StoryLand 2015: Tweens Love It Too!

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This was the 10th year that we have headed to the Mt. Washington Valley in mid-June. This is also the 7th time that we have taken the kids to StoryLand in Glen, NH. Our children are now 9 and 11 and insisted that StoryLand, along with some other adventures that I will share in the […]

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In Lieu of Gifts: Donations for the Animal Shelter

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A few weeks back, I shared a lil’ bit about our daughter’s birthday, but what I did not share was that in lieu of gifts, she asked friends to bring donations for our local animal shelter. Our friends were extremely generous and many not only brought gifts for the shelter, some even brought something sweet for […]

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Spicy Basil Pesto Mini Bison Meatball Recipe

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Wow, just the title is a mouthful. Speaking of mouthfuls, you can fit a few of these mini-meatballs in your mouth. And you will want to because they are good. And fun. Like tasty, cute and fun. Cause they are small. Kids are small too. And cute. But don’t nibble on them.  

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Spicy Basil Pesto Recipe made with Almonds, Parmesan & Sriracha

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Sometimes spicy isn’t spicy enough. As I noted a few days ago, we are growing spicy basil in our garden and I have been busy using it in a few dishes. I made this pesto with almonds since my husband can’t stomach pine nuts. I also added Sriracha since I decided the spicy basil wasn’t […]

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Raised-Bed Garden 2015: Early Progress Report

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Happy Spring my friends! It has been a few weeks since we planted some seeds, seedlings and plants that we bought locally so I thought I would share what we planted this year. Please note: since we do still have some space in two of the beds, I suspect we will add more items over it […]

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Shaved Brussel Sprout Pizza Recipe

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I know you are going to agree with this statement: Some, if not most days, you need a short-cut for some tasks right? One area that most of us need help with is getting dinner on the table but not throwing all nutritional value out the window. The pizza that I am sharing with you today is made with all Non-GMO items, […]

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