living a well tended life... at any age


favor-“ette”: make your own flubber kits!

It’s that time of year again. No, not fall. Not Thanksgiving. Not “the holidays”. It’s Noah’s birthday party – and the yearly quest for the “right” goody bag. And by “right”, I mean: NO disposable crap. NO junk food (well, maybe ONE piece of junk food). And YES to something each child can make or…

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d.i.y.: homemade magic shell

If I had known how easy it is to make your own magic shell – well, I would have done it a loooong time ago. While not a huge fan of chocolate, I love it frozen – and I especially love it frozen over ice cream, a la the shell. Many (many!) recipes abound for…

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that time I learned how to make sushi (sponsored post)

I am so excited to share a new YouTube series presented by Ford: Switch It Up! This is a fun new show that follows experts in their field as they try something they’ve never done before. You can watch the latest episode right here, and see how Merrill Stubbs of Food 52 challenged Joanna Hawley…

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