Alice Seuffert

Alice Seuffert
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Alice is the creator of Dining with Alice where she shares creative comfort food recipes and conversations about motherhood. She is a television cook known for her easy and creative recipes and appears on Twin Cities Live and has also appeared on the Rachael Ray show. Alice is the author of Freezer Meals for Moms a book filled with freezer-friendly meals. Alice has also been recognized for her writing on body image, marriage and motherhood and has been featured on national parenting web pages including Scary Mommy. Alice works outside the home at a Twin Cities nonprofit organization as an education researcher and advocate at the state legislature. Alice’s favorite and most important role is mom and wife. Connect with her on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram or sign up for her Email Newsletter for all of her recipes and posts about motherhood and Minnesota.

A Mother’s Valentine

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I don’t want a fancy gift for Valentine’s Day. I don’t need a dinner out or a night at a hotel. Diamonds and jewelry just don’t speak to my heart. Give me handprints. Give me mama...

Ways to Gain in the New Year

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During a new year, we are surrounded by constant messages to lose weight. Join a weight loss challenge, start an elimination diet, and workout until exhaustion. These are all common ways I’ve started a...

Find Your Own Happiness During the Holidays

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For almost 10 years, I would spend days leading up to Christmas by cooking. There was researching, planning, calling stores, shopping, and of course cooking. It started by reading an issue of Cooking Light...

The One Thing I’m Doing Differently This Thanksgiving

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Last year we hosted 12 people for Thanksgiving. This year our guest total will be 14,  all sleeping overnight in our house for several days. I’m not heavy breathing about it. Dare I say,...

Mixtape of Motherhood

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I can sing more Kidz Bop versions of popular songs than I can sing the original lyrics. While Bruno Mars sings about “strawberry champagne on ice,” the kids and I are singing about “strawberry...

The Bittersweet End of Summer in Minnesota

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"I miss snow," my son declared from the backseat. "Bite your tongue," I thought to myself as we absorbed the hot summer day. It was only months ago that we were inside our house bunkering...

It’s Okay If You Don’t Like the Minnesota State Fair

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I’ve met people over the years who approach me in whispered voice, “I’m sorry but I don’t like the Minnesota State Fair.” I’m a mom who loves food, the Minnesota State Fair and all...

2017 Summer Book List for Moms

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I walked up to the hold shelf, my eyes scrolled the books, looking for my last name among the paper tags in the books and I said a super loud, “Yes!” I looked around...

I Choose Celebration Over Competition in Motherhood

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I sat down at the beautiful breakfast brunch with writing friends. We sat on a sunny porch with Pinterest-inspired glass lights and wall hangings, the garage door of the porch was open, letting the...

Helpful Ways to Take the Chaos Out of Weekday Mornings

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You know calm and organized are not in your wheelhouse for your morning routine, but what just happened, will never happen again, you tell yourself. You had to tell your kids to put on their clothes,...

How to De-Stress Your Easter Celebration

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Sometimes when I get home from a vacation, I end up needing a vacation from my vacation. And holiday celebrations sometimes feel the same way. Preparing for house guests. Grocery shopping and trying to find odd...

I’m Tired But I’m Not Defeated

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{Photo credit: Sarah Hudson Photography} I rush to finish the last project of my workday. I calculate the time in my head, the walk to my car and then the commute. My husband needs to work...

Help For When You Need To Take A Technology Break

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The sunglasses and wide-brimmed hat covered my eyes while I sat there and cried about my mistakes. The sand that clung to my legs sparkled in the Caribbean sun and there next to me...

5 Tips to Prevent Problems When Hosting Overnight Guests

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Recently, we had a total of 12 people in our house overnight for multiple holiday celebrations. We moved to a new house this year and finally had the room to accommodate a big family...