Family Travel: Booking Hotels Online

Disney World Road Sign Sarah by the Sea

There’s so much fun to be had with family travel. But if you are booking hotels online, you’ll want to read these tips first.   Sitting in the communal computer room at my college in 1998, I navigated to a travel site, entered a little information and booked my first solo trip — a weekend…

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10 Fantastic Ice Cream Recipes

Fantastic Ice Cream Recipes 2 Final

Summer is heating up. Cool down with these 10 fabulous, fantastic ice cream recipes. “It’s gonna be a hot one,” a maintenance worker said this morning. We were standing in my kitchen, while he prepared to install new smoke detectors in my townhouse. “Going to be quite humid too.” I smiled, nodded and made a…

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Campfire Granola


What’s for breakfast? Lately I have been digging into fruit and yogurt parfaits with homemade granola. But my homemade granola isn’t your usual sort. Old fashioned oats. Walnuts. Graham crackers. Raisins. Egg white. Honey. These are the ingredients that come together to make a sweet, crisp granola that’s perfect for topping your favorite yogurt, ice…

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Life in Maine

Andouille Broccoli Rabe Spinach Fried Rice recipe

Andouille, Broccoli Rabe and Spinach Fried Rice

Hearty and satisfying, slightly spicy but comforting too, this recipe for Andouille, Broccoli Rabe and Spinach Fried Rice beats to its own drum unapologetically. And it likes being different. The end of the academic year came suddenly this year, sneaking up on us — or perhaps just me — like Pennywise in a Stephen King…

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