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Young Children in the Kitchen

Ever since Will was just a tiny baby, I wanted him to be involved in the kitchen. But when I cook, it’s on heated burners and in hot ovens. And prep-work often involves razor-sharp knives, so it’s not always that safe. That’s why involving young kids in the kitchen is an outside of the box …

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I Was Present

Dear fellow preschool parents, Yes, that was me on the first day of preschool this week — the one without the camera. Yes, I know, I was the only one without a camera on the first day of school. But I am okay with that. My camera — the same fancy, professional camera you were …

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Roarrrrrrrrrr!

I am Will. Hear me ROAAAAARRRRRRRRR! Today is Wordless Wednesday. Tomorrow, back to the recipes. Promise. And I’ve got a good one. Friday? Big news that I want to share . . .

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Gross Miscalculation

To say we were sweating bullets when we got home from the farmer’s market last Sunday couldn’t be more accurate. It was sweltering. And when it’s that hot, Will doesn’t like to eat (can you blame him?!?). So, remembering a recent article by Cate O’Malley for 3-A-Day, I whipped up a fruit and yogurt “sundae”. …

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Peas in a Pod

I was going to write a post about all the things that happened last week while I was on vacation from work. While funny, some memories should be just ours though . . . so I won’t. Suffice it to say that Will, Paige and I had a good time and were happy that Shawn …

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Obsessed with Buttercream

Ever since my birthday about two weeks ago, I have been mildly obsessed. Okay. Completely obsessed. With what? Buttercream frosting. The name itself just rolls from the tongue in sweet harmony. It all started with the beautiful marble cake that Shawn bought for me. It had this delicious creamy frosting and was decorated with a …

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She Eats!

I should have known that Paige would be gung-ho about eating regular foods . . . after all, I am her mother. Paige has quickly gone from an immobile infant to a crawling baby. She’s sped from an 100 percent breastfed girl to a breastmilk, baby food and finger foods child. And she’s not showing …

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