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Love foody style

The empty chair at our kitchen table for four screams at me now as I set places for a weekend meal.  My eldest son has officially settled nearly eight hours south in a dorm room with a mini-fridge and Keurig.  The percolator perks.  The bacon snaps in grease.  The Italian tomato sauce he helped make… Continue reading Love foody style

Family life, Living Well, Moms, parenting

A perfectly unplanned vacation day

I power point my vacations.  No, really.   I am a prolific professional vacation planner.  When we made our first family trek to Italy five years ago, I spent months exploring and charting our options to visit the land of my husband’s birth.  Armed with google maps and every review site imaginable, I scoured the possibilities… Continue reading A perfectly unplanned vacation day