food/recipes

The best (and easiest) applesauce you’ll ever make

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With cooler weather approaching and fall just around the corner, I’m starting to look forward to making some warm, cozy recipes. And today I thought I’d share one of my favorites (that also happens to be a favorite with my kids). I got the recipe a few years ago, right in the middle of soccer […] Read more…

Muntean’s: you HAVE to go there

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For those of you who live in the Sacramento area (and even for those who don’t, but might visit someday), I have to share something. (I’m not getting anything in exchange for this post; I just had to tell you about this…) I was at a convention a couple weeks ago in downtown Sacramento and, during lunch one day, a […] Read more…

Blogging, Courage, Tomatoes and Inspiration

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Happy Friday, everyone! I’m joining Jennifer in 7 Quick Takes today. After being “away” last week working on writing deadlines, I feel like there’s a lot to share… 1. Just an fyi about some upcoming changes around here. I’ve been looking into migrating my blog from Blogger to WordPress for a while now (I’m still having issues […] Read more…

Hamburgers (but not really!)

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This Labor Day was so much fun, with family over and a neighborhood party. It’s always great to have a reason to get everyone together. Like she did last year, my daughter made the desserts (although this time, we didn’t have a not-so-mini-disaster). In addition to cupcakes (her favorite thing to make): she made “hamburgers” (which were really […] Read more…