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Clean Plate Club. Photo Credit: Emily Ross Ziporin
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Our Favorite Halloween Books for Kids

A Tiny ghost afraid to haunt. A witch picks up some friends on her broom. Monkeys and bear cubs go trick or treating. Here a some of our favorite Halloween-themed books for kids. ...

Fall flowering mums. Photo credit: Emily Ross Ziporin

Fall Flowering Mums

Burnt umber, aubergine, gold and rich pink mums are as much a part of the autumn aesthetic as pumpkins, gourds and bales of hay. Here are a few tips for maintaining fall flowering mums. ...

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My Abandoned Blog

I abandoned my blog, but its never too late to start over with a renewed focus and excitement. Sometimes we set our dreams aside, but we can always pursue them again…and again until we get it right. ...

Homemade ice cream "cake"
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Birthday (Or Any Other Holiday) Ice Cream “Cake”

Birthday cake or ice cream cake? For one special person in our house ice cream cake is the celebratory dessert of choice. Here's a recipe for a crunchy, creamy, fudgy ice cream dessert that is perfect for a birthday or any special occasion. ...

Holiday Card Craft for Kids. Photo Credit: Emily Ross Ziporin
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Holiday Card Craft for Kids

My daughter made these holiday cards earlier in the week. It's a fun project for kids and special for family and friends. Here's the play by play. ...

Peppermint Bark. ©Emily Ross Ziporin
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Peppermint Bark

I am in love with peppermint bark! It is one of my all time favorite desserts, and always the first one I make during the holiday season. Here is my recipe...

Holiday Catalog Madness. Photo Credit: Emily Ross Ziporin.
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Stop the Catalog Madness!

Fa la la la la…and inundated with catalogs! How to stop the catalog madness...