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Best One Bowl Cocoa Brownies & Why You Shouldn’t Feel Sorry For My Daughter

Best One Bowl Cocoa Brownies & Why You Shouldn’t Feel Sorry For My Daughter  Tater likes to stand on her red stool to help me cook. She’s sloppily mixing the cocoa into the batter when she looks up at me, “Mom, Did you know some people don’t even have houses?” “Yes, honey. I know.” “Well, […]

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The Power of Honesty In Divorce

I see the man I married when I was 22 sitting at a pub table. He’s now my ex-husband. It’s just the two of us in a shitty pub in an industrial part of Seattle. He has this look on his face that I know he’s trying to hide, he’s trying to play it cool but […]

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What My Life is Like After Divorce

    I started this blog before my daughter turned one. I wasn’t sure what it was, a craft blog, a food blog, a lifeline? The dark secret is that I’d started it after a particularly terrible conversation with my husband at the time about my job. Including my commute to my Beverly Hills office […]

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How to Make Homemade Marshmallows (step by step with photos)

These are easier than you think. And the possibilities are endless. Try your favorite extracts (coconut marshmallows?!), or food coloring to match your party, or covering them in chocolate. Once you make them, it’s hard to remember why you went so long without trying your hand at these. Step one: Prepare the pan. Grease well […]

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Top 15 Chocolate Pie Recipes

  I’ve learned a thing or two about what you like since I joined Pinterest. You like heathy food, football food, chocolate food and pie food. Today, I’m focusing on those last two, they’re the most fun anyway. If you fancy yourself a bit of a Pinterest junkie and need a new fix, you might […]

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Ten Ways to add BIG Flavor for 10 Calories or less

About the time I started to get really into cooking was right about the time I was talked into doing some runway modeling. At 5 foot 7 and 120 pounds, I was know as the “short chubby model,” which was equal parts laughably ridiculous and self-esteem crushing. I only did a few runway shows before […]

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Skinny Thai Chicken Noodle Soup: 177 Calories

Skinny Thai Chicken Noodle Soup: 177 Calories

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Easy Homemade Sandwich Bread

We do this resolution thing every year, and although I love a good goal setting exercise, we can tend to favor resolutions that are a bit self-deprecating. Maybe you don’t need to hate yourself of that credit card debt or those extra pounds. Maybe our resolutions should be about learning something new, tapping into those […]

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Ten Weird Things That Are Not Vegetarian

 I spent 3 years as a vegetarian, and at the time it seemed simple. Eat things that aren’t animals. I didn’t think much more about it. It wasn’t until years later, while trying to cook for my vegetable loving friends that I have actually become acquainted with how many products that I assumed were animal […]

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Strawberries and Cream Breakfast Bread Pudding

    I’m a breakfast girl. It’s my favorite meal, and I tend to go a bit overboard if I ever happen to have breakfast guest. I love dishes that can pack a punch when it comes to impressing those I’m serving, but I also don’t like to be stuck in the kitchen when I […]

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