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Selfish Mama {Recipe: Homemade Yeast Doughnuts}

I’m not always the most giving mom. I mean, I know that there are people out there who would do anything for their kids… who want the best of the best for them. Of course, I want what’s best for my kids and I want them to do well in life and to succeed. I […]

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Rigatoni Chicken Pasta

A Pasta Discovery {Recipe: Rustic Baked Rigatoni}

I know… I know… stop talking about the darn homemade pasta, right? I’m sorry! I just can’t help it. When I made homemade pasta for the first time last week, it was kind of a moment for me. I looked back at my Hamburger Helper days many moons ago and marveled at how far I […]

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The Happiness Report – Week #5

It has been a great week, with a few warm days mixed in… gives me some hope that spring will truly be here sometime in the near future (of course, our weather is horrid today, but I’m trying not to think about that!) My happiness this week has to start off with making homemade, fresh […]

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Soup-a-Palooza Love and Giveaway Winners

Wow! That’s what Cheryl and I had to say as we were watching over 230 soup recipes roll in for Soup-a-Palooza! Thank you all so much for participating. For once, I’m glad that the weather is staying on the chilly side a bit longer so that soup weather is extended. There are so many new […]

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Homemade Mall Pretzel Bites dineanddish.net

Mall Food (Recipe: Homemade Pretzel Bites)

I have a confession to make. I love mall food court food… There, I said it. Do you think less of me now? I understand if you do… truly… guess we won’t be hanging out at the mall together anytime soon then, which is a bummer. I bribe my kids to be good at the […]

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Fun Pasta

Making Homemade Fresh Pasta Noodles

Several months ago, my husband gave me the gift of a KitchenAid pasta maker attachment. To be honest with you, I was excited, but a little intimidated. I’m not sure why, but making your own pasta just seemed like it would be quite the process. I’ve made my moms homemade egg noodles for her delicious […]

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The Banana and Biscuit Dilemma (Recipe: Banana Buttermilk Biscuits)

What’s a mom to do? You have one kid who wants buttermilk biscuits for breakfast. Another kiddo wants banana muffins for breakfast. One, doesn’t care what you have as long as she gets to nibble on the dough… What I decided to do was give my kids the best of both worlds. Plenty of dough […]

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The Happiness Report – Week #4

The sun is shining, the snow is almost off the ground, we are supposed to have a high of 70 degrees today, and my kids are off school until Tuesday. There is a lot to be happy about right now! Welcome to the 4th installment of The Happiness Report! I’m not a big coffee drinker. […]

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Roasted Corn Soup

Soup-a-Palooza Link Up and Giveaways

Cheryl from TidyMom and I have been anxiously awaiting this day…Soup-a-Palooza is finally here and we want to invite you to share some of your favorite soup recipes with us! The soup recipe I chose to make for Soup-a-Palooza came from the Tobasco website. I adapted it it quite a bit and really love the […]

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Roasted Corn Soup Horiz

Roasted Corn and Black Bean Soup – Soup-A-Palooza

I am just posting my Soup-A-Palooza soup recipe over here so that the actual giveaway post isn’t super long. As I said on that post, this is a delicious, hearty, full of flavor soup that is sure to warm you up when it is cold outside. I simply made a couple of adaptations from the […]

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