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BlogHer Book Club Review: Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore

The moment I heard about Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore, I knew had to read it. I did not know who Theodora was, but I was instantly intrigued and needed to discover who this impressive woman was.

I was not disappointed. This is one of the best books I have read in a while. Duffy intricately weaves …

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Compounded Butters: Coconut Walnut and Strawberry Vanilla

coconut walnut butter

Many times over, I’ve shared my love for Kerrygold butter on this blog–the gold standard of butters you can buy! So I was really excited when they contacted me recently about two new products they’ll be offering: Naturally Softer Pure Irish Butter and Reduced Fat Irish Butter. Swoon!

I was lucky enough to be selected …

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BlogHer Book Club Review: Love at First Bark

In Love at First Bark: How Saving A Dog Can Sometimes Help You Save Yourself, Julie Klam provides snippets of her life as a dog rescuer as a means to show how rewarding the experience can be. This quick read is proof that there are still decent, good people in the world–which you would have …

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BlogHer Book Club Review: Lunch Wars

Have you ever stopped to think about what your kids are being served for food at school? Until Lunch Wars by Amy Kalafa, I have to admit that I never put much thought into it. I looked at the menu, was dissatisfied with the options, and invested in a good lunch bag and containers instead, …

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BlogHer Book Club Review: A Good Hard Look

BlogHer Book Club Badge

The headliner at poet in the pantry may be food, but that doesn’t mean it is my only interest. In addition to baking, I am an avid reader. I recently read A Good Hard Look by Ann Napolitano for the BlogHer Book Club–you can find my review here. This new addition to the Southern Fiction …

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Review: Fresh Bags for Fresh Produce

day 2 bananas

I’m sure you’ve heard or seen of them before: plastic bags for your produce that are meant to prolong their freshness. And while this is a good idea in theory–especially for someone like me who goes a little crazy at the grocery store and then forgets about half the produce until it’s discovered later, wilted …

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Cottage Fries

cottage fries in a basket

Those of you who have been around here a while know about my love affair with coconut oil. So when Tropical Traditions gave me the opportunity to try out their coconut oil, I jumped on it. I couldn’t wait to see for myself what the buzz was about their Gold Label Standard Virgin Coconut Oil.

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Drink Your Cake – Pinnacle Cake, That Is

red velvet cake

Dessert is, quite obviously, my most favorite meal of all, much to my waistline’s dismay. Luckily, there are alternatives.

Followers on Twitter have long heard me wax poetic of the virtues of Pinnacle Whipped, a whipped cream-flavored vodka that has become a regular in my house. It is extremely affordable, at around $13 for the …

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