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Cake Decorating for Normal People

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: I am no cake expert. In fact, I prefer pie. But, my family loves cake. And since they won't let me bake them birthday pies, over the years, I've learned a few tricks to making fun cakes for family birthdays and special occasions. I've never…

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How to Eat a Kumquat

A couple of years ago, I didn't even know what a kumquat was when Shaina from Food for My Family nicknamed her oldest son "Kumquat" on her blog. But last week when I saw them next to the blueberries and blackberries at Walmart, I couldn't resist buying a pack to try them for myself. The…

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Kitchen Tips and Tricks

Although I'm not the greatest cook -- or maybe because of it! -- I love to come across tips and tricks that save me time and effort in the kitchen. Today I'm sharing 9 of my favorites from bloggers who do know there way around the kitchen: 1. Easy Pasta Filling | Good Life Eats…

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Spring Cleaning Carnival: Get Pesticides Out

Today we continue our unique take on spring cleaning with Katie from Kitchen Stewardship’s Spring Cleaning Carnival: Get the Junk Out. This week’s topic is eliminating pesticides. Head on over to Kitchen Stewardship, where Laura from Heavenly Homemakers is chatting about organic gardening and why she avoids pesticides in her own garden. Keeping my garden…

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Preparing for Thanksgiving: Creating a Cooking Schedule

If you're hosting Thanksgiving and doing most of the cooking, it's important to put together a cooking schedule ahead of time so that you can make sure you don't forget anything or end up with room temperature mashed potatoes by the time everything else is ready. Although it can be overwhelming to think about how…

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Question of the Day: How Do You “Do” Thanksgiving?

I'm really looking forward to Thanksgiving this year! Last year we started a new tradition of having a low-key (but still traditional) Thanksgiving dinner with my mom, step-dad and little sister at their house, and it was a lot of fun. Of course, last year I ruined all of the pies, so they may decide…

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Countdown to a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Whether it's your first time hosting Thanksgiving or you're a seasoned veteran, it's no secret that success is found through preparedness and organization.  The key is to start planning early so you have everything under control and don't end up with…

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