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Valentines

Since Skylar started her new school, I feel like I’ve started school, too.  Nearly every week there’s something that needs to be made, brought in for show and tell, supplies to...

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Snickerdoodle Cookie Bars with Pink Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

I love cookies of all kinds but I have a soft spot for snickerdoodles cookies. However, it’s faster to make bars than it is to make cookies. As I always say...

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Cheater’s Heater

It’s been a rainy and dreary weekend in San Diego, all weekend.  It figures that it was gorgeous all week; sunny and in the mid to high 70sF and then come...

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Spinach and Red Pepper Frittata

Scott loves eggs and I decided to surprise him with a frittata, otherwise known as baked eggs with a handful of frozen spinach and some diced leftover red pepper thrown in....

Gluten Free Vegan Comfort Food Cookbook Giveaway – 2 Winners

In Gluten-Free Vegan Comfort Food, gourmet cook Susan O’Brien offers easy and delicious versions of all-American favorites, now made with natural sweeteners and free of wheat, gluten, dairy, and animal products....

Valentine’s Day Roundup & LinkUp

In advance of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d showcase a few of the Valentine’s Day treats and eats I’ve seen floating around in just the past couple days.  For a few...

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Friday Fun: Blogger Swap

Marla of Family Fresh Cooking and I decided over our last coffee meetup that it would be fun if we guest-posted on each other’s blogs, and today is the day we...

Thursday Things

Here are my Thursday Things for the week: 1. Manuka Honey.  This is the Cadillac of honey.  If you like honey, Manuka honey is going to rock your world.  It’s the most...

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Flour

There are so many types of flour.  Bleached and unbleached; white flour, whole wheat flour, cake flour; grain free-flours, nut flours, bean flours.  So many choices and within each type of...

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Hot Pepper Jelly

 When Trader Joe’s decided to discontinue their Hot Pepper Jelly for the season (or maybe forever, who knows), I started going through hot pepper jelly withdrawals. I had been dipping veggies...