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Summer Barbecue Burger Recipes

Summer is for barbecues, and this year we plan to have them as often as possible. Burgers are always a hit, and the best burgers are bbq’ed over a slow fire for a wonderful smoky taste. We use Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse Hearty Buns to hold burgers loaded with lots of fixings, because we load our […]

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Dark Chocolate Soufflés For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up in about two weeks, and it’s a day I try to splurge a little on myself. I’ll shop for some gourmet groceries, have lunch with another mom friend, and put away all the work work that I usually do to take a break and mainly enjoy my children- the reason […]

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Easy Chicken Caprese Quesadillas Recipe

Our weeknights are spent doing homework, having family dinner and relaxing together for a little while to read or watch TV before it’s time to get ready for bed. We try to have family dinner together every night, even when time crunched, and a good way to do this it to make dinner something that […]

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Synthesis School Review: You Either Win, or You Learn

Something is missing in the education of our children today, and parents everywhere are scrambling for answers. Are public schools letting students down academically? Do current curriculums or grade-based learning leave children who progress at different rates behind? Public schools today don’t seem sufficiently able to prepare tomorrow’s innovators and leaders for the jobs of […]

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Creating a Thomas Jefferson Home Library

Inspired by an email from A Thomas Jefferson Education, I reorganized our home library to fit our lives better and encourage our children to read more on their level and beyond- a Thomas Jefferson Home Library. The basic idea is to put children’s books on the bottom shelves (where they can reach when they are […]

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