipe yet. But, it’s his favorite. I didn’t make it this […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies by

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

I don’t host too many giveaways. It’s not that I don’t love you. I sincerely haven’t had the time to work on them! Plus, a lot of the products and promotions that fill up my email box are not all items I believe in. I am very particular with who I endorse or support. For […]

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Winning the Lunch Box War

If I realized how many mornings I would be battling my kids over their school lunches, I might have reconsidered being a parent of three. Well, no, not really, but I certainly didn’t foresee the lunch box battles I have with the kids’ school lunches. It’s quite different from the dinner battles. My husband and […]

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I Will Never Forget

September 11, 2001. I remember exactly where I was that morning when I heard about the attack. My husband and I were staying with at my brother’s house, having just moved to San Diego. Our oldest, The Professor, was only 5 months old. My brother woke us up with the sound of the tv. “A […]

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