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44 Reasons Why Cookies are SO Good, a fun post featured by top US cookie blog, Practically Homemade

44 Reasons Why Cookies are SO Good

I am 44 years old today!  Life sure flies when you’re having fun!  Besides my fabulous children, my sweet husband, awesome friends and loving family we all know that I love cookies and so today I thought I would keep things simple.  I have more cookie recipes on this site than anything else and that […] Read more…

Pantry storage essentials featured by top US food blog, Practically Homemade.

My Favorite Pantry Storage Essentials

I am so excited for this post today and it isn’t even a cookie recipe!  Today I am talking about all of my favorite pantry storage essentials and the very best part is they are super cute too!  From wire baskets, mason jars, chalkboard labels and more…this post has everything you need for an organized […] Read more…

It’s SWEET to be One

One word comes to mind as I celebrate Practically Homemade’s 1st Birthday today and that is THANKFUL.  Words can’t begin to describe the past year.  To say this blog is my baby would be an understatement.  I feel like I have birthed it, nourished it, watched it grow and now I am working hard with […] Read more…

Halloween Brownie Bites Recipe featured by top US food blog, Practically Homemade

Halloween Brownie Bites Recipe

My kids are older now but I remember all too well the last minute panic of needing a school treat.  I can’t exactly remember what grade my Tater was in but it was well past 9 p.m. on the night before his Halloween party that he informed me that we needed to bring something for […] Read more…

In Love with Napa

Last week I was lucky enough to spend a few days in Napa for the World of Flavors conference.  Napa has always been on my bucket list and so to say I was excited would be an understatement.  It did not disappoint, I am in love with Napa!  The weather was beautiful, the setting was […] Read more…

Easter Decoration Inspiration

I am so excited!!  For a couple of years my mom has had a really cool three tier tray that she decorates for the holidays.  For nearly that long I have been looking for one that I think will work in my house.  I guess I am picky but I finally found this one {Emerson […] Read more…

42 things I have learned in 42 years…

It is hard for me to believe it but tomorrow…I am 42.  I don’t feel 42…unless of course…I move my body and then the aches and pains of growing older set in.  There is also the fact that my kids will be 19 and 21 this year…so ya, I guess I am 42.  All in […] Read more…

Meal Planning Basics

I have been asked so many times about meal planning.  How do I do it?  When do I plan?  When do I shop?  Meal planning has became really important to me because I am a girl who likes to have a plan!  When I was a single mom of 2 and owned the deli, I […] Read more…

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