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The Best No-Cook Chicken and Goat Cheese Salad

No-cook meals (or those that require just a little cooking) are my favorite in the summer. Creating fast, simple, flavorful, and satisfying meals without heating up my kitchen is a major win. Sometimes it’s hard to keep them from getting boring (cereal for dinner, anyone?), but this chicken and goat cheese salad is perfect for […]

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New and Unique Sweets in San Antonio

New and Unique Sweets in San Antonio

Life is short. Eat dessert first. When you’ve grown tired of the standard Oreo cookies, vanilla ice cream, and yellow cake, it’s time to branch out. My kids approve this article, mostly because it involved exploring new and unique places for sweets. And who doesn’t like a new dessert experience? We couldn’t sample all the […]

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Cheesecake and Chaos

There is a certain smell to summer that carries youthful nostalgia tied to adventure, good food, and friends. And when the wind is perfect, a jumble of happy and hilarious memories come back in an exhilarating rush, usually with a craving attached. Right up there with root beer popsicles and Snoopy snowcones, my childhood summertimes […]

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The Magic of Mole vs. the Chaos of Kids

Mexican food brings me life and comfort. I love eating it, savoring it, smelling it, and cooking it. It is one of the most complex cuisines as far as flavors and variety go. One of my favorite dishes is mole (pronounced MOH-LEH). Mole is a sauce served over chicken, turkey, or even enchiladas. It is […]

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Will There Be Carbs in Heaven?

If you are under 40 years old, you might avoid reading this post for your own sanity. Those of us who have reached our fifth decade have a few secrets about what happens as you age—and it’s not pleasant. For me, 42 was the magic number. Forty-two, after my twins were born, was the year […]

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