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Sugar Coma??? Tips on Handling Excess Holiday Candy

I don’t know about you, but my house has officially been bombarded with Halloween candy. Between school parties and trick-or-treating, my 3 year old collected over 150 pieces of candy. If your house is anything like mine you are probably thinking…so now what? Here are my 5 tips on what to do with all of that […]

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Salted Caramel Apples Bites

Apple picking and hoodies. Bonfires and Trick-or Treat. Football tailgates and Pumpkin spice EVERYTHING. Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year and I celebrate it from mid-August through the morning of Black Friday when my brain switches to Christmas mode. One of my favorite ways to do celebrate is to bake and cook and craft. Usually I […]

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OMB Celebrate’s National Marshmallow Roasting Day!

Share using #OMBRoastYourMallow! We LOVE national holidays over at Orlando Moms Blog! With the OMB End of Summer Beach Bash coming up, we couldn’t think of a better national holiday to celebrate this week than the annual August 30th, National Marshmallow Roasting Day! Toasting those ooey-gooey treats on a bonfire near the beach is a favorite past time for many! […]

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Watermelon Agua Fresca

Growing up in a border city I was surrounded by the best Mexican food. Every Sunday we would go to church then cross the border in to Juarez, Mexico to do our grocery shopping. There, we would spend time in the Mercado buying meat from the butcher, getting fresh produce from vendors, tasting the freshest […]

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Flatbread – It’s What’s for Dinner

This is “the Summer of Flatbreads” in my kitchen. I’ve rediscovered the simplicity and diversity of flatbreads for dinner. Here’s my most recent flatbread creation. I started by spreading jarred bruschetta sauce over the flatbread. Next I sautéed finely chopped Vidalia onions, sliced portobello mushrooms, and chopped tricolor peppers in olive oil, adding the mixture over the […]

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Cooking Around the World

Summertime is the perfect time to make memories in the kitchen with the family. The stress and time constraints during the school year can limit your ability to get creative. Take your family on a world adventure this summer cooking around the world! A few summers ago, a book inspired me to take my family […]

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Independence and the Omelette

This summer we are working on developing child independence even if it kills me. I have started to force my children to make decisions, take the lion’s share of the responsibility for their actions, and not have to have me feel the need to hoover over their every move. One of the ways that we have been […]

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Carb-ing Out Time to Think About Food {plus recipe!}

OK, so some of you know that I had bariatric surgery (or sleeve gastrectomy, to use the technical term) about a month and a half ago. My main goal is to get my diabetes under control through eating right and weight management. Weight loss is a big part of that process. To be perfectly honest, […]

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Orlando Moms Blog Blueberry Picking Guide

I love Florida blueberry season, which runs April til June. Thanks to the work at the University of Florida over the past three decades, we get to enjoy hundreds of small blueberry farms across Florida. Before you head out to the farm, weave in a learning opportunities into the adventure.  Reading “Blueberries For Sal” or [...]
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Dinner Delivered: HelloFresh vs. Blue Apron vs. Farm-Haus

You are busy. Your kids are busy. Even your pets are busy. And you are hungry. You are ALL hungry…all the time. Even more than before kids, most of my thoughts revolve around food…what will we have for breakfast, do I have enough healthy snack options, will the kids eat dinner if I make it, […]

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