CLOSED Giveaway – KitchenAid Pasta Extruder Attachment for Homemade Pasta

Homemade Mac & Cheese Pasta Noodles

This giveaway is now closed. The winner, randomly chosen through Random.org, of the KitchenAid Pasta Extruder Attachment is…. Leah from the blog “So, How’s it Taste?” Congrats Leah! I’m excited to have another blogger to share in the fun of homemade pasta! (If you weren’t the lucky winner, just an FYI that Amazon has the…

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Celebrating Easter with Breakstone’s Sour Cream

Easter Kelly

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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The Happiness Report #6

strawberry salad with poppy seed dressing

It seems kind of wrong to be posting about happiness today. The tragedy and devastation going on in Japan is so sad. I’ve found it hard to tear myself away from the news and worrying about those people still searching for their loved ones. I can’t even fathom what they are going through, and I…

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Beer Battered Onion Rings? Yes, Please!

Beer Battered Onion Rings

Yes…those tasty things above are what you think they are, except probably soooo much better. Beer Battered Onion Rings….mmmmmm. These Beer Battered Onion Rings are from the resourceful little cookbook by my friend, Susan Russo called Recipes Every Man Should Know. Check out my review of the book plus the recipe over at the Mom…

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Making Homemade Fresh Pasta Noodles

Fun Pasta

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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Soup-a-Palooza Link Up and Giveaways

Roasted Corn Soup

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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Spicy Sweet Potato Soup with Tabasco Original Red

sweet potato soup tabasco

This post brought to you by TABASCO® Original Red. All opinions are 100% mine. Some of you really like things hot. I know my dad isn’t happy with the heat of something unless he has tears streaming down his face. His “hot” tolerance is off the charts. For most of us though, we may like…

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Foodily – A New Site for Those Who Love Food

heart cookies

Picture of scrumptious cookie dough made from this Cut Out Sugar Cookie recipe on the Bake at 350 blog. Love is in the air…haven’t you noticed? All it takes is a simple browse through blog world and you’ll see heart shaped this, pink colored that… everything is taking on a beautiful romantic hue! Speaking of…

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Godiva Chocolate Infused Vodka – Valentine’s Day Cocktails

Godiva 1

Quick post here tonight, to let you know that I’ll be participating in a Girls Night Out Twitter party this evening. For more information about the Twitter party, you can visit the Mom It Forward blog. Join in from 8-10pm CST to find out how Godiva Chocolate and Valentine’s Day can go hand in hand!…

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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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