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Buttermilk Waffles With Warm Spiced Apples plus #Giveaway!

December 16, 2014
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During the holiday season, I love to cook big breakfasts. Christmas morning is spent with our family in new pajamas, opening some gifts and having a nice lazy breakfast together. I typically make one savory egg dish and one sweet dish. My family loves waffles and my son cannot get enough of them.  So I created this breakfast and made it […]

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The Best Halloween Treats!

October 28, 2014
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Just a few days until Halloween…I know, I know. There are the cheesy, cheap polyester costumes that you had to buy. Kids running through the neighborhood like lunatics. Some grabbing 10 pieces of candy at a time. There’s miles of walking because your kids need to stop by friends houses that live a few neighborhoods over but […]

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Sweet Ricotta Pie

March 31, 2013
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Happy Easter everyone! I spent the day relaxing and having some Easter fun with my family.  We went to church this morning but before I left I was able to get this pie  in the oven. This afternoon, we colored Easter eggs and my kids did some Jelly Belly bean trading after the Easter bunny […]

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Hard Boiled Egg Recipes

March 25, 2013
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Every Easter, it is our family’s tradition to color at least one dozen eggs. The problem is that only my daughter and I will eat hard boiled eggs. So now I have to figure out what to do with them. You don’t really want to keep hard boiled eggs in the refrigerator too long. No […]

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Merry Christmas 2012!

December 24, 2012
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  Wishing you a very merry Christmas! May your holiday be spent with people you love, joy, peace and plenty of good food. See you later this week.

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Recipes

November 20, 2012

I am busy planning my Thanksgiving menu and I like to make things easy as possible. We are planning to cook our turkey on the grill so I have plenty of room in the oven for appetizers and sides.  While I cook a  turkey every Thanksgiving, it is never the main event. By the time, […]

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Candy Corn Cupcakes & McCormick Spooky Squad Giveaway

October 21, 2012

CONTEST CLOSED. CONGRATS TO THE WINNER PEGGY DAMON! Halloween is right around the corner so it is time to start thinking about some treats. I was asked to be part of McCormick’s Spooky Squad and the first thing I made was some candy corn cupcakes. I am not a big candy corn person.  The rest […]

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July 4th Recipes Ideas

July 3, 2012

There are a a million July 4th recipe ideas floating around the internet so I thought I’d stick my two cents in too. Hopefully the weather will be good so we can do our usual fun barbecue at our swim club.  I like to keep my recipes simple and most can be made in advance. […]

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Crispy Rice Easter Nest Treats

April 5, 2012

I wish I was one of those creative, crafty moms.  I wasn’t born with much artistic ability so I cook instead. I am more into cooking savory foods then baking sweets and decorating them.  But every once in a while I hunt the internet to try and find some simple holiday ideas that my kids […]

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Chinese New Year Giveaway and Recipe

January 9, 2012

Giveaway closed. Congrats to Christine Jensen! The Chinese new year is January 23rd and it’s almost time to celebrate.  Our family is not Asian but it’s always fun to have  a party! This celebration lasts 15 days so it’s a great time to invite family and friends over for a Chinese feast.  I am also celebrating by giving away […]

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