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Cooking with Olive Oil

My head is spinning from the craziness of the past few weeks. Last week my sweet Princess was strutting her stuff on stage for a fabulous production of The Little Mermaid. Mommy and Daddy and a slew of family members cheered and shouted with pride and joy. I’m relieved to see the hectic rehearsals over, […]

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A Love Letter to My Family

Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays where many of us shake our head in confusion. I have expressed before my husband’s personal disdain for this “Hallmark Holiday,” and I don’t completely disagree with him. But having young kids, who are still wide-eyed and without cynicism, I find myself (and my husband) celebrating this day […]

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Salad Olivea (Persian Potato Salad with Chicken)

A Little Bit of News…

It’s not that I don’t love you, but I had to take a little break with the blog. Between my niece’s wedding, my eldest struggling with 4-hours of homework every night since he began middle school and my latest project, things are a bit chaotic in my household! Of course, this seems to be our […]

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Yes, I’m Still Here.

My title says it all. Yes, I’m still here. Things have been a little quiet here on the blog, not because I have quit cooking, blogging or photography. I have been taking a little selfish break. As I stated on a previous post, my resolution for 2012 is to take some serious me-time to get […]

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