Apple Pie Apples w/ Salted Caramel Drizzle

 

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I was tossing around what apple recipe I was going to feature on my tv segment this week and couldn’t make up my mind.  I wanted to make an apple pie, but I thought it was too traditional for tv.  Then I saw a picture of these and knew I had to try them. Continue reading

Eat & Tell: Honey Pumpkin Muffins W/ Cream Cheese Icing

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Journey and I went to a pumpkin festival at an orchard.  It was my first time visiting a real pumpkin patch and picking my own pumpkins.  Since we had so many, Journey asked if we could make pumpkin muffins.  Of course! Continue reading

Eat & Tell: Gluten-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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It seems that I’m starting to love pumpkin just as much as I do sweet potatoes.  Lately, I’ve been adding it to everything—including chocolate chip cookies.  I’m not sure why I decided to make them gluten-free.  I guess I was just curious about whether gluten-free baked goods could be as tasty as those that contain gluten.  And based on this cookie recipe, they absolutely can!  Continue reading

Friday Find: Best Deodorant For Kids

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I knew the day would come.  The day my daughter would make me second guess my senses.  Surely that wasn’t my little angel that just walked past me smelling like a teenager.  Not my baby!  But it happened.  When the weather broke last spring, so did my daughter’s hormones. Continue reading

Friday Find: The Best Lunch Box Ever

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While I am quite creative in the kitchen, when it comes to packing Journey’s lunch my ideas fall flat.  It’s just the beginning of October and she’s already getting bored with what’s in her lunchbox. I added a few new hot lunch options into the mix, but how many times can I do pasta? Then I came across this week’s find… Continue reading

Birthday Party Theme: Magic

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For her 7th birthday, Journey decided that she wanted a magic-themed party.  She also wanted to use her birthday to help put smiles on the faces of patients at the local children’s hospital.  Here’s what it looked like when we tied to two ideas together and created a party that was fun and fulfilling. Continue reading