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Chocolate Raspberry Puff Pastry

If I could do anything within my power to convince you to make this heavenly dessert, I would do it! Friends, please take me seriously when I tell you of the sheer bliss of its deliciousness. My kids and I were swooning over it, truly. A flaky puff pastry crust is spread with a silky […]

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50 Super Bowl Recipes

Hello, hello!  I have a fun recipe roundup for you all today highlighting recipes that would be fabulous to serve on Super Bowl Sunday, which just happens to be rounding the bend this week. All kinds of hearty deliciousness is in store for you! I’ve got scrumptious dips, hearty nachos, burgers, soft pretzels, sandwiches, chilis, […]

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Menu Plan February Week #1

Hello, dear ladies and gentlemen!  Another week has come along, passed us by and we are staring Saturday strait in its snowy face. At least if you are in Utah, that is. Snow, man. We sure have had a lot of it! This is my youngest boy, Aaron… out last Saturday morning to help shovel […]

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Swig Sugar Cookies

Have you noticed all of the fun soda/treat shops that have been opening up all over the place? I’m not sure if its just a Utah thing or what, but they are in grand abundance. There’s Swig, Sipps, Sodalicious, Fizz…and many more. They serve all kinds of different soda combinations and a variety of fancy […]

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Pepperoni and Cheese Pinwheels

It’s been super cold and snowy here in Utah this winter. We’ve spent a lot of time shoveling heaps of heavy snow, and crossing our fingers that our teenage drivers survive the icy road conditions.  I know many of you are in the same situation! ‘Tis the season, after all. Unless you live in Florida, […]

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Menu Plan, January Week #4

Hey there, everyone. Thanks for dropping by today. It’s Saturday and I have a great Menu Plan up for you today! Lots of healthy, feel good recipes are listed below, including a fabulous Chicken and Zucchini Stir Fry and the delicious Bean with Bacon Soup. I’ve also brought back the printable option for you all. […]

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Lemon Butter Chicken and Rice Skillet Dinner

Wow, do I have an amazingly easy, wonderful, one-pan, skillet dinner recipe for you all today. I love the ease of making dinner using only one pan, don’t you? Pretty sure I’m not alone in this. I suppose there might be some of you out there who love to wash extra pans and dishes, but I […]

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How to Roast Spaghetti Squash

Hi there, gang. No new recipe today, rather a tutorial on how to roast spaghetti squash. Super, serious, earth shattering info to follow, of that you can be sure. Ha! 🙂 While this post might seem a little boring to some and others of you might be thinking “My family would rather eat pickled herring […]

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Menu Plan, January Week #3, Healthy Recipes!

Hello everyone! Before we talk about this weeks menu plan, I wanted to announce the winners of the Five Little Lines Journals. Thanks to those of you who entered to win! I love reading through your book recommendations and so appreciate you leaving them. Here are the winners. Laura Brock (comment #9), Tabatha Priestly (comment […]

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Smokehouse Almond Chicken and Apple Spinach Salad

We love main course salads around here. Rumbi’s Mango Chicken Salad as well as the fabulous Kneaders Turkey Cranberry Salad surface on my menu plan pretty regularly. A couple of my kids grumble about eating salad for dinner, but I try to politely remind them that we can’t eat Lasagna with Garlic Cheese Bread every […]

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