Beef Barbacoa made in a Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa – How to Feed a Crowd

Sometimes you have to feed a lot of people at once.  When you can make the food ahead, the crowd loves it, and it doesn't take much work? Total score. There is something so satisfying to me about making large quantities of food. Anthropologically, it probably tickles my survival nerve or somethi...
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Grief is a Shapeshifter

I am beginning a series called Dear Andy, written as letters to my late brother exploring the issues of loss and grief.  Dear Andy, It's been nearly 9 months since you died. Though I had no reason to believe I would understand anything about grief, I realize I had certain expectations. Like...
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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...