Brittany Arcand

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Brittany Arcand is a food writer, recipe developer, and amateur photographer. Originally from Minnesota, she recently moved south and now resides in the Midlands of South Carolina. After marrying a handsome sailor, graduating with a degree in Family and Consumer Education and a minor in American Literature, she committed to staying home to be with her three children: Evelyn (8) Eli (6) and Lane (3). Her love of the written word, coupled with experience in various commercial and private kitchens has fueled a passion for sensible recipes that actually work. Her food blog Brittany’s Pantry was born, combining dishes and menus with the (often humorous) stories of how they came to be. When she isn’t writing and spending time in her kitchen, she is reading every book she can get her hands on with a giant mug of hot chocolate beside her.

Trusting Your Motherly Instincts

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I never questioned my intuition. Whether it be womanly or motherly, I figured that when I had kids, some kind of invisible switch would be flipped and I would magically posses those instincts people are...

Why I Try To Wear Mascara In Public

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"Look, Mom!" My son, who was in Kindergarten at the time, gestured excitedly at a chic-looking woman seated across the waiting room at the doctor's office. "There is Jeffery's Mom! She helps during reading time...

Cooking From Your Pantry :: Easy Puttanesca

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In light of recent events here in the Midlands, I am sure it comes as no surprise that my kids and I have been confined to the house for several days. This weather has...

10 of the Best Apple Recipes for Autumn

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I never get sick of apple season. You? I feel like the invasion of all things pumpkin spice has cut that season short and overshadowed its wonderfulness. However here in the Midlands, there is still...

7 Easy Weeknight Meals for Back to School

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I can't even tell you how many times I have looked down at my small brood and though to myself, "Huh. I should probably feed you guys something..." We have to eat. It's just the...

7 Great Back To School Lunch and Snack Recipes

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School has officially started here in the Midlands of South Carolina and parents everywhere are getting back in the swing of things. Earlier bedtimes, earlier mornings, after-school activities, and nights of homework and required...

I Loved Breastfeeding, Even Though It Kinda Sucked…

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Nursing seems to be an all or nothing type of experience. Like skydiving. That's right, nursing is like skydiving. You either do it or you don't. Tackling it halfway and with lukewarm commitment just...

5 No-Cook Summer Dinners

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With summer upon us, the heat of South Carolina is settling over the Midlands like a wool blanket. While I am thrilled to have central air now, growing up in Minnesota, we didn't have air...

Kids in the Kitchen :: Why It’s a Good Idea

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Somewhere, buried in my boxes of old paperwork, there is a document from the University of Wisconsin that declares that I am qualified to teach teenagers how to cook. Technically, my title is Family...

5 Ways To Celebrate National Library Week With Your Kids

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National Library Week starts today and I, for one, am excited! All right. So, maybe this week isn't as highly anticipated as Halloween or Christmas. There may not be the international hype that leads up...
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Goat Cheese Deviled Eggs

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Spring is here (FINALLY!) and with it, the Easter holiday! It's true. Pastel colors, cheap chocolate, and large white bunnies are in your immediate future. This is going to sound odd, but do you know...

Honey Oat Protein Bites {and Preparing For My First 5K}

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Recently, in a moment of weakness, I did something incredibly out of character for me. I signed up for a 5K race. On purpose. Yes, I realize this is not that big of a deal...