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  • Jamaica Me Crazy

    About this time of year I’m so sick of winter I could scream.  Given the horrific blizzard we had a few weeks ago that feeling has multiplied exponentially.  Add to this a little homesickness and a craving for some quality mommy time (yes, I still say mommy) and the normal dream of garden beauty or plans […]

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  • Sweet Treats for Snow Day

    If you live anywhere on the East Coast you experienced some form of the nasty nor’easter that blew through a week ago.  After three days of healthy, home cooked meals I realized that I made a complete waste of quality time for sharing.  With that in mind I remembered to grab my camera before starting […]

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  • Shrimp BLT Alfredo and Spinach Ravioli

    The other night while shuffling through my mental rolodex – yeah, rolodex for those who remember the telephone – of dinner recipes I nodded off like a sleepy toddler.  Bored to tears with my usual offerings I decided to channel my inner romantic and craft a meal of new love inspiration.  I don’t know about you, […]

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  • Let’s make Kombucha!

    A few weeks ago I conquered growing my very own baby SCOBY.  Now I’m going to tell you how to make and flavor your Kombucha.  There are so many sites that offer great insight on brewing Kombucha.  I can’t claim to have used one recipe, but rather combined a few processes and then developed flavors […]

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  • It’s a baby SCOBY!

    I am a kombucha fanatic though my wallet is not. After saving up a few empty bottles I figured it was time to do some research and start brewing my own. The main ingredient in brewing kombucha is a SCOBY. What is a SCOBY your ask? Why I will happily tell you. First, let’s talk about […]

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  • Snack Time!

    Some folks may tell you that I don’t know how to bake, BUT it would be a fib.  It is not so much that I do not know how, but rather an abhorrence for following directions.  Yes, it is true, I like to do things my own way which – surprise, surprise – does not […]