Holiday

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A Simple Way To Keep Your Kids Believing in Santa A While Longer!

6 comments December 20, 2014

We’re on the tail end of Haley believing in Santa. She’s 8 1/2 and questioning everything (thank you kids at school!) I’ve been sort of sad about it. I don’t […]

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Peppermint Snowcap Meringues

10 comments December 16, 2014

Every year the kids’ school does several fundraisers (of course) – I have 3 favorites: the Fall Festival, with games, music, and a silent auction for amazing gift baskets. The […]

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{Make-Ahead} Amaretto Brioche Bake Casserole

40 comments December 7, 2014

Oh my goodness, you guys. I can’t stop crying. We put the tree up. I cried. We put the stockings up. I cried. Haley told me she loved me…unsolicited. I […]

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Cumin Seared Pork Tenderloin with Raisin Pine Nut Relish

28 comments December 4, 2014

I love this dinner so much, I made it twice in one week. That was back in October, and I’ve since made it two more times! Unprecedented in the food […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Roll Cake

15 comments November 25, 2014

I was going to share this cake with you 340 days ago. I’m nothing, if not a procrastinator. But really. I think it was in the 11th hour last year […]

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French Quarter Cheese Spread

6 comments November 20, 2014

Well, I guess anything named after the French Quarter is bound to be naughty, right? And this spread really is. But you don’t need to draw your blinds to enjoy […]

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Over 25 Recipes Using Left Over Thanksgiving Turkey!

2 comments November 18, 2014

Admittedly, turkey is not my favorite. I don’t dislike it, I just don’t love it. BUT I do really enjoy it in stuff. Which is why day-after Thanksgiving left-overs are so […]

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Sauteed Mushrooms with Garlic and Lemon Pan Sauce

13 comments November 13, 2014

This is one of those recipes I wanted to title “Sauteed Mushrooms with Butter, Garlic, Wine, Lemon Sauce, and Parsley” because omg, every single ingredient is so good. Or better […]

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Popovers with Gruyere and Thyme

20 comments November 6, 2014

Remember when I was under some pre-conceived notion that Popovers were difficult to make? And then I made them. And they so. were. not. Well, seems like an eternity ago, […]

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Skillet Zucchini Matchsticks

18 comments November 4, 2014

I’ve decided that you all don’t need any new turkey recipes this year. With the exception of a few people I know, everyone is pretty set on how they serve […]

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Chocolate Spiderweb Sugar Cookies

30 comments October 14, 2014

I am not a crafty mom. So when the kids come home with art-related school projects, I immediately hand it off to Paul and say, “have fun!” I get equally […]

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Halloween Ghost Meringues

17 comments October 2, 2014

Haley thought these looked like ghosts, Trevor thought they looked like blobs, and Paul thought they looked like mounds of poop. Lovely. I’m going with Haley on this one. Regardless, […]

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Monster Fruit Dip with Apple Mouths

7 comments September 27, 2014

I know I have a hit on my hands when the kids inhale it. And then the next day, they ask me to make it again. This dip >>> the […]