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Babies and Brunch

Wake Me Up Lemon and Blueberry Muffins As some of you may already know my sister Ashley had twin boys about a month ago. What I haven’t told you is that my other sister Nichole is pregnant with her second child and guess what, It’s a boy! Her first is a boy too, he is almost…

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Welcome Home Boys

Black Forest Cake My sister gave birth to her twin boys on the 28th of July 2014. They were over a month early and had to be delivered by emergency C-section. The two boys named Ian and Nicholas were small but relatively healthy weighing in at 4lb for Nicholas and 5.5lb for Ian.They spent the…

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Grandma’s Strawberry Almond Salad

Strawberry Almond Salad What kid doesn’t like going over to grandma’s house and what adult doesn’t have good memories of grandma’s house? I know I have fond memories of spending weekends with my grandma. We would make a big bowl of popcorn and lie in her giant bed and watch old movies. In the morning…

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What To Do With a Peach?

Peachberry Pie   My future father in-law went to California for a weekend and came home with about two dozen peaches from an orchard. They were ripe, fragrant and totally ready to be eaten. But how does one consume so many peaches before they go bad? How about a pie but not just an ordinary…

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Liebster Award They Like Me! They Really Like Me!

I got some amazing news today I was nominated for a Liebster Award by Delicious Delicious Bagel ! Thanks Delicious Delicious Bagel for the nomination! She tells us that her blog, “is for anyone that wants to cook delicious meals, cook on the cheap or cook something in less than 30 minutes. Of course there will…

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Heirlooms in Summer Time

Heirloom Tomato Salad I was walking through the produce department at my local Whole Foods Market the other day when I passed the heirloom tomatoes. I literally stopped in my tracks as the smell of fresh tomatoes filled my lungs. They were absolutely beautiful, the brilliant colors catch your eye with their bright yellows, vibrant reds,…

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It’s a Boys!

Chicken Salad Sandwich Twins! Two Boys to be exact. Not sure if you know this but according to the New York Times, “from 1980 to 2009 a recent report by the National Center for Health Statistics tells us that, the rate of twin births rose 76 percent. Now about one in 30 babies born in…