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Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza

Friday is pizza night at our house. Every Friday, without fail. Saves me a night of thinking what to make for dinner, and of course kids love it. And since my parents moved here we’ve been doing pizza night with … Continue reading

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Oh My Lard

A few weeks ago my friend Amy was sharing on Facebook her freezer full of half a pig and the bucket of lard that accompanied it.  And then she mentioned that lard has actual health benefits, which of course I … Continue reading

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Dinner Time Drinking Game- Mom’s Edition

If your dinnertime goes anything like mine, you deal with all manner of grumbling and complaining and stalling and fidgeting.  So I’ve invented the Dinnertime Drinking Game – Mom’s Edition. Pour yourself some wine when: -Someone looks directly at the … Continue reading

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Rainman Veggies

From the time he started eating real food up until he was about three, Jack would happily eat his whatever veggies we put on his plate.  Peas and corn (not actually a veggie, yes I know) were gone in a … Continue reading

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Sugar Buster?

For most of my life, I didn’t have much of a sweet tooth.  Don’t get me wrong, I loved desserts plenty, it just wasn’t an all encompassing element of my life.  So I guess a more accurate statement would be … Continue reading

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