Seared Ahi Tuna with Confetti Salad

We have this neighbor who is constantly working in his garage on his boat, his porche, his huge monster truck, or any other big toys and gadgets he owns. We ...

The Giving Tree Dinner Menu

Our Family Dinner Book Club selection for the month of August is The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. Here you’ll find a menu that can be prepared with the help of ...

Sweet Potato Fries

I have learned two things this week during the Whole 30. Sauce makes me happy! I have been putting sauce on everything this week and it has made every meal ...

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Cook a Doodle Do – Family Dinner Book Club

Our Family Dinner Book Club selection for the month of June is Cook-a-Doodle-Doo! by Janet Stevens and Susuan Stevens Cummings. Here you’ll find a menu that can be prepared with the help of your children, and will hopefully be a fun and interactive activity for the whole family. Head over to Growing Book by Book […]

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Easy Green Party Salad with Honey Orange Vinaigrette

Summertime is party time! Backyard barbeques, birthday parties, wedding showers, graduations. You name it, you’ve probably already gotten an invitation for it, right? Well, I am here to help with your party planning needs! This easy green party salad is so named because it is first and foremost EASY. Secondly, it is great for a […]

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Mango Basil Coconut Ice Cream

The days in Southern California recently have been hot, hot, hot. We didn’t get much of a winter, we have had barely any rain, and now we aren’t really having Spring. It seems we’ve leapt straight into summer. This is not my ideal weather so to make up for the way too high heat, I’ve […]

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Whipple-Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delight

In fourth grade, I and a small group of my peers read the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl and then had to give a presentation on it to the rest of the class. We were considered accelerated readers, which somehow equated to us doing more work than the other kids. Maybe […]

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