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Archive for June 2014

Peach Semifreddo

  Semifreddo is a refreshing frozen yogurt dessert, basically meaning “semi- frozen”. This is a healthy treat, so no guilt involved when you serve this dish!   This is one of my favorite desserts. It’s delicious, easy to make and can be made ahead of time, so I don’t have to stress over making dessert…

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Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles

Yes, I have a love affair of popsicles, and you most likely will find a new popsicle recipe every summer week on this blog. I just can’t help myself! They are so much fun to make and eat! I think these are particularly fun, just because they look so pretty and like you spent a long…

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Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry Lemonade. Such a refreshing afternoon pick-me-up! Making lemonade is a great family activity. Call everyone into the kitchen, juice lemons, cut strawberries and then sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor! My kids are always excited to help with this treat and I have to admit, I am too, but that may…

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How-to: Water Kefir

What is water kefir? Water kefir is a fermented beverage, with beneficial bacteria. Similar to kombucha, it’s made with adding a type of scoby to sugar water. Water kefir grains are crystal, gelatinous little things, made up of a variety of bacteria, including lactobacillus hilgardii. When cared for, they make a delicious probiotic-rich drink and…

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Maple Cream Coffee Popsicles

I love different flavors of popsicles and we have enjoy popsicles every afternoon during the summer months. We are all coffee lovers here, so if I don’t hide these away, the kids will snag them up any chance they get. And with teenagers in the house, that tends to happen frequently. My husband and I enjoy a hot cup of…

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A Minimalist Nursery

  Having a baby is such a time of joy. Even from the very beginning we want to have the best for our children. But I’ll gladly let you know, that there is a lot of stuff we don’t need for our babies! 1. You don’t need a nursery. First off, as a parent, who is…

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What Minimalism Means: Be All There

I took a class once from an amazing woman. She described how often we live our lives from somewhere about 3 feet above us. We aren’t “in” our bodies, but rather, trying organize and control our lives from outside of ourselves. I realized that I was guilty of this. How many times I found myself…

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Strawberry Banana Popsicles

  My kids look forward to summer… mostly for the popsicles. It’s the highlight of their day. And, really, what is better than playing in the hot sun, running home and cooling off with a fresh delicious popsicle? I love coming up with new varieties, and the kids love being the official taste-testers. They give…

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6 Ways to Have an Easier Pregnancy

  Pregnancy is an such an important time in our lives. I enjoyed my pregnancies, and I want the same for you. No matter how much you try to have a perfect pregnancy, you will still get tired and be a little more restricted than normal, but that is ok: You’re growing a baby! Your body…

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Wine Soaked Peaches

This simple dessert has an air of elegance to it and is a delightful taste combination. We’ve enjoyed this on many occasions, my favorite is a low-key get together with friends, often BBQ-ing some Orange Chicken Drumsticks and playing a game of Settlers.   Wine Soaked Peaches Ingredients: 2 peaches 2 cups moscato (approximately) Vanilla ice…

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