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Caramel Apple Bundt Cake by FamilySpice.com

Autumn Flavors: Caramel Apple Bundt Cake

  We are anxiously awaiting for fall weather to hit San Diego – not that we are in a rush, as we only recently experienced summer weather. But, I suppose I’m in the Autumn Mood, since I have seen pumpkins and Halloween crap decorations in the stores since July! Pinterest is full of pumpkin recipes, halloween […]

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Sugar-Free Applesauce with Strawberries

Sometimes I forget what the real world is like. I mean, I live in California, SOUTHERN California. I am blessed to have farmer’s markets and CSA’s nearby and every possible produce imaginable within my reach. I live in one of trendiest food regions in the U.S. So, living in my bubble, I forget that not […]

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Whole Wheat Galette with Apple and Cranberry and a Giveaway!

I don’t know what happened, but we are 9 days away from Thanksgiving. And I get to host the family turkey dinner for the very first time. I have made turkey and all the fixings before my immediate clan of five, but I have never had to host the BIG family meal. I am not […]

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Apple and Avocado Salsa

Well today we are all detoxing on our crazy Halloween block party and the sugar overload I’m sure my kids went through. Luckily, Halloween is only ONCE a year! While the kidlets are at school, I will scavenging the Halloween candy, pulling out and hiding my Whoppers and secretly donating the bulk of the loot. […]

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Apple & Quince Crisp with Rosewater

Apple & Quince Crisp with Rosewater

My kids received their report cards last week. In our school, we parents meet with our elementary school teachers and discuss how wonderful our kids are. Really, they are wonderful, respectful and fabulous listeners, apparently. In school. I’m amazed at how different they behave with their friends and teachers than they do with ‘ole Mom […]

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Insomnia, Steve Jobs & A Baked Apple

Insomnia, Steve Jobs & A Baked Apple

I can’t sleep. It’s 3:30am and I’ve been up for two hours. I don’t know why I have this problem, but when I wake up to roll over or get up to go to the bathroom, in a split second everything that I forgot to do or didn’t have time to do rushes into my […]

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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Oct. 27 – Nov. 3

Grocery Deals and Recipes: Oct. 27 – Nov. 3

I’m so happy this week because the deals are back! YEAH! After following the sales and flyers, you learn the patterns of the big grocery chains and you can smell the deals coming! It also the week before Halloween, so you know if a holiday is around, you’ll find some great party prices! This is […]

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Caramel Apples

Caramel Apples

October treats are always fun to create and eat! There are literally thousands of options that you can find all over the internet. Treats for kids is even more fun to bake up because you can really let those creative juices fly. Create an edible cemetery using chocolate graham cookies as headstones and green dyed […]

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Apple Surprise!

Apple Surprise!

I’m a big fan of desserts, can’t you tell? What’s not to love? Cakes, cookies, tarts, muffins and bars – yum! Which one to choose? Which one to make? I usually make cakes for big parties and special occasions. Cookies and bars are great for school and little hands. Tarts and pies are fabulous with […]

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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 30 – Oct. 6

Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 30 – Oct. 6

As I am looking over this week’s grocery deals, I must say, I am not that excited. Nothing really jumps out and makes me run to the store to stock up and save. Granted, Albertson’s has raspberries for 99¢/ea Thursday-Sunday. I admit to be excited about THAT! Ralphs/Kroger has Gala and Red Delicious apples for […]

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