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My Silence Today

No blog post today as a moment of silence

                           

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Don’t Make My Layered Icebox Cookies

Layered Icebox Cookies with Lemon, Rosemary and Apricot, an adaptation of a Martha Stewart Recipe

The Layered Icebox Cookies that I made for The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap of 2012 are pretty and they’re tender. So tender. With a subtle fruit flavor that hints at the holiday season and a flaky butter crumb that I yearn for on my Christmas Cookie Tray. But please please don’t even think about […]

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A Welsh Rarebit Recipe As My Worlds Collide

Welsh Rarebit Recipe, Welsh Rarebit Canapes Recipe, Canape Recipe, Easy Canape Recipe

What do Bill Maher, Gary Hirshberg and a Welsh Rarebit Recipe have in common? Find out here! Earlier this week I asked for your thoughts on the meaning of the word natural when it comes to food labeling. The inspiration for the question is of

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Wake Up To Some Coffee Blogs!

Great coffee quote: Behind every successful woman is a substantial amount of coffee - Stephanie Piro

This morning I feel happy and hopeful. While this might be because of  a certain political thingy that I watched last night, it is more likely due to the steaming cup of joe sitting in front of me while I write. My good mood and my coffee have made me want to share and so […]

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CFL BlogCon Recap

Fitting Blogging Into Your Life Team: momjovi.com, crazyrunninglegs.com and cookthestory.com at the Central Florida Bloggers Conference #CFLBlogcon, picture by Jackie of Momjovi.com

When we arrived at the Central Florida Bloggers Conference, Jackie of momjovi.com, Michelle of crazyrunninglegs.com and I were chattering with nerves. We had planned and practiced and knew the ins and outs of our presentation on Fitting Blogging Into Your Life.

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7 Tips for Taking Kids to a Music Festival

J plays checkers with a friend at the Winnipeg Folk Festival

Back in July the Hubs and I took J to the Winnipeg Folk Festival. We had an amazing time and we also learned a few things. Read my 7 Tips for Taking Kids to a Music Festival over at Adventures with Ben today. While there, be sure to read about some of his adventures too. […]

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Contributing at The Outdoor Cooking Channel

Roasted Potatoes and Asparagus with Minte and Charred Lemon at The Outdoor Cooking Channel

I’m going to be doing a bit of writing here and there at The Outdoor Cooking Channel’s blog. My first post is up today. I’d love it if you’d go check it out. While there, have a look at some of the informative, fun and flavorful programming they have on offer. Here’s the post: A […]

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Fitting Blogging Into My Life?

Fitting blogging into my life?

Three women, five children, two full-time jobs outside of the house and one stay-at-home superfoodiemom. How does it work? How do they balance their families, their jobs and their households with an all consuming “part-time” hobby like a blog? And why would they even be crazy enough to want to?

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Why You Need To Be On Google+ and YouTube

A.K.A. Why I Hosted A Google+ On Air Hangout And Turned It Into A YouTube Video Everywhere I turn someone is telling me that I have to be active on Google+. And if they’re not talking about Google+, they’re talking about YouTube. Until recently I hadn’t been active on either of these platforms. But that […]

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Guest Post: The Mrs, Her Mr and Rootbeer Pulled Pork

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<Note from Christine: This was not originally meant to be a Guest Post Swap. It was originally a gift of a post from The Mrs to me for use after my sweet baby girl was born. But I hoarded it, waiting for just the right super-crazy time. In that hoarding period The Mrs had her […]

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