Warm and Soothing Caramel Apple Cider

This is one of my comfort drinks.  Its sweet, hot, and smells like the holidays.  It also takes about 2 minutes to make, and is something the whole family can enjoy.  I need things like this in my life right now.  Maybe you do too. Hot Caramel Apple Cider Warm up some apple cider (or…

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He Holds the Little Ones in His Arms

Walking through the halls of my daughter’s elementary school today was not the same as it was just a few days ago.  I no longer felt safe and happy to see her off for another day of learning and play.  I felt nervous, checking out the older kids and adults as they passed.  Holding her…

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How to Peel a Pomegranate- I Promise its Easier Than You Think!

I am here to answer the perennial question… How on earth do you peel a pomegranate?!! I love these things.  They are gorgeous, they last forever in the fridge (even after peeling!), they taste amazing, they are full of vitamins and nutrients, and they are ripe in the winter! But most of us are thrown…

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Cooking Goes in Spurts…

Perhaps you’ve been wondering where I’ve been lately… I’ve been here.  Playing with this little guy and trying to teach him to talk.  Attempting (unsuccessfully) to keep him out of trouble.  Making snowflakes with my 7 year old like they’re going out of style (I counted 42 of them yesterday).  Teaching my 4 year old…

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Sausage Breakfast Sandwiches, and Easy Eggs Baked in the Oven!

I am a total sucker for these.  In fact, I have a hard time starting in the morning without this and iced tea.  I also have a great weakness for Starbucks, and am trying to wean myself. To be honest, my life pretty much revolves around Starbucks, their iced tea, and trying to recreate it…

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