Food

Eating On The Go: Corner Bakery Cafe

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Folks, I have so much to tell you about! The summer activities, the scrapbooking, the trip to New Orleans & Louisiana – see, tons to tell! With all the goings-on, we found ourselves out and about a bit more than normal and eating out a bit more. Once place we stopped and enjoyed a whole […]

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Fine Dining at Red Lantern in the Foxwoods Resort Casino

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This past Friday, I took my friend out for her birthday to dinner at the Red Lantern Restaurant in the Foxwoods Resort Casino (followed by the show Cirque Éloize which was amazing – more coming soon). We began with two appetizers and a pair of drinks. My friend choose the Duck Buns and the Chicken Lettuce […]

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A Day In The Life: Obsessed with this High Protein Pasta

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A few weeks back, I told you about the day we spent with our cousins in and around Mystic. On our way home, we made a pit stop at Dunkin Donuts and in front of us in the line there was this exuberant woman who told us that she just opened an Organic food store […]

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Touring Mystic Connecticut with Cousins {A new pickle obsession found}

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A few weeks ago, our cousins came for a 24-hour visit and we packed in the activity. We began the time with some splashes in the pool and some old-fashioned playtime. The next morning we headed for Mystic, Connecticut. Lucky for us, the Mystic Seaport was holding some Civil War encampments which offered some additional learning opportunities. Naturally, […]

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Garlic & Red Pepper Marinated Olive Recipe from The Family Calendar Cookbook

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Once you have a family, you honestly do live by the calendar (Gymnastic and swim meets, school functions, bake sales) so I thought it was absolutely brilliant when my pal, Kelsey, The Naptime Chef, wrote her second cookbook based on the calendar. Her book ‘The Family Calendar Cookbook: From Birthdays to Bake Sales, Good Food to […]

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Canning Season: Heritage Ball Jars & Can-It-Forward Day {Giveaway}

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Hooray for summer, and gardens, and canning the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor!. So far, this season, we are preparing to preserve beans, sugar snap peas, and onions. We also plan on making pickles, which we do each year, and will even try pickling some zucchini this year. All of the items with be coming straight from our garden. This […]

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