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Bangers and Savoy Cabbage Mash: Easy Family Meals

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: There are days when I am overly motivated to be in the kitchen, "I have planned to make the cheese from scratch that I intend to use in the dough for the pasta that becomes the meal" days. I'm on top…

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Honey-Sweetened Coconut Macaroons

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Confessions: One of my favorite cookies to eat is also one of the easiest to make. Coconut macaroons are these chewy treasures, and for years I treated myself to them from my favorite bakery before finally getting in the kitchen and…

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Easy Homemade Hot Chocolate

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We've all been enjoying this creamy homemade hot chocolate this winter, and today I'm sharing the recipe over at Easy Homemade: Although we’ve been waiting anxiously for a significant snow storm this winter (and are more than a little jealous of our neighbors to the north who got a real live blizzard last week!), we…

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Chicken and Noodles: A Bowl of Comfort

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: We've been hiding. Hiding inside our house behind the glass, curtains pulled closed to block out the winter wind. I'll emerge again in February. February always seems closer to spring than farther from it. The promise of snow melting down the…

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California Pizza Kitchen Guacamole {Copycat Recipe}

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Avocados from Mexico for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I've never been a huge fan of guacamole (preferring my Avocados from Mexico in sweeter concotions like avocado smoothies and as a healthy fat in baked goods), but my mom has been raving about…

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Shrimp and Cucumber Canapés: A Gluten-Free Appetizer

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: For the New Year, I have resolved to open my doors again to friends. We love entertaining. Not entertaining in the "invite five couples over and 'do it up'" sense, but just having our friends over to our family dinner, spontaneously…

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Salted Caramel Sauce

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: I've been making a butterscotch sauce for awhile, but recently I didn't have much extra butter (oh no!) and decided that I didn't want to use what I had on making the butterscotch.  It's similar to a caramel sauce anyway, so I decided go ahead…

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35 Easy, Overnight Breakfasts for the Holidays {Eat Well, Spend Less}

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This month's Eat Well, Spend Less theme is food for the holidays! While overnight dishes are my favorite ones to serve on Christmas because they allow me to focus on my family while still serving a delicious meal, they're not just for Christmas morning! Overnight breakfasts are perfect for the entire holiday season, with its…

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3 Ways to Get Rid of the Last Halloween Candy

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: I'm sick of eating the Halloween candy. Okay. Sick may not be the right word for it. However, at this point in the game, we're left with random odds and ends. My kids have picked out the things they really like,…

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