What to pack for an all inclusive vacation

What to pack for an all inclusive vacation- This Mama Loves

We are heading down to Turks and Caicos to a social media conference in just a few weeks.  Can't even wait. It's getting so close and we have so many, many things to do, like packing, making sure things at the house are squared away with the house sitter, stopping newspapers, checking itineraries, etc. Mostly, ...

Things you probably don’t know about Domino’s

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A few weeks ago I got to head out to Ann Arbor, Michigan, to visit the Domino's headquarters.  While there, we had a whole lot of pizza, learned how to make a pizza, and learned a whole lot about the Domino's company and brand in general.  There's a lot that may surprise you that you ...

Texture- Like Netflix for Magazines

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Confession: I love People Magazine. It's super expensive though, and I cannot justify the expense of a subscription, so we don't get it anymore. But I miss it, and I love reading all the news and gossip.  It's a guilty pleasure, and silly, but there you go. Plus, finding the time to get through an ...

The Power of Clean Water – Health #PowerofClean

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When you live in the wealthiest, most developed nation on the Earth, it’s really easy to lose sight of how much of a struggle clean drinking water can be. When you live surrounded by 20 percent of the world’s freshwater, it is even worse. We do a lot of camping and backpacking, meaning we have to bring ...

Panko French Onion Chicken Sandwich

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I have lots of love for sandwiches.  Especially in fall, for some reason. This sandwich is like a whole meal between two slices of bread, and it's hearty enough that it can BE a meal. That's what we need, because around here, we're lunch bringers, not buyers. So when we bring, we go big. We're ...

Vanilla Maple French Toast Casserole

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I grew up drinking milk.  My kids love to drink milk.  As a mom, I want to be sure that the kids are getting what they need in their bodies, with as little extra sugar and calories as possible.  We've always done 1% milk because of this, but when I heard about a new milk ...

Scariest Places in Connecticut

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It is that time of year again when the fall leaves change and spooky is in the air. When in Connecticut, don’t worry, there are plenty of places that are more than a little spooky, and are downright scary. Scariest Places in Connecticut Old Windham Inn Don’t be discouraged when you go to visit the Old Windham Inn ...

Scariest Places in New England

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It's October, when the leaves change, weather cools, and everyone gets ready to celebrate Halloween.  For those of us (read: not me!) who like to be scared, here are some of the scariest places to visit in New England! Scariest Places in New England This year when you head to New England to see the fall colors ...

Capturing fall family fun memories

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The fall months can be super busy with sports, school,  and life in general.  But  they can also be so enjoyable when you include a lot of fun family time- from pumpkin patches to pumpkin carving and  homecomings to hayrides.  Use your  smartphone to keep it all organized and you won't have to miss a ...

Coffee Glazed Coffee Cake

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There are few things that I love more than coffee. Therefore, anything that has to do with coffee, or better yet can include coffee is going to be a hit in my kitchen.  This coffee cake is made with a Dark Roast coffee inside the batter and in the icing- a double hit of my ...