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Author Archive | Amanda Piacquadio


Feast Of The Seven Fishes

My husband and I grew up in big Italian families. We had Sunday family dinners, homemade hot sausage pulled right from the cold cellar, red wine before we were legal, and grandparents always yelling munja, munja. In Italian, Munja, Munja means eat, eat.  We had many family traditions. Unfortunately, most went by the wayside when […]

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Reality Check: There are 168 hours in a week and I spend 53 of them with my son

Reality Check: There are 168 hours in a week and I spend 53 of them with my son.  Take those 53 hours and split them between cooking dinner, household chores, laundry, doctors appointments, date night, girls night, and the hours start to disappear.  We fit in endless errands on weekends, we have doctors who take […]

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Mother-In-Laws Get a Bad Rap

Have you ever asked someone how their relationship is with their mother-in-law? I can bet most responses will not be friendly or surprising. There is such a negative stigma around the word mother-in-law that it brings out some intense emotions in people.  Now this could be for many different reasons and I understand we are […]

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Recipe: Baked Balsamic Chicken

I am not the greatest chef! Therefore, I love quick and easy dinner ideas. The main reason I love this dish is because it’s so versatile. You can make it light and healthy with lots of veggies or hearty with some pasta.  Ingredients: Chicken Balsamic Glaze Vegetables  Salt  Pepper Seasoning Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 […]

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