Author Archives: Cluttercafe

About Cluttercafe

Wife to a great guy. Mom to two active, wonderful kids. Full time working woman trying to keep it all together.

Valentine Puppy Chow

It’s cold. Real cold. And dreary. Super dreary. Baking helps. Baking something sweet and pretty, really helps. Baking something sweet, pretty and so easy it isn’t even funny. Therapeutic! I haven’t had puppy chow in years. Or shall I say … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken

I am doing my very best at eating clean now that I have completed my cleanse. And I’ve got to say, I think I’m killing it! I made it through the weekend, Pats playoff game included without eating crap and … Continue reading

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Beachbody 3-Day Refresh Review

The holidays are over. I don’t know about you, but I may have over-eaten a bit during the holidays. Maybe. I needed a jump-start into a new, healthier lifestyle and I needed it quick. I found myself eating when I … Continue reading

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Welcome 2015!

I can’t believe it’s 2015. Well, it will be soon anyway. I don’t know about you, but for me, there is something magical about a new year. Like I can wake up tomorrow morning and somehow while I slept, I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Linzers with Berry Wine Jam

Today I am sharing a recipe link to a new friend, Amanda at A Cookie Named Desire. I received these gorgeous cookies in the mail a couple of weeks ago and I honestly have to say, this was the most … Continue reading

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Grinch Cookies

This year I participated in The Fourth Annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. This event supports Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a national, non-profit organization committed to funding new therapies used to fight pediatric cancer, which claims more young lives than … Continue reading

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National Brownie Day: It’s In The Mix! Ghirardelli Double Chocolate Brownies

So today is National Brownie Day. For me there is nothing like a warm, dense, fudgy, dark chocolate brownie. Nuts or no nuts, whatever! Served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, hot fudge and whipped cream, and I’m in … Continue reading

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Perfectly Roasted Turkey

There are so many different ways to cook a turkey. Stuffed or not stuffed. Brine or no brine. Roasted. Fried. You name it. I always get my bird and stuffing at the local turkey farm. I love their stuffing. Honestly, … Continue reading

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The Best Beef Stew

The weather is getting cold and I don’t know about you, but I need hot food! Salads just don’t cut it for me when it’s chilly. I need something warm and satisfying. I hate to use the term “comfort food” … Continue reading

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Crockpot Applesauce

Fall in New England is all about apple picking. We head out to the orchards to pick, trying every type of apple at least once. Then we hop on a tractor and head to the barn to stuff ourselves even … Continue reading

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