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Adventures with Evaporated Milk

2009-October-187

Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids. Ever substituted evaporated milk for fresh? I tried that recently — […]

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The Cooking Milk: A Review of Carnation Evaporated Milk

2009-October-139

When I lived in France during my junior year in college I developed a taste for coffee and tea. I loved to have it with cream, but fresh cream was expensive. And I was, after all, a “starving college student in Europe.” One of my fellow Americans introduced me to canned evaporated milk. Sold in […]

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Downsizing Your Baked Goods (Ultimate Recipe Swap: Baked Goods)

Mini-Scones

Baking time is upon us. The weather has shifted in many parts of the country and it’s perfect weather to pop an apple pie in the oven. Plus, sales on baking ingredients have started to spread. Now’s the time to stock up! Everyone in our family loves to bake. FishPapa usually handles pancake duty while […]

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Petit Dejeuner, Anyone?

Who would have thought that bread and jam could hold so many memories for us? Here’s the scoop on one of our favorite breakfasts.

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And the Winnahs…

Winners of recent giveaways are here.

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Con Agra Frozen Meals: Banquet, Marie Callender’s, and Healthy Choice

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I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid, eating a TV dinner was an event. It usually only happened once-in-awhile, but what fun to stroll the frozen foods aisle, gawking at the photos on the packages and trying to choose just one. And I suppose I date myself when I recount my […]

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They Keep Me Laughing

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I Need OneThis little miss has been helping us all over the place…. unloading dishes, unloading boxes, getting into all things not for babies. One day I was unpacking my stockpile of toiletries and she found a box of pantiliners, you know the BIG pink box. Of course all 552 of them were strewn all over the […]

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Stuff You Should Know

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I am swamped with stuff to do, boxes to unpack, ideas to write down, lessons to teach, kids to cuddle, and brownies to bake for people like these monkeys. But, it’s a good swampiness, surely. We’ve got a nice roof over our heads, lots of good food to eat, and we’re slowly settling into a […]

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