Monthly Archives: April 2011

Mothers Day Cookbook


  Quite a few years ago (like 10) my oldest child was a wee 4 years old. On Mothers Day that year he came bounding home from his church class with a little Mothers Day Cookbook in his hand.  How lovely, I thought! I really like recipes.  (Have I mentioned that to any of you?) […]

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Raspberry and Cream Cheese Braided Loaf


This is a compensated review by BlogHer and Kraft.      Hello to every single one of you.  Sure hope the Easter Bunny found his way to your house! I also hope the little ones that live with you were pleased with their Easter basket loot.  Smiles all around at your house? Sugar coated cavity […]

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Raspberry Cream Cheese Pretzel Salad


 Since you are so nice and lovely… You most likely get invited to nice places with nice people! Neighborhood gatherings, Baby Showers, Church Pot Lucks, Family BBQs,   Meet and Greets,  Linger Longers,  Baptisms, Sit on Santa’s Lap Why Don’t Ya, Lets All Try And Find A Bunch Of Eater Eggs… you attend these functions don’t […]

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Crispy Chicken with Creamy Italian Sauce and Bowtie Pasta


One of the main ingredients for this recipe (Philadelphia Cooking Cream) has been discontinued, dang it. I have made a new and improved recipe that uses regular cream cheese and basic pantry ingredients as a substitute. You can see the new recipe by clicking HERE. I am leaving this recipe live (as is) for those […]

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Rice Krispie Spring Treats with Printable Tags


Well now. Who’d a thunk. It looks like Spring is going to join us after all! I have seen green lawns poking up everywhere and heard birds chirping out side my window. Bright colored tulips and daffodils are popping up all around. (It’s true. This is no joke.)  I have even watched short little boys […]

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What tweeners say…


If you had a girl… who had a little curl… right in the middle of her forehead. (Just pretend….she had a little one when she was just one) And if she was good, she was very very good.  And hardly ever horrid. Hardly    On her happy birthday, you just might find yourself  driving her […]

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Pretty Layered Overnight Salad


Simple. That’s what this recipe is. Simple and delicious! Crisp cool lettuce,  green onions  and sweet peas meet  smokey bacon,  creamy dressing  and cheddar cheese,  all layered up in a pretty glass bowl  (or a 9×13. Seriously. It’s just as good!  You don’t have to get all glass bowled and fancy) These fabulous and simple […]

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Creamy Macaroni and Cheese


This is a compensated review by BlogHer and Kraft. Boy, do I have a scrumptious recipe for you all today.  Creamy Cheesy Buttery Baked Macaroni and Cheese.  If you are a fan of pure and simple comfort food,  this is going to be your kind of dish! I am pleased to present this recipe for […]

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Lemon Bundt Cake


 If you would like to read about fruits and veggies and getting your little munchkins to eat them… Click over to my Review Blog to read all about it, and to enter to win $100 Visa Gift Card. Happy Monday, everyone! I hope the weekend has treated you well and you are feeling swell. I […]

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Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream Pie


This past week was my daughter BlondeEmily’s birthday. Her birthday cake request was made as follows… “Make that yummy, chocolaty, fudge-ey  ice cream pie  like Aunt Mary makes,  ok Mom?” You betcha, I thought. That is one easy pie! Easy is something to be grateful for, isn’t it? Now don’t get me wrong, I love […]

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