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Mother's Day Brunch

Mother’s Day DIY Brunch

There is no better meal than brunch! So, what better way to celebrate the moms in your life than with a DIY brunch at home! You can customize the menu for guest’s tastes and dietary preferences, it’s easier with kids to stay home, and you can put simple personal touches into each aspect of your celebration!  To plan […]

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summery drinks

Sipping on Summer

It may not officially be summer, but we’ve hit summer temperatures. Frizzy hair, don’t care. Sunscreen, overly prepared. Shaved legs, a few nicks here and there. What excites me most about warm weather, you ask? Easy answer: sipping sweet, refreshing summery drinks. If you’re anything like me, sipping on summer is best when you’re not […]

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chicken dinner

Chicken, Chicken, Winner, Dinner….again?

I can’t be alone in have the dreaded shudder attack when asked, “What’s for dinner?” “Chicken?” I mean seriously, do they REALLY need to eat dinner every.single.night? The truth of the matter is my older son has a constant rotation with a few special add-ins and my younger son invariably wants what’s on everyone else’s plate. […]

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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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whatsfordinner

Healthy Meal Planning Tips for Every Mom

Some moms spend their weekends planning the menu for the upcoming week and thrive on it. If that’s not you, are you destined to unhealthy meals and meal planning failure? Absolutely not! There are many ways to meal plan successfully and healthfully. Keeping your style and preference in mind is key to long term success. […]

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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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