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  • That’s How We Roll

    That’s How We Roll

    One of the best things about travel is trying new food. Included in every leg of the MidLife Road Trip is a food element or two. Kansas City was no exception. So, when the hotel served us up the biggest and best cinnamon roll we had ever seen, we  just had to know more. The rolls, are actually the creation of Lorraine and Mema from Mema’s Old Fashioned Bakery down the street from Chateau Avalon. […]

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  • Humor Helps When Sharing Housing

    Humor Helps When Sharing Housing

    Reader Stories: What It’s Like to Have Several Generations Living Together? From MidLifeRoadTrip, About.com Member What Led Our Family to Move in Together We have four generations under one roof. My daughter moved home a few years ago with her two daughters while going through a divorce. Last year my father became very ill. He was hospitalized for for six months, almost near death several times. During that time my mother came to live with […]

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  • Cooking with the Seasons at Rancho La Puerta; Recipes from the World-Famous Spa

    Cooking with the Seasons at Rancho La Puerta; Recipes from the World-Famous Spa

    Chocolate Chip–Cranberry Cookies By Deborah Szekely and Deborah Schneider with Chef Jesús González of La Cocina Que Canta Friday is eagerly anticipated Cookie Day at the Ranch. The lucky staff member who walks around with the basket, handing out cookie bliss, is the recipient of many a heartfelt ¡gracias! Who wouldn’t be happy? Each cookie is packed with tart cranberries and chewy, crisp oats and has a fat chocolate beso in the middle. Although made […]

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