Archive | June, 2012

Red, White & Blue Boozy Popsicles – Made With Dry Ice!

Who else out there is sweating it out this glorious summer? I don’t know about you, but I’ve been hustling my kids about, keeping them busy and keeping them cool. It could be a dip in the pool, a trip to the beach or keeping some homemade popsicles in the freezer. I know I’m not […]

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Why it is Good to be ME!

Here’s a secret: I live the high life. It’s a glamorous life! I get manicures every month. My lovely curls are coiffed at the salon. I’m into fashion and my husband whisks me off on exotic trips around the world. Every Saturday night is date night, so we can fan our flame of love. NOT! […]

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Easy Summer Meals: Roast Chicken with Butter & Herbs

I feel like we have barely dipped our toes into summer over here. I’m enjoying the slow mornings and the kids are enjoying the fun escapes we have had so far. I admit that with this leisurely pace, I have slowed down working in the kitchen. It might be burnout from the last month push […]

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Father’s Day Worksheet

In case you forgot, Father’s Day is this weekend! And despite my husband’s disdain for these “Hallmark Holidays,” we do celebrate and honor the joys of being a dad. And this Father’s Day, both my dad and my father-in-law will be out of town, so we can spoil the father of my kids without distraction. […]

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Farm to Table: Roasted Baby Carrots with Thyme

  When you are single, you can be selfish. You come and go as you please. You pretty much go wherever you want to go. When you get married, you consider your partner’s feelings and you start taking turns choosing where you visit. Add a baby to the mix, and you add limitations. When the […]

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Easy Flank Steak with Garlic & Wild Mushrooms

I am so excited today to be part of a movement, the #SundaySupper movement. The idea is to bring the family together for a home-cooked meal on Sunday. When I was little, we would go to my grandmother’s house for the weekly meal. You could smell her delicious cooking while you were walking up to […]

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Summer Inspiration: S’Mores on a Stick!

Today is the last day of school for my kids. Well, considering it only lasts for about 3 hours, I wouldn’t call the last DAY… It will be filled with parties, laughter and excitement for the fun times ahead. I’m looking forward to a laid back schedule, pool days and sand between my toes. But, […]

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Baking with Honey: Blackberry & Honey Cupcakes

I’ve always loved honey, from it’s golden color to it’s silky sweetness. I’ve used it off and on in my baking, but I never thought much of it until I sat at Camp Blogaway and learned about the wonderous benefits of honey from the National Honey Board. It is a humectant and keeps your baked […]

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