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Healthy Eating During the Holidays

Between the homemade baked goods, the candy canes, the chocolate chex mix and the peppermint bark- it can be really hard to make sure that I am eating healthy balanced meals during the holiday season… and even harder to make sure that my kids are getting enough healthy veggies in their diets! And ...

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HIgbee Muffins {Menu Plan Monday}

When I was a little girl growing up in the suburbs on the East side of Cleveland, there were special days when my mom, my grandmother, and I would get all dressed up and take the "Rapid Transit" (mass transit system) down to downtown Cleveland and go shopping and have lunch at the Higbee's ...

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Easy Slow Cooker Cheesy Potatoes

With a winter this snowy, cold, and well... just plain long- it has me craving something warm, cozy, and cheesy. Something delicious that just slow-cooks all day long... freeing me up to do more important things- like keeping the fire going in the wood-burning stove! So if you plan on settling in ...

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Olympic Torch Cupcakes!

At 7:30pm tomorrow night, my family and I will be glued to the TV watching the Opening Ceremony at the Sochi Winter Olympics! Truly- we cannot wait! So just as we did for the Super Bowl- we plan to make a family party out of this special event, and set up a buffet of goodies to eat and allow the ...

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Baked Sloppy Joes {Menu Plan Monday}!

We had such a fun weekend- celebrating the start of Chinese New Year with friends and family, as well as hosting our own Super Bowl party where I actually made two different kinds of chicken wings for the first time- and of course- my "famous" Super Bowl cake! And this week shapes us to be just as ...

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