Caramel Apple Triscuit Bites

These Caramel Apple Triscuit Bites are the perfect party food. Top Triscuit Crackers with Ricotta, Apples and Caramel for sweet...more

10 things I wish I’d known before becoming a Mom.

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Sauteed Blistered Shishito Peppers

These pan sauteed blistered shishito peppers make a delicious snack or bar food and are ridiculously easy to make. Just in time for Memorial Weekend, I’m sharing this super easy side dish which you can make on the grill, in the oven or on the stove. Mr ....more

It's Happening in Bergen: 13th International Symposium on Sjogren's Syndrome

Sometimes when I'm having a day that's less than stellar autoimmune-wise, it's easy for me to descend into a seriously grumpy mood. This is due to lots of reasons: frustration with my body; frustration with my disease; and always frustration that there is not a cure for Sjogren's Syndrome and autoimmune diseases. Inevitably I fixate on the latter cause, since it's much easier to put blame and anger on a faceless scientific community that I assume must be sitting on their duffs not doing much of anything about our disease.Which is not accurate ....more

Bug Balm Ointment with Tea Tree Essential Oils

One of my favorite essential oils is tea tree. There are so many tea tree oil uses to keep you healthy and toxin-free but today I am going to talk to you about how to use tea tree oil as a homemade mosquito repellent. Bug Balm Ointment with Tea Tree Essential Oils We all know […] ...more

Five on Friday – Another Blogging Conference, Scooter Gangs & Kindergarten

How was your week friends? Five on Friday action coming at cha! ...more

Braised Pork Shank with Black Beans

The braised pork shank is so tender that the meat falls from the bone at the slightest touch. The rich sauce is enhanced by the velvety black beans. This is an easy one-dish meal that requires very little active cooking time and ensures the best flavor ....more

Cherry Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

Cherries are the harbingers of good news. When those little...more

Chocolate Peanut Butter Dream Bars

Licking the bowls kept getting better and better with each step and layer in the recipe. The...more

Lookbook: In the Place With Style & Grace

What? An outfit post on a Friday? I know, I know ....more