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My Oatmeal-Filled Day

Did you know that there is such a thing as National Oatmeal Day? Guess what? I didn’t either, however, upon discovering this I went on an oat-filled adventure. This may not be the official National Oatmeal Day but I will pay tribute to the day today! Before we get into my delicious day, here is […]

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Christmas cookies

Four Favorite Cookie Recipes

Our holidays wouldn’t be the same without freshly baked cookies! Honestly, my family and I love these four cookie recipes so much that I often end up baking them throughout the year. Frosted* Sugar Cookies aka The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies from All Recipes Ingredients: 1 ½ cups butter, softened 2 cups white sugar 4 […]

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cookie swap

How to Throw the Most Festive Cookie Swap

Ten years ago, my mom and I decided to host our first ever cookie swap as a mother/daughter bonding event. At the time, we never imagined a decade later we would continue the tradition, making the event more special each and every year. It started small, in my mom’s house with about 15 women. It […]

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shredded chicken

Shredded Chicken Recipes

The start of the school year is absolute chaos in our house. Between Back to School nights, fall festivities, and generally just getting in the grove of our school year routine leaves us little to no time to prepare weekly dinners. Well, last week I found the PERFECT dinner meal hack to give you all […]

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fall recipes

Recipes to Try This Fall

I love that here in Fairfield County we’ve gotten just that little hint of fall, cooler night, leaves starting to fall. We’re not quite in full fall mode yet, but easing into it. Besides loving everything and anything pumpkin, (sorry, not sorry), I love good fall recipes. Think apples, stews, squashes, and comfort! I’ve found […]

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National Watermelon Day

National Watermelon Day!

Today, August 3rd, is National Watermelon Day! Now here is a holiday I can get behind! Every year, this annual holiday celebrates our favorite summer fruit (or according to some, vegetable). Not only is watermelon sweet and hydrating, it is also chock full of Vitamins A, C and antioxidants. Healthy and delicious, a win-win for […]

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Picky Eaters? Mom Hacks For Getting In the Greens!

Healthy cooking for kids: a (mostly) thankless job Meal planning has to be one of the most challenging things about parenthood. My first born was always a great eater (except for that pureed chicken, yuck). She would try anything and liked most things. Her go-to snack choices continue to be copious amounts of fruits, vegetables […]

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Weeknight Marinara Sauce

Weeknight marinara sauce is a simple classic you can make from scratch with just a few simple ingredients. Many of which you probably already have on hand. Plus, you can easily double and even triple the recipe so you’ll be able to recruit it for double duty – pizza one night, spaghetti, chicken parm. We enjoy […]

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