Coq Au Vin with Root Vegetables

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This Coq au Vin with Root Vegetables is the perfect cold weather dish- cooking it in a dutch oven just gives the flavors so much time to meld and enhance one another. The meat is delightfully moist and almost melts in your mouth! Coq Au Vin with Root Vegetables Ingredients 5 lbs chicken thighs and drumsticks 2 tbsp extra ...

5 advantages to shopping small business

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When I was little, we lived in a pretty close knit neighborhood. A few times a week, my mom would give my sister and I $.50 (yes, that is two quarters) to spend at the corner store. This was the hub of the neighborhood. The best way to explain it is if you were to ...

Join us for the #ChocolateHistory #TwitterParty 11/17

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This week will be full of firsts for me. I'm excited to announce that I'm going to attend the 2015 Colonial Chocolate Society meeting in Washington, D.C., along with my friend Tammilee and our friends at American Heritage Chocolate.  I'm even part of the conference- I'll be doing an "Ask the Blogger" session with Tammilee!! ...

Dear Santa, Love Rachel Rosenstein

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Two of my favorite things in the world are books and Christmas.  Naturally, when we see books relating to Christmas, we grab them.  We have a whole bin just of Christmas and December-ish holiday books that come out every year with the decorations. It's always fun to see old (and new) favorites to read come ...

Fabulous Fall Foods Roundup

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  One of my favorite things about fall is all of the fun, fabulous food flavors that "come out" after a summer filled with grilled everything and light, refreshing dishes.  Fall means more comfort foods, colder weather, crisper air, and oh, so many delightful ways to enjoy foods that just seem too heavy in warmer months! ...

Join us for the #AdoptLove #TwitterParty 11/13

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PetSmart Charities for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. YOU are invited! Yes, you! Come in your pajamas, or your fanciest cocktail attire!! We'll be celebrating PetSmart Charities’ National Adoption Weekend (November 13-15, 2015) with the #AdoptLove #TwitterParty 11/13 from 1:00pm-2:00pm EST. Hope you'll join ...

Easy Holiday Appetizer Recipe: Crabbies

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It's hard to go long between mid-November and mid- January without being invited to a gathering of one kind or another.  We've already got things on our calendar, and it's barely November! I don't know about you, but I always try to bring something along when we are invited to someone's home or gathering- some ...

Elf on the Shelf Dunk Tank

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Guys... it is almost "That time of the year". You know.. time to dust off the old Elf on the Shelf and start brainstorming clever ideas for him to perform. While he is tons of fun and gives the kids something to look forward to everyday sometimes it is tiring coming up with cute ideas. But, ...

When Baby Spits Up

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I received product and compensation from Mead Johnson Nutrition to create this post written by me. All experiences and opinions expressed in this post are my own and not those of Mead Johnson Nutrition. Consult your pediatrician before making changes to your baby's diet or if you have concerns related to your baby's digestive health. ...

Cranberry Pecan Pinwheels

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When the holiday season hits I am always looking for ways to make my life a little bit easier. There is a lot of shopping, prepping, cleaning, and decorating to be done.  So when I need a bread, easy appetizer, or side dish I head over to Walmart  where I pick up table decor, etc...and ...