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I Gained 5 lbs Over Thanksgiving.. How and What I’m Going To Do About It

December 12, 2015 09:54 AM
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Well.. technically 4.6 lbs.  I told myself I wasn’t going to check the scale… because how you feel about yourself shouldn’t be measured by a number on a scale (most of the time I actually believe this). Recently, I’ve been doing a lot of strength training to build muscle which is the only reason why […]

My Favorite Holiday Recipes

November 11, 2015 12:06 PM
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Between hosting holiday parties and catering them, there are a few go-to recipes I always make for the holidays from savory bites to sweet ones and everything between, here are my favorite recipes to make. Appetizers Tuna Tartare with Homemade Wonton Chips– Ina Garten is the woman! She is my most trusted Food Network chef and […]

Best of: Vitamix

November 11, 2015 10:36 AM
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Frequenting Costco as often as I do can be a blessing or a curse.  I definitely didn’t need to buy the holiday flannel sheets, fuzzy robe (I already have 2) or the countless purchases from their daily samples- though I’m totally grateful for discovering their Marinated Eggplant dish! But of the many Many great buys I’ve […]

My Favorite Restaurants (as of October 2015)

October 10, 2015 11:53 AM
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Ruan Thai– I’m not usually a yelper but right after I ate at this restaurant I went straight to my computer to write a rave review. In short, this is authentic Thai food that will make you forget you’re a random commercial strip in Wheaton let alone in the US. Do not miss: Yum Watercress, […]

On KitchKat Staying Fit

August 08, 2015 03:44 PM
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Being that I’m around food all day, it’s important that I mix in a good amount of exercise to balance my frequent gnoshing.  I’ll be honest though, I don’t always have the time or energy to get a rigorous workout in– and that’s okay, because I add in other healthy habits to help pick up […]

Five Favorite Summer Recipes

August 08, 2015 08:25 AM
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Here’s a list of tried and true summer recipes that I love. Of course, I do like to still make these even in the colder months, but I find the most pleasure eating these when I’m outside on my backyard deck listening to 60’s music or classic rock. Husk’s Pimento Cheese– From my days down […]

My Five Favorite Books of All Time

August 08, 2015 08:16 AM
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1) Outlander Series- You will forever look at red-headed men differently. Historical fiction is just a bonus for this steamy love story. Or is it the other way around? Did I mention that Starz has made a series of the first book? 2) Jane Eyre- An empowering and enlightening novel every woman should read. So […]

Five Household Cleaning Products I love…

July 07, 2015 08:33 PM
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Five Household Cleaning Products I Swear By… I’ll be the first one to admit it (or maybe, my husband will) but I am not the neatest person. I’m trying to be, and believe me, I’ve come a long way! Fortunately, I am of the mind that “less is more” – something for another post, so […]

favorite food blogs

June 06, 2015 11:22 PM
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I’m constantly surrounded by food. It’s my thing. And so when I’m not in the kitchen making food, I’m on the internet looking at food, food recipes and food pics.  Over the last few years I’ve honed in on my favorite sites for inspiration for my weekly kitchkat meals, catering events and family meals.  Here […]