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Target Dollar Spot Easy Valentine's Day Cards Craft

I love Bullseye’s Playground (formerly known as the Target Dollar Spot.) I can find odds and ends I never knew I needed...

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This time of year I get such an itch to craft and create, thanks to all the beautiful and adorable ideas on Pinterest, but...

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Ever wander the produce aisle and find strange looking, colorful veggies that look tempting but you’re not sure what...

In this age of quick and easy accessibility to gourmet recipes and exotic ingredients, everyone can be a “foodie”. However, in my opinion a true foodie has a deep appreciation for comfort food–soul food–that is made from simple, everyday ingredients. Soul food isn’t pretentious. It doesn’t have a pedigree for each...

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  I try to limit the number of activities my kids are in, to keep the schedule managable. But with three of them and...

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When I was a kid, my favorite teacher worked evenings and summers at our neighborhood Mexican restaurant. (that’s a...

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This recipe is an old favorite, and has made the rounds on Pinterest and in magazines for years. It’s the perfect go-to...

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You all know we LOVE our coffee here at Colorado Moms. And I’m hard-core–doesn’t matter how hot it is...

photo credit: Chun Kit To I’m one of those girls who’s not afraid of a little fire. I love grilling, and I do it every chance I get. We’ve made pizzas on the grill, baked mac and cheese on the grill, baked cakes and bread, pot roasts…you name it. But hands down, my favorite thing to make (and my family’s favorite thing...

This is one of those recipes that takes me right back to childhood summers. My mom woud help us whip up a batch of these cookies first thing in the morning, and by lunch time they were ready to munch! They’re chocolatey, chewy, and the best part is they don’t ever have to go in the oven. Just a few short minutes on the stovetop to melt...

I was combing through all my old recipes a few days ago,and in the piles of handwritten scrap papers and magazine cut outs, I found a piece of torn notebook paper with driving directions scribbled on it. Wherever the directions led was pretty far on the opposite side of Denver from me, so it took me a few minutes to recall why I had written them down....

Photo credit: Geoff Peters   Recently, I was challenged by my friend Brooke Wagner of Denver’s KDVR Fox 31 and Good Day Colorado, to come up with a meal that could be made for under $5. Well luckily, thrifty is my middle name! This is one of my family’s favorite dinners and it’s also one of the most effortless to make. Because...

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So, whenever I go out for happy hour with my girlfriends we love to order those fried green beans. They’re so crunchy...

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I’m kinda in love with this recipe for Lemon Rosemary Chicken. It never fails to impress, and it’s so quick that...

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My middle kid–she’s only eleven but she stands a full 2 inches taller than me at 5 foot 7. And she eats. All....

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Sometimes I stumble on something soooo yummy, that we gobble it up before I can get a picture. This is one of those times.  Stuffed...

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With all the heavy snow lately (and more on the way!) we’re getting a little weary of all the soups, stews, and casseroles....

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I loooooooooooooooove fried food. Like, seriously love it. But I know how bad it is for me–I break out almost instantly!...

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Homemade mac and cheese is probably one of my all-time favorite comfort foods! But it is a chore–it takes a lot of...

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This was originally published last Mardi Gras, but I’m in a bit of a Cajun mood today–plus I am trying to kick...

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