“Hoppy” Easter!

This year for Easter, we are breaking out of our shell and upping the auntie on the traditional egg hunt in the garden with the addition of Jelly Bean treasures. Hand...

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Ain’t nuffin like a muffin

Let’s be honest. We are all busy! But, we still know how important it is to stay energized and eat well. Finding fun ways to get good food on the...

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Box of Chocolates

Cupid loves his chocolate! This Valentine's Day, we are making our own truffles.

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Stress Free Thanksgiving

At Olivio, we believe that we should all be able to have our pie and eat it too!  Don’t let crowded grocery stores, dishes and extra house guests take the...

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Apples to Inspire

Baked apples bring instant warmth and seasonality to your home. Don’t limit your baking to only Granny Smith.  Matsu, Pink Lady and Honeycrisp varieties are also fantastic in the oven...

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TRICK or TREAT!

At the risk of sounding like a bit of a bore, I want my children to eat healthy.  I also want to eat healthy!  It can be a struggle for children...

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Outdoor Dining in Autumn

Don’t let a little nip in the air keep you indoors.  This is a wonderful time of year to enjoy the color and fresh air outside.  Toss cozy wool and...

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Fun Fall Family Activities

Beyond apple picking and hay rides (which we love!) there are so many great activities to enjoy as a family that make this one of my favorite times of year....

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Maple Flirtini Cocktail

Kick off to another great season of “Leaf Peeping” with this delicious cocktail. This is a fall elixir that will set a precedent for all things fun, fall and fab!...

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Enjoy Olivio Buttery Spray

I love Olivio Buttery Spray!  Olivio Buttery Spray and the new Olivio Parmesan Spray let you easily enjoy the healthy goodness of Mediterranean Olive Oil with rich buttery flavor. Think...

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Child Passenger Safety Week

This week, I’d like to step out of the kitchen and talk about a subject near and dear to my heart. Child Passenger Safety (CPS) week is September 13-19, 2015...

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Grill Cleaning 101

We love to grill all year round.  Yet, every summer our grill works overtime cranking out burgers, ribs, veggies and more for family and friends. Start the fall grill season...

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Late Summer Play List

Don’t fret, summer’s not over yet.  The heat and hydrangeas may have peaked but we still have a little summer wind left in our sails. Wind down the last of...

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Make Your Own Salad Dressing

An easy way to save money at the grocery store and help keep your calories in line is to make your own salad dressing.  Take advantage of the beautiful produce...

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Easy Breezy Summer Cocktail Bite

Entertaining in the summer should feel effortless.  But just because things come together quickly doesn’t mean they can’t taste posh! The sophistication of this cocktail bite comes in it’s simplicity: radish+Olivio+anchovy+sea...

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Everyday with Olivio

There are so many delicious and healthy ways to enjoy Olivio in your kitchen.  We agree that Olivio makes an outstanding spread, but have you ever tried using Olivio as...

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Coconut Pineapple Slush

Frozen treats are a great way to stay cool on a hot summer day.  Make your own creamy coconut pineapple slush by combining 1 can of light coconut milk with...

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Let’s Dine Al Fresco

A little organization can lead to a lot of spontaneous fun when you are out and about on these beautiful summer days.  I don’t know about you, but whether it...

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Kale Power Popsicles

I believe healthy food should be delicious…and fun! I want my children to be excited and enjoy nutritious food and I love when we both agree on a great treat...

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Energizing Coffee Exfoliator

Mornin’ Sunshine! Do you need a little extra pep in your step? Take matters into your own hands and look no further than your kitchen for the ingredients to make...

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Grilled Lime Margarita

Fire up the grill and let’s celebrate the warmer days with this delicious Grilled Lime Margarita.  I like to use the “3:2:1” ratio when I make my margaritas~  3 parts...

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Spring on Our Steps

Nothing says “Spring!” like colorful blossoms.  Max, Charlotte and I took a trip to the nursery and left with inspiration and a trunk full of annuals.  Isn’t it amazing how a...

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Gardening with the Kiddos

Spring is finally bursting at the seams at our home.  We had a blast planting our favorite vegetable seeds for our garden this year.  We recycled egg cartons and used...

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Avoid Sugar Temptations with a Fun Craft!

We all had fun making these Birdseed Easter Eggs this past weekend. This is a great alternative to dying hardboiled eggs and an attractive way to steer the kiddos aways...

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