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Living the good life as a housewife and lucky to be a mommy, a Nestlette loves it all without getting lost in cupcakes and crafts. While in pursuit of a happy wifestyle, she has not forgotten to be true to herself. Always looking her best, she enjoys a lovely life beyond picket fences and shimmering strands of pearls.

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long live the king cake!

February 12th, 2013

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purple green gold sugars

Happy Fat Tuesday! Time to indulge in a Mardi Gras tradition: King Cake!

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cast iron maiden

February 9th, 2013

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griswold cast iron skillet

Don’t be intimidated by the cast iron pan. This affordable classic should be a staple in every kitchen. It fries, it sears, it bakes—it’s the only pan you need! Find out why we love the cast iron skillet and just how easy it is to care for one of these pans.

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A cold or the flu?

February 7th, 2013

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retro woman sneezing

How can you tell if it’s a cold or the flu? This chart will show you the difference between the two.

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the girl versus the green monster

February 6th, 2013

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glinda & wicked witch

One day, your child is going to feel kind of green…with envy. What should you do?

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Kitchenaid classic stand mixer

Nestlette Recommends:

The Kitchenaid Classic Stand Mixer

It takes several important ingredients to be called a classic. Start with the celebrated tilt-head design that gives you easy access to both the beater and bowl. Then add a Flour Power Rating of 8 cups, which means you can make enough dough for 6 dozen cookies, 3 loaves of bread or 6 pounds of [...]

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substituting dried herbs for fresh

February 5th, 2013

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fresh herbs in white jars

Say your recipe calls for a few sprigs of fresh herbs but you don’t want to spring for a whole bunch. No problem. In most cases, you can use dried herbs instead.

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dinner-quette: guess who’s paying for dinner

February 4th, 2013

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paying for dinner etiquette

Don’t let the issue of opening wallets make an enjoyable dinner with friends a major headache or turn a dinner date into heartache. Paying for dinner isn’t about who has more money or who ate more — it’s a matter of etiquette. Here’s what etiquette says about handling the situation with elegance and ease.

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turning thirty, time to get pertty

February 1st, 2013

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old and young face

Twenty, Thirty, Forty, Eighty — No matter what your age, you’re never too old to start a beauty regimen. Just remember to pay special attention to those areas that plastics can’t touch.

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