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Vermont Apple Picking – Our Favorite Places to Harvest the Bounty

Apple picking in Vermont is as good as it gets! There is something about the chilly fall air, the aroma of apple cider donuts, and the crispy crunch of newly fallen leaves underfoot that warms the soul. You can take pretty much any side road to find a local farm that lets you pick its […]

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The Best Family Friendly Campgrounds around Vermont

For our adventurous, outdoor loving families, we’ve put together a list of family friendly campgrounds around Vermont. Get your tents and s’mores supplies ready, it’s time to go camping! 1. Green Mountain Family Campground, Bristol This family-focused campground has everything you need for a comfortable camping experience, including full hook-up service including water, electricity and sewer. […]

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Whole Grains: A Love Affair

There’s something about the chill in the air that just makes me want to brew a giant pot of coffee, put on leggings, and bake.   Bread, muffins, cakes, brownies, biscuits, scones… you name it, I’m baking it (I’m known for some pretty rockin’ whoopie pies, and guess what: they’re made with whole grain wheat […]

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Cultural Appropriation at Thanksgiving: My Daughter and Chris Hemsworth

  A few weeks ago, my secret boyfriend, Chris Hemsworth, shared an Instagram photo saying he stands with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe who are fighting against the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL). Now there’s plenty to talk about in terms of the DAPL, and it’s well worth educating yourself on this issue, but what caught […]

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If I Could Turn Back Time: 5 Reasons to Love “Falling Back”

Well, it’s that time of year again when my Facebook feed gets flooded with parents cursing the evils of Daylight Saving. Whether we’re jumping ahead an hour in the spring or “falling back,” moms and dads seem to consider this arbitrary time change the nemesis of parenting, blaming all tantrums on the switching of a […]

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