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    Spring Risotto with Ramps, Asparagus and Peas

    I love to pounce on new produce when it appears in the store in the spring. This week my store had ramps. Ramps grow wild and are like a cross between green onions and chives. I always get so excited to bring home something new but then I have to figure out what to make … Read more

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    Cookbook Review: The How Can It Be Gluten Free Cookbook

    I’m a fan of America’s Test Kitchen. I subscribed to Cook’s Illustrated for several years and love that there is someone out there who takes a methodical approach to recipe testing. If you’re not familiar, they usually take one recipe and then try it dozens of ways to find the very best method and recipe. … Read more

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    Overrated Travel Destinations

    I recently stumbled on this quick little online piece about the 10 Most Disappointing Travel Destinations.  I started to write a Facebook post about it but realized I had far too much to say. First, I agree that some destinations are overrated, but travel is always what you make of it.  I think that when … Read more

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    7 Reasons to Love St. Thomas, USVI

    My daughter and I recently enjoyed a girls’ getaway to St. Thomas and after years of traveling to the Caribbean for spring breaks, it wins my favorite island award. Here are 7 reasons why you should consider St. Thomas for your next spring getaway. 1. Comfortably Foreign. While I love the Caribbean, you usually are … Read more

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    Hotel Review: Marriott Frenchman’s Reef St. Thomas

    A trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands seemed like just the thing to thaw my daughter and me from the polar vortex, so a girl’s getaway was in order. In researching hotels, I soon realized there weren’t a lot of options on this tiny island. The Ritz is the most expensive and the next step … Read more

Food

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I love to pounce on new produce when it appears in the store in the spring. This week my store…Read More →


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Travel

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I recently stumbled on this quick little online piece about the 10 Most Disappointing Travel Destinations.  I started to write…Read More →


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Leftovers

corned beef hash

If you’re making corned beef today, you need this recipe for your leftovers tomorrow! It’s tradition to make corned beef…Read More →


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Travel shopping

The view from the hotel

By this point in my week-long series about Ireland, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, you’re getting the hint that…Read More →


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Organizing

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Today I’m announcing the release of my newest book, The Divorce Organizer and Planner, second edition. In my former life…Read More →


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Books

how can it be gluten free

I’m a fan of America’s Test Kitchen. I subscribed to Cook’s Illustrated for several years and love that there is…Read More →


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Home and Decorating

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I got the idea for this from something I saw on Pinterest. Get out all those doilies you inherited from…Read More →


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Collecting

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My daughter and I have started the tradition of taking one of those holiday tours of homes each year. Last…Read More →


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Have You Tried?

cup4cup pizza

I recently tried Cup4Cup Gluten Free Pizza Dough Mix and am giving it 5 stars. Find out why: http://www.takingglutenoffthetable.com/?p=461


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Gardening

apples

We planted two apple trees in our yard last fall. They bloomed in the spring. Only one grew apples, but…Read More →


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Life

in late 2012 I learned I was gluten and lactose intolerant. It was really hard to accept at first. My…Read More →


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Crafts

heart wreath paper

I picked up this cute wreath at a local shop. It’s made by a local senior. He also had pumpkins,…Read More →


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