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Working on Me
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Fresh Strawberry Pie

This is my favorite summer pie recipe. My grandma gave me this recipe years ago and it is my go-to whenever I have lots of fresh strawberries or blueberries.  Yep, the recipe works great with blueberries too.   I love this pie because it's very quick and easy to make.  Better…
Michelle Tucker
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Easy Graham Cracker Crust

There is just no comparing a store bought graham cracker crust to one that is home made. I will always go the extra mile to make my graham cracker crust from scratch because to me, it's just that much better.  Below is the easiest and quickest recipe to make your…
Michelle Tucker
June 27, 2020
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“Screen Time Summer Rules” Printable

If your family is anything like ours you've already had a few screen time battles this summer - and for us it's only been four days! In order to establish some sort of routine that's not limited to waking up and flipping on the tv or picking up a device,…
Michelle Tucker
June 8, 2020
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Finding Joy in Simplicity

Ever since the world turned upside-down and we started sheltering-in-place, I have slowly but surely started learning to find some joy in the simple things.  Let’s face it, having our normal, busy schedule being pretty much cancelled, has given us back the time to do many of the things we’d never…
Michelle Tucker
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Lemon Sorbet

When life gives you lemons— you make something lemony, and in this instance it's Lemon Sorbet. We have a lemon tree in our backyard that gives us an abundance of lemons.  Most of the time we end up making lemonade or cutting the lemons up for drinks and meals.  Since…
Michelle Tucker
April 25, 2020
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Easter Rocks

Being home 24/7 during this pandemic has led to a lot of changes in our current lifestyle. Even with all the changes and uncertainties, I still want to try to maintain a sense of normalcy for my kids.  Easter is right around the corner and there are certain traditions that…
Michelle Tucker
April 10, 2020
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Staying Sane While Social Distancing

Life in quarantine has been an adjustment to say the least.  Over the last two weeks I have found myself running the gamut of emotions, and cycling through all these emotions at record speeds can sometimes leave me feeling overwhelmed and anxious.  The first couple weeks have been hard, but…
Michelle Tucker
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Musee Mecanique

If you are in San Francisco and are looking for something fun and inexpensive to do with the kids, I have got the place for you.  Right at the end of Taylor street at Pier 45 on Fishermans’ Wharf  is a unique little family owned museum which is as fun…
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