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Buche de Noel – a classic dessert also provides family-fun activity

This classic Christmas dessert is a tradition in France. Evidently Napoleon believed cold air caused illnesses and ordered that all chimneys in Paris be closed in the winter. This eliminated the french tradition of gathering around an actual Yule Log … Continue reading

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Grill Better Burgers

Yes, you can buy ready ground beef at the grocery store or butcher but I strongly encourage you to consider grinding your own! Don’t own a meat grinder?  If you have a food processor this is still an easy task. … Continue reading

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My Big Girl

This year has been a busy one in our household.  We have had many changes and developments that relate to life in general. Birthdays, anniversaries, and accomplishments have come and gone with much ado but a very significant milestone has … Continue reading

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Classic Hot Cheese Dip

With December upon us, so starts the season of entertaining and parties.  Often we need a quick, economical appetizer idea and it is nice to find one that uses seasonal ingredients.  Onions provide the perfect medium for this cheesy option.  If you … Continue reading

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Poipu Beach, Kauai | Hawaii Vacation Rentals

America’s Best Beach  Summit Pacific — Vacation Rental Properties & Real Estate I have been lucky to travel several times to Hawaii to visit my Husband’s family there.  I have to say the islands have exceeded my vacation expectations.  If … Continue reading

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