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Why You NEED Scotch Tape in Your Diaper Bag

There are lots of phases you go through as a parent with your kids.  Sleeping through the night, teething, moving on to solid foods, etc. but any parent will tell you once your kiddos start feeding themselves and you can actually take a bite of your meal while it’s warm is a big milestone. I’ll

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The Formula for the Best Turkey You’ll Ever Have

I’ve brined a turkey. I’ve covered a turkey in the best seasoning blend. I’ve smoked a turkey low and slow over several hours. It wasn’t until I did all three together that I cracked the code for the best bird you’ve ever had. All you need are four things: A turkey. This brine. This paste.

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Why Your Wallet Should Be British

My parents lived in London for two years and during one of our visits, I purchased a wallet.  I didn’t know it at the time, but never again will I own a wallet that isn’t British.  We came home from the trip and I emptied my original wallet of all of my bills, coins, and

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Soppressata Pizza with Chili Honey Aioli

Randomly, it took going to a farm at dusk to watch Hocus Pocus to have one of the best pizzas ever. A few weeks before Halloween, Wellspring Farm in West Bend, Wisconsin posted on Facebook about a Farm Flix & Chill Party.  Reading further, I realized the event was all about wood fired pizza and

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I’m in Awe of This.

I cannot explain it but I have a growing fascination with the art, grace, and athleticism of ballet.  The long, lean look of their bodies, the curve of the foot in a pointe shoe, the obsession the dancers have with their craft.  So much respect. I’ve been feeding my infatuation through audio and visual means

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The Easiest Way to Caramelize Onions (and store them!)

This. Is. Life. Changing.  I love the flavor and depth of caramelized onions so much but I usually do not have 40+ minutes to wait for them to start from raw, astringent crescents and get to where they are going in a skillet on the stovetop.  If I did have 40+ minutes of time I

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You Need A Reverse Bucket List

I opened my inbox one morning to an email from a blog I love, telling me a new post was up.  The title was about a reverse bucket list.  What I thought the post was going to be about and what I ended up reading were two very different things.  The post was all about

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Black & Tan Pudding

I know this may be hard to believe but a few summers ago my husband and I went to a beer and food festival.  As most of these festivals go, I’m there for the food.  He’s there for the beer.  Go figure. One of the best dishes there was a black and tan pudding cup

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