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Cheesy Beefy Macaroni

Cheesy Beefy Macaroni can be as cheesy or as beefy as you want it.   I love this recipe because it was easy to make, perfect to freeze, and yummy to eat.  This is one of the freezer meals I made for Aimee and Nate while I was there helping with […]

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Mint Cherry Limeade

I love a cold refreshing drink in the summer time. The days are hot and I just want to spend my time in the pool with a cool beverage by my side. My favorite cool drinks are types of lemonade – and this mint cherry limeade is no exception. Nate […]

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Cherry Berry Jelly

Have you ever made cherry berry jelly before?  I had not.  Craig and I were given a couple buckets of cherries from his mother’s trees.  That’s way too many to eat, tummy ache for sure.  So I started to think about what can you do with a bucketful of cherries.  […]

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Better than Anything Brownies

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the popular “better than anything cake”. If you haven’t, its a chocolate poke cake, drizzled with a mixture of sweetened condensed milk and caramel, that soaks into the cake to make it extra moist and delicious, then its topped with cool whip and toffee […]

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Proscuitto and Mixed Greens Triscuit Cracker

**I created my Proscuitto and Mixed Greens Triscuit Cracker as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #TriscuitSnackoff Martha Stewart has a fun Triscuit Summer Snackoff competition going on and I decided to participate. This week’s featured ingredient is mixed greens! When I first thought of adding mixed greens to […]

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cheesy beefy macaroni2square

Cheesy Beefy Macaroni can be as cheesy or as beefy as you want it.   I love this recipe because it was easy to make, perfect to freeze, and yummy to eat.  This is one of the freezer meals I made for Aimee and Nate while I was there helping with […]

cherry limeadesquare

I love a cold refreshing drink in the summer time. The days are hot and I just want to spend my time in the pool with a cool beverage by my side. My favorite cool drinks are types of lemonade – and this mint cherry limeade is no exception. Nate […]

cherry berry jelly1square

Have you ever made cherry berry jelly before?  I had not.  Craig and I were given a couple buckets of cherries from his mother’s trees.  That’s way too many to eat, tummy ache for sure.  So I started to think about what can you do with a bucketful of cherries.  […]

better than sex brownies2square

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the popular “better than anything cake”. If you haven’t, its a chocolate poke cake, drizzled with a mixture of sweetened condensed milk and caramel, that soaks into the cake to make it extra moist and delicious, then its topped with cool whip and toffee […]

Proscuitto and Mixed Greens Triscuit Cracker1square

**I created my Proscuitto and Mixed Greens Triscuit Cracker as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #TriscuitSnackoff Martha Stewart has a fun Triscuit Summer Snackoff competition going on and I decided to participate. This week’s featured ingredient is mixed greens! When I first thought of adding mixed greens to […]

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**This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Slimfast, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #14daystoslim  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV I’m gonna be honest, I gained more weight than I should have while I was pregnant. They suggest that an average weight person […]

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You guys, have a got a treat for you! I’ve been sharing lots of ice cream recipes on the blog’s facebook page for you because July is National Ice Cream month. I’ve been a slacker and haven’t actually made any ice cream this month, but I’ve been drooling each time […]

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**This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RollIntoSavings #CollectiveBias A delicious budget friendly summer meal can be made with this simple bbq ranch chicken sandwich. My first year at college, I lived in the dorms. Our dorm room was small […]

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A little rhubarb and a lot of strawberries together topped with oatmeal makes a pretty fantastic summer crumb. My mother had the most amazing rhubarb plant growing in our family garden.  It seemed it would take over the whole garden bed if allowed. My mom loved rhubarb, I believe it […]

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Last week I made a fresh batch of snickerdoodle cookies, although I would’ve been perfectly happy eating all the delicious cookies as is. I also had some extra vanilla ice cream in the freezer and I decided, how good would some snickerdoodle ice cream sandwiches be? You can use whatever […]

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This an amazing combination of chicken and vegetables over pasta. The other day at work, Shelby and I were discussing what we were going to make for dinner. Sometimes you just have moments like that, food is what is on your mind and you really can use some new dinner […]

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This is another wonderful way to jazz up boxed brownies – make chocolate mint brownies.  Now I know you think I am talking about adding mint flavoring to the box brownies mix but I am really talking about adding the real deal.  I have an herb growing in my backyard […]

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As a new mother, its hard not to complain sometimes when you feel exhausted after not getting more than a few hours of sleep a night and you feel like your baby is crying all day long. I finally feel like I’m getting in a routine with Colby and he […]

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Crepes are so easy to make, I forget how easy they are to make.  This orange-lemon curd is quite easy also because you use the microwave.  So with all that ease don’t hesitate to whip together these chocolate crepes with orange-lemon curd tonight for dinner. Tuesday night, I came home […]

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Cobbler is another dessert that reminds of summertime and camping. I love cooking up some peach cobbler in our dutch oven when we go camping and I love how simple it is to make too (with only 3 ingredients in my dutch oven version). But when I’m home I want […]

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Have you ever done this, put together a delicious salad only to discover there is no dressings in the fridge or pantry?  I have several times, but how to solve this dilemma, ta da, homemade Lemon Dijon dressing to the rescue.   It is fresh and easy to make and […]