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Italian Beef
My family is not, by any means, Italian, but we do love a good Italian Beef sandwich.  Being from the Chica... read more
Disney Girl’s Trip Disney Girl’s Trip
Disney Girl's Trip
Disneyland without the kids? It just seems so wrong. At least that is what I thought - until I tried it.   ... read more
Pure Aloha – Napili Kai Beach Resort Pure Aloha – Napili Kai Beach Resort
Pure Aloha - Napili Kai Beach Resort
I used to think that I couldn’t possibly ever vacation to the same place twice -- there are just too many o... read more
Greek Lemon Rice Soup Greek Lemon Rice Soup
Greek Lemon Rice Soup
Greek lemon rice soup, also known as Avgolemono, is one of those dishes that reminds me of home.  The funny... read more
Easy Chocolate Fondue Easy Chocolate Fondue
Easy Chocolate Fondue
The Case for Fondue I don't like doing big gifts for Valentines day. I'm all about keeping it simple. That ... read more
Costa Rica: A Family Friendly Adventure Costa Rica: A Family Friendly Adventure
Costa Rica: A Family Friendly Adventure
Our family was in need of an adventure.  Spring Break was rapidly approaching and we wanted to try someplac... read more
Our Dyslexic Journey Our Dyslexic Journey
Our Dyslexic Journey
I decided to write this post just in case someone out there is having some of the same school struggles as ... read more

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Chunky Gazpacho

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