Monthly Archives: May 2012

Creamy Raspberry Jello Salad


  Holy cowgirl. Is any one out there up to their eye balls in EndOfTheSchoolYear activities a plenty? Projects, reports, programs, build a big riding float that looks like the state of Idaho (good times), field days, thank you’s, good byes, have a great summer, stay cool, be true, and the like.  Seems like time […]

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Italian Cream Cheese Chicken (Crock Pot)


Do you like easy recipes? Don’t even answer. I know you love easy recipes. I know it, I know it. Sure as the grass is green.   Do you feel shameless and fabulous when you use cream of chicken soup? Me too, I have 2 cases full of the stuff in my basement.    Do […]

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Lemon Blueberry Pancakes


  When I was a girl, pancakes where not my favorite breakfast of choice. My moms killer awesome most wonderful waffles in the universe were always at the very tip top of my list. I loved them so much that a small groan or two may have come from my lips when the dear woman […]

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Easy Caramel Smore Bars


Sometimes there are random people hanging out at my house, that don’t really LIVE here. They just happen to be here tuning the piano or spraying poison on my yellow dandelions or blowing insulation into my attic.   Most of the time when these random visitors are here, I’m working and cooking and writing recipes for […]

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Grilled BBQ Chicken


   Summertime, my friends. It’s knocking at your door. With it’s warm weather and fireworks and no homework and dip your toes in the lake and read a book and drink up the wonderful sunshine kind of attributes.  It’s a pretty great season. In fact I don’t think I have ever heard anyone say…boy, I […]

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50 Summer BBQ Recipes


French Onion Burger Of Wonder    Summer is on the horizon, dear reader. Which means outdoor get togethers will be in full swing. It occurred to me, that you might be having at least one BBQ some time between now and Labor Day. You might even have TEN DOZEN BBQs between now and then! You […]

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Strawberry Spinach Salad


  The weather, dear reader, is getting warmer and warmer by the day, you know? It has been nothing short of a LOVELY spring here in Utah. Crossing my fingers mother nature stays lovely for a while longer and doesn’t haul off and scorch us anytime soon. I’d prefer lovely warm weather to scorching heat […]

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Raspberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette


  Hello there.    A simple salad dressing recipe for you today, dear reader.  Raspberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette…to be exact and precise. Everyone needs a recipe like this tucked away in their back pocket, wouldn’t you agree? A great warm weather standard. Put it on any salad of your choice (or come on back tomorrow […]

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Spaghetti Pie


  Hello there. I sure hope your Mother’s Day was groovy and you got to put your feet up and paint your toenails…or something really great like that. For your viewing pleasure today, I have a great little dinner recipe. A good friend brought this yummy Spaghetti Pie to my house a few weeks ago, […]

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The Swimsuit Story


  No recipe today, dear reader. Just a little story to put a chuckle in your heart and a smile on your face. Because it’s Mothers Day soon, and I know you like to giggle on Mothers Day, don’t you?  I thought so. Me too.  Last month I gave the key note address at The […]

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