Monthly Archives: July 2011

Grilled Hawaiian Pork Chops


  This past month my family and I have spent a lot of time at  Bear Lake with our extended family.  I know. I’ve said it before. Ba Blah Blah.  Bear Lake…blah dee blah blah blah. Life must be so glorious at “the lake”… Hang in there my friends. I have a reason for bringing […]

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Frozen Jello Pops


It’s Wednesday, my blog reading pals… and you know what that means. A kid friendly… Put some little hands to work… Gird up your loins for a small kitchen mess… See your kids smile and have fun…. kind of recipe. It’s true. That is what Wednesday is about around here this summer.  Click here to […]

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Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread


The winner of the Real Mom Kitchen Cookbook is Roberta Congratulations!  I will be contacting you for your shipping information.  I have a great little recipe for you all today.  A twist on a classic, if you will. Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread.  Delightful, divine, and delicious. Part of the banana bread batter is mixed […]

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Cookie Dough Brownies


Cookie Dough Brownies! Need I say more?  You know I will.   How about rich, chewy, moist brownies layered with cookie dough and a heavenly chocolate glaze. That’s all I’ll say.  Except this… Make them.  Eat them.  Love them.  And put a smile on your face…. Life is pretty sweet, after all isn’t it? Cookie […]

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Ice Cream Cake Cones. Great for kids!


Hello to all of you fine readers! This summer, each Wednesday I have been posting fun kitchen activities and project for kids. You can view the whole series by clicking  HERE.  Today, as it is Wednesday… I have another kid lovin’ recipe for you.  I made these Ice Cream Cake Cones while we were at […]

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Laura’s Glazed Poppyseed Bread


 Happy Tuesday everyone! If you happen to live in a house with an oven, do me a favor.  Make this bread. Make it today and watch your family  fall all the more in love with you.  Just trust me.  One bite and you will have died and gone straight to heaven.  More love from your […]

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Sugar Crunch Popcorn


Need a kid pleasin’ keep-those-little-hands-busy kind of snack today? You do?! I’m so glad you came by today,  I have just the thing for you and your little ones. Or for you and your big ones….The tweeners and teens around here gobble this popcorn up just as fast as my little ones do.   This […]

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Grilled Bruschetta Chicken


 Happy, happy summer everyone! Are you having a good time, yet? I sure hope so. Summer is just so wonderful, isn’t it.  Time off from school. Hippity Hip. Playin’ in the sun… Spending time with family. Watching fireworks.  Heading out on a vacation or two.  Reading a good book, or two or three or four […]

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Vanilla Raspberry Ice Cream Dessert


I attended a fun little BBQ the other night with some dear friends. My beautiful friend Heather brought this  dessert for all of  us to enjoy. It is FABULOUS.  Creamy vanilla ice cream is spread over a rich, slightly crunchy brown sugary crust. Then a dreamy warm raspberry topping is poured right over the whole […]

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Smore Cookies


   I don’t think there could possibly be one person  walking this pretty planet of ours that doesn’t like Smores.  Crisp graham crackers filled with gooey toasted marshmallow and dreamy melted chocolate…. Wow.  Yum. Yumbalina, even. Today I have a HEAVENLY cookie recipe that captures these wonderful flavors.  Because…. everything tastes great added to cookie […]

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