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Berry Blast Smoothie


It’s The Good Old Summer Time, you know.  And when summer shines itself about, I set myself to making a smoothie or two. There is just something so refreshing about a fruit smoothie, would you agree? They come together so quickly and are so good for you.  My kids call them “Special Drink”.  “Hey Mom, […]


Glazed Banana Bars


  Do find yourself housing brown spotted bananas on a regular basis. I sure do. Seems like there are always a couple that turn super ripe on me before we can get the whole bunch consumed.  And so, I’m always on the look out for new ways to use up a super ripe banana or […]


Orange Sesame Chicken


  Hey there ladies and gentlemen. I wanted to thank all 800 of you for entering the Ninja Kitchen System 1100 giveaway. I appreciate so many of you taking the time to leave some feedback with your entry comments. I enjoyed reading your suggestions for upcoming recipe posts. Looks like a lot of you are […]


June Menu Plan 2012


Roasted Tomato and Asparagus Tortellini Oh, the lovely month of June. Here she is in all her sunny glory. Summertime, summertime! My oldest two kids have been out of school for a couple of days now. It’s the darndest thing, but I think something terrible happened to their ears this past year while they were […]


{GIVEAWAY} Ninja Kitchen System 1100


Ninja Kitchen System 1100  THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED Today, because the sky is blue and the grass is green and summer is buzzing and smoothie making season is in the air and because my kitchen sink is pretty and clean tonight (a small miracle) and because I so truly appreciate you all coming around […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]