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Sweet Bacon and Mustard Spinach Salad

Sweet Bacon and Mustard Spinach Salad

One of the things I love about summer is the opportunity to have fresh produce. Growing up in Iowa has been synonymous with from field to table. Summers are awesome because I can hit the farmer’s market and grab a variety of fresh pro ...
Rethink Your Food Storage Practices

Rethink Your Food Storage Practices

If you were a kid growing up in the 70’s, chances are you had a cereal bowl that originated as a margarine container and a glass that once stored jelly or jam. If you walk through an antique store or check out eBay, you’ll see a ...
Gadgets: Mom-Approved Gifts

Gadgets: Mom-Approved Gifts

From the minute a man meets a woman, he is put to the test. He’ll learn over time, but even after years there are questions about whether he has made the correct decision. In the beginning, the questions stem around whether he selecte ...
2016 Gift Guide: Home & Electronics

2016 Gift Guide: Home & Electronics

Over the past couple weeks our holiday gift guides have mostly provided toy and game gift ideas for kids of all ages. Today’s gift guide highlights some home and electronics items, including personal care, jewelry, beauty and home dec ...
Iced and Cold Brew Coffee Are Different

Iced and Cold Brew Coffee Are Different

Maybe it’s because I’m a mom or possibly because I’m getting old and forgetful, but I often find myself drinking cold coffee. Considering my love for frappes, this isn’t that big of deal. Half the time I drink it col ...
7 Tools for Making Sushi at Home

7 Tools for Making Sushi at Home

Just the other day Scott and I were discussing how much we learned during our years of living in Los Angeles. We learned about other cultures, traditions and foods that we would never been able to appreciate if we had never left the area wh ...
Make a Cup or a Carafe With One Brewer

Make a Cup or a Carafe With One Brewer

Don’t laugh, but I have a confession to make. While our family room is loaded with board games (thanks to the obsession Scott and I share for wanting one of every game ever), our kitchen plays host to more than one coffee pot. I wish ...
2015 Gift Guide: Home and Electronics

2015 Gift Guide: Home and Electronics

Is the reality of the season starting to set in yet? Are you noticing the holiday music playing in every store you enter, streets lined with lights and decorations and news about weather changing across the country? By now you have hopefull ...
Skip the Pot. Make a Cup of Coffee

Skip the Pot. Make a Cup of Coffee

Quite often we have friends over to play board games.  As each sits down, I politely ask if anyone wants coffee. Not because I feel the need to be hospitable. I’m not all Miss Manners like that and our friends certainly don’t ex ...
The Right Tools for the Job

The Right Tools for the Job

One thing I can never have enough of in the kitchen is cutting boards. I have tried all types. Traditional wooden, bamboo, various types of plastic (thick and thin) as well as ones custom made from Corian. Each have their benefits and drawb ...