I’m Not Always Cheap and Easy

I will admit… I like the convenience of a boxed cake mix. I am a very busy mom and sometimes Miss Crocker and I get busy in the kitchen together. On those crunched for time days, must have a dessert days, don’t want to use a million dishes days…Betty Crocker is just short of a…

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Eventful Morning

Was I complaining about how yesterday started off? I take it all back now… I can top the whole lock the girls in the car thing. My morning started off at around 1:30am with Ella crying. I went in to her room and picked her up only to notice that the right side of her…

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Did I seriously just do that??

Picture this… you are doing your weekly grocery shopping with your 3 year old and 8 month old in tow. The 8 month old is about at the end of her rope… she is tired and hungry. You rush out to the car, buckle both kids into their seats and start unloading the groceries. You…

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My Fridge & Menu Planning

Jennifer over at Nutcase 101 challenged her readers last week to show the contents of their fridge. I promised her I would do it, but I am a little nervous about it. No… my fridge is not a scary dirty pit… it is almost the opposite. My fridge is always bare. How can someone who…

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Goodness

  I tend to be one of the first people I know to try new products. Yes…I am a complete sucker for a new idea. I will try something new before the buzz about it hits the streets and the reviews are out on whether the product is great or a bomb. It should come…

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Mousse di Cioccolatto Bianco

We are going on day seven of sick kids. Of course, my children decide to get sick when the weather turns nice. We have gone from freezing temps to mid 60’s in the matter of a week. Unfortunately, they have all been too sick to get out and really enjoy any of it. I am…

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Breaking Up

It’s a fact of life that relationships come and go. Some relationships are meant to last forever. Others…not so much. Prior to meeting and marrying my wonderful gem of a husband, I had a few relationships that I imagined at the time would last forever. As time went by it became obvious that forever was…

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Shovel it In

If you read my food blog, you’ll see that I had a bit of a pie flop. The pie ended up being salvaged and turned into vanilla cream pie milkshakes. One little chunkin in our family was very pleased with the resulting milkshake and held her mouth wide open until someone would shovel the next…

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Waiter! What the heck happened to my pie??

I have made pies in the past. Apple pies, pumpkin pies, strawberry pies, etc. Pies are not my favorite thing in the world to make, but I still make them. Why? Because my husband, besides being an ice cream guy, is a pie guy. He loves pie. When Cook sister announced the theme of the…

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