Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte {real pumpkin}

Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte with real pumpkin | www.foodiewithfamily.com

Four out of five of my kids are sick. Snuffling, sneezing, sore throat, goobery, gloppy, walking-petri-dish, tissue-dropping sick. This comes at the end of a week that was so busy that I didn’t know whether I was coming or going two-thirds of the time. There are five kids in this house, friends, you can imagine…

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Homemade Ovaltine | Malted Milk Powder (Chocolate and Plain)

Homemade Ovaltine (Chocolate and Plain) | www.foodiewithfamily.com

One of my little sisters (she of Mapo Dofu fame) is pregnant for the first time. She has been obsessed -and when I say obsessed, I mean O.B.s.e.s.s.e.d. (get the pregnancy joke?)- with chocolate malts. Chocolate malted shakes, particularly, but chocolate malted anything pretty much. She texted me that she was making a chocolate malt…

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Piña Colada Smoothies | Vegan and Dairy Free

Piña Colada Smoothies | www.foodiewithfamily.com

  Piña Colada Smoothies are my new go-to smoothie. They’re kind of fabulous. You know how I’ve told you I was a picky eater when I was a kid? I was a total texture-phobe and I was dead picky about flavour combinations. My mom now says, “Hey, we just didn’t know you were gourmet.” My…

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Instant Vanilla Chai Mix | Make Ahead Mondays

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Tea has a way -unlike coffee- of making time slow down just a bit. This time of year and this season of life, I feel like time needs all the slowing down I can possibly get. I’m trying, with varying degrees of success, to accomplish parenting and homeschooling five boys (two of whom are teenagers),…

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Peppermint Mocha or Hot Chocolate

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Update: The Pick Giveaway Winner plug-in chose Pamela and Miranda as the winners. Congratulations, ladies! Please respond to the email I just send to you with your mailing addresses and details and I will send it onto our friends at Korin.com! I promised a Peppermint Mocha to end all Peppermint Mochas today and I am…

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