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Your Friends Know Best: How to Make a Wall of Wisdom

I once taught a Sunday afternoon class for grown-ups that was known for its droll curriculum. The lessons were laid out just-so. The students filed in with blank looks,...

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The Easiest Dessert Ever: Green Tea Basil Panna Cotta with Honeyed Blackberries

I’ll admit to being dubious when the AeroGarden ULTRA arrived on my doorstep. Somewhere between starting a blog and birthing children, I’ve become that odd specimen of a mother...

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Happy Babies, Bev! and The Fastest Appetizer Ever

Welcome to Bev’s Baby Shower! This post is one of dozens made just for our beloved Bev Cooks. Once you’ve nabbed this recipe, hop to the bottom of this...

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Chocolate Gingerbabies

Start the Holiday Cooking season off with a twist on the traditional! These little gingerbaby cookies bring all the favorite flavors of Christmas, in a teeny tiny package. Every...

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Chai Spice Swirl Cookies

It’s Holiday Cookie season! With a neighborhood full of new people to meet, I’ve been trying to pull together some pretty cookies to place on a Christmas plate and...

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5-Ingredient Easy! Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Pecan Cookie Bars

Dear Pecan Pie, Sometimes this time of year gets you thinking, you know. You realize there are a lot of things you love. You realize there are a lot...

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Lazy Turkey Leftover Pot Pie

Thanksgiving is nine days away, and I can already feel my blood pressure rising. There’s just so much to do. A whole list to shop for. Linens to iron....

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Creamy Coconut Chicken Soup

We woke this morning to rain. Sweet and silent. The air hung misted and grey over the front porch, waffles popped from the toaster inside the kitchen, a quick...

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Green Beans in Mushroom Sauce

I’ve got five sisters, and have been on the phone with three of them for weeks. Ever since my mother threatened to come into town so we could all...

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