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The Hollywood Brown Derby Cobb Salad Intro Photo

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The Hollywood Brown Derby Cobb Salad

Cooling Hot Temps With A Cool & Crisp Salad

Well summer has officially arrived which means its the start of salad season! To start things off on the right foot I thought I would whip up a tasty salad we had last time we were down in Walt Disney World - the Cobb Salad from The Hollywood Brown Derby. This one of our favorite restaurants in Disney’s Hollywood Studios and all of WDW for that…


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Top 5 Things to See in the Traverse City Area

We just got back from another fabulous week in Leelanau County, Michigan! We fell in love with this area after our first visit five years ago and have been back many times. We always stay in the town of Glen Arbor which is nestled between the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Glen Lake. Approximately a 45 minute drive from Traverse City, Glen Arbor is a great home base to see the Leelanau…


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Mama Melrose’s Penne Bolognese

A Snowy Night Calls for Disney Magic at Home

Well here we are its April 9th and guess what? It's snowing! Yes you read that right. Springtime in Minnesota at its finest. Which means I am in need of a little Disney pick-me-up. So tonight we're having Mama Melrose's Penne Bolognese. Because when its April and its snowing pasta sounds like the prefect dinner.

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