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Apple Cake and Ice Cream

Old-Fashioned Apple Cake

A crisp fall day practically begs for an old-fashioned apple cake, and have we got a good one for you! This apple cake recipe comes by way of Rachel Hollis of The Chic Site, and her new cookbook “Upscale Downhome.” The recipe is called “Grandma Neeley’s Apple Cake,” but the truth is, it could be […]

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Pumpkin Banana Upside Down Waffles

Pineapple-Banana Upside-Down Waffles

Today we’ve got some Pineapple-Banana Upside-Down Waffles that are perfect for you if you’ve been spending some time in the “upside down” lately. That’s right – THE “upside down.” If you know what I’m talking about, you’ve probably been watching Netflix‘s “Stranger Things” – the creepiest, most suspenseful, most delightfully 80s-throwback show on TV. Stranger […]

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kale brownies

Kale Brownies

For National Kale Day (October 5, but really it’s more like National Kale Month over here), there’s no better recipe to pull out from the files than these kale brownies. That’s right – kale brownies. When we originally posted these we asked the obvious question (“Why?!?!”) and answered it with the obvious answer (“Why not?”). […]

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Carrot-raisin salad

Not Your Grandma’s Carrot-Raisin Salad

We’ve been spiralizing in our house…and no, that’s not a euphemism for anything. We’ve just pulled out the spiralizer and started curling up everything. Did you know that fall produce works really well in the spiralizer? Apples, carrots, beets – anything firm and crunchy will probably spiralize well.   With that thought in mind, we […]

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corn salad

Watermelon ‘Bacon’ and Summer Corn Salad

Watermelon is the quintessential fruit of summertime because it’s simple, refreshing, and stands perfectly well on its own. But…what if you want to put in a little extra time and take your watermelon to the next level? That’s what happens when you dehydrate your watermelon (does taking the water out of watermelon make it…melon?) and […]

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Legoland apple fries

The Big Apple at Legoland California

If you’re looking for some good, old-fashioned, all-American fun this summer, you should see the entire country – or at least a miniature version of it – at Legoland California. Legoland’s famous Miniland USA has perfect re-creations of all of the top landmarks (and some mini surprises) at famous cities from around the country. And […]

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