Marzetti Otria Greek Yogurt Spinach Artichoke Dip (And Making an Easy, Frugal Veggie Platter)


I was one of the bloggers selected by T. Marzetti Company and Clever Girls Collective to host a Marzetti Otria Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip review. They provided me with product to test and compensation for my time. However, my opinions are entirely my own. Greek yogurt in a dip? Um … That’s exactly what I…

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How We’re Eating During the Power Outage

Pasta in the Dark

We’ve just entered day five (5!!) without electricity, running water or heat at our house here in Fairfield County, Connecticut. As of yesterday morning, all of our family that lives nearby had also lost power, so there is no refuge. So, let’s be real about this: having no power or running water sucks. It’s hard…

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Happy (Snow Day) Halloween!

kids in snow

Here in Connecticut, we usually have our first big snow storm sometime between the end of December and end of January. Not this year. We got our first taste of winter on Saturday with a massive snowstorm that dumped about a foot of wet snow on parts of New Jersey, New York and New England….

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Saying Goodbye … With a Cheesecake

Elayne Cheesecake

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. – Unknown My heart aches. A close friend of my family, Elayne, passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday morning. It was sudden and unexpected, much like when my grandfather passed away a decade ago….

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We Survived Irene

Sorry, no recipes today. We live in the area affected by Hurricane Irene and just had our power restored. I’ll be back tomorrow with food and photos. Early Sunday morning at about 4:30 a.m. our power went out with a jolt — or that’s what it felt like when I suddenly awoke to the silence…

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