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Homemade Kahlua {Gifts From the Kitchen #SundaySupper}

Posted by on Nov 30, 2014 in Recipe, SundaySupper | 20 comments

Homemade Kahlua {Gifts From the Kitchen #SundaySupper}

If you are like me, the Holidays are a time of family and tradition. Thanksgiving kicks off the season and now we are in a mad dash to find the best gifts, bake the best cookies and treats, all to make the Holidays special for the people we love.

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My Latest Adventures

Posted by on Nov 16, 2014 in Family Life, Happenings Around The Village | 0 comments

My Latest Adventures

It is hard to believe that I have not posted on my own blog since August 17th. Shame on me. I love writing, it is one of the ways that I get to express myself creatively and share with my friends, family and followers all that I have been up to. It is therapeutic to write. 

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On the Go Guacamole for a Back to School #SundaySupper

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Family Life, Recipe, SundaySupper | 13 comments

On the Go Guacamole for a Back to School #SundaySupper

Two weeks… that is all we really have left of Summer Vacation. Two short little weeks. . . I can hear the panic in my kids voices as they count down the days. My boys are a mix of excitement. No one likes the early mornings or the homework, but they like most of their classes, love playing sports and generally all the social aspects of school.  Our Cat is probably the most excited though, she likes all the bags. Cat in a Bag

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Dry Hopped Pale Ale… A Michigan Beer Review

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dry Hopped Pale Ale… A Michigan Beer Review

Michigan is a great state to live in. Sure, we have some Murder Capitals, but that is not the be all, end all of Michigan. There are cities, suburbs, rural areas. There are miles and miles of coast line, inland lakes, rivers, waterfalls, streams… Michigan has a lot to offer. 

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Barley Salad

Posted by on Aug 2, 2014 in Recipe | 1 comment

Barley Salad

This year, I have been trying to stay away from highly processed foods. This  has asked me to get creative with ingredients. Stepping out of my comfort zone of rice or even quinoa, and try new things. Grains, Carbs, they can get a bad reputation in my opinion, but I like my grains and so I need to be more adventurous when I use them. My new grain of choice… Barley. It is not just for the condensed beef soups that you may have grown up with. Barley is awesome. 

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Summer Thoughts

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Family Life, Happenings Around The Village | 0 comments

Summer Thoughts

Summer Vacation… just those two little words can bring out so many emotions. Hot days, cool nights, a long stretch of freedom. No alarm clocks, no deadlines. Summer Vacation is the stuff of childhood dreams and as an adult who works in education, I am one of the lucky few to get to enjoy it. 

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Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Sweet White Blend Marinade #SundaySupper with @GalloFamily

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014 in Recipe, SundaySupper | 20 comments

Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Sweet White Blend Marinade #SundaySupper with @GalloFamily

Outdoor dining is one of my favorite parts of summer! I love the laid back atmosphere, plus everything tastes better on a grill. Smokey flavors, friends, family, all paired with laughter and a glass of wine sounds like a perfect evening in my book.

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