Author Archives | Amy Stafford

I Have Moved… But Not Far

Hi everyone, I have made a small move from wordpress.com to wordpress.org.  My address is the same ahealthylifeforme.com, but if you are a wordpress follower you will have to resubscribe.  I have tried to make it as easy for everyone as possible (I don’t want to loose you).  All you have to do is click […]

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Peaches and Cream Biscuits

The holidays are sneaking up around the corner.  That means baking time!!  I love baking! One of my favorite things to do in the afternoon when I have the house to myself is to turn on one of my favorite shows, Homeland, Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones, and a few others and watch an episode […]

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Feeding the Bees

In the spring before the flowers start to open and in the fall when the flowers are closing for the season, you have to feed your bees.  Yep, I feed my bees, Liz feeds her bees.  If you are a beekeeper most likely this time of year you have purchased a big bag of sugar […]

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Making a Herb Swag

A week ago I went with my friends Janet and Nicole to an evening class where you were taught by a local florist in their shop how to make arrangements, while incorporate fruits and vegetables.  We had a great time, learned a few tricks and afterwards we went and celebrated our beautiful creations over sushi […]

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Broccoli Feta Fritters

We eat a lot of Broccoli in our house.  Jacob has been complaining about it, so I tried to come up with a new way to feed it to him without him feeling like his mom is making him eat his Broccoli.  Broccoli is such a nutritional superstar that I want to make sure we […]

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Flinstone Pushup Martini

There is a local gourmet pizzeria that is in downtown Cincinnati that Jim and I head to sometimes on Friday night.  It’s in an area of downtown that until recently you didn’t want to head to unless you were looking for trouble, but thankfully investors have started putting money into the area and a group […]

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Drying Herbs

Do you have an abundance of beautiful herbs still growing in the garden and would love to continue enjoying them through out winter?  Drying them is a great solution.  It is great to have dried herbs hanging close at hand that you can quickly trim and use in your cooking during those cold and chilly […]

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White Peach Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Frosting

I have to tell you these are the best cupcakes I have ever made.  I think its the icing that allows me to make this statement, but the cake part is perfectly flavored and moist, so its not a chump!  YOU MUST MAKE THESE IMMEDIATELY!  I promise you, you will thank me!  Jim and I […]

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Italian Pork and Tomato Sauce Served over Risotto

My husband went to Costco and came back with pork shoulder again.  I think he was trying to get me to make my Pork Tacos, but I had other plans.  Because Fall is around the corner, I tend to start making dinners to freeze.   Its nice to have a healthy, hearty meal I can […]

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Autumn Breeze Cocktail

It’s starting to feel like fall is coming.  The nights are cooler, football has started, the Halloween costumes are for sale at the stores.  I love the fall season!!  I love the beautiful colors of the trees, the beautiful sunny days with no humidity, pumpkins, apples and Halloween candy. Here is a cocktail to celebrate […]

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