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The Oven Union

It seems like during the month of November and December my oven is in constant use. I’m glad there isn’t an oven union out there because mine would probably be complaining of abuse! If it had legs, I’m sure it would be marching right out of our house to the nearest picket line, in search […]

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The Bad Day Cure – Chocolate!!

I had a bad dad today. I won’t even get into it here… if you are that curious, check out the other section of my blog (Dine and Dish Family Style) and you’ll get the complete scoop. What does a gal like me turn to on days like this? OK…let me rephrase this. What does […]

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Somebody please smack me!

I’m looking for some help from all of you. The next time you hear me talking about maybe having another child, please sit me down, smack me a few times, and remind me of this day. Today has been one of those days… you know… one of those day’s where you hope that no one […]

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A Food and Wine Challenge

Food and Wine magazine always seems to come at the perfect time of the month for me. We were all loading into the car to make the 6 hour trek to the in-laws house in Iowa when I decided to run and get the mail first. When I opened up the mailbox and saw the […]

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Subrban Mom Cool Tool of the Week

Just a quick product recommendation this morning, and then I’ll write a longer post about a new Food and Wine challenge I’m undertaking. If you have a suburban mom on your gift list… one that is constantly volunteering to bring her yummy cupcakes to the church bake sale, the classroom parties, post soccer game celebrations, […]

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Angels among us

I went to my first official Christmas Party last night. It was  a party with the other members of the M.O.M.S board (Ministry of Mother’s Sharing). It was a really nice night with some of my best girlfriends. We had great food, really good wine, and funny and enlightening conversations. Half way through the party […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

While browsing the enormous Food Blog world this week, I happened upon a great blog with several great recipes and product recommendations. I finally had to stop reading through past posts because my list of recipes I wanted to try kept getting longer and longer! The site is Nosh with Me and it’s managed by […]

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Mommy Brain

After searching and searching all morning for my camera, I just found my camera in the refrigerator and the cream cheese where I keep the camera, up by my desk. It’s official… I’m losing it! My friends call this “Mommy Brain” which is connected to losing brain cells after you have children. Sure… I’ll say […]

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Pumpkin Pie Dip

The first official Christmas party that I will be attending is tonight. We were asked to bring an ornament for the ornament exchange and an appetizer. I decided to go with something sweet instead of an appetizer. I mean, it’s all women… I know how women love their desserts! This recipe is from Recipezaar. I […]

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Confession: I’m in love with the UPS man

Why does the UPS man always come during nap time? Why does he always have to be all crazy and ring the doorbell multiple times like a toddler with a new toy? Surely he knows that it’s naptime for the kiddo’s in suburbia. Is he trying to disturb their peaceful slumbers on purpose, which in […]

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