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Food 52 Holiday Food Swap

I can’t wait for another Holiday food swap! For those that may not have seen my previous post,  Food52.com is an amazing site filled with the best foodie finds and delicious recipes. This year I participated in their annual Food52 Holiday Food Swap. To participate, you had to make a donation to No Kid Hungry and fill out Read More

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Santa, Reindeer, and Gingerbread, oh my!

Even though our December started a little rough, we are clearly making up for it!  This week has been filled with lots of Christmas activities and we won’t be slowing down! Monday night started off with a wine class for Mommy at one of my favorite hangouts,  Tuscan Market.  I was still a little sick Read More

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Caramel Pork Ribs

I am NOT a huge fan of ribs, but my hubby is.  I had just purchased My Paris Kitchen by Dave Libovitz and this is the first recipe that I had to try.  That says a lot coming from someone that doesn’t like ribs too much. This recipe was super easy to make and the house smelled Read More

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December Favorite Things

So December started off rocky at our house.  The kids were sick with high fevers, congestion, coughs.  Poor babies were miserable for a week straight.  They had to miss out on our Christmas kick-off weekend with Santa, Reindeer and tree cutting AND a super special ride on the Polar Express.  I feel bad for them. Read More

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Teacher Gift Guide

Oh how I love Christmas shopping!  Seriously, I do.  Finding that perfect gift, wrapping it with beautiful paper and strategically placing it under the glowing tree.  Ahhhhhh. I love to give gift baskets too.  Personally, I think it’s fun to look through them to see what the gift giver has purchased to represent you.  I Read More

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Skinnytaste Chicken Parmesan

This recipe is one of our family’s favorites!  It’s super healthy and easy!  It comes from one of my favorite cookbooks. Sometimes I serve it with a salad and vegetables, other times with wholewheat spaghetti. INDREDIENTS: 4 chicken breasts, fat trimmed, pounded thin, sliced in half lengthwise to make 8 3/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs (wholewheat or Panko Read More