Perfect Pie Crust Recipe Tips and Tricks

Perfect Pie Crust Recipe Tips and Tricks

A perfect pie crust recipe, including a video how-to, for how you too can make a tender, flaky, no fail pie crust using #Crisco. These techniques will help you to make the perfect pie crust for your holiday feasts! If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably witnessed my sheer excitement over my new pie…

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Tips to Escape the Stress of the Holidays

Cafe Escapes Coffee Cup on Bed with Book Relax

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? Calendars are packed, to-do lists are long, and stress levels are high! I’m bound and determined to keep this holiday season as happy as possible, so I asked some Twitter friends to share their tips and rituals for escaping the stress of the holiday season.

Sidelined to Share An Exciting Announcement #RFR5K

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2 weeks ago I shared a post introducing you to The Red Faced Runners. So many of you have joined in the #RFR5K challenge, sharing your red faces with us and motivating us along the way. Well, I am excited to share that because of the overwhelming response from others, we decided The Red Faced…

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Let’s Run – A 5K Group Readers Challenge (5K Training Tips)

Join the Red Faced Runners 5K Challenge

I started training to run a 5K back in mid January. Mid-January I went from being pretty much sedentary, to getting my body moving. During my training I learned all about pace, heart rate, strengthening your core, etc. I worked hard, lost weight, gained energy and confidence and felt better about myself than I honestly…

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The Runner’s Diet {Recipe: Spring Salad with Orange Vinaigrette}

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In 80 days, I’ll be running my first 5K – not walking, but R-U-N-N-I-N-G. As I’ve mentioned, I’ve officially gotten off my sedentary butt and have taken to going to the gym 4-5 times a week since the new year. I have also been exercising at home on my off days. I’m working with a…

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Why You Shouldn’t Schedule Your Blog Post Tweets

Something to ponder over your morning coffee...

  Picture the scene… it is late in the night on May 1st, 2011. You and a group of friends are sitting around, watching groundbreaking news unfold. Osama Bin Laden has been killed. It is a historic moment, most likely not to be forgotten during your lifetime. Deep in conversation, you are all expressing your…

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Opposite of Fancy {Recipe: Plain & Extraordinary Chewy Chocolate Cookies}

Sometimes as food bloggers, we try so hard to do something original or out of the ordinary with our recipes that the plain recipes… the classic recipes… get overlooked. As much as I love a touch of special, I also have to admit that some of the most basic and simple recipes are my favorite….

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Begging and Pleading (Recipe: Oven Roasted Pumpkin Seeds)

I’ve been blogging…really I have. It just hasn’t been here. I have been fervently trying to keep up with all the newbie bloggers who have submitted applications for adoptions in the Adopt a Blogger program. I literally have an inbox stuffed full of people who are looking for someone a little more experienced to adopt…

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The Hazards of Blogging

May I be frank for a moment? Since we are in the middle of Adopt-a-Blogger, I thought that this might be the perfect time to write about something that has been on my mind for quite some time. The Hazards of Blogging. No… I don’t mean getting flour on your camera and cake batter on…

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