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BBQ-Ranch Chicken Salad

Well my friends, Jamie Cooks It Up! has been under a bit of construction this week! I have been fiddling, and googling, and researching, and tweaking and rearranging. The goal was to make things a bit more clear! I was shooting for easier to read, easier to search, easier to follow. I am very happy with […]

Flavorful Potato Salad

Well now. The summer is upon is in full force! My girls only have a couple more days of school left, and life is about to become a bit more easy going. Everyone heave a sigh of relief. I hope you all have some fun plans for this upcoming Forth of July weekend! It wasn’t […]

Red, White and Blue Cookies

 I had a great time this past weekend at the EVO Conference. You can read all about it here. Oh say, can you see? These bright and cheerful patriotic cookies are going to be great for your 4th of July festivities. By the dawns early light? No need to get up that early. You can put these […]

Healthy Egg Drop Soup

Hello everyone! Hope you are having a good day. My email-hacked problem has been resolved, thank goodness. You gotta love hackers…. Wishing them nothing but toads, beetles and bats to eat for dinner! (If you need a good chuckle read this book! It will put a smile on your face this summer!) For Father’s Day this […]

M and M Sugar Cookies

Happy Father’s Day everyone! I hope you all get to spend some time with YourHandsomeHusbands and your Fathers on this great day. Come on back next week to see some of the tasty things I will be making today for MyHandsomeHusband. You know I couldn’t post 7 days in a row  without at least one of the posts […]

Fruit Juice Jigglers

Only 2 more recipes left in this week of Kid Friendly Posts. I hope you have found something you will enjoy making with your kid-lets this summer! These Fruit Juice Jigglers are similar to a recipe that my Mom made for us a lot when we were kids. Mom called them Knox Blox, and if  I […]

Oatmeal Pancakes

Are you ready to meet some fabulous pancakes? Pancakes with whole wheat flour and oatmeal… all combined into one! Now don’t scoff and think your kids will turn up their noses at these fine cakes on the griddle. Life ain’t nothin but a funny funny riddle, now… And I’m not even a Country Boy.  Just….a […]

Homemade Play Dough

Homemade Play Dough? Seriously!? Oh. Yes.  I am totally serious. You can make  homemade play dough with just a few basic ingredients. This is not a joke. I know that play dough is pretty darn cheap at the store. However, sometimes I need a little activity to keep little hands busy without running myself to the store. Time with […]

Frozen Banana Pops

Need a fun little project to keep a fun little bunch of kid-lets busy? Why not try these yummy frozen banana pops. They are easy to put together. You know it IS hot weather!  They are cool on the palate. Pretty easy on the wallet. (Help Me Rhonda…I am definitely rhyming impaired.) Give them a try […]

Tin Foil Dinners for Scout Camp

I have a simple and tasty recipe for you today, the second day of my “Kid Friendly Recipe Week”. This is the standard tin foil dinner I make for my son Mark each and every month when he heads off to camp with his scout troop. It is a hearty, simple meal made up of […]