silver dollar pancakes with vanilla bean butter

Silver Dollar Pancakes with Vanilla Bean Butter

  Last Saturday seemed to be the perfect day to make silver dollar pancakes. Our oldest was home for spring break, the youngest didn’t have to be at work for a few hours and my husband and I made sure our day was free of anything scheduled. It was bitter outside and I was totally… 

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Flower scenes at local shop

Willing Spring to Arrive Through Flowers

Willing spring to arrive. Yes, that is what I’m doing. If I keep thinking of these beautiful spring flowers soaking in the sun it will surely arrive sooner, right? Because this winter? This winter has been hard. H-A-R-D. It feels as if it will never end and it is taking a toll. Motivation at this… 

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Thug Kitchen Eggplant Udon Noodles Main

Thug Kitchen’s Grilled Eggplant Soba Noodles

It’s time to celebrate the Chinese New Year and we decided to make Thug Kitchen’s Grilled Eggplant Soba Noodles recipe. We followed this recipe as closely as possible, but changed it up for a few reasons- mostly due to ingredients on hand and the season. Biting wind chill and mounds of snow do not make… 

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vegas NY NY panorama

Money Should Not Be a Bad Word in Blogging

  In the last two years, I have come to the realization that money should not be a bad word in blogging. I guess I have moved away from the mindset of my content being written for the only for the art of it and more toward placing some value on its worth. Not all… 

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Vermont Snowscape

Snow Day in Vermont

If you are here looking for the third installment to Eat Picks Goes to Vegas, then I will ask you to please come back next Friday for our conference recap. Today our regularly scheduled program has been interrupted with a snow day in Vermont. We have decided to uproot and go further north to spend a long… 

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nutella muddy buddies

A Valentine Treat- Nutella Muddy Buddies

  Looking for a perfect Valentine treat for that special someone? Nutella Muddy Buddies are easy, no-bake, and delicious! Now, I know chocolate is usually the go-to choice for most, but the deep love of chocolate and hazelnut combination found in Nutella should not be overlooked. If you have a love for this flavor, then… 

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mesa grill shrimp taco skewer

Eat Picks Goes to Vegas Part 2: Finding Bobby Flay

  So last week we talked about having our first Bloody Mary and shared a few sights from our Eat Picks Goes to Vegas trip. This week we are going to share our series post:  Eat Picks Goes to Vegas Part 2: Finding Bobby Flay. That’s right, you will want to hop a plane to… 

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vegas strip day time

Eat Picks Goes to Vegas to Feed Mind & Soul

To think one week ago today, at this very minute we were about to land in Las Vegas to begin a food tour that in some instances made us cry (in a good way) and attend the TypeA Vegas Bootcamp and Affiliate Summit West conferences. This is a trip we have been waiting for since the fall and… 

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avocado black bean salsa

Quick and Easy Avocado Black Bean Salsa

  Are you still using salsa out of a jar? What if there was a recipe that used only one tomato and the end result was so tasty you could eat it by the spoonful? Well, you are in luck! This quick black bean and avocado salsa is just the dish you are looking for! It’s… 

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