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Odysseo: Truly a Must-See Show

The Odysseo show by Cavalia in Chicago ignited child-like dreams of running off to join the circus. Almost a week after seeing the show, I still feel a quickening of my pulse  and a stirring of my spirit as I reminisce about experiencing Odysseo. The spellbinding show, which marries acrobatics...
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Glazed Vanilla Pound Cake

I have always loved the practicality of a good pound cake. Before there were food blogs and food magazines and even before cookbooks, there was word of mouth. How practical to have a basic recipe that was so easy to remember. Just imagine, you would barely have to slow your carriage as you passed yo...
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White Sangria Cupcakes

Last week, One Hope Wine asked me to develop a recipe in honor of National Wine Day - it's today! One Hope donates money from sales of their wine and gifts to social causes and to date, has given more than $1.8 million dollars! That's something I can raise a glass to. Rather than a cocktail or s...
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Homemade Play-Doh

Cooped up with a sick toddler, an exhausted Mommy and 100 degree heat.  Homemade Play-doh to the rescue!  A few hours of giggling and much...