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Tangy Cranberry Almond Coleslaw

Forget traditional coleslaw recipes. This Tangy Cranberry Almond Coleslaw recipe is a perfect sweet-tart salad for all your warm weather gatherings. This post was sponsored by Hellmann’s. All opinions are my own. Warm breezes, the sound of waves crashing on the shore, laughter … these are the things our happy summer celebrations are made of. …

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The Joy of Turkey Sandwiches (and 5 Ways to Jazz Yours Up)

I’m sitting at my desk eating a turkey sandwich on 7-grain bread with a smear of roasted red pepper hummus and a slice of Swiss cheese. It’s divine. I didn’t bother to cut it in half, though I am a devoted sandwich-cutter (as yesterday’s turkey sandwich, above, shows). The house is quiet, still even. My …

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Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta with Romano Roasted Shrimp

And just like that, summer ended. I mean, of course, it’s still technically summer. But this morning, as I woke Will from his peaceful slumber and got him fed, brushed, washed and dressed for school, summer was clearly over for us. We’re now entering the wonderful world of schedules that revolve around five-day-a-week schooling and …

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Wordless Wednesday: Summertime and the Living is Easy

We are having a summer without air conditioning here. It’s not because of the mild weather though — it’s because I am trying to cut down on the electricity we use (summer is our peak usage time) and thus save money. It has the fringe benefits of also being a little kinder to the environment …

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