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30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili

30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili

| September 4, 2014 | 6 Comments

With school in session, easy dinners are the name of the game — and it doesn’t get any easier than slow cooker recipes for soup, stew and chili. When I was apartment hunting in Maine back in June, there were a few things I was looking for. First, I wanted a two-story rental where the landlord […]

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Our Life in Maine: School’s Starting!

Our Life in Maine: School’s Starting!

| August 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

One year ago, the kids were in their first week of school and I was struggling to adjust to our hectic schedule. Back then, Will’s bus came at 7:30 a.m. and Paige’s came at 8:30 a.m. … and in the afternoon, there was another one-hour lag between when they arrived home. They were in two […]

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New on Momtastic: Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars are back

New on Momtastic: Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars are back

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars are back … and as a Girl Scouting family, we love ‘em! Momtastic asked me to write a little about them, so click the link below to find out what we thought! Last summer, I filled out paperwork, underwent trainings and crossed my fingers that Girl Scouts of America […]

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New on Momtastic: May 2014 Edition

New on Momtastic: May 2014 Edition

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

When I am not writing about recipes for delicious food on Sarah’s Cucina Bella, I also contribute to Momtastic. It’s a fabulous website for busy moms on the go. Here’s a few of my latest recipe contributions there. Open-Face Cheesy Roast Beef and Veggie Melts Caramelized Onion Omelette with Ham and Brie Quick Breakfast Ideas […]

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Visiting The Culinary Institute of America with Jones Dairy Farm

Visiting The Culinary Institute of America with Jones Dairy Farm

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

When I agreed to work with Jones Dairy Farm on a variety of projects last year, it was because I was familiar with their products. Like many people, I grew up eating Jones breakfast sausages. In fact, when I was in high school I discovered the joy that is a fully cooked Jones sausage wrapped […]

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New on Momtastic: Sweet, Savory and Fun

New on Momtastic: Sweet, Savory and Fun

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

As you may remember, I write for a fun site called Momtastic. Recently, a few delicious new recipes have gone live there. I hope you’ll pop over and check them out. Thanks! – Sarah This Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Black Bean Soup is a cinch to make — and super delicious too. Whenever you want […]

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New on Momtastic: Strawberry Toasted Coconut Smoothies

New on Momtastic: Strawberry Toasted Coconut Smoothies

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Looking for a delicious morning smoothie to kick off your healthy habits? Strawberries, coconut water and yogurt combine in this smoothie that’s topped off with toasted coconut. It’s a great way to start the day. Get the recipe for Strawberry Toasted Coconut Smoothies on Momtastic.  

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The Best of Sarah’s Cucina Bella: 2013 Edition

The Best of Sarah’s Cucina Bella: 2013 Edition

| December 31, 2013 | 3 Comments

Can you believe we’ve reached the end of 2013? This year has been an incredible one — filled with healing, hope, rebuilding and joy. As I look back, I am struck with just how full this year was. We traveled a little — taking an epic road trip to Disney World. We found new routines […]

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Holiday Cleaning Tips and The Swiffer BISSELL® SteamBoost™ Mop

Holiday Cleaning Tips and The Swiffer BISSELL® SteamBoost™ Mop

| December 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

This holiday cleaning tips post is brought to you by Swiffer® as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. A few weeks or two ago, I lost my mind and invited my family to dinner on Christmas Eve. Now, Christmas Eve used to be a thing for my family — an easy family dinner […]

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New on Momtastic: Appetizers, Goodies and More!

New on Momtastic: Appetizers, Goodies and More!

| December 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

I’ve been a busy bee cooking up delicious recipes for Momtastic. I hope you will pop over and check them all out: Caramel Apple Cupcakes Butternut Squash, Bacon and Blue Cheese Salad Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookies Butternut Squash Carbonara Pasta Super Easy Cheese Potato Puffs Appetizer

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