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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup With Coconut And Curry

It always seems to “rain” butternut squash in the fall, and each year I’m reminded once again how versatile this veggie-like fruit is. You can roast it, boil it, steam it — and puree it into soups just like this...Read More
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    What makes you a happy parent? How do you raise a well-adjusted child? How do you go from worrying about only your own happiness to worrying about everyone around you?...

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  • What To Expect [When You Go To A House With Young Kids]

    I get nervous when people who don’t have kids come over to our house. As a mom of a 3.5 year old and a 1.5 year old, I can say with absolute certainty that my house is never perfectly clean. While I have come to pretty much accept thi...

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    Elle Davis

    The Low Carb Coconut Bar Recipe That Will Have You Believing In Healthy Dessert

    These are f*cking awesome if you love coconut. The best thing ever about these bars is that they’re LOW CARB! Perfect for my low carb diet. I think they might even be gluten free. READ MORE

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    This strawberry daiquiri is the best way to beat the heat as the days are warming up!...

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  • The Art of Nurturing Beasts During Summer

    I often ponder if being a mother to boys is a feat God reserves for the former wild things… those of us who put our own parents through hell. I look at mothers with only daughters, and they don’t seem exhausted or fazed in their...

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    Roasted Brown Sugared Carrots

    Thanksgiving is right around the corner so I thought I’d share some of my favorite holiday recipes over the next couple weeks to help prepare you for the big feast. Thanksgiving should not be stressful, so I ‘ve created side...Read More
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  • “The Wheels on The Bus Go Round and Round…”

    Do you own any old "mental cassette tapes"? You know those old cassette tapes that play in your head that you try so hard to record over but you just can’t? C’mon you know those stinking tapes that play in your head. Maybe, the tapes ar...

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  • 5 Fun Looks For Fall

    One of the best things about fall is being able to bust out the warm, squishy scarves and chunky sweaters! Here are 5 fall looks that we really love. What’s your go-to outfit for this November weather?...

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    Bryanne E. Salazar

    Holiday Dishes Redone: Candied Yams

    As a child, there was no dish I loved and hated more than candied yams. I expected it on our holiday table, even fantasized about the toasty, gooey marshmallows that covered the slimy, watery yams (which were actually sweet potatoes incorrectly named).

    When I became a mother, I included the beautifully loathsome dish in every Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner and nagged my sons and husband to eat the concoction, not just the marshmallows, just as I had been told, too.

    A few years ago, I finally figured out that tradition wasn’t repeating the same saccharin-sweet mistakes of our forefathers, and that I could make any food I wanted, as long as it captured the spirit of our celebration. READ MORE

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    Sadie Roy Silver was born on June 23, 2009.   She’s named after my Grandpa Roy. Now, I know it’s out of fashion to brag about one’s kid but… she’s a badass. She wears nothing but jeans on bottom, short-sleeved superhero t-shirts...

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  • Talk Dirty To Me…

    Seven years into the nuptials and 4 babies/liabilities later, it takes a lot to excite me. Really, these days even a half-naked Channing Tatum whispering in my ear the things he’d like to do to me would merit a “Shhhhh, could yo...

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    Your Guide To A Vegetarian-Friendly Thanksgiving

    Although I am no longer a vegan, I certainly remember how it felt to participate in meat-centered holiday meals with friends and family when I didn’t eat meat.  When the standard image of Thanksgiving food is a turkey, planning a vegetarian Thanksgiving...Read More
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    This post is brought to you by And So It Goes, starring Diane Keaton and Michael Douglas. Now available on Digital HD and on DVD and Blu-Ray. Michael Douglas may play a less-than-agreeable character in his newest film And So It Goes, but i...

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  • Yummy Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

    As much as I hate to say goodbye to the California sunshine and watch our long, warm days dissolve into shorter, cooler days, I love the fall season. Maybe it’s because of the years I spent in New York as a pastry chef, but there’s some...

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    Helene Cohen Bludman

    The Only Roll You’ll Need At Thanksgiving Dinner

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    My neighbor puts me to shame. One minute she’s taking her laundry off the line and supervising her kids as they do their homework, the next she’s entertaining guests....

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