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Lollis & Pops: Candy Heaven for the Nostalgic Soul

August 23, 2017
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Like many children of the late ’70s, early ’80s (yes, I’m that old), growing up I had only one life-goal that needed to be accomplished. I was going to find a Golden Ticket to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. I was positive that this was better than winning the lottery. My 7-year-old mind came up with […]

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Mommy Time-Out with Southern Living

August 12, 2017
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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of PEOPLE®, Real Simple®, and Southern Living®. The opinions and text are all mine. Everyday life can certainly drain my creative reserves: work emails, laundry, chasing after a toddler at Gymboree, planning photo shoots, baby swim classes, more work emails. By mid-day, my brain is […]

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Gettysburg – Food, Drinks, & History

April 3, 2017
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Although I am not one to divest too much personal information on this site, today’s post does require a bit of backstory. So, here I go.  I am married to a (quite handsome) physician-scientist and his career comes with a lot of relocating and traveling. One might say, I am the medical version of an […]

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Valentine Rejects Bark

February 14, 2017
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Today’s recipe is for the rejects. The has-beens. The losers. It is also for the lazy. The procrastinator. The anti-Valentine. It’s my ridiculous easy recipe for Valentine Rejects Bark. I am not kidding about how easy this recipe is. It’s so easy, even a love-spurned grump can do it blindfolded on a lonely Valentine’s Day […]

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Hickory Smoked Chocolate Toffee Bacon

January 24, 2017
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Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are my own.  With the Big Game just around the corner, it is time to get yourself prepared. Unwashed team socks, check! Matching jerseys for the whole family, check! And game day snacks, well let’s check that one off together. With the […]

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