Fast and Healthy Meal Ideas for Busy Nights

For families that are always on the go, eating healthy can be quite the challenge. Fast food is simple and widely available, but it isn’t something you want to indulge in on a regular basis. At the same time, you don’t have hours, or even half and hour, to spend cooking and getting dinner ready. […]

October 23, 2015

Friday Fun

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5 Unusual Ways to Use Pumpkins

Fall is here, which means that pumpkin spice season is among us. It seems that everyone falls into one of two categories: those who cannot get enough pumpkin spice and those who feel the entire trend is overblown. No matter which category you fall into, this post has something for you. If you find yourself […]

October 16, 2015

Friday Fun

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Comforting Soup: Soup Recipes for National Soup Month

I love winter for the most part. It changes the way I look at cooking, the way I plan meals and the recipes I try. But, what really makes me happy about the winter season is comforting soup! I love all kinds of soups, though I don’t know how to make that many. I love […]

January 20, 2015

Food

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Foods that Help PMS

I’m generally a fairly even tempered type of person.  I have my ups and downs but for the most part, I don’t get upset or grumpy easily. Unfortunately, there’s one particular time of the month when I tend to get more emotional than others.  I’m sure you probably know what I’m talking about. Mood swings […]

July 15, 2014

Health

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Must Try Canning And Preserving Recipes

With the garden in full swing, many people are looking for new ways to preserve their harvest. It’s next to impossible to use up all of the tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers and green beans that our gardens produce. When I have too much garden produce, I can and preserve some of our harvest so that we […]

July 16, 2013

Food

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How to Watch Calories at BBQs and Picnics and Still Have Fun

Learning how to watch calories at BBQs and picnics doesn’t have to take all of the fun out of your summer. During the summer, it seems like we are invited to a ton of BBQs, picnics and parties.  The central focus of all of these events is food. I don’t want to spend my whole […]

July 2, 2013

Food

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Ways to Enjoy Rhubarb This Summer

One of the first edibles we have growing in our Vermont garden is rhubarb. Rhubarb is a perennial that will come back every year.  It is very easy to grow in the colder climates.  It does tend to want some sort of winter to go dormant and return again the next year. It is just […]

June 17, 2013

Food

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Best Strawberry Recipes For Memorial Day

I have been searching for the best strawberry recipes to serve at our Memorial Day cookout this year.  One of the first fruits of spring in Vermont are strawberries.  Somehow, those bright red berries just lend themselves perfectly to the red, white, and blue theme of Memorial Day.  Whether your Memorial Day includes a cookout, […]

May 14, 2013

Food

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Homemade Caramel Cheesecake Recipe- #FoodieFriday

Caramel! One word will make your mouth water. I now have the perfect match for your Caramel Macchiato from Starbucks! This is also a great holiday dessert. Impress your guests.   Homemade Caramel Cheesecake Recipe Ingredients Needed: 1 T. Caramel Flavored Syrup (such as Torani) 2 pkg. Cream Cheese softened (8 0z. each) 1/2 cup […]

November 2, 2012

Food

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Chicken Sicilian & Toy Story 3 Mr Potato Head #Giveaway #WinWednesday

Proceed with caution, this recipe is hot! And by hot I mean it rocks but it also has quite a kick. What you need: Chicken cutlets (6) Onion (sliced thin) Six Potatoes (sliced in wedges) Two green bell peppers (sliced in strips) Six cherry hot peppers (sliced) two eggs 1/4 c. milk 1 c. bread […]

September 12, 2012

Education, Food, Giveaways, Toys

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