• September 2, 2015 • Babies, Toddlers & Kids, Notes from a Working Mom

    Parks, Potty time, and Pennies…

    To say that our twins are giving us a tough time going to the potty, would be the understatement of the year. They are 3 1/2 now and start pre-school in a week. They are supposed to be completely potty trained for their first day and they...

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  • August 27, 2015 • Dessert

    Peach Cobbler

    Yum, Yum, Yum…Fresh Pennsylvania peaches are in season and they are phenomenal. If you can find them at a road side stand or farmers market, do yourself a favor and buy them!  I had some business at the Clarion County Courthouse...

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  • August 24, 2015 • Cocktails

    Easy Mojitos

    It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right?!? Whether you’re planning a cocktail party, a dinner party, or just want to enjoy a cocktail on the porch, this Easy Mojito recipe is perfect. I am a huge fan of the signature cocktail...

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  • August 14, 2015 • Breakfast, smoothie

    Simple Green Smoothie and Hamilton Beach Giveaway

    This has been the summer of smoothies!!!  They are the PERFECT way to kick off your day with a health conscious focus and it’s also the best way to sneak fresh greens into your kids’ diets.   UPDATE: The winner of the...

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  • August 11, 2015 • Giveaway, Shellfish, Soup

    Lobster Bisque and Hamilton Beach Giveaway!!

    Lobster bisque has always been a splurge for me, but I absolutely love it!   UPDATE: The winner of the Hamilton Beach Wave Action Blender is:  Lisa Brown: “My favorite soup is corn chowder.” Congratulations, Lisa!!  Be...

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  • August 6, 2015 • Dessert

    Tiramisu

    Every year, I make tiramisu for my husband on his birthday.  He doesn’t really like sweets, but he loves tiramisu. This recipe is simple and delicious and the mascarpone cream is to die for! I don’t let the kiddos eat it...

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  • July 31, 2015 • Babies, Toddlers & Kids, Notes from a Working Mom, Vegetarian

    Bolthouse Farms Kids

    Have you ever heard of Bolthouse Farms Kids™ ?  I hadn’t until recently and I am totally loving their line of real fruit and veggies snacks, made specifically with our kiddos in mind.  Best of all, their whole line of products...

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  • July 28, 2015 • Notes from a Working Mom

    Piercing your baby’s ears…

    Making the decision to pierce your baby’s ears can be a tough one.  When? Where? How? Will it hurt? How much does it cost? So many questions present themselves.  I just wanted to share my experiences with my girls to shed light on...

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  • July 24, 2015 • Greek Food, Main Dish

    Stuffed Tomatoes, Zucchini, and Peppers

    When I think about stuffed tomatoes, I think about Greece.  I think about superb olive oil and a huge chunk of feta cheese, too! When I make them in the States, I always add some garden fresh zucchini and peppers to please everyone. ...

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  • July 14, 2015 • Uncategorized

    Forza Motorcars

    With the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix taking place this week, I thought this would be the perfect time to share my husband’s exotic car dealership, Forza Motorcars, with all of you. … It’s located in Lower Burrell,...

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