Articles by Elizabeth Fechter


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No Need to Scream for Ice Cream

First of all, what is with this weather? I think I jinxed it a couple of weeks back when I said we were getting snow… because let me tell ya’- there’s still no snow. It’s Minnesota…


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O Come All Ye Eggnog

‘Tis the season for holiday overload. Before writing this post, I asked the Somnia staff some of their favorite late night snacks. And voila! Here we are talking about eggnog. You might not think of…


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Season’s Greetings with Seasoned Pretzels

It finally feels like winter is here. It’s currently 33˚F outside, and we’re expecting a “winter storm.” I’m not exactly sure what that entails other than me working from home, having a big bowl of…


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One More Day

It’s almost here! Thanksgiving is only one day away and I can’t wait to relax and spend time with my family. I hope you’re all able to spend time with whoever it is that makes you…


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Gobble, Gobble, Gobble

Happy Thanksgiving week everyone! It’s crazy how quickly this fall has gone, and that Thanksgiving is only a few days away. What’s everyone’s plans? My mom informed me this morning that it would only be…


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Drinks at Dusk

One thing I look forward to every winter is a comforting cup of Baileys and coffee. My mom has a wood-burning fireplace at her house, and there’s nothing better than cozying up next to the…


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A Lighter Late Night Snack

When it comes to late night eating, decadent and calorie-rich quick cakes and cheesy buffalo flavored popcorns aren’t always the answer (although a lot of the time they are). Sometimes, you want something a little bit lighter…


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Overnight Oats

‘Tis the season of layers, hot cocoa, cookies and crockin’! Oh, you’re not familiar with the highly sophisticated term crockin’? Well, neither was I… until a recent radio show took the liberty of informing me. Crockin’…


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The Chopping Block

Does anyone else find themselves watching hours of the Food Network show Chopped like I do? If you don’t- you’re doing something wrong. Let me catch you up to speed in case you’re unfamiliar with…