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Cocina Criolla–The Food of Puerto Rico

  Once again as I’m freezing at my keyboard in the middle of winter,  I’m dreaming of warm destinations.  This week I’m bringing you the food of Puerto Rico–Cocina Criolla.  The cuisine is rooted in the traditions of Spain, Africa, and the Tainos natives. Puerto Rico Regional Favorites and Where to Eat ‘Em: Tostones at… 

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Chocolate Lovers Recipes

If you have a sweet tooth, you know how hard it can be to satisfy your craving. There’s some good news for all of the chocolate lovers, however! You can help satisfy your sweet tooth by treating yourself to one of these delicious chocolate recipes. Chocolate Lovers 1. Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Pie Bars ~Snappy Gourmet… 

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12 Oddball Cleaning Hacks that Actually Work (strangely enough)

Welcome to our fourth post in the new series, 52 Weeks to a Cleaner House.  If you need some encouragement to stay on task with your cleaning resolutions, don’t forget to Subscribe to 52 Weeks to a Cleaner House.  We’ll send out weekly updates of our cleaning antics and entertain you along the way. In our latest 52… 

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Putting the Fat in “Fat Tuesday”

  Epiphany was last week, and while to a lot of people that means the end of Christmas, to many others it means the beginning of Carnival.  And, of course, here in the South when I hear Carnival, I think Mardi Gras and New Orleans.   On Epiphany the fun already started in the Crescent City with… 

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Spring Brook Vacation Homes Wisconsin Dells

The Wisconsin Dells may be known as the Water Park capital of the world but they have a wide variety of other entertainments to keep visitors busy.   To me the word dells conjures up images of Tolkien’s Shire, the pastoral Middle Earth home of the Hobbits.  The word dells actually means a small valley, usually… 

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Valentine’s Day Treats & Sweets Recipes

Valentine’s Day is almost here, which means it’s time to start cooking! Baking Valentine’s Day Treats is one of the best things about this sweet day, so prepare yourself for a fun filled day of baking these delicious recipes. Which treat will you start with? Valentine’s Day Treats & Sweets Make Valentine’s Cookies ~Mommy Octopus… 

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A Little Clean Potty Humor AKA How to Clean a Toilet

Welcome to our third post in the new series, 52 Weeks to a Cleaner House.  If you need some encouragement to stay on task with your cleaning resolutions, don’t forget to Subscribe to 52 Weeks to a Cleaner House.  We’ll send out weekly updates of our cleaning antics and entertain you along the way. How to… 

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