Top 15 Posts of 2014

We want to thank everyone who has helped make our first full year of Travel Parent Eat a wonderful year!  It’s been fun getting to know you all through your comments! We’ve had a few changes, and look forward to a few more changes as we begin the new year.  To finish up our first […]

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Toasted Coconut, Candied Pecans

I’d like to thank Whole Foods Trolley Square for sponsoring this post keeping all content free for readers.  I received product in exchange for this post, but all opinions are my own.   Yesterday I posted about different candied popcorns, and my secret family recipe for toffee.  Today I want to share my favorite candied […]

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Trio of Candied Popcorn

I’d like to thank Whole Foods Trolley Square for sponsoring this post, keeping all content free for readers.  I received products in exchange for this post, however, all opinions are my own. I love candied popcorn.  I love popcorn in general, so when you add a bunch of sugar, and some yummy flavors, I could […]

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Book Review: American Temples book by Scott Jarvie

    Thanks to Scott Jarvie and the American Temples book for sponsoring this post, keeping all content free for readers.  I received a copy of the book in exchange for my review, all opinions are my own. I know it’s getting a little close to Christmas, and maybe a few of you are still […]

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Battered, Deep-fried, Loaded Sweet Potatoes

It’s the holidays, and no one wants to gain an extra 10 pounds, but I think I just did typing in this title.  And looking at that picture. How can you improve on a baked sweet potato?  Batter it, deep fry it, and load it with candied pecans and toasted marshmallows. This is exactly (well, […]

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5 Gifts I Will NEVER Buy for my Children

Do you have gifts you just hate when your children receive?  Recently my top throw away gift is silly putty/playdoh.  Ugghhh.  I don’t like this stuff.  It never seems to stay on the table, and it always finds a way to get into my carpet.  My youngest plays with play doh at church, and always […]

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5 Tips for Better Gingerbread Houses

Christmas is getting closer (where did the time go?) and making gingerbread houses is one of my favorite traditions.  My mom has molds to make actual gingerbread houses, and even a gingerbread train.  She would make the gingerbread a week in advance, allow the gingerbread to dry, and even frosting glue the sides together so […]

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Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Thanks to Thermo Future for sponsoring this post, so I can keep all content free to readers.   I received the products in exchange for my review, but all opinions are my own. This dinner recipe is an all-time favorite, and one that I make at least twice a month.  Pork tenderloin isn’t super expensive, […]

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5 Reasons you Should Show Affection in front of your kids

Let’s get things straight right off the bat…I’m only talking about G or PG rated affection here folks, don’t start jumping to conclusions that quickly.   Keep it to a simple kiss, appropriate hugs, and basically anything you wouldn’t be uncomfortable seeing when you were a child watching your parents interact. I had a few […]

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