Hello Orange County Fair!

Hello Orange County Fair!

Hi friends! Oh my gosh! This last month has been both amazing and terrible. My Mom fell the weekend we got back from our 30th Anniversary Trip and everything, and I do mean everything since then has been a rollercoaster of emotion and stress. Thankfully, I've had some bright spots…

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My Fat Dad – A Memoir

My Fat Dad – A Memoir

Too often, we don't think about the deep connection between food and family. We get caught up in the hustle and bustle of kids schedules or busy work lives. In Dawn Lerman's new book "My Fat Dad - A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes." Dawn details her…

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Spicy Mussels with Wine and Chorizo

Spicy Mussels With Wine And Chorizo

My husband and I are celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary this month and as self-proclaimed food-lovers, we decided to make ourselves a simple, but elegant dinner to enjoy together at home. These Spicy Mussels with Wine and Chorizo were perfect for our dinner and didn't require a lot of time…

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Shishito Skillet Cornbread

Shishito Skillet Cornbread

Have I mentioned I might be obsessed with Shishito peppers?  Seriously!  Next to Hatch Chiles, they have quickly risen up the ranks in my book of  "Stuff I Really Like."  This Shishito Skillet Cornbread is another new obsession.  I'm not saying I've made it three times in the last week…

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One Voice – Weigh In Wednesday

One Voice – Weigh In Wednesday

We could talk about weight loss, but I'm just not in the mood. This week has made me sad. Some terrible things have happened in the world and while we know life isn't always perfect, it should never be like this. Stanford victim reads a letter to her attacker. It…

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Summer Iced Tea Recipes

Summer Iced Tea Recipes

Summer is almost here! During the long, hot summer months, there is nothing I like better than an ice-cold glass of tea. I'm fairly boring in that I like unsweetened black tea. It's my go-to drink when we go out to dinner. Not being a big soda fan, iced tea…

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Turkey Shishito Burgers

Turkey Shishito Burgers

Hi friends! You know I'm working on eating healthier. Let's face it though. No one likes "diet food" or not being able to have your favorite meals when you're trying to lose weight. While I'm a huge fan of burgers, big bacon guacamole burgers are probably not the best thing…

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Weigh in Wednesday – Fit by 50!

Weigh In Wednesday – Fit By 50!

Hi friends! It's been two weeks since I've weighed in on my world. I actually had to flip my calendar back to June to see what kept me so busy that I haven't posted! People tell me all the time "Oh, you're always so busy" when the truth is, I…

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Strawberry Pretzel Pie for #SundaySupper

Strawberry Pretzel Pie For #SundaySupper

This Strawberry Pretzel Pie takes me straight back to childhood church potlucks at Grandma's house. Someone always, and I do mean always brought Jello. Whether it was Jello pie, Jello cake, Jello Salad (made with Cola!) or just a fancy Jello mold with chopped fruit and nuts in it. This…

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