Great farmer's markets in Denver
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I love spring in Colorado — especially trips to the farmer’s market! The kids and I wander through, checking out produce from local farmers, crafts from local vendors, and some pretty tasty food made right there in front of us. One of my favorite things is discovering fruits and veggies we’ve never tried before –…

19 delicious, simple instant pot recipes
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This post contains affiliate links to stuff we love! Did you get an Instant Pot for Christmas this year? Along with the rest of the world? I didn’t, but I’ve got one now and I’m going a little nutso with it. It’s a beautiful machine, it really is. I have the 5-quart version of this…

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    Ingredients: 2 1/2 C Flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 12 Tbsp (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter/margarine 1 C sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 Tsp Vanilla extract Directions: Have all the ingredients at room temperature. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. In the bowl of an…

pumpkin cranberry cookie
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Every fall I make these cookies. They are INSANE! The kids go nuts for them. I’m going to make them again this week with pomegranate craisins instead of cranberries. I also make a powdered sugar glaze on top. Yum! Pumpkin Cranberry Cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract…