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Friday Coffee Talk: Graduation and College

  This week’s Friday Coffee Talk is all about graduation and college and everything in-between. It has been a whirlwind the last two weeks and I can’t believe graduation has come and gone. We are now empty nesters. Sort of. Graduation and Lessons Learned Two years ago, our oldest graduated from high school. It was a… 

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Friday Coffee Talk 4

  Welcome to Friday Coffee Talk Part 4 These Friday chats over coffee have been pretty cathartic; I’ve been able to catch you up to speed with our weekly happenings and use this as a mini-brain dump, so, I thank you for coming back each week to read my words, try our recipes and share… 

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Easy Fruit Tart

Are you looking for a dessert that will have anyone close by grabbing a fork to dig in? This recipe for easy fruit tart looks like it took hours to make but in truth, it takes less than hour to put together. It’s time to keep that box of brownie mix in the pantry and put… 

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Friday Coffee Talk Recap & Happy Mother’s Day

  Time for Friday Coffee Talk! I can’t believe this is our third one.That’s right…numero 3. It’s actually kind of nice to recap our week and share what’s new, to take a short breather and enjoy each other’s stories. This week has a little bit of running, a new resources page and some highlights for… 

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Why You Should Attend Type-A Parent Conference

Have you been asking “Why should you attend the Type-A Parent Conference?”  Not long ago, I was in your shoes and asking myself that very same question. I kept hearing how great it was compared to the mega blogging conference BlogHer and the medium conference Blissdom. Type-A seemed to be an event that fell somewhere… 

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Friday Coffee Talk 2

Welcome to Friday Coffee Talk 2- a new series that I thought would be fun to have each Friday to catch up with what happened during the week over a cup of my favorite morning beverage. I love this picture…I took this while having breakfast early one morning at the Paris Hotel in Vegas. Can’t… 

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Easy Homemade Empanadas

    Empanadas are little meat pies that are full of deep, rich flavors of beef, pork, tomatoes, onions, peppers and spices surrounded by an egg-washed soft crust. This homemade recipe is very versatile; one batch will be able to make 4-5 sizeable empanadas for dinner-think of them as the Mexican version of a calzone- and still have enough… 

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Friday Coffee Talk

Friday Coffee Talk? Thought I would try something new and do a quick recap of our week with some Friday coffee talk! If you are visiting for the first time you should know that I LOVE coffee. Like really love coffee. I never, ever start my day without it. My liquid gold of choice is… 

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Touchstone Crystal Adds Sparkle to Spring

  You may remember back around the holidays we shared a little bit of sparkle in our kitchen while baking. Well, we have decided to team up once more with the fantastic folks at Touchstone Crystal to add a bit of sparkle to spring, because here in the northeast? We need it. Winter was long and… 

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