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Shrimp Taco’s

I work downtown and we have some of the best restaurants around.  One of my favorite things to do is replicate favorite dishes from these restaurants at home. Taco’s are Taco’s are Taco’s but this version marinates the shrimp in … Continue reading

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A Special Kind of Genius

I was craving a little snack one day in work and wandered on over to the vending area with a growling tummy and dollar bill in hand. I rounded the corner and stood in amazement viewing this site. I am … Continue reading

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Layin’ Low on the Irish Hype

Sitting here in the kitchen reflecting on the days events…most people probably celebrated  Saint Patrick’s day yesterday in order to be able to sleep in today after drinking like leprechauns well into the wee hours of the morn, probably needing … Continue reading

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Potato Shots at the Bar Saint Patrick Would Be Proud!

Sunday is Saint Patrick’s Day and so badly I want to bestow upon my children the fun things my parents did for us growing up.  However, dying the mashed potatoes green and hiding a carrot in the middle of the … Continue reading

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The Grand Goddess Turns Two!

There is something very special about turning two…you are no longer an infant, and over a period of 12 months between the age of one and two, the world becomes your oyster and you become the pearl. My Grand Daughter … Continue reading

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Gift Giving and Other Stressful Adventures

The expense joy of the holiday season is almost upon us. This year I am hearing that people (and not the usual early shoppers) have already started shopping and snatching up things that seem like a good deal.  The only problem … Continue reading

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A personal tribute to the New Jersey shore~ Thanks for the memories

The realization that the beaches of my childhood on the New Jersey shoreline are  gone is sinking in. The magnitude of the big black hole in my heart is almost unbearable after viewing the images of the devastation. As I … Continue reading

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Bacon Spinach Dip

The leaves are turning colors and the air is crisp.  Very few things are better in the fall than a tray of hearty cheeses, crackers and fall fruit like apples and pears on a weekend night to bring in the … Continue reading

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Dyed eggs, they’re not just for Easter anymore!

When my kids were little they loved all the preparation time before the holidays that had us crafting, cooking and baking.  We loved to make things that we could give away as gifts, sell at craft fairs and had guests … Continue reading

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Ponytails and Motorboats

Like spring it’s the time of year that brings closure to one season and new beginnings of another. This year my Haley girl, my baby started high school…where has the time gone? A week before school started she decided she … Continue reading

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