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Baby Fat

  Hmmmm… I wonder why after 9 months, I am still carrying around an extra 15 pounds of leftover baby weight. It couldn’t possibly have anything do do with all the baking I do, could it? Surely not. I am convinced it is because of all the wonderful food blogs out there and the incredible […]

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Breaking the Rules

  There is a little coffee shop here in town that we like to frequent. The Country Club Cafe is a great hangout for moms because it provides us with a nice, relaxing environment to chat with our friends while our kids get to play quietly in the designated kids play area. The coffee is […]

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Well Worth Subscribing

  Written for Paper Palate on the Well Fed Network I only recently became a Gourmet magazine subscriber. I’ve been tempted to subscribe for quite awhile but I finally took the plunge a few months ago after realizing that a large percentage of the meals I make each month usually come from the Epicurious website […]

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Off Limits

I was so excited yesterday when I stumbled across a recipe for Malt-Fudge brownies over at the Tummy Treasure blog. I needed a dessert to take to our Mom’s Night Out game night and chocolate anything is usually a hit with women. I knew I had a lot of leftover malted milk balls from the Malt […]

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Happy Bisquick Day

  Bisquick is one of those controversial ingredients that can cause quite a stir among people who cook. Are you a "real" cook if you use a pre-boxed mix for anything or should everything be from scratch? The same controversy surrounds cans of cream soup (cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, etc). Is it considered […]

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Lunch Time Blues

Written for Kids Cuisine on the Well Fed Network I often struggle with our weekday lunch. It is the most frustrating part of the day for me because I have a hard time getting creative and making a quick and healthy lunch that my kids will enjoy. I am also very tempted at lunchtime to […]

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Love Thy Neighbor

{First of all…sorry about the lack of any posting this past week. We had a death in the family and my kids and I went out of town for the visitation and funeral. We’ve had some other tragic extended family stuff going on this past week as well… it has been kind of a crazy […]

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Is It Monday Yet??

I am going to start this post off by saying I love my husband… I truly do. I love spending time with him. I love having long leisurely weekends with him. I love the fact that he is a great dad, a great husband, a great helper around the house. He is way more than […]

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Food For Talk and the Well Fed Network

I was recently asked by Cate over at Sweetnick’s to be a contributing writer on the Well Fed Network. I’ve been submitting articles for the past couple of weeks and keep forgetting to mention it here. If you are into all things food, then make sure you bookmark the Well Fed Network. There is something […]

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Back to Normal

Thank you everyone for your thoughts and concerns regarding Ella. She is completely back to normal now. The swelling has gone down and her cute little face is just plump from chubbies… not from the swelling! We are doing great!

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