Author Archives: Jamie

Buttercream Frosting


   Would you like to learn a little bit about making and decorating with Buttercream Frosting?  You would? I’m glad! I’m also glad, you only want to learn a little bit. Because I’m going to be strait with you here my friends. A little bit is all this girl knows. I am not a professional, […]

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries


Suffice it to say, that I would be remiss if I didn’t post something wonderful for your French Dip Sandwiches!  Sweet Potato Fries.  I have always wanted to try making them. They look so tasty with their lovely orange color. I was not disappointed!  Scrum-diddle-umptious.  I made a very EASY, two ingredient sauce to go […]

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French Dip Sandwiches in the Crockpot


Don’t you just love fall? Yesterday my TeenSonMark made a cute comment about it. And you know how you have to stop and take note when teenagers say something cute. “See Mom?” he said, when he opened the door to head off to school. “It’s starting to smell like cold. You know, like it will […]

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Candy Corn Sugar Cookies and October Menu


Well hello there! Today I have a bit of a two for the price of one deal for you all. It just so happens that I wasn’t able to get my October Menu up and over the weekend. And it just so happens that I made these fun cookies on Sunday night and really couldn’t […]

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Skills, talents and Pumpkin Patch Cookies


Happy October everyone! Time just seems to be flying by, doesn’t it? It seems the older I get, the faster it goes.Things change….I change….My kids get older….My hair gets grayer….And let’s not even talk about my hips. Thanks for not bringing it up.   Speaking of change, sometimes do you think about the things that […]

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Taco Soup in the Crock or on the Stove Top


Well, well, well. How in the world are you! I hope this fall-ish season is treating you well. I say fall-ish…because the temperature around here seems to be so high still!!! What is going on? Who ordered 90 degree weather the last week of September. Was it you? Don’t worry now, I won’t turn you […]

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Fresh Peach and Cream Cheese Pie


Fresh Peaches. Yu- hum. My friend Kristine and I were having a whole conversation about fresh peaches, just the other day.What is the BEST way to eat a fresh peach, we wondered. Chatted about it for quite some time, actually. It’s nice to have friends who like food as much as I do.   Is […]

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Got Tomatoes? Got Zuchinni? Make this Chicken Dinner.


Ok.  Alright.  How many of you have got garden produce a plenty? It’s about this time of year that we sometimes start thinking.. “What in the world possessed me to plant this garden, I must have been delusional.  What is a person to DO with this much zucchini and tomatoes?!?!?!” Well, IF you like Italian […]

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Herriman Machine Gun Fire..up close.


Many of you have heard about the terrible wild fire that broke out this past Sunday night in Herriman, Utah. Many of you watched with me as the fire came speeding down the mountain towards our homes! It was one of those terrible and amazing things that you just couldn’t peel your eyes away from. Thousands of homes in Herriman […]

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Zucchini Cake with Sour Cream Frosting


Hello to you! It is time. Time to search your garden for some zucchini. Some of you might be thinking…. “Search?!?!?! I’ve got the blasted things coming out of my ears!” Others might be thinking…. “If only they would have grown.” Or, you just might have one precious zucchini left to your name, and you […]

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