Monthly Archives: October 2010

A little chuckle. Just. For. You.


Good morning, and boy do I have a cute story for you all today! I’d like you to meet my sister Alli and her family. Don’t they look like a nice bunch of folks? Well, I’ll tell you something. They are! Last week Alli was feeling just a little frustrated. The cause of the frustration? A […]

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Easy Pepperoni Pizza Bites


 Now I know that you all have been enjoying  your fair share of chocolate lately. If you have been hanging out here with me… you have a least been viewing a lot of chocolate.  Did you know when VIEWING CHOCOLATE you actually consume less calories,  than when you actually EAT CHOCOLATE. I know! Really amazing! […]

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White Chocolate Popcorn


Ok, so as I am writing this lovely post  in the wee small hours of the morning, or the dark hours of late late night time…however you prefer to see it. It has occurred to me that the last three posts have all included some kind of chocolate. Alright, they have included A LOT of […]

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Chocolate Dipped Spider Web Oreos


Happy Halloween Week, everyone! I hope you have some spooktacular plans coming your way.  I really love Halloween. Not the scary, morbid, freakish, blood dripping kind of Halloween.  I don’t really get into all of that, haven’t ever really seen the point. Blood and guts and gore. No thanks. I’ll pass. But there is just […]

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Caramel Apples dipped in Chocolate


Caramel Apples. The very words just shout “Fall”, don’t they? Dip those bad boys in a little chocolate,  paint a little more chocolate on top… and let’s just say, you are going to be in a happy place. Very happy, indeed. To tell you the truth, making Caramel Apples has always intimidated me just a […]

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Fluffy Dinner Rolls


So I have been thinking lately.   “A dangerous past time, I know.”  But, I just can’t help myself. I’ve been dreaming and scheming and thinking of how I could make some really wonderful dinner rolls,  without taking up 3 hours of time. Yes, I know. An extremely intellectual topic. There are two roll recipes […]

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Three Bean Chili


Hello to all of you fall lovin’, Halloween plannin’, hearty meal makin’ readers. Hope you have had a great weekend and are finding yourselves rested and relaxed. No? Well, we can wish for it, can’t we. MyHandsomeHusband and I have started in on a little kitchen remodel. Nothing too drastic. Just trying to make a […]

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Cinnamon Raisin Bread


Good morning fabulous blog reading friends! I have been asked by Cheerios to write a little post about my Ultimate Family Vacation. You can read all about it on my Review Blog. And for those of you who just want a good recipe…. …a recipe that is going to fill your house with a heavenly […]

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Buzz Light Year Cake, To the Rescue!


  So it just so happens that my family and I have recently entered the world of Cable Television. I know, I know. We are a bit old fashioned and cheap. But we have dawned anew….and let me just tell you! There are a lot of channels being piped into my TV every single day. […]

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Easy Spider Man Cake


“Hey good lookin’. What YOU got cookin’?”   Me?  What am I cookin’? Well this past August I was cookin’ a lot of cake, I can tell you that. Many of you know that 3 of my children share the same birthday. Yes. I said 3 of my kids, all born on the same day. […]

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