Monthly Archives: June 2011

Firecracker Cupcakes


The good old Forth of July  is a commin’… round the mountain, even! Or if you don’t live by any mountains…. it’s a commin’ along the prairie, I suppose.  What ever your situation may be,  here she comes.  In all her star spangled glory.  Make these cupcakes, my friends! They are sure to be a […]

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Trix Krispie Treats


Happy Wednesday, everyone! Since it’s Wednesday and all, we are due for another  kid friendly post. Click Here for more kid friendly posts.  Because you and I both know… kids are always just hanging around  everywhere in the summer! And sometimes they need something to do… And it might as well be something to do […]

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Grilled Russet Potatoes


This is a very simple… easy… throw it together at the last minute kind of recipe.  Love that.  I came across this recipe at a fun site called Cookin’ Canuck.  The author, Dara is hosting a summer Get Grillin’ mini series.  There are a plethora of recipes to choose from there and her photography is […]

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Fabulous Grilled Flank Steak


 The winner of the Vintage Notions Book is Melanie Christine( I will be contacting you shortly. Thanks to everyone who entered! If you fave followed this family style  food blog for a while you may have noticed…. I don’t cook a lot of red meat. It’s true.  I go a little heavy on the Chicken and […]

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Red White and Blue Jello Salad


 Hello you lovely summer lovin’ readers.  Don’t look now… but the Forth of July is coming around the corner  in just a couple of weeks.  Give or take a few days  here and there  and around the corner.  Sure do love the Forth of July.  BBQ’s Family Reunions Parades Fireworks. Good times to be had, […]

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No Sew Summer Bag and Giveaway


Ok. Alright. Seriously then.  I’ll give it to you strait.  This post has nothing to do with food.  It has everything to do with  Cute Easy Fun and Hallelujah… it’s a simple project for your daughters who might need a little something to do this summer.  You don’t need a sewing machine or any fancy […]

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Watermelon Cutting Tutorial


Hey there, you summer lovin’ readers.  I hope this sunny Monday is treating you well! Before we get on with this tutorial post…I have a little recipe correction for you. My original posting of the recipe RED LOBSTER GARLIC and CHEESE BISCUITS had a couple of errors in it.  The flour measurement was off, and […]

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Strawberry Lemon Muffins


It’s a beautiful sunny morning here in Utah.  I think summer is finally upon us….hippity hip! There is a chance of thunder and lightning in the for cast for today….. But I’m not going to let that put a damper my spirits. Heavens no. A little summer shower mixed with lightning can’t hurt anyone now […]

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Cherry Chocolate Cake


I don’t know if I have mentioned it before… but I have a pretty cool Dad.  He likes cool cars and cool music…. and when I was little I always liked to ride in his car with him because the music he chose was so    cool  and all. He loves anything Cherry Chocolate and […]

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Red Lobster Cheese and Garlic Biscuits


I’ve got a great little recipe for you today, my friends.  Isn’t that what you came for? A recipe  that’s  great. And only takes a little bit of time. I thought so! If you’ve eaten at Red Lobster you know the best thing swimming around that joint are the Cheese and Garlic Biscuits.  The live […]

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