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January 23, 2019

Talk to any mom with kids 5 and under... and they'll tell you one thing: snacks are life. Okay yes, in the most literal sense of the phrase, small bites to munch on between meals is necessary (sustenance = survival), BUT having a quick and easy snack to hand your kiddo during those last 15 minutes of a long Target trip can be a total life saver.

December 4, 2018

My mom and I have baked cookies for the holidays, ever since I can remember. This was a cherished tradition growing up. We would bake tasty sugar cookies in our tiny tile and linoleum kitchen; me with my bowl-cut, my brother in Bart Simpson pajamas, and my mom with an endless supply of patience and holiday cheer.

July 31, 2018

There is actually nothing better than a crisp and refreshingly savory salad in the summertime! Especially one that involves some grilled summer fruit and my favorite beyond-creamy cheese (burrata, what else?).

July 10, 2018

When I first heard about this new drink, packed with anti-inflammatory turmeric-driven superpowers, I was intrigued. Served in trendy coffee and chai tea shops in Portland, and a staple immune-boosting recipe for many a health nut. This beverage feels so new-aged, almost avocado-toast-esq, but is actually an ancient Indian drink - consumed over hundreds of years for it'...

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