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Butterscotch & Chocolate Chip Cookies

My extended family had a serious debate last weekend. In the end, we agreed that there is no more alluring aroma than that of cookies baking. Almost any cookie in the oven emits a heavenly scent. But this batch, presumably due to the addition of butterscotch chips, was elevated to a new transcendent...
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Square Roots Festival in Lincoln Square This Weekend!

Square Roots 2016, July 8-10 from Old Town School of Folk Music on Vimeo. The Old Town School of Folk Music has changed our lives. My kids both take fiddle classes and dance there, my husband has taken up guitar, I bought myself a fiddle, and many of the talented teachers have become personal f...
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Book Review: Lulu’s Kitchen, A Taste of the Gulf Coast Good Life

Keep reading for the giveaway details! If there ever was a cookbook infused with someone's personality, it's this one. On the colorful cover, Lucy Buffett's hand-on-hip stance, sassy smile and confident gaze almost dare you to not to flip back the cover for a good time. As she says in the forward...
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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...