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Science STEM Gifts for Kids


STEM Science gifts really are the gift that keeps on giving. These fun gifts of learning can foster and create a lifelong passion for science and technology.  We are a new homeschooling family, but even before we made the leap from the public school bandwagon we were always big on science. It seemed that each Christmas or birthday included some…

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Biscochitos Traditional New Mexican Christmas Cookies.

Biscochitos – Traditional New Mexican Christmas Cookie Recipe


Biscochitos are an awesome little cookie that you can’t go without seeing here in New Mexico at Christmas time. By seeing I mean everywhere. It is our official State Cookie after all. Biscochitos are a traditional Christmas cookie topped with cinnamon and sugar with recipes having been passed down for generations in New Mexico.   There are many variations to the Traditional biscochito recipe but…

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Quick and Easy NO BAKE Chocolate Pretzel Squares. This Holiday treat will be a hit with everyone and it's so simple to make!

Easy No-Bake Christmas Bites


  The holiday season is officially in full swing and sweets, especially the No-bake kind, are the pinnacle of our holiday celebration. I needed a quick and yummy creation, like these chocolate pretzel bites,  that the kids could help create to get the full swing of things. Baking treats is pretty much my favorite part of this season, right after Christmas music, pine…

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The Half-Assed Housewife’s Holiday Gift Guide


Well, here we are folks! It’s Freakin’ Chirstmas! My halls are fully decked, bells are jingled and all my candy canes are soaking in vodka. (seriously)  I’ve busted out my snow boots (even though its still in the damn 50’s here) and I’ve been tracking down the greatest shit I can think of to give this year. Yay! Santa! Just…

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Creamy Cucumber Salad – Thanksgiving Side Dish


    I have been hosting Thanksgiving since we bought our house a couple years ago and I am always trying to switch it up with the side dishes to keep everyone on their toes. This is also something super quick you can whip up to take to any parties this seasons.  If you want to juggle a complicated, multi-faceted…

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