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Breakfast Around the Tree

Breakfast Around the Tree

Do you the remember holidays when you were a child? What is it that you remember, is it presents? A specific toy that you pined for? Something your parents paid a mint and battled crowds for? If you and I share similar memories the presents don’t really come to the forefront.  What I remember are […]

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What’s for Dinner? Breaking Out of a Food Rut

Post-motherhood, I don’t have the brainpower to decide what’s for dinner five nights a week, so I have outsourced this to the internet. Here’s how I broke out of my food rut. There’s a lot of evidence to suggest that home cooked meals are not only better for you but they also help keep a […]

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A Cooking Birthday Party for Kids

A Cooking Birthday Party for Kids

Imagine throwing a birthday party for your little one, where little elves come and do all the work… well sort of.  That is the idea of the cooking birthday party for kids. You’ve got the cooking and entertainment all in one and you’re not doing the work! #winning Well there is a little bit more to […]

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What's in Season in July?

What is in Season in July?

Well now we are really in the thick of things! Summer is here, its way too hot to turn the oven on, and I’m sweating my pretty makeup right off every Saturday morning at my farmers market stand. This is the time when you just can’t get away from the farmers market without 27 extra […]

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What is in Season in JUNE?

June oh my goodness how I love the produce in June! Finally, we’re rocking with greens, peas, berries. The farmers markets are overflowing with wonderful piles of delicious things to take home and eat. They’re all so wonderful you hardly have to cook at all just plop them on the plate and get excited! So […]

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Organize Your Kitchen Like a Chef

Organize your Kitchen Like a Chef

I’d like to introduce you to the motto that organizes my kitchen, actually it is more than that it’s probably what organizes my life: Mise En Place. It’s a French phrase that professional kitchens use, and basically translates to: “putting in place.” Otherwise known as getting ready or setting yourself up for success. In a professional kitchen, […]

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