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Lobster BLTs

Is there a wrong way to enjoy lobster? Maybe somewhere, but I’m sure you will not go wrong with these Lobster BLTs from Food Network Magazine! Stacked high and full of all the right flavors, these summer sandwiches are GOOD! Details below! Rating: A+ …

July 28, 2021
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Double-Crusted Jam Tart

Oh, WOW! This Double-Crusted Jam Tart from Martha Stewart is really the over-sized, grown up Pop-Tart of your DREAMS! It’s incredible. The crust is identical, and the jam filling and icing, well, it’s BETTER! Check out this recipe and my thoughts on the jam…

July 24, 2021
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Fresh-and-Dried Peach Jam

Jam is a staple in my house! Mainly for my yogurt bowls. A dollop on top of yogurt, granola, frozen cherries, and nut butter is one of my favorite sweet treats! But jam anywhere is a good time! On a cheese board, on toast,…

July 19, 2021
Kids Life

Nest Diapers Review

Just when I get one more kid out of diapers, it’s time to have another one!! While I LOVE the newborn stage, it is quite incredible just how many diapers a little human can require!  If you’ve been following me for sometime, you know…

July 16, 2021
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Fresh Corn Salad with Stone Fruit & Herbs

We are well into summer now, and I hope you’re enjoying the best of everything! Hot days, time swimming, fireworks, and all the fresh summer fruits and veggies! If you’re looking for a new way to put them together, check out this Better Homes…

July 10, 2021
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Wild Blueberry and Chai Bread

After a brief kitchen construction and childbirth break, I’m BACK! Here we have a tasty Wild Blueberry and Chai Bread from Real Simple! Details and recipe below! Rating: A- How to make it an A+: It’s really good! Reliable. I’d like a bit of…

July 6, 2021
Kids Life

Postpartum Must-Haves

Ah, postpartum life. Let’s be honest, it can be rough. It was rough with baby number one when I lived away from family in another country and had never done it before. (Especially after a traumatic birth, complete with severe blood loss.) It was…

June 23, 2021
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Vanilla Rice Pudding with Blueberry Compote

Pregnancy cravings are real! I had to have rice pudding this week so tried out this Vanilla Rice Pudding with Blueberry Compote from Cosmopolitan magazine. It was published back in 2012 from Sophie Wright’s cookbook. Thoughts below… Rating: B- How to make it an…

May 18, 2021
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Becki’s Mac & Cheese

My daughter requested macaroni and cheese for her birthday, so I thought it was the perfect time to try Becki’s Mac & Cheese from the Magnolia Table cookbook! This might be the easiest, family-friendly recipe out there! Details below! Rating: A How to make…

May 10, 2021
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A Virtual Baby Celebration

I don’t even know what to call this thing–a shower, a sprinkle, a girls’ night, a women’s circle? I guess a baby celebration will do, but, when it came to honoring my current pregnancy and baby number three, I went very untraditional. Why? Well,…

May 5, 2021