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August 2011 Strut Your Stuff {Recipe: Bacon and Parmesan Pasta}

Oh my Lord… do you see that plate of deliciousness up there? Yes? The pasta with bits of bacon, black pepper and a creamy white sauce? You need to hop over to Tasty Kitchen where I found the recipe and make it, pronto. Trust me. Good stuff! But wait! Before you do that, stay here […]

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Baby Boy Joy {Recipe: Oven Baked Cinnamon Apples}

9 1/2 years ago, we welcomed our first baby into our family. It seems like such a long time ago, looking back. I remember specific moments with Jacob that I don’t remember with my three girls. There’s the first time he fell asleep in his high chair with a mouth and face full of food. […]

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Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie with Biscoff Cookie Crust – for Mikey

I collapsed into bed, exhausted. Dealing with my brothers illness has taken a toll on me I never expected. When a family member is dying I’m discovering there are a lot of eggshells to be walked on. Am I doing enough? Am I intruding? Am I annoying them calling and checking on things when in […]

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Celebrating Easter with Breakstone’s Sour Cream

Easter has always been one of those holidays for my family that is spent with our “friends” family… you know, those friends and neighbors that are so close you feel like they are family? Both my parents and my in-laws don’t live near us, so when we aren’t able to make it home for a […]

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A Baby Shower {Recipe: Special Stuffed Mushrooms}

Many of you know the very generous and talented Amanda from I Am Baker and I Am Mommy. Amanda has become a dear friend over the past year. Even though we have never met in person, we “chat” almost everyday with a group of other wonderful blogging friends. Amanda has provided support, friendship, laughter and […]

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Cooking Connections Sweet Treats Class {Recipe: Frozen Hot Chocolate}

It is no secret that I love sweets. In fact, when Lent rolls around each year and I see people giving up sweets, I hide… I don’t want those kind of crazy thoughts to invade my brain. I can tell you straight up, me without sweets, would not be a pretty sight. When the folks […]

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Save the Date for Soup-a-Palooza

Baby, it’s cooooold outside! I think it is high time we celebrate one of our favorite comfort foods.…… SOUP! Soup is one of those things that everyone can equate back to their childhood. My mom always made the best chicken noodle soup, served on our silver “sick tray” in bed when we were under the […]

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The Happiness Report – Week #2

Another week and more happiness to share with you all! Thanks for sharing what made you happy with me last week. From planting herbs, setting up curbside recycling, blogging & week in reviews, reading books, keeping resolutions, celebrating and receiving much deserved praise, you all had some really simple and inspirational things making you smile! […]

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Opposite of Fancy {Recipe: Plain & Extraordinary Chewy Chocolate Cookies}

Sometimes as food bloggers, we try so hard to do something original or out of the ordinary with our recipes that the plain recipes… the classic recipes… get overlooked. As much as I love a touch of special, I also have to admit that some of the most basic and simple recipes are my favorite. […]

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Share Our Strength Progressive Dinner (Recipe: Potato Rolls)

It is frigid outside. The kind of frigid where you just want to curl up in your favorite fluffy slipper socks and PJ’s, the biggest blanket you can find and hibernate for the day, getting lost in a good book. Add to that putting on a  pot of my favorite comfort food on the stove […]

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