10-Minute Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe For The Holiday Season

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GoNutsForNuts #CollectiveBias I am a strong believer in throwing Holiday parties and gatherings, and perhaps a bit fashioned, but I love mailing hand-written postcards along with homemade gifts to share with family and friends. It really brings more meaning into the holiday traditions, … [Read more...]

Super Moist Double Chocolate Cake

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If you are like me, I'm sure there's a lot of baking already happening in your kitchen! and while I love sweet treats, I do understand the importance of keeping it under check and making them as healthy as possible. That's why I always try to make healthier substitutions in my dessert recipes, like swap refined flour for whole grain, brown sugar or honey instead of white, olive oil instead of … [Read more...]

15 Festive Holiday Appetizers

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Thanksgiving is around the corner, and if you are like me, you have started hunting down ideas for holiday dinners! Whether you plan to have a lavish gathering, or just a cozy evening filled with drinks and appetizers, here is a list of 15 Festive hors'douvres that are fancy enough to set your table on fire! Check out 12 Fancy & Festive Holiday Appetizers by funandfoodcafe at … [Read more...]

How To Get Your Kids To Help With Household Chores?

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It's never too early to start teaching your kids about being Responsible, and one of the easiest ways you can do this is by allowing them to help around the house, so give them a mop and let them take a go at it! A few people might say that it is too early to get your kids involved in household chores, unless they are around 10 years old. But I am a bit old-school in my thinking when it comes to … [Read more...]

Vegetarian Green Bean Casserole

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The Holiday season is almost upon us, and if you are like me, you have probably started planning your parties and social gatherings and slating weekends to fun, family-friendly events! For me, its easy to decide what the stars of my dinner table are going to be. But when it comes to all the side dishes, I need to put some serious thought into it. These side dishes are as important as the main … [Read more...]

Avocado & Chocolate Chip Semi Freddo

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Summer is slowly starting to show its colors, as the days get longer and brighter down here in Northern California! The garden is blooming, and we've already had glimpses of hot sunny days when sipping a cold coffee or eating an ice cream out in the backyard has become a favorite family activity. So to celebrate the weather outside, we tried a new recipe last week. Frozen Avocado SemiFreddo. Yes, … [Read more...]

5 Things to Consider While Choosing A Toy For Your Child

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TargetToys #CollectiveBias Toys are an important part of a child's growth and development, and also a friend that they turn to when idle or lonely. As parents, we want to give the best to our kids, and I'm sure each of us has tons of toys stacked in all of our rooms to facilitate … [Read more...]

Fantastic Fall Recipes That Your Family Will Love

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Fall has set in already!! The light drizzle combined with a chill in the air and the maple leaves covering my front yard is proof enough that Autumn is here to stay! As it starts getting chilly outside, its time to turn on the heat inside, and by inside, I mean your kitchen! Looking for some great seasonal recipes that salute Fall? then you are at the right place....Check out my collection for … [Read more...]

7 Sexy Smart Home Essential Gadgets

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These days, almost everyone is moving towards smart gadgets, and the concept of Smart Homes is no longer a dream. Technology has moved by leaps and bounds and more likely than not, you will find a gadget that solves any of your problems! With the ease of accessibility and healthy competition keeping the prices in check, it's easy to get your dream products into your home without breaking your … [Read more...]

Kitchen Hack – How To Preserve Cilantro For a Longer Time

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Any Indian recipe is incomplete without Cilantro, except Desserts, I think:) and personally, I love this fragrant herb - it is not only pretty to look at, it smells great, lends a deep flavor to my food, and also has tons of vitamins that go with most of the greens. I love using it in all of my curries, Dal, even Pulao or Pasta! Usually, I tend to buy 2 or 3 cilantro bunches at a time. And while … [Read more...]