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Costco Turkey Provolone Pesto Sandwich Melt


Hello there, dear reader. I hope that you had a wonderful 4th of July, that you are safe and filled from head to toe with patriotism for this wonderful country. I have a simple, yet FABULOUSLY delicious recipe for you today. I know many of you shop at Costco, and may have noticed that they have a […]


July Menu Plan 2012


Red White and Blue Cookies, Creamy Chipotle Black Bean Chicken, Sloppy Joes, Crispy Cheddar Chicken, Grilled Turkey and Swiss, Teriyaki Chicken Noodle Bowl, Raspberry Cream Cheese Pretzel Salad, Asian Grilled Chicken Good gravy, it’s July! One month of summer fun already under the bridge and sealed up in your life history book, never to be lived […]


Cream Cheese Stuffed Strawberries


Looking for something fun to make for your Fourth Of July celebration? These cute Cream Cheese Stuffed Strawberries might be just the thing. Especially with a nice blueberry on top. Kind of fits with a red, white and blue theme, wouldn’t you say? If you are looking for some great main course dishes, sides or […]


Creamy Ranch, Bacon and Tomato Pasta Salad


This past Friday I posted a list of 10 Fabulous Summer Reads, along with a little giveaway. The winner, by the way, of the $50 Amazon Gift Card is Wendy, email address wendibego@yahoo.com. Congratulations to you.  Anyhow, I always worry a little bit when I post something that is non food related. Will it be […]


Easy Buffalo Chicken Tacos


One of the things I love most about summer is the opportunity I have to spend  time with my extended family members. My husband and I both come from big families, lots of brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews a plenty.  Some of us get to spend a lot of time together hanging out at […]


{Giveaway} and 10 Fabulous Summer Reads


THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED Several weeks ago my two daughters and I were having a “girls night” of sorts. All of the boys in our family were away at a Fathers and Sons camp out, and so we girls did fun things like eat chocolate and watch movies while we lay in my bed.  […]


Skillet Pork Chops and Gravy with Fried Potatoes


Oh, my.  This is one delicious meal. Pork chops are seared and then left to simmer away in a flavorful broth in an effort to make them tender and juicy. No body likes a rough and tough pork chop, right? This is sometimes tricky to achieve, indeed. Letting them simmer away on low heat really […]


Almond Butter Sheet Cake (Patriotic Style)


Several weeks ago, I attended my daughters end of the year 5th grade program. They have been studying American History, as most 5th graders do and so the program consisted of many fabulous, all-American, patriotic, country loving songs. The Star Spangled Banner, Your A Grand Old Flag and The Armed Forces Medley were among the musical […]


15 Fun Recipes For Kids


M and M Sugar Cookies, Rainbow Cookies, Sugar Crunch Popcorn, Rainbow Cupcakes It’s summer time, and there are children lurking around every corner of my life searching for something fun to do. Is it like that at your house, too? I’m going to wager…yes. If you have kids, they are looking for something fun to […]


Baked Potatoes (Crock Pot) with Broccoli Cheddar Cheese Sauce


  Boy, do I have an easy, summer friendly, keep your house cool, kid friendly kind of recipe for you today. Because I happen to know you like that kind of thing, don’t you. Me too. You and I have a lot in common.  How nice.  Did you know, that Baked Potatoes can be made […]