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Gift Swap 101: How to Host a Flawless Holiday Gift Exchange

The Holidays are my second favorite time of year. Sorry Santa, but I have a special place in my heart for ghosts, pumpkins and hayrides. It’s a Fall thing, especially here in Connecticut where each season has purpose.  However, the Holidays are a very close second. When December rolls in and the skies change color, the fireplace […]

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Easy Meals For cold weather

Easy Meals for Cold Weather

Brrr! This winter has been crazy with it’s ups and downs in temperature. The month of February has been particularly cold; we actually hit temperatures well into the negatives. (Remember Valentine’s Day weekend? It felt like -22 degrees at 8am!). So what do you cook when it’s THAT cold? Here are some easy and filling recipes […]

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Kids in the Kitchen: Make Dinner & Teach Math, Reading, and Science at the Same Time

I have distinct memories of whenever my mother baked or cooked during my childhood always having a chair pulled over to the end of our kitchen counter. Atop my wooden perch, I was strategically located to offer assistance with the hand mixer, assemble the lasagna layers (often dipping mozzarella in my mom’s homemade pasta sauce – […]

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Veggie Quinoa burgers

What’s That Recipe Again? Quinoa Cakes

A while back I did a post all about Quinoa and since that time I get asked “What’s that Quinoa Cake recipe again?” all the time.  So much so, that I thought they were deserving of their own post!  I seriously love this recipe.  These days, recipe priorities for me are: Easy to make ahead […]

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