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Calling All Foodies!

It’s hard to imagine the holiday season with its string of get-togethers and festive activities without also envisioning something delicious to nibble on. There are main dish traditions, of course, and the long list of must-bake-to-share recipes each family hands down from one generation to another, but what about those occasions when a bite of […]

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Taming the Picky Eater

Picky eating—does it ever end? I am fairly certain that my little Texans would eat a cheese quesadilla at every meal if I let them. Why are foods like pizza, grilled cheese, PB&J, and chicken fingers always on kids’ menus at restaurants? At what point do kids refine their palates enough to eat off of […]

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Setting Up a Frozen Meal Swap (1)

Setting Up a Frozen Meal Swap

Does the idea of a stocked freezer full of ready-to-eat food for your family make your heart dance? Do you have friends who would like freezers full of food for their families, too? Have you ever thought about starting a freezer meal swap? I’ve been part of a meal swap group, and I love it! […]

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4 Family-Favorite Chicken Recipes

Pollo Fácil: Four Family-Favorite Recipes

No matter what the old commercials say, at our house the motto is “Chicken: It’s What’s for Dinner.” Oh sure, we eat our fair share of red meat and seafood as well, but chicken is my go-to base three out of the five nights a week that I cook, mainly because I know that even […]

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Top Date Night Restaurants in San Antonio

Oh, date night.  How I love thee.  A couple of hours dedicated to a meal where you aren’t up and down out of your seat chasing children, trying to order while wrestling a toddler, or praying that your waiter will bring three extra baskets of bread to hold over your three-year-old until his delicate plate […]

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Easy Breakfast Sandwiches

Homemade Family Fast Food Fun

My husband and I usually exchange small, inexpensive, thoughtful gifts at Christmas. I love coming up with fun little things that I think he will just love. This year, in addition to a bundle of the highest-rated dish towels on and several books, including Ron Burgundy’s poignant autobiography, I gave myself him a small […]

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Breakfast Omelet In A Bag

Over Thanksgiving weekend, my mom heard about a fun way to make breakfast for the 14 of us staying together. She described this “Ziploc Bag Omelet Method” from a dear friend and amazing cook, who had just recently done it for a group of adults visiting. Being a bit of a breakfast snob, I was […]

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