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Sweet Summer Cocktail

You know those days when you just really want to drink something pretty? I had one of those days last week.  I’m not a big fan of liquor (I tend to stick to what I know: wine), so I decided to try the Bud Light Lime Straw-Ber-Rita cocktails I keep seeing at our corner store […]

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Recipe: Easy No Bake Cookies

I love no bake cookies and these are so easy to make.  We generally always have the ingredients for these cookies, so when I’m craving something chocolate, it’s not difficult to whip up a batch. 2 Cups Sugar 1/2 Cup Milk 1/2 Cup Cocoa Pinch Salt Stick of Butter 1 Cup Peanut Butter 3 Cups […]

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How to Smoke Pork Loin at Home

This post was written by my husband, Mike!  According to a study Anna made up, 80% of women readers enjoy when a blogger’s husband contributes to special posts. Anna asked me to step in and write one for all you folks, and considering I spear-headed this little BBQ endeavor, I figured I would oblige her. […]

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Eat: Banana Bread

Banana bread is one of my favorites.  My mom makes a mean banana bread and she gave me a great recipe for it that I’ve always loved to make.  Like most of her recipes, I tend to modify them a little over time depending on which ingredients I do or don’t have.  Here’s the version […]

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Color Collection: Fun Food

How pretty are these tacos?  I found this on Pinterest, and while I’d use something like chicken before shrimp, I wanted to share this awesome recipe from Tartine and Apron Strings. Here’s what you’ll need to recreate the delish dish: Honey Lime Tequila Shrimp Tacos with Avocado, Purple Slaw & Chipotle Crema • For the […]

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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

I love casseroles.  Throw some meat, cheese, and extras into a dish and bake it.  My cooking mantra.  Usually when Mike and I do Mexican Night, it’s tacos.  But this Chicken Enchilada Casserole is another one of my faves and it’s really easy to make.  I stole it from my mom and have slowly made […]

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Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

               INGREDIENTS               2 Cups Sugar 1 1/2 Cups Flour 2 TSP Baking Powder 1/4 TSP Salt 3 TBSP Shortening 2 TBSP Butter 1 Cup Milk 1 Cup Hot Water 2 Pints Blueberries              INSTRUCTIONS       […]

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EAT: Mini Cinnibons!

So we had one more day’s worth of dough leftover from Pizza Night, and Mike decided to make something sweet for breakfast.  These adorable little Mini Cinnies were the result, and boy were they delicious! Mike used a muffin tin to bake them in so they’d keep their shape.  For the icing, he used almond […]

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Recipe: Really Good Bread

Mike made this bread the other day.  It was actually leftover dough from the pizzas he made for dinner, but the bread he made the next day was sooooooo good.  I might have eaten 90% of the loaf and saved him a slice but I will neither confirm nor deny that. He says it’s called […]

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How To Make a Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Somewhere along the way I discovered I’ve been making Grilled Cheese sandwiches WRONG for the past decade.  On Monday I tried making one the right way for the first time and it was life changing. The first step is to locate some bread, preferably home-made by your mother in law.  Cut said bread into uneven […]

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