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Mom’s Survival Guide to Winter Break – 16 activities to save your sanity

Today I am singing abundant praises to the Winter Gods for this glorious snow day in Ohio!  Haha, did you believe that?  Not even for a second? I promise I love my children!  Fortunately, today’s snow day has inspired me to come up with some fantastic ideas on how to survive the Winter Break coming… Read More Mom’s Survival Guide to Winter Break – 16 activities to save your sanity

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Sugar Cookies

The most scrumptious sugar cookie recipe just in time for the holidays. In my family, my mother-in-law is the main cook and baker for the holidays.  My favorite thing to whip up are these delicious sugar cookies.  They are my go to for all holidays, gatherings, and school functions.  Everyone who has tried them agree… Read More Sugar Cookies

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10 Small Shop Finds

The holidays are upon us!  I have searched around and am proud to share these 10 unique small shops with you.  Each product is handmade with love.  Let me briefly say, I am not affiliated with these shops (other than Buy The Change).  These are truly gifted creators and I am all for supporting small… Read More 10 Small Shop Finds

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Homestyle Chili

The snow is lightly falling here in Northeast Ohio.  We’re two weeks away from Thanksgiving and the cold is moving right on in.  I can’t say I’m quite ready for the cold weather, but I do get excited for all the hearty comfort food I get to cook.  I like to think of chili as… Read More Homestyle Chili

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Homemade Tomato Soup

A fresh spin on the ever delightful Tomato Basil Soup The cold weather has arrived in the Northeast, that means its time for sweaters, blankets, and soup!  Indulge in my fresh take on everyone’s favorite Tomato Basil Soup. Someday I’ll expand on my mother’s lack of culinary skills (she’s great at so many other things!),… Read More Homemade Tomato Soup

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Modern Warrior

An autobiographical music drama of a solider’s journey transitioning back into civilian life.  Co-created by Staff Sergeant Jaymes Poling and artist Dominick Farinacci.   With a mix of war and jazz, this dynamic production has it all.   Jaymes Poling enlisted in the US Army in 2005 at the ripe age of 17.  He was assigned… Read More Modern Warrior

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffles

My favorite dessert is cheesecake, and when you add pumpkin to it…Oh, Momma.  This delectable treat is perfect for fall.  Impress your family and friends by bringing this goody to an Autumn party.  It’s so simple to make, you’ll wonder why you didn’t indulge in this sooner.  A note about the melted white chocolate: If… Read More Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffles