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Did someone say cheesecake?

Pumpkin is the flavor of the season when fall comes around, especially when used in heartwarming desserts and sweet treats the whole family can enjoy. This autumn, when your loved ones start searching the kitchen for sweets, you can turn to Spiced Pumpkin Carrot Cheesecake Cupcakes for a tasty handheld way to appease those festive…

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All-day Holiday delights

The holiday season and all its celebrating often means full days of visiting family and friends, opening gifts and enjoying moments with loved ones, even if much of that interaction may take place virtually this year. With all the laughter and happiness, you’re bound to get hungry, and feeding the family throughout the day means…

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Refreshing family meals for fall.

If you’re looking to spice up your mealtime routines, especially during those busy school nights, you may find your solution in versatile ingredients that work for a multitude of dishes. For example, you can turn to plantains as a replacement for often-used recipe staples like potatoes. Plantains are a fruit grown around the world that…

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Try this Egg Casserole recipe

Eggs are for everyone, including babies and toddlers, according to the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee that released its Scientific Report outlining nutritional recommendations for Americans. For the first time, this committee, comprised of leading doctors and nutrition scientists, included nutritional guidance for younger children. The committee recommends eggs as a first food for babies…

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Pop up a movie night snack

Tasty snacks add to the fun when hosting a movie night, whether it’s a birthday sleepover or an adults-only gathering. Light and airy popcorn can be enjoyed a handful at a time or as part of a creative, flavorful recipe like this Sweet and Salty Popcorn Party Mix. Ready in less than an hour, you…

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Practical home upgrades to improve function

Homeowners tackling interior upgrades often focus their attention on two of the most-used rooms the in the house: the kitchen and bathroom. Tailoring these rooms to your personal preferences may enhance your enjoyment of the space, but most experts recommend thinking long term for the biggest return on your investment.  Kitchen Considerations As the hub…

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Cool off with a lemon dessert

Celebrate warm weather outdoors with a refreshing treat like Cool Lemon Lush. Find more desserts at Culinary.net. Cool Lemon Lush Nonstick cooking spray 2          cups flour 1          cup butter, softened 2          packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese 1          cup sugar 1          lemon, juice only 2          instant lemon pudding mix packages (3 ounces each) 4          cups…

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5 DIY home improvement project tips

The calendar pages may be turning fast, but it’s not too late to do some work around the house. Now is the time to wrap up home improvement projects before the weather turns too cold. Consider these five easy DIY tasks that can set you up for a warm, safe and pest-free fall: Perform routine…

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Tips on how to handle fish

With more time spent in the kitchen, people are increasingly looking to different ingredients for inspiration. That includes seafood – sales of canned and frozen seafood are 37% higher than last year, according to IRI Worldwide. If you’re not familiar with buying and cooking seafood, there’s nothing to fear. Frozen seafood is an affordable, nutritious…

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Creating a Back to School Routine

If there’s one thing parents know, it’s children thrive on routines. When it seems like everything is changing, routines can create stability. “When children know what to expect, they don’t feel powerless and out of control,” said Rashelle Chase from KinderCare Learning Centers’ education team. “Children like to plan just as much as adults do.…

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