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The Ultimate Guide to National Pancake Day

The Ultimate Guide to National Pancake Day

{CONFESSION}: Our family has a pancake problem. I let my daughter pick what we have for breakfast most mornings. Nine times out of ten, she yells “pa-cakes!” So as you can probably guess, we eat a lot of pancakes. In honor of National Pancake Day, let me provide you with my go-to pancake recipes. All […]

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Kid Friendly Zucchini Recipes

Summer for our family means fresh foods from our garden. Admittedly, I have nothing to do with our garden. My husband plants everything, checks on the produce and picks it all. This doesn’t stop me from reaping the benefits of fresh tomatoes, onions, green beans, tomatoes, and most of all zucchini. If you garden, you […]

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The Vegetable Dilemma: Tips, Tricks & Recipes

Have a toddler who won’t eat their vegetables? Or, more likely, have a husband who won’t eat their vegetables? Need some new ideas on sneaking those healthy foods into their diet? This is for you. Because I’ve been there – I’m still there!  Here are some vegetable tips I’ve learned so far: Be mindful of your facial […]

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Cookin’ with Kids: Mousse au Chocolat

The Mousse was really good and easy to make. It tasted like nothing I have ever tasted. I was proud when I made this delicious dessert with my mom. All of my family members loved it. Making this dessert will surely make you smile.   – Robbie, age 10 Confession. I have a picky eater. […]

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My 10 Favorite Recipes for Eating Clean in 2017

My 10 Favorite Recipes for Eating Clean in 2017

Many folks say eating “clean” (aka non-processed foods) is time consuming, difficult, and expensive, but I say it’s pretty darn simple – and actually easier on our wallets! By shopping on the outside borders of the grocery store and not the inner aisles where processed foods lurk, you’ll be able to find a slew of […]

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Taking on the Thanksgiving Tradition

Thanksgiving is my husband’s favorite holiday; not Christmas, not Halloween…Thanksgiving. He isn’t even a sports guy, so it’s not about the football. Let me explain. Thanksgiving is the one holiday a year that is all about family. It’s simple, really; no presents, no costumes, no over-stuffed baskets, and no crazy (or illegal) backyard fireworks. The […]

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We Went to the Orchard! Now What Do We Do With All These Apples?

As the days and nights cool down and the fields begin to turn golden, it’s hard not to get excited for fall activities. Who doesn’t love pumpkin patches, hay rack rides, bonfires, a few pumpkin spice lattes, and apple orchards galore? But, after a day at the orchard picking apples (hopefully you joined us yesterday at […]

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Gold Medal Snacks for a Winning Summer Games Party

The Big Summer Games could not have come at a better time. It has been such a difficult summer for our country and our world, but these worldwide games have a way of uplifting, encouraging, and motivating us. The teamwork, passion, and challenges provide shining examples of triumphs and dedicated work to our children. You will find my family glued […]

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