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Warm Shrimp Nest Salad

warm shrimp nest salad

This Shrimp Nest Salad is lovely shrimp served on top of spaghetti squash pancake served with Ragu sauce on a bed of baby arugula that was tossed in balsamic vinegar sprinkled with creamy goat cheese. A healthy option that tastes of a splurge. 1 24oz Jar of Ragu 7 Herb Thick and Chunky 1 Spaghetti […]

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Menu Planning Monday


  This week is starting out with school being off from the big snow we had,  Thanks Josha,  everyone is home on Monday.  Though I am looking forward to being able to sleep in 3 days in a row.   These weeks meal plan is easy homemade food. Monday: Shepard’s Pie Tuesday: Perogies and Kelbasa Wednesday: […]

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How to Budget Meal Planning with Teens

Madeleine Cookies and mold for cookies

How to Budget Meal Planning with Teens: This week has been fun another 3 day weekend. The Kids are home for MLK day,  I stitched up some hats for my daughter service project at school here are the instruction one seam fleece hat on my old blog.  With the weekend off I am busy feeding […]

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Macy’s Philly hosting Ming Tsai and Todd English cooking demo

• Learn some tips and tricks from #MacysChef @Chef Todd English and @Simply Ming at @Macys Center City on 1/14 at 5:30pm as they present their favorite recipes!

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own You might recall that I have been to some great Macys Culinary Council Events over the past few months.  There is a new event coming up this next Thursday and you can come!  Macy’s Culinary Council Ming Tsai and […]

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Meal Planning 1 4 2016


Welcome New Year.   May people pick a work that embodies the object for the year,  My friend Hillary Chybinski always tells me about her word for the year.  So this year I decided to pick a word. Since this is my 1st time having an objective or theme word. I decided to pick something I […]

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Pulled Pork Mac N Cheese and Menu Planning 11-16-15

Pulled Pork Mac n Cheese

My heart breaks for Paris and Beirut.  When think of Paris I am reminded of a city that is kind and patient to foreigners which has been my experience.  I hope and wish love, peace, for safety for all in Paris and Beirut. Kindness and understand can change the world This weekend was fun, I […]

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My Thanksgiving Hero Nurse Deb #sponsored


A few weeks ago I wrote about LaBrea campaign for ThanksgivingHeros. I wanted to share about my Thanksgiving Hero with you Nurse Deb. 10 years ago, when I was in the hospital for over a month I met Nurse Deb .  I was put in the hospital aka “pregnancy jail” after my doctors determined that […]

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Thanksgiving Hero with La Brea Bread #ThanksgivingHero

la brea bread logo

Thanksgiving Hero with La Brea Bread :  This time of the year we are all looking forward to the holidays.  Thanksgiving is a spectacular meal that hours of planning and preparation go into.  In my family it is my fathers meal to cook he takes such pride in ensuring the entire family is fed.  Where […]

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Menu planning with teenagers and Royal Icing

candy corn sugar cookies

Menu planning with teenagers This past week was busy. With Halloween and parties we have been crazy. I am looking forward to a week of less sweets.  This past week i have done a cooked or baked for everywhere I was going.  I made toffee bark, and cheese ball which I am blogging about sharing […]

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Meal Planning with Teens


This weekend has been a busy few days Halloween isn’t even here and I am exhausted.  I had a an Octoberfest at a friends hour I brought Bacon 3 ways to go with the beer,  all sweet.  I made Candied Bacon, Chocolate bacon, and toffee bacon.   I would love to say I have pictures but […]

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