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Summer of Fun Bucket List for Kids 2012

I alluded to my Summer Bucket List in my last post. My Summer Bucket List is the list of things I hope to accomplish with the kids by the time school resumes in August. 99.9% of the time, I don’t accomplish most that’s on the list and then I feel really bad about it when […]

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Cherry pops vert

Green Valley Organics Giveaway {Recipe: Sweet Cherry Yogurt Popsicles}

  It’s been a week of frozen treats and food On a Stick at our house. Today, I’m combining those two in a way that highlights all the goodness summer has to offer. Fresh Bing cherries are paired with delicious Green Valley Organics yogurt to produce a creamy, delicious Popsicle that will having you wishing […]

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Old Fashioned Egg Cream Float

Summertime Memories {Recipe: Old Fashioned Chocolate Egg Cream Float}

Summertime as a little kid was the best. My mom had an in-home daycare, so every day I had friends my age to play with. There were no video games, only 3 channels on TV – none which were interesting to a kid my age, huge shade trees in our backyard and lots of fun! […]

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maple strawberries

Strawberry Temptation {Recipe: Strawberries with Maple Cream Sauce}

April in Kansas is not a good time for strawberries, yet each and every year, around this time, I get tempted. The weather warms up and I want fresh fruit. I walk into the grocery store and see the displays of red, ripe strawberries and can’t resist them. I get them home, wash them and […]

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Paula Deen Raspberry Parfait - Cooking with Paula Deen Magazine

Berry Overindulgence (Recipe: Paula Deen’s Raspberry Parfaits)

School starts in two weeks from today. Jacob is so ready to go back to school and is it bad if I say that I am really ready for him to go back to school? Kelly will be in school all day (last year it was just half day Kindergarten) and I’m really not ready […]

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An Old Favorite (Recipe: Grilled Pork Chops with Garlic Lime Sauce)

One of the difficult things about being a food blogger, and when I say difficult I mean that in the loosest of terms, is remembering that not all things you cook have to be new and exciting. It is okay to revisit some old favorites every now and then. Don’t you find that to be […]

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Wordless Wednesday – So Long Summer!

You can participate in Wordless Wednesday too! Head over to 5 Minutes for Mom to join!

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The Need to Feed (Recipe: Buttermilk Biscuits)

I love summertime…absolutely love it. I love having my kids home. I love the warm weather, the sunshine, and the impromptu neighborhood gatherings that happen when we are all hanging outside. I love not having to be any place in particular by 8am…lazy mornings of snuggling in bed and reading books before we all get […]

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Something Ordinary

(First of all… are you already having Tastespotting withdrawl like I am? Luckily Food Gawker has stepped in to take over where Tastespotting left off! Check it out!) As someone who writes for a food blog and other food related sites, and someone who also loves to read food blogs, I can admit that often […]

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Bowl Appeal

We went to a block party last night and the instructions were to bring something to grill and a side to share. The party started at 5:30pm and at 4:30pm I was still engrossed in work and it dawned on me that I hadn’t made a side dish yet. With a trip to the grocery […]

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