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Power of Suggestion

I am a marketers dream. I am the target audience that marketers go after when they are trying to entice customers merely by the power of suggestion. It will be 4:00 in the afternoon and a commercial will come on the television for a restaurant. I watch, get hungry, and can’t get that restaurant out […]

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Ask and you shall receive

This morning I made a quick post, reaching out to the food blogging community for some help finding a new homemade pizza crust recipe. Wouldn’t you know it? I left soon after to take my daughter to dance class only to return to find the comments by you all with some fantastic pizza dough recipe […]

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Pizza crust request and a Meme

I have a quick request this morning. I’m making a southwest pizza tonight and have been browsing the web looking for a new pizza crust recipe to try. I’m looking for a crust that is in between thin and thick… kind of like the hand tossed crust at Pizza Hut. Do any of you have […]

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I was in a Simple and Delicious Mood

Apparently, when I made out my menu plan for the first part of January, the Jan/Feb issue of Simple and Delicious magazine was in front of me. I think it actually arrived in the mail the day I was doing my menu plan because over half of the meals for the first half of the […]

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How Big’s Ella…??

So big! (She just started doing this on her own today…she is growing way too quickly!)     

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Golden Globes Girls Night Out

I have been wanting to throw a Golden Globes or Oscar night party for as long as I have had a home of my own. Each year, I’d just get settled after the crazy holiday season, sit down in front of the TV and notice that the award show was on. It would sneak up […]

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Behind the Apron

  So…rumor has it that those of you out there reading food blogs are tired of trying to guess what the author’s of these blogs look like. Well, over at the 28 Cooks blog , Fiber is hosting an event for us to show our face…the event is titled Behind the Apron and it’s being […]

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TBR Challenge – January Book – The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Title: The Glass Castle Author: Jeannette Walls Date Started: 1/4/06 Date Finished: 1/13/06 Genre: Memoir Rating: 5/5 Number of pages: 304 Reason for reading: It was recommended to me by my best friend Ami and I wanted to read it for the TBR challenge Blub from the back of the book: Jeannette Walls grew up […]

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Mandarin Pork and Wild Rice

Just a quick post today as I’m preparing for my Golden Globes party tonight. I just wanted to share this quick and easy recipe with you all. The source is the Jan/Feb issue of Simple and Delicious magazine, and it is exactly what the title of the magazine promises… simple and delicious. If you are […]

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Gourmet taste…such a waste!

This summer, my mom told me about her cooking adventures during the time my brothers were young. She told me about watching Graham Kerr, The Galloping Gourmet, on television. As she watched his show, she attempted to recreate whatever gourmet concoction he was making and serve it as dinner for her own family. She would […]

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