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How I Turned My 15 Minutes Into 15 Years

“In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes,” –       Andy Warhol   I finally purchased a new computer which forced me to go through my old (I mean really old) files to see what I could … Continue reading

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What’s So Fabulous About Forty? I’ll Tell Ya

Goodbye thirties. You were memorable…tiring but memorable. A fairytale wedding was followed by nearly a decade of learning to function in a hazy state of sleep deprived consciousness.  I remember a steady blur of diaper changing, breast feeding, doctor visits, … Continue reading

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What’s Up Doc? Honey Orange Roasted Carrots

Ingredients: 1 bundle of organic orange carrots, stems removed (thin carrots work best) 1 bundle of organic purple carrots, stems removed (thin carrots work best) 3 tbs spoons of local honey Juice from 1 large orange 1/4 cup of olive … Continue reading

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Indian Summer Pasta. Feels Like Summer, Tastes Like Fall

  INGREDIENTS: 2 tbs butter 1 tbs olive oil 3/4 lb of your favorite pasta. I used “I Sedanini”, but ziti, farfalle, orchiette all work! 3  cups of butternut squash, peeled and cubed. 3 links of sweet Italian sausage. Remove … Continue reading

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Ribollita- Italian Veggie and Bread Soup

Ribollita (click on link for video) is historically a Tuscan peasant dish. It was originally made by reheating (Ribollita literally means Reboiling) the leftover minestrone or vegetable soup and adding to it some day old bread. I first tasted Ribollita almost 20 years … Continue reading

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Veggies Your Kids Will Eat: Baby Elotes aka Mexican Corn

If  you desperately trying to get your kids to EAT THEIR VEGGIES, I’m very confident that this recipes will win your little ones over! My son won’t eat regular corn, but he devours these baby elotes! BABY ELOTES-MEXICAN CORN: INGEDIENTS: … Continue reading

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Ricotta Meatballs with Cacio e Pepe

No child can resist the classic comfort of spaghetti and meatballs! I present to you a super easy pasta dish paired with the most amazing meatballs you’ve ever had! Cacio e Pepe with ricotta meatballs is a twist on the … Continue reading

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Raising a Fruitivore

I’m on a mission to convert my youngest child, my little carnivore, into a part-time fruitivore. My four year-old son Harris loves his animal protein. He has no problem putting down lamb chops, burgers, salmon, mahi mahi or shrimp when … Continue reading

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Little Travelers, Big Memories

Last summer my husband and I made the decision to take our then three and a half year-old, Harris and our five and a half year-old, Joslin to my cousin’s wedding in Ravello, Italy. The trip included 3 days in … Continue reading

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15 Things…

I remember the day I found out I was having a baby girl. For the first time in my life, I felt pure joy. A daughter. My daughter. Then it hit me. The maternal responsibility. I had an obligation to … Continue reading

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