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Carapelli Olive Oil Tasting {Recipe: Simple Focaccia Bread}

This post brought to you by Carapelli Olive Oil. All opinions are 100% mine. When was the last time you did a taste test with olive oil? You haven’t? Really? Well, to be honest with you I hadn’t either until Carapelli Olive Oil sent me an Olive Oil tasting kit, complete with three Carapelli Olive […]

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Blame It On Pinterest {Recipe: Millie’s White Cupcakes}

Pin It I’m going to blame it on Pinterest… You know the feeling that what you are doing just isn’t adequate? That feeling. This Halloween, that feeling is thanks to Pinterest. I volunteered to make the snack for my son’s 4th grade Halloween party. I’m a simple gal when it comes to baking and treats. […]

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Memories of Tippins {Recipe: Honey Butter Corn Bread}

Pin It I can’t think of corn bread without thinking of Tippin’s restaurants. When I was younger, before living in Kansas City, my family would visit Kansas City quite often. Along with those visits usually meant lunch at Tippin’s, a restaurant known for their delicious pies. While everyone else would pour over the menu trying […]

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Bush’s Beans Culinary Retreat Video and Giveaway

Most of the Bush’s Beans Blogger Partnership Family. Photo courtesy of Crackle Photography This giveaway is now closed. The winner, Kim Barrett, has claimed the prize. Thanks for entering! See below for a giveaway from Bush’s Beans! A couple weeks ago I shared a few pictures from a wonderful trip I had just returned from […]

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Frigidaire Test Drive Mom – Symmetry Double Ovens

We welcomed a beautiful new appliance into our home today. Say hello to “Fran”, our new Frigidaire Gallery 30″ Freestanding Electric Double Oven Range. (I named her Fran… it fits, don’t you think?) I got an email a while back notifying me that the folks at Frigidaire wanted me to be one of the lucky […]

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Teflon Golden Anniversary Pan Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. The winner is Kathleen Connor from Colorado. Congrats, Kathleen and thanks to all for participating! We love eggs around our house, but when I upgraded to some new “high end” skillets, my love of cooking eggs ceased. We went from having eggs several times a week, to eggs hardly ever […]

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Room to Breathe {Recipe: Red Beans and Rice}

You may have noticed I was a bit grumpy last week. I would share the reason why with you, but it is long and drawn out and involves a 5 year old screaming hysterically all the way to school and to her classroom about a water bottle. That’s how I started my birthday and it […]

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Cinnamonster Rice Krispies Treat Snack Mix & $100 Gift Card Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. The winner of the $100 gift card is Laura from the blog Trains and Tutus. Congrats to Laura and thank you to all who entered! October is here, which means it’s time for another post about Team Kansas City’s Rice Krispies® Treats Making Memory Challenge! This months challenge was to […]

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Birthday Muffins {Recipe: Simple Pumpkin Muffins}

Today is my 38th birthday. For my birthday I woke up and made muffins. Not fancy muffins. Not whole grain, unprocessed, good for you muffins. Plain and simple pumpkin muffins that use a boxed cake mix. I’ve felt like life has been so out of control lately… that I have been out of control…so I […]

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Orville Redenbacher’s Flavors Variety and Football Prize Pack Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. The winner is Jen at Three Little Piglets! Congrats, Jen and thanks to everyone who participated. Are you ready for some Football?? I’ve mentioned before that I’m not as big of a football fan as I used to be. I enjoy watching the end of a great game (and Friday […]

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