Southwest Pasta Salad

Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. Liven up your next pasta dinner with this Southwest Pasta Salad. It’s […]

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Food Goals: Have You Set Some for the Year?

Today is a great day to set some food goals. How will you feed your family in the new year? What changes do you want to see in how you plan, shop, or prep food? January 1. It’s time. Time to make some goals, right? Time to dream big dreams. Expand your horizons. Learn new […]

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New Year’s Feasting with Kids

Kids can celebrate New Year’s, too! Include your children in the celebrations with these easy and delicious recipes for New Year’s Feasting. New Year’s is the perfect combination of events. New Year’s Eve represents a chance to look back on the past and all that we have to be thankful for. We get to see […]

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You’re Invited to the Kitchen Winners Circle

Up your game in the kitchen and start winning! Join the Kitchen Winners Circle, your place to connect with fellow cooks, learn new skills, and get cooking in ways that help you reach your goals. Our family motto is: Win or Learn.  It took my husband and I a few years of losing to realize it […]

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Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce & Cream Cheese

Enjoy Gingerbread with lemon sauce and cream cheese. While the cake bakes, mix up the tasty toppings for a traditional dessert that can’t be beat. Christmas is one of those occasions when you bust out some of your favorite traditional recipes. You know the ones, the ones that bring back special memories, the ones that […]

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Coco-Nana Birthday Cupcakes

I am an official ambassador for Dole Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables. I have received product as well as compensation for my time spent writing. As always, all opinions expressed here are mine alone. Get ready to celebrate with these tasty, fun-to-make Coco-Nana Birthday Cupcakes! Your kids will love to add mouse ears to your […]

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5 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen This Holiday Season

Think you have no time to cook this holiday season? Think again. Consider these five tips to help you save time at the holidays and be more efficient in your kitchen. Come the holiday season, your days are pretty full. Gone are the lazy days of summer when we can go wherever the wind blows […]

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Gingerbread Crinkles

Gingerbread Crinkles are a fun and easy alternative to traditional gingerbread cookies. Don’t mess with cut-outs, simply roll dough balls in coarse sugar. Do you have a love-hate relationship with gingerbread cut-out cookies? All the mess, all the dough sticking to cookie cutters and rolling pin, all the hassle? Well, you can have your gingerbread […]

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