Maple Apple Oatmeal Recipe

Pumpkin Maple Pancakes Recipe

I am feeling a little bit pumpkin-y lately. And yes, in my world, that is a word. So today I have joined a group of talented bloggers to share pumpkin...
Maple Syrup in Your Coffee

Maple Syrup in Your Coffee

Recently I shared that we are working on a maple syrup cookbook. We are so excited that we have so many submissions for recipe testers and for recipe ideas. If...
Serendipity,  Design*Sponge  & Findings

Serendipity, Design*Sponge & Findings

Sometimes, a story of serendipity starts way back. For example, many moons ago, I took an online course from a woman and it redirected our thinking in the middle of...
Easy Semi-Homemade Guacamole Recipe

Easy Semi-Homemade Guacamole Recipe

I like to think that I am good cook, but really one of my favorite talents is too figure out how to make really good food in an easy and...
Grilled Spiralized Vegetable Quesadillas

Grilled Spiralized Vegetable Quesadillas

My mother-in-law once told me that, in the summer, all New Englanders lock their cars. They are not doing this out of fear of theft but because they know it...
Shortcuts to Throwing a Party

Shortcuts to Throwing a Party

It is not a secret that my desire to cook, I mean really cook, comes in waves.

But I always love to fill my house with guests and have impromptu parties – even when I don’t feel like cooking.

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Easy Holiday Appetizer & Drink

Easy Holiday Appetizer & Drink

This week is all about rockin’ out the holidays – but keeping it simple.

And I am starting with an easy holiday appetizer and drink recipe.

And, I am in great company – this lovely crew...

In the spirit of keeping things simple, lets get right to it…

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Easy 2 Ingredient Salsa Appetizer Recipe

Easy 2 Ingredient Salsa Appetizer Recipe

I will not deny it, I am all about keeping things simple.

Especially when it comes to entertaining.

I would rather enjoy my company than spend hours in the kitchen.  So, today I thought I would share one of my favorite easy 2 ingredient appetizer recipe.

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Bringing the Beach Home with Outshine Fruit Pops

Bringing the Beach Home with Outshine Fruit Pops

I have a secret to tell you. I really don’t like desserts.

I know, shocking.

Don’t let me mislead you, I have plenty of bad eating habits on the salty side of things, but I usually pass over the dessert tables.

I just find them too rich and sweet.

But ice pops, they are my weakness.

At the beach where we go for vacation, every hour or so, the ice cream man (or lady) treks up onto the beach, block by block, and rings their bell. And the kids go running.

We never head to the beach without sunscreen or cash in our pockets.

My kids come running out of the water, grab the strategically placed money and head for the truck. They never stop to ask to ask Mom what she wants.

They already know.

Mom wants whatever type of fruity ice pop they have.

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Happy Valentine’s Day – Heart Brownies

Today I want to wish you a…Happy Valentine’s Day. I truly hope it is a day filled with people you love, whether they be spouses, children, parents or friends. And...

Easy Turquoise & Pink Fun Dip Cupcakes

This weekend, my daughter and I had some fun in the kitchen and made turquoise and pink colored cupcakes with Fun Dip. I guess there is something about Valentine’s Day...