Healthy living

When you host a party always have some freshly cut flowers on your table or counter. I get them from my yard. It brings color into your kitchen, and is an organic and inexpensive way to decorate a space. Hosting a party is right up there with one of my favorite things to do. Enjoy the rest of your summer! xo

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A Neighborly Visit

I have fond memories of going to my Italian grandmother’s and my Aunt Millie’s house on Sundays. They lived in a two-story home located in a small Italian neighborhood.  Everybody knew them. Any time you stopped by, there was always company, and someone speaking Italian. Aunt Millie was the ultimate chef. She would always have mounds of food ready to be eaten the moment her…

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Eating healthy this summer

Eating healthy takes some effort and planning. It does not necessarily mean buying expensive organic produce either – it’s about making good choices that impact your daily life. You want to eat foods that promote good health versus eating fatty foods that can create problems for you in the long run. Life is about balance. Let’s start with the basics. Stock your your frig with…

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Salad in a jar

  When you are a busy family, it’s hard to find the time to pack your kid’s lunches and then your lunch. Here is a great lunch if you are on the go and you can make it the night before.  Fill up a mason jar with all of your favorites like:  veggies, cheese, turkey, marinated chicken, celery, carrots, red onion, romaine hearts, spring mix,…

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