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The Chocolate Cake for Everyone

The Chocolate Cake for Everyone

More and more, I hear from friends that they have a food allergy or that their child does, which makes playdates, birthdays and dessert-time very challenging. The other day, we had a friend over. Her mother hadn’t mentioned any food sensitivities, but it got me […]

Simply the Best: Carrot Cake and Clementine Cupcakes

Simply the Best: Carrot Cake and Clementine Cupcakes

My family watches lots of cooking shows, but the girls have really fallen in love with Cupcake Wars lately. They watch the same episodes over and over, marveling at the ideas, the challenges and the presentation. On Sunday, my seven year old decided that she […]

Apple of my (p)Eye

Apple of my (p)Eye

Yesterday, I spent the morning with my daughter’s Pre-K class (as well as the Kindergartners in her school). A few weeks ago, they had been read a book (How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman). Afterward, the teacher asked […]

The Healthiest (and Most Delicious) Chocolate Cake in the World

The Healthiest (and Most Delicious) Chocolate Cake in the World

I’ll admit it – I don’t love chocolate. Call me crazy. You won’t be the first. My family? Obsessed. My girls can’t shove enough chocolate into their mouths on any given day. They literally salivate at the mention of the dark stuff…I indulge them most […]

Greatest Brownies Ever, and they’re Gluten Free!

Greatest Brownies Ever, and they’re Gluten Free!

I don’t love chocolate. Stop throwing tomatoes at me! Sorry, I don’t share in the passion/addiction of most human beings out there (my daughters included). One bite of chocolate is more than enough for me. I think I’ve said it too many times, but my […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day to all! Hope you take the day to show your love and adoration for your family and friends – I think that’s what today is all about. I know I’m a very lucky girl to be surrounded by amazing people in my […]