Sautéed Garlic Olive Oil Chickpeas

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I love snacks. You love snacks. We don’t always make the best snack choices. I am going to help you make a better snack choice. Make these chickpeas and snack on ’em. If you love chickpeas and want more recipe ideas, use the search function (over to the right ->) to find more chickpea recipes.

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Exploring Rhode Island’s Family-Friendly Attractions

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During spring break week, we were invited to attend a press tour where we would experience Rhode Island’s Kid-Friendly attractions. The first stop was the Biomes Marine Biology Center. I had taken the kids there once a few years ago, but the kids were younger and didn’t focus as much back then. This time, we truly absorbed the […]

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Cooking Class: How to Make Homemade Hummus & Recipe

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A few evenings ago, I had a blast attending a Homemade Hummus cooking class with Kim #2 I had been having a particularly rough day at work, which Kim was aware of, and when she arrived to pick me up, she came with some chicken pot pie and a glass of wine for me – what a friend!! Once […]

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The ‘Sweet’ Opening of Cake by Frank at Foxwoods Resort Casino

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A few weeks back, I was invited to attend the opening of a gourmet pastry shop, Cake by Frank, at Foxwoods Resort Casino. I was looking forward to seeing some of my blogging friends, and tasting some delectable creations by world-renown pastry Chef Franck Iglesias.   As luck would have it, the family schedule was […]

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My Favorite Christmas Gifts & the Bevy

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Hello from 2015! I do hope you had a blessed Holiday Season. Speaking of blessed, I wanted to share with you some of the fantastic goodies I received for Christmas. The most treasured gifts that I received are from my children: My daughter gave me a framed print that states ‘Love You More’. It is very meaningful since we […]

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Zesty Parmesan Ranch Popcorn Recipe

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Sooooo, I was innocently wondering through Stop & Shop recently, and noted a new member to the refrigerated dressing & condiments family by a company called ‘Tessemae’s’. The bottles stated ‘All Natural’ and I thought ‘sure…..’ but guess what? There is really is no junk in these babies. Don’t believe me, check them out. I love […]

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