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Extra Fresh Samples At Costco With Kids
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Extra Fresh Samples At Costco With Kids

Ever since first becoming a dad, I’ve found shopping with my daughters to be a sweet way to spend time together. They concur in spades because whether it’s picking up something sugary in the baked goods section or snagging samples of a Young Mahon Spanish cheese, Greek honey drizzled on […]

6 Little Things That Make Being a Dad The Best Job Ever
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6 Little Things That Make Being a Dad The Best Job Ever

It would be easy for me to throw open the front door each weekday morning from mid-August to mid-June and send my daughters off to the bus stop with no more effort required than an honest smile and a gentle wave of my right hand. I don’t do this though, […]

Time Travel With A Rad 80’s Pizza Party
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Time Travel With A Rad 80’s Pizza Party

Whatever it means to be normal child, I’m pretty darn sure I wasn’t one. Some kids visualize hitting a 9th inning home run with the count full to win the World Series in walk off fashion. I longed to tend lovingly to the needs of my guests during a busy […]

The Best Shrimp and Grits Recipe Ever
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The Best Shrimp and Grits Recipe Ever

This isn’t hyperbole, it’s fact. Chef Dan Vargo of Seagar’s Prime Steaks and Seafood inside the Hilton Sandestin Resort in sunny FLA is the mastermind behind the greatest, richest, most decadent shrimp and grits recipe I have ever tasted, and you will ever taste. Last month, despite never having made […]

The Iconic Tastes of Childhood
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The Iconic Tastes of Childhood

In your opinion, what’s the most iconic taste of childhood? Is it the orange wedge you’d shove in your mouth at halftime of the your youth soccer game, the funnel cake at the county fair, a fresh apple picked off a tree on a cool autumn morning, or a PB&J […]

The Recipe for a Flatout Amazing Autumn Weekend Morning
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The Recipe for a Flatout Amazing Autumn Weekend Morning

Not that it takes a tremendous amount of time or effort to whip up a plate of scrambled eggs or to fry one and shove it between two halves of a bagel or in between an everything-flavored Flatout Foldit for a hot breakfast sandwich on the way to school and/or […]

The 8 Best Foods At Trader Joe’s
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The 8 Best Foods At Trader Joe’s

Have you been into a Trader Joe’s store recently? It’s as if a pumpkin patch exploded in there, coating the store’s decorations, the product packaging and the foods themselves in an autumnal hue. I think everything save for the eggs has a new pumpkin spice-flavored alternative on the shelf at […]

A Redesigned After School Routine
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A Redesigned After School Routine

It might seem to a casual observer, someone who had once, at some point before this past mid-August, stepped foot in, peered around the corner at, or passed through my kitchen, that all that’s different now is the position of the island and the presence of two Ikea bar stools […]

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