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Easy S’Mores Cookie Bars

In many areas in the Pacific Northwest this Fourth of July, campfires are prohibited due to high risk of wildfires. If you’re like me, then making S’mores is a pretty important part of camping, and summer in general. What’s a … Continue reading

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Steamed Asian Red Snapper

Steaming fish with aromatics is a great way to maximize flavor without drying it out.  We love Asian flavors in our house, so this one was a big winner.  Use any herbs or greens that you have available.  Be sure … Continue reading

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Holiday Gifts Roundup

Here are my favorite gift ideas for the season.  The chewy chocolate ginger cookies I make every year without fail, and they freeze beautifully, so you could make them today. Just click on the links below the pictures for the … Continue reading

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A Kidcentric Halloween Party

  Last year this party was a highlight of our fall season.  I’d love to repeat it, but until then I will make do with reposting it. One of the best things for me about having kids is being able … Continue reading

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Easter Recipe Round Up

One week until Easter.  Here are my favorite recipes and ideas for your holiday! Coconut Easter Basket Cupcakes Deviled Eggs Can be Chic How To Make A Peeps Wreath Easter Egg Dye From The Pantry Apricot Glazed Ham Spring Garden Deviled … Continue reading

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Asian Meatball Lettuce Wraps

These little wraps are a great way to get your kids to eat more leafy greens.  Use any ground meat that you like. 1 1/3 lb. ground beef, or chicken, or turkey, or pork, etc. 1 egg 3 T. hoisin … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Bon Bons for Kids, Rum Pecan Bon Bons for Grown Ups

  Here are two easy, quick, no-bake candies that make a bunch and please a crowd.  You can also make both of these vegan just by using a margarine like Earth Balance instead of butter. Peanut Butter Bon Bons have been … Continue reading

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