Got Milk? Family Visit to Local Dairy Farm

Posted August 27th, 2013 by Sandie in Food, Living

A couple of weeks before school started, my two youngest kids and I headed to Queen Anne’s County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore to visit a Dairy Farm as the second part of our Real Seal Challenge to see where our milk and dairy products come from… The answer is that […]

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REAL® Seal Recipe Challenge: Grown-Up Quesadillas

Posted July 31st, 2013 by Sandie in Food, Recipes

We eat a lot of dairy in our house — even though my husband is actually lactose intolerant and has to take Lactaids on a regular basis, we all love it. My kids and I don’t chug milk by the gallon full, but we eat cheese, yogurt, cereal with milk, […]

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scratchDC Meal Perfect for Date Night at Home + Discount

Posted June 21st, 2013 by Sandie in Food

A couple of months ago,  a company called scratchDC contacted us about trying out their innovative food delivery service. It’s a simple premise: they provide fresh, locally sourced ingredients for a meal (that serves two) complete with a step-by-step gourmet recipe, then they deliver it to your home or office, […]

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Riverdale Park Farmers’ Market: Fresh Food,Family Friendly

Posted May 13th, 2013 by Jennifer Thorson in Food, Green

Riverdale Park Farmers’ Market is a regular Thursday destination for me and my two boys. We go whenever we can, and we always end up staying a lot longer than we need to. At three o’clock in the afternoon, when the market opens, it’s a great place to get fresh […]

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Quick and Easy Sneaky Pumpkin Bread

Posted April 10th, 2013 by christine in Food, Recipes

Pumpkin bread, you ask? But it’s spring! Why would I be interested in pumpkin bread? I know it’s not very seasonal, but there are still plenty of cans of pumpkin in my local supermarket, and pumpkin bread is a staple in this household. My son doesn’t like bananas, so where […]

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The DC Moms’ Night Out: Mellow Mushroom

Posted March 20th, 2013 by rebeccathomas in Around Town, Dining Out

I was first introduced to Mellow Mushroom in Athens, Georgia, circa 1998, when I began graduate school at The University of Georgia. What better way to cope with the hundreds of pages of weekly academic reading and multiple papers due on the same day than drowning my anxiety in pizza […]

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Go-to Meal: Chicken Taco Stew

Posted March 14th, 2013 by rebeccathomas in Food, Recipes

As the temperature inches up and the cherry trees prepare to blossom, pull out your crock pots for one last hearty stew of the cold season! This chicken taco stew is truly delightful and it meets my criteria for go-to meals: easy, tasty, and plentiful. An added bonus is that […]

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